Little Hands Clapping - Dan Rhodes Reviews
Description:ISBN 1847675301 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Dan Rhodes / 320 pages / Book published 2011-03-03 by Canongate Books Ltd
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by - written on 26/07/11, updated on 26/07/11 (Very useful, 98 readings)
I bought the book because I'd read on the cover that the story was set in a German museum. I always like reading what foreigners write about my home country and enjoy seeing if they've done their homework and researched properly or if they've put their foot in. A do-gooder runs a museum in a small German town which is dedicated to suicide. The aim of the exhibits - photos of famous people who've committed suicide (for example, Marilyn Monroe), photos of locations favoured by suicides (the Golden Gate Bridge), small reconstructions of indoor sites (a doll's house with the walls cut away to reveal Sylvia Plath with her head in the oven), tools used to perform ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/04/11 (Very useful, 56 readings)
The great thing about writing for a book review site like Curious Book Fans is that sometimes you get sent a book that you'd never have chosen if you'd seen in on a shelf. Many times this can mean you get introduced to an amazing writer well outside your normal reading field. Sometimes it means you get a book that's just seriously bonkers. Little Hands Clapping is that seriously bonkers book! ~The Old Man~ In a small town in Germany the Old Man works as the guardian of a bizarre museum. He's been looking after other strange museums for many years including such tourist low-lights as the Bad Neustadt Handball Experience and the Regensburg Reformation ... Read the complete review
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