Houdini Heart by Ki Longfellow – book cover, description, publication history. Title: Houdini Heart Author: Ki Longfellow First Published: Rating: 5/5 ( Originally, I gave it a 4, for my lack of enthusiasm for the ending. Compre o livro Houdini Heart na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e They draw you into insanity along with the author Ki Longfellow.

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Perhaps it’s about the destruction of the self to make art. I’m seeing my own world as she saw hers.

She made me cry and she horrified me and I understood her and I didn’t understand her and what a fascinating woman. The Windigo’s Daughter eats people like any self-respecting windigo would. It’s also psychological, deeply understanding of what can happen to ohudini mind when it’s stretched to its breaking point.

Perhaps she has been completely taken over by the artistic process. Did I enjoy it? Houdini Heart’s elusive story is nowhere near finished. And our heroine is honest, funny, w This book was given to me as a present. It is a great book for everyone, those who want a life drama, those who want horror, those who want hauntings, those who want a different read, those who want a book that’s easy to read, those who like questions, everyone. I could put a “but maybe not” after every sentence in that longfellpw paragraph and it would still be true.

So many longfelliw that crawl under the skin like ants. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. A review is talking about the book, what’s it about, how does it read, is it like this book or that book, is it a success or a failure?

Book Review: Houdini Heart, by Ki Longfellow

Reality is a slippery concept in this book. But if you really pay attention, there’s an inexorable logic to all of it. I intend reading this a few times more for exactly the same reason. And she’s managed to worm her way into “our” world of movie stars and writers and nice little Vermont towns. Doubleday, New York published an American edition in Reflecting on this, I believe my continuing faith in it was solely due to the strength of the stories that were not focused on River House or Little Sokoki the town.


Ki’s second book on the Divine Feminine is “Flow Down Like Silver,” a novel about the numinous and gifted Hypatia of Alexandria, a tragically ignored historical figure of towering intellect who searched through intellect for what the Magdalene knew in her heart. Open Preview See a Problem? This is the first of her works exploring the divine feminine. Pursued by those she can’t outrun, anguished by a guilt she can’t endure, and driven close to madness, she flees to the one place she’s ever called home: Perhaps all of these things.

She is dead, although maybe her death has only reached her heart. She appears to maintain a distinction between the narrator’s real life and the world of her successful novel “The Windigo’s Daughter” by putting book excerpts in italics.

Account Options Sign in. Willingford, a rich and sassy dame. Leia mais Leia menos. It’s a remarkable book, I know I’ll be thinking about it for quite a while. Within two years Kelly, briefly assuming care of her child, left New York to resettle in Marin County, Californianear her older married sister, Rosemarie Anderson.

Houdini Heart

Others have Houdini Heart is the “Mulholland Drive” of books. Now I’ve not read any of her other books yet they are there on my Kindle waiting for their turn so Houdini Heart was my introduction to this author, and this is why I gave it 4 starts.


Ghost stories have their own kind of sense. Nov 03, Novalibra rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think I’ve never read anything like it. Jan 10, Keith Murray rated it it was amazing.

Book Review: Houdini Heart, by Ki Longfellow | Like Telling the Truth

I shall read it again and again until I get it. Hypatia of Alexandriaso much so, I am stunned. Dec 15, Nightlite rated it it was amazing. A night-dark and utterly convincing depiction of a mind unravelling, leavened by genuine wit and compassion and made all the more compelling by a beautifully rendered central character who I couldn’t help but be both captivated and appalled by. I’ve just put this book down and feel compelled to say something about it. Pamela was removed from this “home” when it was discovered this relative’s husband was abusive.

Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I was trapped from the first few paragraphs. It’s not this, it’s not that. Pursued by those she can’t outrun, anguished by a guilt she can’t endure, and driven close to madness, she flees to the one place she’s ever called home: Books by Ki Longfellow.

But like a firefly, it remains just out of the reach. Despite the unreliable narrator and the confabulous events she relates, her voice remains piercingly honest. Is her experience of the seance real or the product of an insanity-laden mind? I had to wind up writing mysteries. Also, while I found her major narrative concept unwieldy — and I cannot speak in any depth about that without spoiling the plot — I found her use of folklore and fairy tale very powerful.

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