The Seed Collectors The Seed Collectors

The Seed Collectors

    • 3.3 • 10 Ratings
    • £4.99
    • £4.99

Publisher Description

What secrets are hiding in your family tree?

Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment . . .

A complex and fiercely contemporary tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors is the most important novel yet from one of the world's most daring and brilliant writers.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
2 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Canongate Books
SIZE
6
MB

Customer Reviews

Reefer81 ,

Usually a fan, but….meh

Usually find Scarlett Thomas books clever, funny and interesting, but this came across as quite pretentious personally. I know many others will disagree. But something about this didn’t click with me. I had no sympathy, hatred or any emotion to the characters at all really, and wasn’t sure if she wrote them as ironic pastiches of the type of people this book is trying to…..satirise? Idolise? be indifferent towards? They all seemed to blend into each other and found myself quite often confusing characters and who or why they were connected to someone else, so had to go back and remind myself. Not put me off any of her other books however, just didn’t click with this. If you are looking for something by Scarlett Thomas you haven’t already read, look a bit further is my suggestion before buying this

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