Salt Fish Girl: A Novel

Salt Fish Girl: A Novel Author Larissa Lai
ISBN-10 0887623824
ISBN-13 9780887623820
Year 2008-06-17
Pages 269
Language English
Publisher Thomas Allen Publishers
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Salt Fish Girl is the mesmerizing tale of an ageless female character who shifts shape and form through time and place Told in the beguiling voice of a narrator who is fish snake girl and woman all of whom must struggle against adversity for survival the novel is set alternately in nineteenth century China and in a futuristic Pacific Northwest At turns whimsical and wry Salt Fish Girl intertwines the story of Nu Wa the shape shifter and that of Miranda a troubled young girl living in the walled city of Serendipity circa 2044 Miranda is haunted by traces of her mothers glamourous cabaret career the strange smell of durian fruit that lingers about her and odd tokens reminiscient of Nu Wa Could Miranda be infected by the Dreaming Disease that makes the past leak into the present Framed by a playful sense of magical realism Salt Fish Girl reveals a futuristic Pacific Northwest where corporations govern cities factory workers are cybernetically engineered middle class labour is a video game and those who havent sold out to commerce and other ills must fight the evil powers intent on controlling everything Rich with ancient Chinese mythology and cultural lore this remarkable novel is about gender love honour intrigue and fighting against oppression

Salt Fish Girl

Salt Fish Girl Author Larissa Lai
ISBN-10 0887623824
Release 2008-06-17
Pages 269

Salt Fish Girl

Salt Fish Girl Author Larissa Lai
ISBN-10 0887623824
Release 2008-06-17
Pages 269

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