1 edition of The Guineveres found in the catalog.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PS3604.O456 G85 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||2016016414|
In the war-torn world of late fifth century Britain, young Guinevere faces a choice: stay with her family to defend her home at Northgallis from the Irish, or go to Avalon to seek help for the horrific visions that haunt her. The Sight calls her to Avalon, where she meets Morgan, a woman of questionable Daughter of Destiny: Guinevere’s Tale Book 1 Read More». Readers have long been fascinated by stories of women apart from the world, from 19th-century tales of girls imprisoned in convents to more contemporary gems like Ann Patchett’s The Patron Saint of Liars (). Sarah Domet’s debut novel, The Guineveres, is a wonderful entry into this rich tradition. Four girls, all improbably named Guinevere, are left by their parents with the Sisters of.
Get this from a library! The Guineveres. [Sarah Domet] -- "In the vein of The Virgin Suicides, a dazzling debut novel about four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns" The second book in the Chrysalis Queen Quartet, starring the young has changed over the last few months in Gwynedd, but Guinevere is still uncertain where her future lies. She recently made the unsettling discovery that she has been guarded all her life by a pagan /5(7).
The following version version of the book was used to create this guide: Domet, Sarah. The Guineveres. Flatiron Books, The Guineveres, by Sarah Domet, tells the story of four girls, all named Guinevere, who grow up in a convent as the result of being left there by their families for various reasons. Once The Guineveres was published, I, as the author, really ceased to exist. It’s humbling and terrifying and enthralling all at once. Buy The Guineveres HERE (Support Readers! Buying a book through this link will return between % of the cost of the book to the website, which will then be donated to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
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The Guineveres is the story of four girls with the same name—nicknamed Win, Ginny, Gwen and Vere—who find themselves captive in a convent, subject to the strict ministrations of the nuns of the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration.
Ginny is artistic and rebellious, Win is strong but secretive, Gwen is gorgeous and bold/5. From heavenly start to earthbound finish, this book is resounding and revelatory on questions of family, faith, and friendship.” —Elle “Thoughtful and dazzling.” —Harper’s Bazaar “Wonderful At times sacred, occasionally profane, The Guineveres is a heavenly read from an author worth watching.” —BookPage4/4(2).
―The New York Times Book Review “If you’ve been seeking a divine (in every sense) debut novel, you'll savor Sarah Domet's The Guineveres From heavenly start to earthbound finish, this book is resounding and revelatory on questions of family, faith, and friendship.” ―Elle “Thoughtful and /5(93).
The Guineveres: A Novel - Kindle edition by Domet, Sarah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Guineveres: A Novel/5(93).
In prose shot through with beauty, Domet intertwines the ordinary and the miraculous, as The Guineveres discover what home really means. New York Times Book Review. Toronto Star. New York Daily News. Bustle. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Book Page. The Maine Edge. On the surface, The Guineveres is a coming-of-age story about young girls exploring their world and their bodies and, generally speaking, the meaning of life.
They come from scattered backgrounds: one is the daughter of a single, homeless mother with mental issues; yet another is from a family shattered to discover their daughter's preference for other girls. THE GUINEVERES By Sarah Domet pp.
Flatiron Books. $ I took “The Guineveres” on vacation, and a friend asked what I was reading. “The Guineveres is a wondrous look at the aches and pains of growing up We saw it in Eugenides’ first book, and now we see it in Sarah Domet’s The Guineveres.
This is a writer, a book, to cherish.” —Brock Clarke, author of An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England.
(e-book) Library of Congress Control Number: Editor: Cassie Cox, Joy Editing Cover Design: Jenny Quinlan, Historical Editorial Layout: Qamber Designs and Media Prologue I am Guinevere. I was once a queen, a lover, a wife, a mother, a priestess, and a friend.4/5(32).
stars The Guinevere Deception is the first instalment in Kiersten White's new series: Camelot Rising. This book takes Authorian lore and provides a new twist. Guinevere comes to Camelot to marry Arthur- but she is not the real Guinevere, she is Merlin's daughter, sent /5(K).
“Of the Guineveres, Gwen was the prettiest, and she understood this as fact, not opinion.” It is Gwen who teaches the other three—Win, Ginny, and Vere—to use berries for lipstick, and she who devises the plan for their escape from the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration.
Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they Author: Sarah Domet. Guinevere, wife of Arthur, legendary king of Britain, best known in Arthurian romance through the love that his knight Sir Lancelot bore for her. In early Welsh literature, one Gwenhwyvar was “the first lady of this island”; in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s inventive Historia regum Britanniae (early 12th.
Sarah Domet is the author of The Guineveres (Flatiron Books, ). Four girls, each named Guinevere, are abandoned by their parents at a convent to be raised by nuns. Vere, Gwen, Ginny, and Win come to the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration convent by different paths. Domet draws heavily on her Catholic school upbringing for her debut, which is already drawing comparisons to The Virgin Suicides.
The story follows four girls—who all share the name Guinevere—raised by the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration after they're abandoned by their families. Their coming-of-age stories are woven together with stories of the female saints.
Guinevere (/ ˈ ɡ w ɪ n ɪ v ɪər / GWIN-iv-eer; Welsh: Gwenhwyfar pronunciation (help info); Breton: Gwenivar, Cornish: Gwynnever), often written as Guenevere or Guenever, is the wife and queen of King Arthur in the Arthurian ere has been portrayed as everything from a villainous and opportunistic traitor to a fatally flawed but noble and virtuous lady.
And, best of all, Domet knows just when to look away from the divine and focus instead on matters altogether more earthbound and sinful.
This is an amazing book, a unique writer.” —Kevin Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of The Family Fang “The Guineveres is a glorious debut. Sarah Domet is an enthralling storyte. Discuss the tension in the novel between the individual and the group, dramatized by Vere's frequent use of first - person plural narration, as she speaks for "The Guineveres." How do the girls develop a sense of self in the convent.
Sister Fran tells The Guineveres: "It's an altar server, not an altar girl. "Deft and lovely…The perfect weight, in all ways. It’s suitable for a vacation, and you can describe it in one inviting line, but then it keeps unfolding and deepening, taking unexpected turns." — The New York Times Book Review To four girls who have nothing, their friendship is everything: they are each other's confidants, teachers, and family.
The girls are all named Author: Sarah Domet. —The New York Times Book Review “If you’ve been seeking a divine (in every sense) debut novel, you'll savor Sarah Domet's The Guineveres From heavenly start to earthbound finish, this book is resounding and revelatory on questions of family, faith, and friendship.” —Elle “Thoughtful and.
The Guineveres: A Novel - Ebook written by Sarah Domet. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Guineveres: A Novel/5(9).
The Guineveres (Book): Domet, Sarah: "About four girls inexplicably named Guinevere, all left by their parents to be raised by nuns"About Guinevere’s Gamble. The second book in the Chrysalis Queen Quartet, starring the young Guinevere.
Much has changed over the last few months in Gwynedd, but Guinevere is still uncertain where her future lies. She recently made the unsettling discovery that she has been guarded all her life by a pagan tribe who believes she is destined to.From heavenly start to earthbound finish, this book is resounding and revelatory on questions of family, faith, and friendship.” —Elle “Thoughtful and dazzling.” —Harper’s Bazaar “Wonderful At times sacred, occasionally profane, The Guineveres is a heavenly read from an author worth watching.” —BookPage.