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The Icarus Girl free pdf Jessamy Jess Harrison, age eight, is the child of an English father and a Nigerian mother. Possessed of an extraordinary imagination, she has a hard time fitting in at school. It is only when she visits Nigeria for the first time that she makes a friend who understands her: a ragged little girl named TillyTilly. But soon TillyTilly s visits become more disturbing, until Jess realizes she doesn t actually know who her friend is at all. Drawing on Nigerian mythology, Helen Oyeyemi presents a striking variation on the classic literary theme of doubles both real and spiritual in this lyrical and bold debut."

About Helen Oyeyemi

Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984 and has lived in London from the age of four. She completed "The Icarus Girl" just before her nineteenth birthday while studying for her A-level exams. She is a member of the class of 2006 at Cambridge University, where she studied social and political sciences. "The Icarus Girl" is her first novel, and she is at work on her second.

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Author : Helen Oyeyemi
Publisher : Waterbrook Press (A Division of Random House Inc)
Data Published : 01 April 2006
ISBN : 140007875X
EAN : 9781400078752
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 337 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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