The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

The Crane Wife

byPatrick Ness

Kobo ebook | January 21, 2014

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The extraordinary happens every day . . .

George Duncan is an American living and working in London. He is divorced, the owner of a small print shop, and lonelier than he realizes. One night he is woken by an extraordinary sound coming from his garden. A great white crane has tumbled to earth, its wing shot through by a giant arrow. Unexpectedly moved, George pulls out the arrow and frees the crane, and from the moment he watches it fly off, his life is transformed. The very next day, he meets an enigmatic woman, an artist who transforms the lives of everyone around her, including Amanda, George’s angry--and very funny--daughter, Amanda’s adorable French son and George himself.

Wise, romantic, sublime and laugh-out-loud funny, The Crane Wife is hugely entertaining but also resonates on a deep, dreamlike, mythic level. Above all it’s a celebration of the disruptive and redemptive power of love.

Title:The Crane WifeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:HarperCollins CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:144342014X

ISBN - 13:9781443420143

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Slow at the start but hard to put down by the end. Patrick Ness has a very interesting way of writing. I have to admit that it took me a few chapters to get into this book. I found it slow in the beginning but once I got into it I fell in love with all of the characters. Ness has a way of making his characters come to life. This is unlike any of the novels that I have read by this author but I am glad that I read this book.
Date published: 2017-11-17