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Michel Faber

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Michel Faber was born in The Hague, Netherlands on April 13, 1960. He was educated at the University of Melbourne. His books include The Crimson Petal and the White, The Fahrenheit Twins, Under the Skin, The Apple, and The Book of Strange New Things. He is also the author of two novellas, The näytä lisää Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps and The Courage Consort. He won several short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, Ian St James and Macallan. He made The New York Times Best Seller List with his title The Book of Strange New Things. This title also made the shortlist for the Arthur C Clarke Award for science-fiction in 2015. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Tekijän teokset

Veripunainen, lumivalkoinen (2002) 6,776 kappaletta, 197 arvostelua
Lihaa ja verta (2004) 2,488 kappaletta, 123 arvostelua
The Book of Strange New Things (2014) 2,231 kappaletta, 134 arvostelua
The Apple: New Crimson Petal Stories (2006) 631 kappaletta, 35 arvostelua
The Fire Gospel: The Myth of Prometheus (2009) 441 kappaletta, 25 arvostelua
D: A Tale of Two Worlds (2020) 433 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Fahrenheit Twins and Other Stories (2005) 427 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Courage Consort: Three Novellas (2002) 349 kappaletta, 13 arvostelua
Some Rain Must Fall and Other Stories (1998) 296 kappaletta, 5 arvostelua
The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps {novella} (2001) 288 kappaletta, 16 arvostelua
The Courage Consort {novella} (2002) 159 kappaletta, 10 arvostelua
Undying: A Love Story (2013) 78 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Listen: On Music, Sound and Us (2023) 35 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu

Associated Works

Middlemarch (1871) — Johdanto, eräät painokset17,940 kappaletta, 330 arvostelua
Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (2007) — Avustaja — 136 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Granta 94: On The Road Again (2006) — Avustaja — 135 kappaletta
Ox-Tales: Water (2009) — Avustaja — 70 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Not One More Death (1741) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
Perverted by Language: Fiction Inspired by The Fall (2007) — Avustaja — 39 kappaletta
The National Short Story Prize 2006 (2006) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta

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The Crimson Petal and the White on TV, Book talk (toukokuu 2011)


¨Sob a pele¨ não passa de uma regurgitação atroz, entorpecente e ridiculamente chamada de livro. Quando um cara tenta penetrar a protagonista, ela usa uma lâmpada e um espelho para descobrir a sua falta de genitália feminina! E isso é apenas o começo. Gosto de coisas tipo ficção científica/terror. Mas não há aqui realmente nada de assustador. Ela dirige muito. Ela anda muito de moto. Uma vez cai e é ajudada a se levantar. E outra vez come um pedaço de bolo de chocolate com cobertura branca - e engasga com ele. E de vez em quando fica só de calcinha. A classificação de ficção científica significa que ela deve ser uma alienígena (acho) que assume a identidade de uma mulher terrena e então passa o tempo pegando homens na rua. Mas - que faz ela na realidade? Liquidifica-os? E por que faz isso? Não fica muito claro para mim,… (lisätietoja)
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jgcorrea | 122 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 3, 2024 |
Loved it. I was consistently amazed at how Faber kept coming up with new ways to describe the world of 19th Century London and Bethnal Green in particular. Complex, interesting characters, beautiful writing, and a story that moves you quickly through 800 pages.
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prairiemage | 196 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 29, 2024 |
Truly bizarre horror/scifi tale of female driver who picks up hitchhikers who to be fattened for slaughter and fed to denizens of another planet. Excellent writing, and compelling but unfortunate content such that I can recommend to no one. I am not a horror fan so those of you who are might be better informed by this review http://www.ralphmag.org/AW/under-skin.html
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featherbooks | 122 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
This is a book in the mode of Phantom Toll Booth- we have a kid born in Djibouti (Africa) but is now in England - shes an outcast, from the way she looks, to being adopted. As a result, she's a bit of a loner and observant. So of course, when letters start to go missing, she's the one that notices.... which sends her to a former teacher, who sends her to Liminus, a world next door to ours that is a bit odd.

The story actually reminds me of the Phantom Toll Booth, with language being twisted and turned into something. The mix of fonts also adds to the story, emphasizing the style of the building or village that Dhikilo is traveling through.

As an adult, I found it a bit predictable, but I suspect if I read this as a kid, I would have loved it.
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TheDivineOomba | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 12, 2024 |


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