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Florence and Giles by John  Harding
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May 27, 12

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Read in March, 2012

Imagine Henry James's The Turn of the Screw rewritten by Edgar Allan Poe.
What I loved about this book was the narrative voice. Florence is the narrator and tells the story in her own made-up language, mixing parts of speech -- nouns for verbs, or adjectives, for example. It was just a delight. One of my favorite lines was: I will wasp her picnic!
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