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Fanny & Dice Paperback – October 11, 2015
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This story isn't long yet it's a destination. Ms Kyle uses prose adeptly in a way I associate with Stephen King and her imagination is refreshing- a modern day Mark Twain slinging the odd twist with the right touch of macabre. She's easy to read, her world is easy to live in and offers delight to the avid reader. That's not to say it's simplistic or trite... I found myself researching back story to learn more. I was comfortable in her descriptions and could engage well in the goings on. Her characters are plausible and well treated, their stories move along and weave together in the best way.
I would recommend this book... It's just fine reading.
Kyle uses amusing descriptions of music throughout the story, providing an inspired audio cushion for her sharp visual imagery—Dice, an accomplished lyre player, goes rogue and morphs into a saloon piano player. Meanwhile, the lush Persephone goes to town with the town's men, tempting them with her sultry stare and overflowing bodice. June is busting out all over, but not for long. Fanny and Dice are fugitives from hell, and they've got quite a road trip ahead of them.
I particularly enjoyed about passages Dice's three-headed dog, Cerberus.
All in all, Kyle’s capable writing and ingenious character development keep the story moving at a steady pace that feels just right. Funny, heartbreaking, and thought provoking, Fanny and Dice offers a fascinating and inventive look at two of mythologies most intriguing characters.
As a rule, if I have to put a book down more than once it is difficult for me to pick it back up. This did not hold true for this book. I had to put it down many times but it quickly engaged me every time I resumed reading. One needs only the vaguest familiarity with Greek mythology to understand the story. It did however, inspire me to learn more.
Take the opportunity to travel the mind of this author. If you do, her characters will stay with you long past a roll of the dice.
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