Exhilerating...irreverent, and extremely funny,"- "Ms,"
Seventeen and sure of nothing, Maria has left her parents' small-town grocery for university life in Dublin. An ad in the Student Union-"2 " FEMALE SYMBOL]" seek flatmate. No bigots."-leads Maria to a home with warm Ruth and wickedly funny Jael, students who are older and more fascinating than she'd expected. A poignant, funny, and sharply insightful coming-of-age story, Stir-fry is a lesbian novel that explores the conundrum of desire arising in the midst of friendship and probes feminist ideas of sisterhood and nonpossessiveness.
Emma Donoghue is the author of the forthcoming "Slammerkin, Hood" "and Kissing the Witch" . Born in Dublin, she now lives in Ontario, Canada. "Stir-fry" was her first novel.
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Review: Stir-FryUser Review - Robert Holm - Goodreads
I was forced to read this once for a course I was taking, otherwise I would never have picked it up. The thing reads like some standard coming-of-age tripe for young adults: 17-year-old girl from the ... Read full review
Review: Stir-FryUser Review - Christina - Goodreads
3.5 stars. This was a perfectly pleasant and well-written book, and would deserve more stars if it weren't for the fact that it didn't really move me. It was a good story but I felt somewhat ... Read full review