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The Glass Woman

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Published by Harper in New York,USA .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27299790M
ISBN 109780062935106

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In the tradition of Jane Eyre and Rebecca—The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote home on the Icelandic coast in the s, where she faces dark secrets surrounding the death of his first wife amidst a foreboding landscape and the /5(). The author uses the glass woman metaphor well, though I felt there is manipulation of reader sentiment in her apostle allusions toward the end of the story. Nevertheless, this is an exciting, evocative novel, of a time and place well researched, in which the slavish treatment of women rings true across the centuries/5().   In the tradition of Jane Eyre and Rebecca—The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote home on the Icelandic coast in the s, where she faces dark secrets surrounding the death of his first wife amidst a foreboding landscape and the superstitions of the local villagers.   In the tradition of Jane Eyre and Rebecca—The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote home on the Icelandic coast in the s, where she faces dark secrets surrounding the death of his first wife amidst a foreboding landscape and the superstitions of the local villagers.4/5(8).

The Glass Woman book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Subtle depictions of future worlds, of stark contemporary settings a /5.   The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea is a mesmerising novel full of intrigue, folk tales and superstitions. Perfect for fans of Jane Eyre and The Bear and the Nightingale.5/5(1).   THE GLASS WOMAN by Caroline Lea ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 3, A young woman caught in a loveless marriage faces dangers real and imagined in 17th-century Iceland. THE GLASS WOMAN, originally titled THE GRINDING HOUSE when it was published in Australia in , is an excellent debut collection by one of several new voices in Australian literature. Most of the sixteen reprints were originally published in small press and/or Australian markets in 5/5(3).

Book Summary In the tradition of Jane Eyre and Rebecca, comes The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea, in which a young woman follows her new husband to his remote home on the Icelandic coast in the s, where she faces dark secrets surrounding the death of his first wife amidst a foreboding landscape and the superstitions of the local villagers.   The Glass Woman is a beautifully written novel; Iceland is a setting I always find atmospheric and interesting and in this book it is more than just a setting – the landscape itself plays a part in the development of the story. I liked Rósa and understood how difficult the situation was that she found herself in, unable to trust her husband yet doing her best to make the marriage work, while . Lovely prose and the lulling feel of escape into another time and place help to balance the slow pace of this story of Iceland from Lea (When the Sky Fell Apart), in which religion has. THE GLASS OCEAN is a joined project by authors Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White. It's a book about the fate of three women. Two of the women were on /5.