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The Art of Taxidermy by Sharon Kernot
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really liked it
bookshelves: earcs, poetry

A lovely book of verse of a young girl who has a fascination with death and finds beauty in it, making her the odd one out to others, especially her Aunt [who loves her but can't understand her]. Her father understands though, death has touched both their lives in major ways and I loved how supportive he was of Lottie. Lottie's relationship with Annie was my favorite part of the novel as well as her finding friendship with Jeffrey. The history behind the characters is beautiful and tragic and steeped in the history of Australia. I felt this was a very lyrical read with a delicate framework of death and life, and their relationship with each other.

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for a copy of this in exchange for my honest opinion.
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Reading Progress

March 6, 2019 – Shelved
March 6, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
March 6, 2019 – Shelved as: earcs
August 12, 2019 – Started Reading
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August 12, 2019 – Finished Reading
August 24, 2019 – Shelved as: poetry

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