Riddance

  • 497 Pages
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Spiritualism, American Ghost stories, Stutterers, Children with disabilities, Paranormal fiction, Education, Fi
Other titlesRiddance :, Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children
Statement(Shelley Jackson)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.A2448 R53 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination497 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976808M
ISBN 101936787997
ISBN 139781936787999
LC Control Number2018903614
OCLC/WorldCa1022992692

Riddance book. Read 63 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shelley Jackson is a writer of such extraordinary, uncanny power that the /5. Finalist for the Believer Book Award for Fiction Named a Best Book of Fall by Vulture, New York Magazine, and more "A ravishing novel charged with the idea of the incommunicable." ―The New Yorker Eleven-year-old Jane Grandison, tormented by her stutter, sits in the back seat of a car, letter in hand inviting her to live and study at the Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers /5(15).

Good Riddance. The title of this book pretty much sums up how I felt when I finally finished it. This is billed as a funny romance novel, but it feels like a rambling mess that's neither romantic nor overly funny. Daphne, a thirty-something not long out of a failed marriage and with no obvious job skills, throws away her mother's yearbook/5.

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Set in the overlapping worlds of the living and the dead, Shelley Jackson’s Riddance is an illuminated novel told through theoretical writings in necrophysics, the Headmistress’s dispatches from the land of the dead, and Jane’s evolving life as Joines’s new stenographer and central figure in the Vocational School’s mysterious present.

So when I heard that Good Riddance kicks off with a regret-inducing act of tiding that separates Daphne Maritch from the high school year book her deceased mother willed to her, I was immediately intrigued. As it turns out, this story does nothing to resolve that debate, but it does a whole lot to entertain.

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