Through the weather glass

Burnett, Lucy (2015) Through the weather glass. Knives Forks and Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows, UK.

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Icarus wants to rewrite his story. Yet the chance of finding a happy ending appear slim when he accidentally smuggles carbon dioxide into the atmosphere during yet another fall to earth, metamorphoses back to life as a woman and is informed by a nearby talking bicycle that they’ve been sent across Europe in search of a solution to climate change. Through the Weather Glass tells a fantastic version of the true story of the author’s struggles to understand environmental change through the persona of Icarus and her bicycle as they embark on a genre-twisting and gender-bending road trip to an Ancient Greek climate conference in Athens hosted by Zeus.

Item Type: Book
Publisher: Knives Forks and Spoons Press
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Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Arts (IOA) > Humanities
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2019 12:52
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 13:46


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