Wild Beauty : A Novel

Bok av Anna-Marie McLemore
"e;No one does magical realism quite like McLemore, and this third novel, laced with slow-burning suspense, folklore, romance, and spun together with exquisite, luxuriant prose, proves it.,,, Sheer magic: fierce, bright, and blazing with possibility."e;- Booklist (starred) Love grows such strange things.Anna-Marie McLemore's debut novel The Weight of Feathers garnered fabulous reviews and was a finalist for the prestigious YALSA Morris Award, and her second novel, When the Moon was Ours, was longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Now, in Wild Beauty, McLemore introduces a spellbinding setting and two characters who are drawn together by fate-and pulled apart by reality.For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They've also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens.The boy is a mystery to Estrella, the Nomeolvides girl who finds him, and to her family, but he's even more a mystery to himself; he knows nothing more about who he is or where he came from than his first name. As Estrella tries to help Fel piece together his unknown past, La Pradera leads them to secrets as dangerous as they are magical in this stunning exploration of love, loss, and family.
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Wild BeautyEngelska - Inbunden
ISBN: 9781250124555
Wild Beauty : A NovelEngelska - Pocket
ISBN: 9781250180735
Wild Beauty : A NovelEngelska - E-bok
ISBN: 9781250124562
En vacker bok i genren Magisk Realism.

Kvinnorna i familjen Nomeolvides sköter om en underbar trädgård kallad La Pradera, som folk reser till från hela världen för att se. Men kvinnorna kan inte lämna trädgården och alla de förälskar sig i försvinner spårlöst. Detta är på grund av förbannelsen som deras familj varit drabbad av i generationer.

Hemligheter från det förflutna ligger dolda och frågan är om förbannelsen som kvinnorna har kan brytas.
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