Elsewhere

Author:   Gabrielle Zevin
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN:  

9781408880104


Pages:   288
Publication Date:   14 July 2016
Format:   Paperback
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In this delightful novel death is a begining, a new start. Liz is killed in a hit a run accident and her 'life' takes a very unexpected turn. At nearly sixteen she knows she will never get married, never have children, and perhaps never fall in love. But in Elsewhere all things carry on almost as they did on earth except that the inhabitants get younger, dogs and humans can communicate (at last) new relationships are formed and old ones sadly interrupted on earth are renewed. Full of the most ingenious detail and woven around the most touching and charming relationships this is a novel of hope, of redemption and re-birth. It is a novel that tells of sadness with heart-breaking honesty and of love and happiness with uplifting brilliance.

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Author:   Gabrielle Zevin
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Childrens
Weight:   0.204kg
ISBN:  

9781408880104


ISBN 10:   1408880105
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   14 July 2016
Audience:   Young adult ,  Teenage / Young adult
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Every so often a book comes along with a premise so fresh and arresting it seems to exist in a category all its own. Elsewhere, by Gabrielle Zevin, is such a book. Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities, easily moving among humor, wisdom and lyricism... No plot synopsis can convey what a rich, wise spell this book casts. The New York Times Book Review Fascinating. Zevin, in her first novel for young people, bends the laws of physics and biology to create an intricately imagined world. Publishers Weekly


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Gabrielle Zevin is the author of award-winning books for young adults including Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac, and books for adults including The Hole We're In. She was also the screenwriter for Conversations with Other Women, which received an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Of her writing, The New York Times Book Review said, Zevin's touch is marvelously light even as she considers profundities. A dog lover and Harvard graduate, she lives in New York City.

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