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Slow river

by Nicola Griffith

  • 137 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Young women -- Europe -- Fiction.,
    • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicola Griffith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6057.R49 S58 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination343 p. ;
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1270535M
      ISBN 100345391659
      LC Control Number95001720

        That impressively melancholy sentence appears in the very first paragraph of "By a Slow River." This is a book that hits the ground brooding. There's more than . Slow River by Nicola Griffith available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award and the Nebula Award, SLOW RIVER is a Author: Nicola Griffith.

      In a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis slowed her down a bit, and she concentrated on writing: Ammonite (), Slow River (), The Blue Place (), Stay (), Always (), and Hild (). Griffith is the co-editor of the Bending the Landscape series of original short fiction. From The Book Of Flames ‎ (CD, Album) Slow River Records: SRR US: Sell This Version: SRR Ed's Redeeming Qualities: Big Grapefruit Cleanup Job.

      Grey Souls (By a Slow River in the US) is sodden with death. The events on which the book focusses are set during World War I, in a town only a few miles from the front, and the sounds from the battles and the steady stream of wounded are a constant reminder of the life-and-death struggle nearby, but it is other deaths that hit closer to home. Slow River Book Summary and Study Guide. Nicola Griffith Booklist Nicola Griffith Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Slow River; Lore van der Oest is from a wealthy family and trained as an engineer to manage futuristic environmental restoration and waste management projects. She has only one problem, she's been kidnapped and then.


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Slow River won both the Nebula Award and the Lambda Literary Award for author Nicola Griffith. The book's near-future setting and devices place it firmly on the science fiction shelves, and the characters' matter-of-fact sexuality further label it as lesbian SF.

But make no mistake, Slow River is no subgenre throwaway. Griffith's skill at /5(76). Slow River is an unusual sci-fi novel that reminded me of China Mountain Slow river book.

Both focus on the lived experience of a queer main character in a future world, without any grand plot arcs in which civilisation collapses or the universe is in peril/5. A bestseller in France and winner of the Prix Renaudot, By a Slow River is a mesmerizing and atmospheric tale of Slow river book mysterious deaths in an oddly isolated French village during World War placid daily life of a small town near the front seems impervious to the nearby pounding of artillery fire and the parade of wounded strangers passing through its streets/5(20).

Slow River is a good book, perhaps even a great book. Does it deserve to stand up with past Nebula winners such as Dune or Ender's Game or A Time of Changes (and before you think that I'm biased toward SF written by white males, I thoroughly enjoyed Russ' The Female Man, so there)/5(5).

By a Slow River is a beautifully written story - haunting in its telling. In searching for other books by the same author, I realized that the book is also known under the title The Gray Souls, a literal translation of its French title Les ames grises/5.

In a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis slowed her down a bit, and she concentrated on writing: Ammonite (), Slow River (), The Blue Place (), Stay (), Always (), and Hild (). Griffith is the co-editor of the Bending the Landscape series of original short : Random House Publishing Group.

Slow River is a very deliberately layered book because that is how I have come to view the world. Details of Lore’s character are lacquered one on top of the other, each revelation seeping through to stain the next, each informing the whole.

Doyle was a practicing Catholic who wrote frequently about his faith, but this book carries not a whiff of sanctity or orthodoxy. The God of “One Long River of Song” is a kindergartner wearing. About Slow River. Nicola Griffith, winner of the Tiptree Award and the Lambda Award for her widely acclaimed first novel Ammonite, now turns her attention closer to the present in Slow River, the dark and intensely involving story of a young woman’s struggle for survival and independence on the gritty underside of a near-future Europe.

BY A SLOW RIVER. by Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 15th, More Fiction & Literature > MORE BY PHILIPPE CLAUDEL. Fiction. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

This book, Slow River by Nicola Griffith, I've had on my shelf for years but never got around to reading. Not that I didn't want to - it's a Nebula Award winner and all - but it always seemed that other things grabbed my attention.

I can thank the coronavirus social distancing and our local. Slow River is told in three narrative strands with the same protagonist but separated in her life by time. The current story is told in the first person, the immediate background in tight third-person past tense, and Lore's childhood in a looser third-person present.

Nicola Griffith, winner of the Tiptree Award and the Lambda Award for her widely acclaimed first novel Ammonite, now turns her attention closer to the present in Slow River, the dark and intensely involving story of a young woman's struggle for survival and independence on the gritty underside of a near-future Europe/5(7).

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will reformat itself for Locations will rotate. Rather than mostly being at the Top of Swain Wood in Sebastopol we will meet at homes of members of the book group with the reading selected by the host, or at another location of the host’s choice, like a bar or restaurant, park or meadow, or a public library or square.

When Lore, scion of the rich and powerful Van Oesterling family, is kidnapped, her family refuses to pay the ransom. After a courageous attempt to escape, she's dumped in the rain, naked and bleeding, in a northern English city.

Spanner, a tough lady who makes a living from computer fraud and prostitution, offers her shelter. Once recovered, Lore assists Spanner with her intricate swindles and Author: Nicola Griffith. Slow River is his ode to the Murray and an exploration of why and how it is more than just a river.

Bumping along in his ute and steering his old tinnie, Steve explores the full length of the Murray from its source in a small swampy puddle hidden in a clump of tea. Get this from a library. Slow river. [Nicola Griffith] -- "She awoke in an alley to the splash of rain.

She was naked, a foot-long gash in her back was still bleeding, and her identity implant was gone. Lore van de Oest had been the daughter of one of the. Synopsis She awoke in an alley to the splash of rain. She was naked, a foot-long gash in her back was still bleeding, and her identity implant was : Nicola Griffith.

Summary and reviews of By a Slow River by Phillipe Claudel, plus links to a book excerpt from By a Slow River and author biography of Phillipe Claudel. Get this from a library. Slow river. [Nicola Griffith] -- A rich woman escapes from her kidnapers and is taken in by a lesbian who deals in computer fraud and prostitution.

The two work together, but the woman becomes revolted and returns home to learn the. By a Slow River: A Novel - Ebook written by Philippe Claudel. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read By a Slow River: A Novel. Getting from Chiang Rai to Laos. Although the boat ride is often referred to as the ‘slow boat from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang’ the boat does not depart from Chiang Rai, Thailand; the Mekong River slow boats to Luang Prabang leave from Huay Xai, a .Beyond the Book.

This article relates to By a Slow River. Philippe Claudel was born in Before becoming a novelist, he was a special education teacher in Nancy (pronounced nonsi).