The blue woman and other stories by Mary Flanagan

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .

Written in English

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  • Social life and customs,
  • Women,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction

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Book details

StatementMary Flanagan
LC ClassificationsPS3556.L32 B58 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24751435M
ISBN 100747517096
ISBN 109780747517092
LC Control Number95227436

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Mary Flanagan is the author of Bad Girls, Trust, and The Blue Woman. An American, she lives in London.5/5(1). Elly Griffiths, "The Woman in Blue", is her eighth Ruth Galloway story and if you are a fan of this series, as I am, it's like a visit with old friends.

And like any visit with old friends, things are always changing. Due to the circumstances that took place in prior stories, there is a major change with one of the characters/5(). Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere—even back home.

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The Kept Woman and Other Stories explores the man-woman relationship. The body of a beautiful woman is found in a cemetery as "The Woman in Blue" begins, and it appears that Ruth Galloway’s friend Cathbad might be a witness, as he saw what he believed to be a vision of the Virgin Mary in the same place on the night before the body was found/5().

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Some of the stories in this book are technically brilliant and have appealed to many young adult readers; they are a kind of bridge between the children’s stories and the clearly adult stories.

They tell of a woman who murders her husband with a leg of lamb, a sound machine that enables us to hearFile Size: KB. While Book Woman dug a little deeper into the history of the time and the day-to-day struggle of the librarians.

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I was naive and stupid, but I did genuinely get my heart broken.

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