Everything Here Is Beautiful Everything Here Is Beautiful

Everything Here Is Beautiful

A Novel

    • 4.3 • 166 Ratings
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Publisher Description

‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters.” —Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

“There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?” O Magazine

“A bold debut. . . Lee sensitively relays experiences of immigration and mental illness . . . a distinct literary voice.” Entertainment Weekly

“Extraordinary . . . If you love anyone at all, this book is going to get you.” USA Today

A dazzling novel of two sisters and their emotional journey through love, loyalty, and heartbreak


Two Chinese-American sisters—Miranda, the older, responsible one, always her younger sister’s protector; Lucia, the headstrong, unpredictable one, whose impulses are huge and, often, life changing. When Lucia starts hearing voices, it is Miranda who must find a way to reach her sister. Lucia impetuously plows ahead, but the bitter constant is that she is, in fact, mentally ill. Lucia lives life on a grand scale, until, inevitably, she crashes to earth.
 
Miranda leaves her own self-contained life in Switzerland to rescue her sister again—but only Lucia can decide whether she wants to be saved. The bonds of sisterly devotion stretch across oceans—but what does it take to break them?
 
Everything Here Is Beautiful is, at its heart, an immigrant story, and a young woman’s quest to find fulfillment and a life unconstrained by her illness. But it’s also an unforgettable, gut-wrenching story of the sacrifices we make to truly love someone—and when loyalty to one’s self must prevail over all.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2018
January 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
2
MB

Customer Reviews

Nutzaboutcooking ,

Tough to read at times

It’s hard to look into mental illness so deeply but this book tells the story very well

Jamiam987 ,

Left me kind of haunted

I finished this book wondering who could play Lucy or Yonah or Manny in a movie…..

Nolo34568 ,

Beautiful in its own way. Not perfect but . An attestment to CO-Existentialism

A young girl torn! A new mother going through the motions. Post partum complications including depression.
Died from heartbreak in a sense
Dysfunctional family aspects
The setting of the book takes place throughout the world and including many different cultural savory moments. Lots of different characters with different personalities including experiencing people with personality disorders. And the creed that what is meant for us will be for us?!

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