We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm

We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm

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Hardcover, Seagull Books, 2014, ISBN13 9780857421890, ISBN10 0857421891
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WE ARE THE BIRDS OF THE COMING STORM

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WE ARE THE BIRDS OF THE COMING STORM

"We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm" is a wild novel that oscillates between fiction and reality. The story centers on two young women: Voltairine, a dancer who no longer dances but whose body is still haunted by the movement of dance, and her soulmate Emile, a young woman recovering from unexpected cardiac arrest. The girls are inseparable, and both their lives have been shattered by the horrors of rape. The opening of the dreamlike novel sets a bleak stage as Voltairine watches Emile lying in a hospital bed, her temperature dropping to dangerous levels. Voltairine is filled with sorrow and faces the blunt reality that her soul mate is going to die, chronicling each minute in her diary. However, Emile ultimately survives the attack.
Later, Voltairine and Emile meet a young girl at the "cinematheque," obsessed by the Haymarket Affair of 1886, whom they call "the little girl at the end of the lane." She's an odd girl, obsessed with words, scribbling pages of notes throughout the movie screenings. She helps draw the girls out of their state of painful helplessness, and eventually the trio openly rebels against the newly elected oppressive regime of barbarian kings who rule their society.
"We Are the Birds of the Coming Storm" explores repression, revolt, and madness, telling a story that is not only revolutionary but also cautionary--of three women who let their spirits fly like birds as the daunting storm ascends.

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Number of Pages: 352
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Ball, David ,  Lafon, Lola ,  Ball, Nicole
Series Title: Seagull Books - the French List
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
ISBN-13: 9780857421890
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.25 x 1.25 Inches
ISBN-10: 0857421891
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