The Story of Us - Marcia Preston Reviews
Description:ISBN 0778301389 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Marcia Preston / Paperback / 352 Pages / Book is published 2007-06-15 by Mira Books
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Pages: 352, Paperback, Mira Books
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The Butterfly House - Marcia PrestonPassion and pain in rural America (795 words)
by razor_sharp - written on 17/01/10 (Very useful, 126 readings)
of the narrative. The butterflies of the title are literal - Cincy s mother is a research scientist and keeps butterflies in her home - but also metaphorical. Marcia Preston describes in such beautiful detail the life cycle of the butterflies that I cannot believe we are not expected to find meaning in the process of caterpillar to cocoon to butterfly. Including the cocoons that never give life but turn into little coffins for the dead creature inside. The fractured narrative is layered; we read about the past, then the past and the present are overlaid and finally there is a sense of the past catching up with the present (literally and metaphorically) as the story ...
The Butterfly House - Marcia PrestonBonds Which Bind Stronger Than Blood. (1073 words)
by Rhiana - written on 05/09/09, updated on 05/09/09 (Very useful, 106 readings)
gripped throughout. I loved how I was tricked into believing I knew the ending, only to be completely surprised. At just over 300 pages, this isn t a long or tedious read, a lot happens within those pages in punchy, direct yet moving text, meaning I flew through the book in no time. I would recommend this book and will be looking out for more of Marcia Preston s work in the future. ~ Other Information ~ The Butterfly House by Marcia Preston My copy was published in 2006 by Mira Books ISBN ...