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[Read] ➳ Elsa Author Tsipi Keller – Eiyo.us

Elsa Elsa Is The Final Psychological Portrait In Keller S Trilogy After Maggie In Jackpot, And Sally In Retelling In This Novel, Elsa And The Reader Along With Her Is Caught In A Labyrinth Of Deceit And Obsession Her Fears Become Ours As She Questions And Doubts Them With Escalating Intensity Book Cover

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  1. says:

    No spoiler alert on this review This is a book that has haunted me for days Its beginning has you hip deep in a woman s psyche, and its end has you puzzling out how she fell from there to here We see a person to all purposes enmeshed in the perfect life, yet she can t leave it alone, can t stop this frenzy of introspection, can t stop doubting She doubts her own feelings, she doubts every little gesture of the world, and she doubts her reason for existence By page twenty we realize her existential difficulty Elsa is hollow and fragmented She s been unlucky in love and she counts herself incomplete as a woman without a man Her cat Scheherazade provides the only stable thing in her upscale New York lawyer, gym rat, calorie counting, clothes obsessed life Her only real friend Anna is also her foil, even her enemy She has no other meaningful connections and her coworkers are only walking cliches she abhors All because she doesn t have the guy In the last third of this book we drop from a psychological soul search into a taut psych...


  2. says:

    Elsa, a novel by Tsipi Keller Spuyten Duyvil, 2014 , is part of a psychological trilogy Elsa is the 3rd profile of a woman s psyche, preceded by Maggie in Jackpot and Sally in Retelling Why Elsa gets to be the name of her own book, I do not know What I do know is that Elsa is a book that is sexual and pleasurable, both for character and reader, while remaining terrifying and crazy like, creating doubt in me and the character.Elsa is a highly calculating woman she knows how she influences others in certain outfits, with specific hairstyles, how she looks under various lights and in front of different mirrors She analyzes how she sounds in her head, decides what she is thinking should be said or kept inside When she does choose to say something, it s written exactly how she was thinking it, which reassured me that I was deep in Elsa s head.Despite all her calculations that make Elsa seem like a prize, she also appears to have gaps in reasoning Here is a simple, early gap Elsa only gives the homeless woman by her luxurious apartment two quarters each morning because she currently can t afford her assessment, not mine , but she also wears the best and rides in cabs though she feels ashamed that those waiting at the bus stop can see that she takes a cab and has done well for ...


  3. says:

    A fine final panel to Keller s psychological triptych Jackpot and Retelling as well as a cautionary tale I just might buy for my nieces all of whom have higher self esteem than does the fictional Elsa whom, like other readers, I wanted to shake ...


  4. says:

    Keller s latest gives Hitchcock a run for his money Her characterization of Elsa, conveyed via a modified stream of consciousness, pulls the reader forward under an ever growing cloud of dread as this seemingly responsible, if not even ho hu...

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