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The Frangipani Hotel

Stories

Kupersmith, Violet

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Frangipani Hotel
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A collection of linked short stories about ghosts and hauntings in modern Vietnam and in the Vietnamese-American community. Some are inspired by old Vietnamese legends but reimagined in the post-1975 world--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Spiegel & Grau,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0812993314
9780812993318
Branch Call Number: FICTION KUPERSMIT 2014
Characteristics: 240 pages ;,22 cm

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An extraordinarily compelling debut--ghost stories that grapple with the legacy of the Vietnam War.


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Jul 26, 2014
  • KSerá rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Updated ghost stories that were fun to read, except for "Guests" which was one of the longest stories and a bit boring.

May 12, 2014
  • Cdnbookworm rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This collection of short stories is set either in Vietnam, or in Houston among Vietnamese immigrants. Many of the stories have a paranormal element to them. Whether they are found in the hotel of the book's title, in a small mountain city, out on the water, in a convent, or along a Vietnamese highway, the ghosts are unique and compelling. Other paranormal characters appear behind a Houston grocery store, or at the window of an apartment building. The element of unreality that pervades this book gives the stories a mesmerizing effect as you get drawn into their reality. These stories are unlike any I've read before and promise more from this author.

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