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User Review  - booklove2 - LibraryThing

I adore Karen Russell's writing. Too dark to be whimsical but full of some fun stuff but the endings are much too open to be fairy tales. The endings could be happy or miserable if they're missing ... Read full review

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

This book was original, and funny and poignant and great. The stories were like nothing I've ever read in their (sort of) magical realism. I usually don't make a point of reading short stories, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

This book was original, and funny and poignant and great. The stories were like nothing I've ever read in their (sort of) magical realism. I usually don't make a point of reading short stories, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

This book was original, and funny and poignant and great. The stories were like nothing I've ever read in their (sort of) magical realism. I usually don't make a point of reading short stories, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caitdub - LibraryThing

Loved this book. It's a gem. I try to convince all of my teacher friends to integrate these stories into their syllabi. Although it doesn't take much convincing because these stories are so rich. They ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica_Olin - LibraryThing

I went outside of my normal genres for this book. If you haven't already gathered this from the 5 stars I gave the book, I'm very glad I did. The only way I can think of to adequately describe these ... Read full review

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User Review  - lmichet - LibraryThing

This is BRILLIANT. I picked it up last night at about seven and had read 76 pages by eight. The writing is gorgeous and the subjects are so beautifully absurd that I couldn't help myself. And the ... Read full review

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User Review  - allthesedarnbooks - LibraryThing

I really loved this collection of short stories. They're infused with unique characters, macabre flights of fancy, and magical realism. Although their oddities are endearing, in the end, it is the sad ... Read full review

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User Review  - HarvReviewer - LibraryThing

Karen Russell's startlingly original collection, St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, features graceful and seductive prose that transports the reader into surreal and yet utterly plausible ... Read full review


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