Once in a while, a first novel arrives like a bolt of lightning, commanding attention with an explosion of power, grace, and light. Flying in Place
is such a book. As unflinching as The Lovely Bones
, as startling as Beloved
, it is a work to bear witness--with bravery and compassion--for the experience of millions of readers and their loved ones.
Emma is twelve, a perfectly normal girl, in a perfectly normal home. With a perfectly normal father...who comes into her bedroom every night in the hours before dawn. Emma will do anything to escape. From the visits. From the bodies. From the breathing. Even go walking on the ceiling--which is where Emma meets Ginny, the sister who died before she was born. Ginny, who knows things. Ginny, who can fly....
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About Susan Palwick
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Published April 1, 2010
by Tor Books.
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction.