Little Eyes Samanta Schweblin

Little Eyes

Author: Samanta Schweblin
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Book Title
Little Eyes
Author
Samanta Schweblin
ISBN
9780525541363
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE "Her most unsettling work yet -- and her most realistic." --New York Times A visionary novel about our interconnected present, about the collision of horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale. They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of in Sierra Leone, town squares in Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Indiana. They're everywhere. They're here. They're us. They're not pets, or ghosts, or robots. They're real people, but how can a person living in Berlin walk freely through the living room of someone in Sydney? How can someone in Bangkok have breakfast with your children in Buenos Aires, without your knowing? Especially when these people are completely anonymous, unknown, unfindable. The characters in Samanta Schweblin's brilliant new novel, Little Eyes, reveal the beauty of connection between far-flung souls--but yet they also expose the ugly side of our increasingly linked world. Trusting strangers can lead to unexpected love, playful encounters, and marvelous adventure, butbut what happens when it can also pave the way for unimaginable terror? This is a story that is already happening; it's familiar and unsettling because it's our present and we're living it, we just don't know it yet. In this prophecy of a story, Schweblin creates a dark and complex world that's somehow so sensible, so recognizable, that once it's entered, no one can ever leave.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Samanta SchweblinPublisher: Riverhead BooksPublished: 05/05/2020ISBN: 9780525541363Pages: 256Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.10w x 0.90dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 88
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

"Her most unsettling work yet -- and her most realistic." --New York Times

A visionary novel about our interconnected present, about the collision of horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale.

They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of in Sierra Leone, town squares in Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Indiana. They're everywhere. They're here. They're us. They're not pets, or ghosts, or robots. They're real people, but how can a person living in Berlin walk freely through the living room of someone in Sydney? How can someone in Bangkok have breakfast with your children in Buenos Aires, without your knowing? Especially when these people are completely anonymous, unknown, unfindable.

The characters in Samanta Schweblin's brilliant new novel, Little Eyes, reveal the beauty of connection between far-flung souls--but yet they also expose the ugly side of our increasingly linked world. Trusting strangers can lead to unexpected love, playful encounters, and marvelous adventure, butbut what happens when it can also pave the way for unimaginable terror? This is a story that is already happening; it's familiar and unsettling because it's our present and we're living it, we just don't know it yet. In this prophecy of a story, Schweblin creates a dark and complex world that's somehow so sensible, so recognizable, that once it's entered, no one can ever leave.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Published: 05/05/2020
ISBN: 9780525541363
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.10w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020
Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 88
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

"Her most unsettling work yet -- and her most realistic." --New York Times

A visionary novel about our interconnected present, about the collision of horror and humanity, from a master of the spine-tingling tale.

They've infiltrated homes in Hong Kong, shops in Vancouver, the streets of in Sierra Leone, town squares in Oaxaca, schools in Tel Aviv, bedrooms in Indiana. They're everywhere. They're here. They're us. They're not pets, or ghosts, or robots. They're real people, but how can a person living in Berlin walk freely through the living room of someone in Sydney? How can someone in Bangkok have breakfast with your children in Buenos Aires, without your knowing? Especially when these people are completely anonymous, unknown, unfindable.

The characters in Samanta Schweblin's brilliant new novel, Little Eyes, reveal the beauty of connection between far-flung souls--but yet they also expose the ugly side of our increasingly linked world. Trusting strangers can lead to unexpected love, playful encounters, and marvelous adventure, butbut what happens when it can also pave the way for unimaginable terror? This is a story that is already happening; it's familiar and unsettling because it's our present and we're living it, we just don't know it yet. In this prophecy of a story, Schweblin creates a dark and complex world that's somehow so sensible, so recognizable, that once it's entered, no one can ever leave.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Samanta Schweblin
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Published: 05/05/2020
ISBN: 9780525541363
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.10w x 0.90d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020
Library Journal 04/01/2020 pg. 88