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by Ann Patchett
Powerful and captivating.
Powerful and captivating. A thrilling new novel. The world imagined in this novel is unusually vivid. Reading State of Wonder is a sensory experience, and even after it’s over you’ll keep hearing the sounds of insects, and your own head will still be hot. (No Source).
Ann Patchett's sixth novel, State of Wonder, merges the two kingdoms in the story of a pharmacologist, Marina . Patchett's novels typically derive their narrative energy from unlikely romantic entanglements that slowly unravel under the pressures of life.
Patchett's novels typically derive their narrative energy from unlikely romantic entanglements that slowly unravel under the pressures of life.
To my friend Jo VanDevender. Also by Ann Patchett. One. The news of Anders Eckman’s death came by way of Aerogram, a piece of bright blue airmail paper that served as both the stationery and, when folded over and sealed along the edges, the envelope. Who even knew they still made such things? This single sheet had traveled from Brazil to Minnesota to mark the passing of a man, a breath of tissue so insubstantial that only the stamp seemed to anchor it to this world. Mr. Fox had the letter in his hand when he came to the lab to tell Marina the news.
State of Wonder book. Ann Patchett – at her bookstore - image from her site. As Dr. Marina Singh embarks upon an uncertain odyssey into the. While Marina is a somewhat sympathetic character, it is tough to feel wholly supportive of her, let alone empathetic. She has committed some errors in her life, like the rest of us, but she keeps making such dumb mistakes that she makes one think she might have been better off staying home.
State of Wonder is a 2011 novel by American author Ann Patchett
State of Wonder is a 2011 novel by American author Ann Patchett. The book was published by Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and by Harper in the United States. It was critically well received, and was nominated for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and the Orange Prize for Fiction, among other nominations.
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State of Wonder is about not one, but two female scientists, who both appear to be. .State of Wonder ended perfectly. It will feel familiar to anyone who’s visited the tropics or worked with an indigenous people group, and of course, taken malaria medication
State of Wonder is about not one, but two female scientists, who both appear to be succeeding where men had failed (maybe you can relate). And, they’re working on a fertility drug. It will feel familiar to anyone who’s visited the tropics or worked with an indigenous people group, and of course, taken malaria medication. The fears and fantasies in State of Wonder are common to so many of us, and living through Marina as she figures them out was delightful. See what else I’m reading on ReadThisNext.
“Expect miracles when you read Ann Patchett’s fiction.”—New York Times Book Review
Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett returns with a provocative and assured novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest. Infusing the narrative with the same ingenuity and emotional urgency that pervaded her acclaimed previous novels Bel Canto, Taft, Run, The Magician’s Assistant, and The Patron Saint of Liars, Patchett delivers an enthrallingly innovative tale of aspiration, exploration, and attachment in State of Wonder—a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love.