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Encyclopedia of Snow By Sarah Emily Miano

Encyclopedia of Snow
by Sarah Emily Miano

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Fastidiously elegant, and brimming with originality and wit, Sarah Miano's debut novel is both touching and inventive, combining a celebration of snow with the fictional recreation of a relationship.
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Encyclopedia of Snow by Sarah Emily Miano

A lost notebook is discovered, its pages filled with an array of entries about snow. Leafing through each item in turn, it becomes apparent that the selection is not as haphazard as first glances might suggest. Scientific description, historical accounts and fantastical incidents slowly, teasingly unfold to reveal a series of love-stories, at the heart of which is one particular story - a story that twists and threads through the various excerpts and extracts to form a letter to an absent lover.

'Glints with myth and magic . . . bold and exhilarating' Observer

`All the delicacy of an intricate piece of ice sculpture . . . The effect of the different entries swirling and spiraling is kaleidoscopic' Sunday Telegraph

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About Sarah Emily Miano


Sarah Emily Miano was born in Buffalo NY. Former pastry chef, private eye and tour-bus driver, she has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. Her fiction has been seen in Pembroke Magazine and Paper, Scissors, Stone. She is the author of The Encyclopaedia of Snow.

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GOR001851640
Encyclopedia of Snow by Sarah Emily Miano
Sarah Emily Miano
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2004-02-06
272
0330411780
9780330411783
N/A
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