Boy: Novak turns 20 and takes a bus from New York to the end of the line, Flax Hill, Massachusetts. Here she finds Snow, a mild-mannered and deeply cherished girl. Snow displays a certain inscrutability that's simply harmless, until Boy gives birth to Snow's sister, Bird. When Bird is born Boy is forced to re-evaluate the image Snow's family have presented to her, and Boy, Snow, and Bird are broken apart.
©2013 Helen Oyeyemi (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd
"The fifth novel from award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about an unbreakable bond."
"A spellbinding, wholly original look at families and the secrets they keep… An absolutely amazing and absorbing read" (Marie Claire)
"Gloriously unsettling… it's clearly the book she's been waiting for… the greatest joy of reading Oyeyemi will always be style: jagged and capricious at moments, lush and rippled at others, always singular, like the voice-over of a fever dream." (New York Times)
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