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The Girl in the Glass: A Novel

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"The Girl in the Glass" by Jeffrey Ford

10 years, 10 months ago at Feb 19 18:38
The first thing I noticed with this novel is that the fancier prose from the first novel I read “The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque” is missing. Or to say it is really tamed down. He still shows his skills as a writer. But even though the Diego, the narrative character told in first person, goes on to higher education, we are dealing with a Mexican immigrant who English is a second language. So it... read more

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6 years, 7 months ago at May 21 18:24
This was a good book about staged seances, immigration, Prohibition and life of grifters trying to make a living among the rich. I liked Diego's relationships with Schell, Antony, and Isabel.
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Manufacturer: William Morrow Paperbacks
Release date: 16 August 2005
ISBN-10 : 0060936193 | ISBN-13: 9780060936198
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