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The hour of the lily

Kruse, John

The hour of the lily

by Kruse, John

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Published by Century in London .
Written in English


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StatementJohnKruse.
The Physical Object
Pagination438p. ;
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17415845M
ISBN 100712694846
OCLC/WorldCa60023645

  Directed by Neill Fearnley. With Mackenzie Foy, Terence Kelly, Fraser Kirkland, Donnie MacNeil. When a young girl rescues a mysterious doll from neighbourhood bullies, she fixes it but it soon becomes clear that the doll is no ordinary plaything. The Pleasing Hour, like all intersections at which lives converge, belongs to more than one person-but ultimately it is Rosie whose emotional evolution we celebrate, and with it the arrival of Lily King to the world of bright new literary voices."-Ploughshares "In gentle, elegant prose, first novelist King has taken some unusual elements.

The House of Mirth is a novel by American author Edith tells the story of Lily Bart, a well-born but impoverished woman belonging to New York City's high society around the . Lily King's "The Pleasing Hour" is an amazing book. The sensitively drawn portraits of the protagonist and all the characters--including the children--cast light on individual and cultural difference, and on how one young American's ideas of identity and self-discovery contrast with the French family and environment in which she makes her new home.

One Hour book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Southern novelist and activist Lillian Smith () considered One Hou /5(2). — Roxana Robinson, author of This Is My Daughter and Summer Light The Pleasing Hour, Lily’s debut novel, is the story of Rosie, an American au pair in Paris whose coming of age defies all our usual conceptions of naïveté and experience. Rosie is fleeing an .


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CIA agent Mike McCabe is dropped behind the lines and is destined to play a. The Pleasing Hour is a find, and a joy.” —Beth Gutcheon, author of Saying Grace and Five Fortunes “In this lovely, subtle debut novel, Lily King writes with delicacy and wisdom of inner and outer lives, of exclusion, loneliness, and survival.

The music of her writing is a deliciousness in itself/5(). But Lily King's fine first novel--about an au pair--neatly avoids the solipsism that often plagues coming-of-age stories.

In The Pleasing Hour, year-old Rosie has fled New Hampshire for France after undergoing an anguishing loss: she surrendered her newborn son to her infertile, married sister.

Rosie is literally hollowed out, unable to see beyond her own pain/5(). The first novel from a new literary voice brimming with sensitivity and lyricism, The Pleasing Hour is the story of an American in Europe whose coming-of-age defies all our usual conceptions of naivete and experience/5().

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This book brings back memories of what a bad girl I was in school. When I left I was very pissed off, I'd been expelled yet again (drunkenness from mixing rum with yoghurt for lunch, conducting the school choir quite literally behind the headmistress's back, cheating in exams - took me ages to get caught, I already had a job and a place in art college and my father wouldn't let me leave school 4/5().

An intriguing but fractured debut about a downhearted American au pair’s year in France: it’s intended as a retreat from pain but instead brings her awareness of the painful burdens others must bear, and for far longer than she has carried hers.

I picture Lily King in her office, surrounded by a library’s worth of research materials. Drafts of Euphoria are stacked in descending towers along one wall, each draft a stair-step lower. I picture a writer chipping away at her words, like a sculptor to marble, until the true work reveals itself; the words coming to life in the reader’s imagination the way hard, cold stone warms like /5(K).

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