I haven't read any of her other books, either. But I may now that I am not bogged down with school. I agree, that is one of the most poetic books I have ever read. Absolutely beautiful. I love the descriptions of the man (with whom the mother had the affair that got her exiled--can't remember his name) and the slabs of carved chocolate that were his abdomenal muscles. Ahhh, what a great book!
definitely in my top 10. sad sad sad, but also so many parts that i love, like when she is an airport fairy, + when she takes the love-in-tokyo out of her hair + the fountain slumps a little but stays standing, + how the english chick is wearing a dress with legs underneath. it's the most densely poetry-like prose i may have ever read. have you read any of her other books? i haven't, but i've heard they're great, in a totally different, v political way.
the god of small things? i think there is a someone-shaped hole in the universe in that book, but the context of it there is a heck of a lot less delightful than your delightful disappearing kitty. good cat trick!
This should go in the CAt assignment bin. There is a strange connection between cat's and quantum theory. Like Tesla and pigions. Who let the cat in the house Ahhhhhhh. I dieing of nothingness. Turn off the Cat!!!!!
on the colour of their hair and clothing, I think. I could probably make your head disappear, but your facial hair would dance around in the void like a spectre. In fact, I think that would be cool. If I'm ever in Florida...