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[ Reading ] ➹ Green Angel (Green Angel, #1) Author Alice Hoffman – Bogou.us

Green Angel (Green Angel, #1) The Startling, Universally Acclaimed Breakthrough YA Novel From Master Bestselling Author Alice Hoffman, Now In Paperback.Left On Her Own When Her Family Dies In A Terrible Disaster, Fifteen Year Old Green Is Haunted By Loss And By The Past Struggling To Survive Physically And Emotionally In A Place Where Nothing Seems To Grow And Ashes Are Everywhere, Green Retreats Into The Ruined Realm Of Her Garden But In Destroying Her Feelings, She Also Begins To Destroy Herself, Erasing The Girl She D Once Been As She Inks Darkness Into Her Skin It Is Only Through A Series Of Mysterious Encounters That Green Can Relearn The Lessons Of Love And Begin To Heal Enough To Tell Her Story.

[ Reading ] ➹ Green Angel (Green Angel, #1)  Author Alice Hoffman – Bogou.us
  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Green Angel (Green Angel, #1)
  • Alice Hoffman
  • English
  • 24 March 2017
  • 0439443857

    10 thoughts on “[ Reading ] ➹ Green Angel (Green Angel, #1) Author Alice Hoffman – Bogou.us


  1. says:

    Alice Hoffman by way of Cormac McCarthy Fifteen year old, raven haired, and green thumbed Green would love to go to the market with her parents and her practically moon glowing sister, but someone needs to stay behind and take care of things The three most important things after location, location, location are timing, timing, and timing The family picked the wrong day to bring produce to the city A fire Think London, 1666, with a dash of 9 11 Green not only loses her family but is affecte Alice Hoffman by way of Cormac McCarthy Fifteen year old, raven haired, and green thumbed Green would love to go to the market with her parents and her practically moon glowing sister, but someone needs to stay behind and take care of things The three most important things after location, location, location are timing, timing, and timing The family picked the wrong day to bring produce to the city A fire Think London, 1666, with a dash of 9 11 Green not only loses her family but is affected physically as well, as ash from the event damages her eyes, reducing her vision severely, but not entirely Cormac like events beset poor Green Nothing will grow in her precious garden She survives, inking her skin with dark images reflective of the new reality, writing over who she was with who she needs to be to survive Hoff...


  2. says:

    Well, I only made it to page nine of this overwrought, strained book Soon after learning that the protaganist s younger sister was so precious that bees would drink the sweat of her skin, and that she was in fact made of laughter and moonlight and that white moths ...


  3. says:

    Amazing book I can see why it s on a favorite s list It s one of those things where I just want to hand it to people Hoping maybe even if they never read it, somehow the message would be understood The magic would just come through That s what I had to say after finishing this book Friday, not all that long after having picked it up I m not sure I could do it much justice by adding to the original impression This is one of those stories you just know you could read again and again It s L...


  4. says:

    Author Alice HoffmanTitle Green AngelGenre magical realism, tale of survivalPublication Info Scholastic New York 2003.Recommended Age 13 and olderPlot Summary Green, a moody, introspective 15 year old, stays at home while her parents and younger sister travel to the city to sell their vegetable produce Being intentionally left behind to tend the garden causes her to not say goodbye to her family From across the river, Green watches in horror as the city explodes into flames Even at he Author Alice HoffmanTitle Green AngelGenre magical realism, tale of survivalPublication Info Scholastic New York 2003.Recommended Age 13 and olderPlot Summary Green, a moody, introspective 15 year old, stays at home while her parents and younger sister travel to the city to sell their vegetable produce Being intentionally left behind to tend the garden causes her to not say goodbye to her family From across the river, Green watches in horror as the city explodes into flames Even at her distance, she is not kept safe from embers entering her eyes She becomes partially blinded She waits for her family for days, but they never return Green feels guilty for her previous behavior She punishes herself by carving dark tattoos all over her body The outside world is in anarchy and even Green hav...


  5. says:

    Um, was I supposed to love this highly acclaimed crap This is probably the smallest book I ve read but it sure as felt like a billion pages long I am not joking, by the end of it I fell flat out asleep Really This book s outline is kind of likeIf I Staybut rest of the story is very different and equ...


  6. says:

    When reading another Alice Hoffman book, I m reminded that she is one of my favorite authors She consistently weaves magic into characters that have a mystical, yet down to earth, quality about them.The setting of this haunting book is a town and countryside destroyed by a terrible conflagration.Using metaphorical symbolism, Hoffman tells the tale of Green who stayed behind on the day her mother, father and sister went to town to sell their vegetables Resentful, Green does not say goodbye Thu When reading another Alice Hoffman book, I m reminded that she is one of my fav...


  7. says:

    This story was beautifully written Each and every phrase evocative of a deeper meaning, that i honestly find myself lacking the proper words to describe how much i liked it Liked it, is just too insignicant i guess it becamed part of me, as only the greatest stories the ones that truly touch our hearts, are capable of doing it If we let themFor me, this author is outstanding in this gender She weaves the most sad, heartbreaking stories, in perfect tapestries, ma...


  8. says:

    I recently read The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, and absolutely loved it Based on this I decided to try this YA title by her, and although it wasn t in the same league as The Dovekeepers, it was still beautifully written I think I l...


  9. says:

    Nothing spectacular it s almost like a trial size sample of Alice Hoffman s writing There s the usual fairytale like quality and hints of magical realism standard Hoffman stuff What s strange is the approach it takes There s been some type of disaster perhaps the result of some form of terrorism in this unnamed seeting , but we never get the back story as to what happened or why Instead, the novella focuses on how the loss of her family and way of life affect the main character, Green It Nothing spectacular it s almost like a trial size sample of Alice Hoffman s writing There s the usual fairytale like quality and hints of magical realism standard Hoffman stuff What s strange is the approach it takes There s been some type of disaster perhaps the result of s...


  10. says:

    I was captivated Lured into this fantasy of wisdom, pain, and love The authors way with words made me actually cry while reading If you re not into books that are poetic, this is not for you Truly lovely to read.

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