Book Reviews of The Venetian Glass Nephew

The Venetian Glass Nephew
The Venetian Glass Nephew
Author: Elinor Wylie
ISBN-13: 9780897331128
ISBN-10: 0897331125
Publication Date: 9/1984
Pages: 182
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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I ended up disappointed with this book. While the main plotline was an intriguing fairy tale (Church cardinal longs for a child but obviously can't have one, so he has a 'nephew' created of glass. The glass boy falls in love with a flesh-and-blood girl, and they struggle to find a way to be together.) the execution was atrocious. The author's writing style seems very derivitive of Nathaniel Hawthorne.