Tantony

Tantony

Tantony Fermion Quirk s twin brother Boson is dead These last few months he d spent most of his time with the birds he said they were angels and brought him his visions Most of Carrick says the boy was a mo

  • Title: Tantony
  • Author: Ananda Braxton-Smith
  • ISBN: 9781742031668
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Fermion Quirk s twin brother, Boson, is dead These last few months he d spent most of his time with the birds he said they were angels and brought him his visions Most of Carrick says the boy was a monster, but a few say he was a saint in the making The townspeople all look at Fermion now, and wait and wonder if she will go mad like her brother Pa will talk about anytFermion Quirk s twin brother, Boson, is dead These last few months he d spent most of his time with the birds he said they were angels and brought him his visions Most of Carrick says the boy was a monster, but a few say he was a saint in the making The townspeople all look at Fermion now, and wait and wonder if she will go mad like her brother Pa will talk about anything but Boson, and Moo s stopped talking entirely Soon a voice starts rising in Fermion, telling her that she s the only one who can save her family The voice says the cure lies on the other island, far out in the sea But the Quirks have always been bog folk they don t go to sea And even if Fermion manages to get to the other island, then what will she find

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    Boson Quirk is dead, face down in a bog of stars I read the first line of this blurb months back and I knew that this was a book I had to read immediately, so as soon as it rocked up on my doorstep I wasted no time in getting stuck in. When you read an entire novel with your heart in your mouth and you get up to page 22 and your eyes are misting over, you can be sure that this is no ordinary story.Approaching a book by Ananda Braxton-Smith is akin to suddenly find yourself as a small child again [...]

    Fermion and Bolson were twins, but despite there sameness they were very different. Though they shared the same face and the same heart, it was Fermion who was older, always in a rush, never believing what she couldn't see and always working for others. Bolson on the other hand always took his time with things, he saw whole worlds were others saw only a drop of water; he believed the birds spoke to him and he worked only towards fulfilling their wishes.But when Fermion found her brother, the lif [...]

    What an entirely strange, weird and wonderful book Tantony is. It is hard to describe and explain; it is something you can only appreciate through experience. I really don’t think there is anything like this in the Aussie YA market, and I absolutely love Black Dog Books for publishing something that is really quite a literary oddity – in an amazing way.Tantony isn’t perfect but its flaws are easy to love, and there is the same mix of gorgeous, unconventional language, quirky endearing char [...]

    Tantony is the story of Fermoin’s grief after she finds her brother dead. Though a twin, he was much of a stranger to Fermoin. Some people thought he spoke with angels, some that he spoke to demons. But Boson was only ever speaking to the birds. He heard things that other people could not. And so he was called a Monster. Fermoin discovered that other monsters had been born, existed, and were exiled from the island she lived on with her parents. The monsters were sent off to sea. Fermoin longed [...]

    Katharine is a judge for the Sara Douglass 'Book Series' Award. This entry is the personal opinion of Katharine herself, and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of any judging panel, the judging coordinator or the Aurealis Awards management team. I won't be recording my thoughts (if I choose to) here until after the AA are over.

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