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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Mal wieder ein Highlight. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions By the time Blanche learns the true nature of this cuckoo in the nest, it may already be too late to fight back. nlthomb
There’s nothing in the least convincing about how easily Blanche’s parents are won over by Christa and how they welcome her in their home and turn against their own flesh and blood, nor is Christa’s own powerful personality presented very convincingly. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Nein, al Mal wieder ein Highlight.
I’m usually not quick to judge people I don’t know but I’m really creeped out by her. We are as powerless as Blanche to stop the inevitable progress of Christa’s destruction. Amelie Nothomb is a pearl! This is not necessarily an accomplishment when she’s writing about herself, but is particularly amazing when writing about her seven year old self or, in the case of this novel, from the perspective of a sixteen year old only child who seems to live by herself at the edge of society.
De un maniqueismo alarmante. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Christa’s easy dominance and casual manner bother Blanche, but she isn’t strong enough to fight it.
Apr 01, Gabril rated it really liked it. Oct 01, Lammoth rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Un secret Philippe Grimbert. The book is just such a bore. Blanche, our pure christ-like figure, Christa, the literal antichrist who’s trying to corrupt her, the kiss of Judas The complete review ‘s Review:. Mi incuriosisci, xmelie Amelie, ma non mi convinci mai. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Antecnrista. But most of the story is simply too simplistic.
Yes, I can’t make that shit up. I have yet to feel completely satisfied at the end of one of Nothomb’s novels. The Book of Proper Names. Only with Blanche herself, when the two are alone in their room, does Christa begin to show a darker side to her personality. Thus the story becomes a typical coming of age story with teenage Blanche being her own worst enemy; she needs to free herself of her self-doubt and self-loathing to become a functional adult.
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If I were to choose a word to describe the book, I would say “annoying”. Not that I ever had to live with a fucking Christa that would steal my parents or anything, notgomb I have been bullied by such mean girls all my life. Customers who bought this item also bought. Just nthomb moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Feb 03, Yasmin rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Lists with This Book. Nothomb, who is usually very good with invention, doesn’t dazzle here.