An unexpected gift from a dead woman turns
cryptic claustrophobic complex confusing claustrophobic complex confusing So many C words be used to define this rich fresh stunning mysterious story dances between dystopian sci fi thought provoking suspense and ecological mystery We patiently learn to walk in the dark as the author gives us small hints about the MC s motivation to find the mystery behind a dead woman Silvina a troubled ecoterrorist and daughter of Argentine industrialist She leaves a ey to a storage unit As our MC turns the No Way Down key she finds taxidermied hummingbird and a few clues that leads her to a taxidermied salamander Inow your mind is already confused Why this woman is dead and why the hell she left those suspicious belongings to the MC It s weird But as you start to learn about unconventional MC named Jane Smith you feel like you find someone closer to your weirdest family member you politely reject to have communication than two seconds she is between your big mouthed aunt and wanker uncle It s not about her threatening appearance once upon a time she was wrestler or naming her bag shovel pig I call my PC Shirley even though she tells me not to call her like that She hates Airplane uotes She s tough menacing but she s also rude relentless She doesn t care people s thoughts She acts reserved around her Ecoterrorist and the daughter of an Argentine industrialist By taking the hummingbird from the storage unit Jane sets in motion a series of events that uickly spin beyond her controlSoon Jane and her family are in danger with few allies to help her make sense of the true scope of the peril Is the only way to safety to follow in Silvina’s footsteps Is it too lat. .
so many c
Wn family Sometimes she has hard time to draw lines between being tough and being douche But I liked the way
The Author Wants Us Walk author wants us walk the dark chasing information about the big scheme uestions fly above your heads You get dizzier dumbfounded shocked but you Pulled Thread Embroidery keep guessing and try to gather the pieces to see the picture Pacing was absolutely satisfying Youeep reading even though at each chapter your brain turns into a mush your hair is in the air you lose the rest of your frying brain cells you smell the smoke coming out of your ears Yes this is compelling exhausting reading but it s truly worth it because there is no missing piece or unanswered uestion a plot hole left in the end You get your answers and close your book with big satisfying smile This book is not masterpiece as like Annihilation but it s so close to be a masterpiece It s ultra smart exciting moving absurd dark mind bending earth shattering strange difficult but it truly gives you delight of well written literature I loved it I
recommend to fans of genre and the author He has a uniue brain which is capable to create unconventional original fantastic stories nobody ever dare to think Many thanks to NetGalley and Farrar Straus and Giroux MCD for sharing this special reviewer copy with me in exchange my honest thoughts. E to stop As she desperately seeks answers about why Silvina contacted her time is running out for her and possibly for the worldHummingbird Salamander is Jeff VanderMeer at his brilliant cinematic best wrapping profound uestions about climate change identity and the world we live in into a tightly plotted thriller full of unexpected twists and elaborate conspira.truly recommend to
Download Hummingbird SalamanderI just found out that I won a Goodreads giveaway for a copy of this book and I cannot wait to read it Fantastic and totally different from any of Jeff s previous novels Best analogy is hmmIt s like if Ursula K Le Guin and John le Carr teamed up to write hmmIt s like if Ursula K Le Guin and John le Carr teamed up to write Monkey Wrench Gang but you now in the presentIt s an eco thriller a rumination on humanity s impact on the planet a speculative look at a future that probably seemed way in the future when Jeff started writing the book than it does at the tail end of 2020 It s
got signature Jeffy things like well taxidermy and a bag called Shovelsignature Jeffy things like well taxidermy and a bag called Shovel but it s also a different vein from his other truly weirder work It is an odd sibling to Finch too come to think of it 355A thriller by Jeff VanderMeer Hell yes The author intriguing premise and stunning cover made it one of my most anticipated novels of 2021 On one level Hummingbird Salamander is a thriller about a security expert who gives her name only as Jane and who informs readers she ll *Show Them How The *them how the ends On another it shows how climate change transforms us and our environments It s not an easy read it has a lot of moving pieces and the labyrinthine plot reuires focus and patience Jane won t use her real name for a reason but does it matter She s no one Someone leading an ordinary life until. From the author of Annihilation a brilliant speculative thriller of dark conspiracy endangered species and the possible end of all thingsSecurity consultant “Jane Smith” receives an envelope with a ey to a storage unit that holds a taxidermied hummingbird and clues leading her to a taxidermied salamander Silvina the dead woman who left the note is a reputed. ,