Oyeyemi, Helen

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Peaces

Fans of Oyeyemi will enjoy another romp, though her work’s not for everyone—her quirky takes on existential questions and the world of perception are suited to particular tastes.
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Gingerbread

It may require some persistence to keep up with the multiple plot threads, the unusual character names, and the Druhistani lore, but patient readers will be rewarded with a rollicking tale from the wildly inventive Oyeyemi, a Granta Best of Young British Novelists whose Boy, Snow, Bird also demonstrates the author's affinity for folklore. [See Prepub Alert, 10/1/18.]
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What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

Recommended most highly to those who love literary fiction.
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Boy, Snow, Bird

Oyeyemi, who has an eye for odd details, casts a spell with words and crafts a dreamlike world out of ordinary characters and circumstances in this intelligent and bewitching novel. [See Prepub Alert, 9/30/13.]
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Boy, Snow, Bird

Somerset Maugham Award winner Oyeyemi reimagines Snow White in 1950s Massachusetts, where a woman must grapple with the revelation that her husband and stepdaughter are black Americans who can and do pass as white...
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Mr. Fox

Heroines don't live happily ever after in Mr...
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