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Cereus blooms at night

by Shani Mootoo

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Published by Press Gang Publishers in Vancouver .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShani Mootoo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M6353 C47 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL725802M
ISBN 10088974064X
LC Control Number97114060

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Mar 20,  · Cereus Blooms at Night is a novel set in a fictional Caribbean island by the name of Lantanacamara. The story opens when Nurse Tyler arrives in Paradise, the island’s major town, to work at the local Alms House. Cereus blooms at night by Shani Mootoo, , Press Gang Publishers edition, in English - 1st blackfin-boats.com by:

Sep 15,  · A look at the night-blooming cereus, a group of cactus flowers that make a one-night appearance and then disappear. One Night a Year, This Cactus Flower May Surprise You. Author: Joanna Klein. Nov 12,  · Shani Mootoo's haunting debut took the international literary world by storm. A Book Sense selection and a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Cereus Blooms at Night is an exquisite cross-generational history filled with thrilling passion and alluring mystery.4/5(K).


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Shani Mootoo’s haunting debut took the international literary world by storm. A Book Sense selection and a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Cereus Blooms at Night is an exquisite cross-generational history filled with thrilling passion and alluring mystery.

Set in the fictional Caribbean town of Paradise Cited by: Oct 01,  · Cereus Blooms at Night is one of the most powerful and thought provoking books I've read this year. I wish I had finished it before the BTT question last week about obscenity in literature because it makes a good argument for when explicit scenes are needed in a book to tell a story.4/5().

In CEREUS BLOOMS AT NIGHT, author Shani Mootoo creates a small Cereus blooms at night book on a tiny island in the Caribbean.

The narrative’s frame comes from a gay male nurse at the Paradise Alms House, who. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Mootoo, Shani.

Cereus Blooms at Night. Grove Press, 3rd printing. We are introduced to the character of Mala Ramchandin by Nurse Tyler, the story's narrator. The novel begins with Mala's admission to the Paradise Alms. Shani Mootoo’s haunting debut took the international literary world by storm.

A Book Sense selection and a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Cereus Blooms at Night is an exquisite cross-generational history filled with thrilling passion and alluring mystery.5/5(5).

Rate this book. Clear rating. ― Shani Mootoo, Cereus Blooms at Night. 2 likes. Like “Mala faced her wall of faded cereus blooms. She was content. Oblivious to the dew that drizzled from the mudra, she rocked and dozed lightly.

Scent, as though too shy for light, no longer trickled from the blossoms but Mala was not yet ready to leave. This summary of Cereus Blooms At Night includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included.

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Shani Mootoo s haunting debut took the international literary world by storm. A Book Sense selection and a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, "Cereus Blooms at Night" is an exquisite cross-generational history filled with thrilling passion and alluring mystery.

In Cereus Blooms at Night, Shani Mootoo brings to life the fictional Caribbean island of Lantanacamara. A complex, nonlinear plot weaves together various threads in the lives of characters from several generations. Mootoo explores themes of gender and identity and sexual orientation while also delving into the effects of trauma.

The book deals /5(27). Nov 01,  · Shani Mootoo&#;s haunting debut took the international literary world by storm. A Book Sense selection and a finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Cereus Blooms at Night is an exquisite cross-generational /5(4).

About The Book. Shani Mootoo’s haunting and evocative debut novel has taken the international literary world by storm. A finalist for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Cereus Blooms at Night has established Shani Mootoo as one of our most gifted new storytellers.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Ugly and overlooked, it blooms only at night and only briefly. But then dramatic events ensue. Working with magic, grounded by psychological insight, Mootoo weaves a deft design of vivid and sensuous scenes, climaxing in the night the cereus blooms against the fence in Mala’s yard.

Set on a fictional Caribbean island in the town of Paradise, Cereus Blooms at Night unveils the mystery surrounding Mala Ramchandin and the tempestuous history of her family.

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They bloom once a year in the summertime and require minimal care. Plants can. Cereus Blooms at Night Overview. Shani Mootoo's debut novel Cereus Blooms at Night is set in the fictional Caribbean town of Paradise, Lantanacamara, and follows the story of the Ramchandin family as they navigate the lingering traumas of colonialism, heartbreak, and family violence.

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Night-blooming cereus is the common name referring to a large number of flowering ceroid cacti that bloom at night. The flowers are short lived, and some of these species, such as Selenicereus grandiflorus, bloom only once a year, for a single night.

Cereus blooms at night User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Shortlisted for the Giller Prize, the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize in Canada, where Mootoo now lives (she was born in Ireland and raised in Read full reviewReviews: 1.Get this from a library!

Cereus blooms at night. [Shani Mootoo] -- "At the core of this haunting multigenerational novel are the shifting faces of Mala - adventurer and protector, recluse and madwoman. Told by Tyler, Mala's vivacious male caretaker at the Paradise.Get this from a library!

Cereus blooms at night. [Shani Mootoo] -- This book is a haunting multi-generational novel about the shifting faces of Mala - adventurer and protector, recluse and madwoman. The plot contains sexual violence and mature themes.