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    Willful Creatures (Windmill Books) (Paperback) By (author) Aimee Bender

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    DescriptionIn Willful Creatures Aimee Bender takes us on a journey to a fantastical world in which authentic love blossoms. This is a place where a boy with keys for fingers is a hero, a family of pumpkin heads embrace their ironhead son and potato-children dotingly follow their mother around as she completes her daily chores. With the mix of charm and keenly felt emotion that characterised her New York Times bestseller The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Bender once again proves herself to be a masterful chronicler of the human condition.


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    Title
    Willful Creatures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Aimee Bender
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 165 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099558859
    ISBN 10: 0099558858
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: AMER3710
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    DC23: 813.6
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    Windmill Books
    Publication date
    07 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Aimee Bender is the author of two novels, An Invisible Sign of My Own and the New York Times bestseller, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, and two collections The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and Willful Creatures. Her work has been widely anthologised and has been translated into ten languages. She lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Aimee Bender and her work at www.flammableskirt.com
    Review quote
    "I am a long-standing passionate fan of Aimee Bender's stories. Her images explode, her words ignite." -- Alice Sebold, Author Of The Lovely Bones "Contemporary fairy tales . and a deep tenderness for her characters, that aren't always as dark or as sinister as they initially appear." The New York Times Book Review "To curl up with an Aimee Bender story is to thank heaven you ever learned to read in the first place." Entertainment Weekly "New, exciting, harsh, rugged and unyielding . Every sentence . is a fresh surprise." The Washington Post "[Bender] is Hemingway on an acid trip; her choices are twisted, both ethereal and surprisingly weighty . Terrifyingly lovely." Los Angeles Times