What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours


A VULTURE (NEW YORK journal) most sensible publication OF 2016 SO FAR
A TIME journal most sensible e-book OF 2016 SO FAR
one of many WASHINGTON POST’S 37 BOOKS WE’VE enjoyed up to now IN 2016

"Transcendent." —The big apple instances ebook Review

"Flawless. . . another masterpiece from an writer who turns out incapable of writing whatever that is below brilliant." NPR

From the award-winning writer of Boy, Snow, Bird and Mr. Fox comes a fascinating choice of intertwined stories.
 
Playful, bold, and exquisitely imagined, What isn't really Yours isn't Yours is cleverly outfitted round the notion of keys, literal and metaphorical. the main to a home, the most important to a center, the main to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not just free up components of her characters’ lives, they promise extra labyrinths at the different part. In “Books and Roses” one certain key opens a library, a backyard, and clues to at the very least fans’ fates. In “Is Your Blood as pink as This?” an not going key opens the center of a pupil at a puppeteering institution. “‘Sorry’ Doesn’t Sweeten Her Tea” comprises a “house of locks,” the place doorways may be closed in basic terms with a key—with awesome, unobservable advancements. And in “If a ebook Is Locked There’s most likely an outstanding explanation for that do not You Think,” a key retains a magical diary locked (for solid reason).
 
Oyeyemi’s stories span a number of instances and landscapes as they tease limitations among coexisting realities. Is a key a gate, a present, or a call for participation? What isn't Yours isn't really Yours captivates because it explores the numerous attainable solutions.

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