Books with Playful Language

A Listmania! list by Brewster (East Lansing, MI)
 
Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead
1.  Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead by Eileen Clemens Granfors
The list author says:
  "Marisol's battle with idioms is hilarious."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Little Bee: A Novel
2.  Little Bee: A Novel by Chris Cleave
The list author says:
  "When people don't get it, Little Bee tells that it is a saying in her country."
$10.10   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,073 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Room: A Novel
3.  Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue
The list author says:
  "Mother and son speak their own language in their isolation."
$17.27   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,764 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries
4.  Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries by Emily Dickinson
The list author says:
  "Amazing analysis."
$25.84   Used & New from: $11.98
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Fall
5.  Fall by Colin McAdam
The list author says:
  "Lots of onomatopoeia"
$10.38   Used & New from: $1.59
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Year of the Flood
6.  The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Devastation told in an amusing way.  Atwood has a way with words and is obviously having fun."
$11.50   Used & New from: $4.61
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (438 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Somewhat disappointing and tiresome 7 Dec 9, 2014
The End 15 May 3, 2014
anyone listen to this on CD/audio book? 7 Mar 19, 2014
Sequel to "Oryx and Crake?" 7 Nov 21, 2012
***SPOILER ALERT*** Was it just me or not?? 31 Aug 6, 2012
Will there be a sequel to The Year of the Flood? 1 May 19, 2012
Can you share from Kindle to Kindle? 56 Apr 28, 2012
spoiler alert! 19 Apr 10, 2012
Kindle sharing now available! 2 Oct 9, 2011
which emma donoghue book should i read next? 5 Jul 8, 2011
Cliff's notes? 0 Apr 23, 2011
Coming of Age 0 Mar 23, 2011
 
   

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