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Lisa Halliday

Autor(a) de Asymmetry

5+ Works 1,017 Membros 54 Críticas

About the Author

Includes the name: Lisa Halliday

Obras por Lisa Halliday

Asymmetry (2018) 1,013 exemplares
Asimetrija (2020) 1 exemplar
A Symmtery 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Averno: Poems (2006) — Designer da capa, algumas edições470 exemplares

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Nome canónico
Halliday, Lisa
Data de nascimento
1977
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Medfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locais de residência
Mailand, Lombardei, Italien
Educação
Harvard

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Críticas

That now-old generation of patronizingly sexist and overbearing celebrated male authors gets a mostly tender jabbing here from Halliday, who wryly draws upon her real life “Folly” of sharing Phillip Roth’s bed to sketch out a young blank page of a woman following wherever The Famous One decrepitly leads. She’s kind to herself, and to him, which helps create sympathy for a first-half protagonist who doesn’t demonstrate a great deal of personal agency.

Halliday’s second-half is a clever turn about, fully revealed in a brief ending coda, which now serves up The Famous One without the filter of an underdeveloped pair of rose colored glasses.… (mais)
 
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lelandleslie | 53 outras críticas | Feb 24, 2024 |
Apparently I missed the subtle clues and so trying to find a connection between part 1,2, and 3 was more than a little frustrating. I suspect the rave reviews raised my expectations ... but even with the connections explained now, I find I don’t have any desire to re-read although there were many interesting and thought provoking passages throughout the book.
 
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ellink | 53 outras críticas | Jan 22, 2024 |
I enjoyed it, struggled with the middle book without being aware it was written by Alice. Recognized a lot from a distance. #age lol
 
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KymmAC | 53 outras críticas | Dec 8, 2023 |
I refuse to believe this is her debut novel - simply incredible. The last chapter alone reminded me of so many transcendent moments when art blended with my life and lifted me beyond all restraints. If I ever attain enlightenment, it will be like this. Your mileage may vary...
 
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medwyn1066 | 53 outras críticas | Nov 28, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
5
Also by
2
Membros
1,017
Popularidade
#25,336
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
54
ISBN
28
Línguas
9

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