Monster Portraits

Monster Portraits

Relentlessly original and brilliantly hybrid, Monster Portraits investigates the concept of the monstrous through a mesmerizing combination of words and images. An uncanny autobiography of otherness, it offers the record of a writer in the realms of the fantastic shot through with the memories of a pair of mixed-race children growing up Somali-American in the 1980s. Operat Relentlessly original and brilliantly hybrid, Monster Portraits investigates the concept of the monstrous through a mesme...

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Title:Monster Portraits
Author:Sofia Samatar
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:Monster Portraits
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:84 pages pages

Monster Portraits Reviews

  • Abby
    Apr 17, 2018
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    Mar 03, 2018
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    Mar 12, 2018
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    Aug 28, 2017
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  • Anne
    Mar 13, 2018
    This book was unlike anything I?ve ever read before and I thoroughly enjoyed every magical minute of it. It is poetry, part personal essay, part research, part myth making, and part myth unraveling?complemented by the most imaginative and detailed illustrations. It?s truly a trea...
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    Mar 05, 2018
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    Apr 11, 2018
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    Apr 18, 2018
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    Mar 31, 2018
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    Mar 14, 2018
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    Apr 18, 2018
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    Mar 22, 2018
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    Mar 15, 2018
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    Apr 17, 2018
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    Mar 21, 2018
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    Feb 12, 2018
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    Mar 01, 2018
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    Mar 06, 2018
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    Apr 14, 2018
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  • enricocioni
    Mar 13, 2018
    Sofia Samatar?s idea was to ?tell our lives through monsters, as the ancient Egyptians told the year through the myth of Osiris?, to which her brother Del replied, ?Sounds dope?. Sofia therefore does some research (?Most monsters, I read, have a horror of the camera, but wi...
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    Mar 10, 2018
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    Apr 01, 2018
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    Jan 21, 2018
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    Mar 06, 2018
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    Apr 03, 2018
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  • Bogi Takács
    Apr 15, 2018
    This was great, but so short! I would have liked to keep on reading! Also, I spy some oblique Renee Gladman references, waaaaaahhhhhhhhh *outpouring of emotions* I have a bunch of short books to review, so I will probably put some of them together - I just wanted to quickly update m...
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    Mar 23, 2018
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    Mar 07, 2018
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    Feb 27, 2018
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    Feb 03, 2018
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