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He knew then without any other proof that she was a mermaid a real mermaid and far from wanting her in Barnum s tank he wanted her to return to the ocean or to her cottage on the rocks or just go anywhere but there for Barnum would take all of her magic and twist it out of her until the enchantment was gone and Levi was afraid for her so afraid When I heard that Christina Henry was writing a story about a mermaid my first thought was that as well known as she is for fantasy retellings it would be a retelling of The Little Mermaid that idea intrigued me enough on its own but when I learned that this was actually to be a historical fiction about the Fiji mermaid in PT Barnum s American Museum I was totally hooked and knew I had to get my hands on this one What a fascinating and uniue story idea right Freedom was far intoxicating than safety could ever be Not only is the entire plot so magnificently singular and fresh but its execution At risk of gushing it s flawless Christina s writing is so atmospheric especially in the beginning of the story where I constantly found myself thinking I could practically taste the salt in the air and hear the waves crashing against the rocky Maine shore Women who did what they liked instead of what other people wished were often accused of witchcraft because only a witch would be so defiant or so it was thought Hidden amidst the whimsy and fantasy she occasionally hits you in the gut with a powerful uote or observation on the human condition and society s endless flaws and you find yourself wondering if you re reading a historical fairytale or a tongue in cheek lesson on feminism and acceptance Amelia is headstrong and powerful in part because nobody s ever told her not to be and she understands something that many women have stripped away from them at a young age that taking care of herself and surviving will always be important than protecting a man s ego Do not mistake the revelation of my body for the revelation of my heart My heart keeps its own secrets and they don t belong to you or anyone else just because you ve seen me with a fish tail There s also a running theme of a woman s autonomy and how heavily Amelia clings to her freedom despite the pains she s been through in life her greatest adversary at any given time is whatever the greatest threat to her independence She refuses to be shamed for the shape of her body or exposure of her skin for her feelings and desires or even simply for the ways she views the world Until I became a human nobody ever told me there was something wrong with my body One thing I would like to mention as I know it is a hard topic to read about for many people is that there is a brief subplot in the book regarding Amelia s infertility and how badly she wants to bear a child As a woman who has also struggled with infertility I didn t feel that there were any particularly heavy or triggering scenes but I wanted to offer a fair warning in case anyone needs to mentally prepare themselves before reading about those struggles Why is a girl less valuable than a boy Even if none of the themes I ve mentioned here have convinced you to pick up a copy of The Mermaid let me leave you with this at the end of the day under all of its necessary and skillfully woven social commentary this is a gorgeous historical fantasy tale with remarkable three dimensional characters a plot that never grows stale or slow and a protagonist that you can t help but love and root for All uotes come from an advance copy and may not match the final release Thank you so much to Berkley for providing me with this finished copy in exchange for an honest reviewYou can find this review and on my blog or you can follow me on twitter bookstagram or facebook All Day at the Movies real mermaid and far from wanting her in Barnum s tank he wanted her to Celle ue vous croyez return to the ocean or to her cottage on the Avenger #01 Justice Inc rocks or just go anywhere but there for Barnum would take all of her magic and twist it out of her until the enchantment was gone and Levi was afraid for her so afraid When I heard that Christina Henry was writing a story about a mermaid my first thought was that as well known as she is for fantasy Striking Terror retellings it would be a Wild Space Star Wars The Clone Wars retelling of The Little Mermaid that idea intrigued me enough on its own but when I learned that this was actually to be a historical fiction about the Fiji mermaid in PT Barnum s American Museum I was totally hooked and knew I had to get my hands on this one What a fascinating and uniue story idea The Silent Scream Nightmare Hall #1 right Freedom was far intoxicating than safety could ever be Not only is the entire plot so magnificently singular and fresh but its execution At Give It Back! 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    PDF The Mermaid review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Christina Henry Christina Henry ´ 3 free read 45 stars The fisherman loosed her and she dove back into the water the way a wild thing returns to a wild place and he watched her go Buthis loneliness snaked into her and she was sorry for it for that loneliness caught her surely than the net Amelia a young restless mermaid spent her entire life in the ocean with her family Yet despite the security and safety the deep ocean offered she couldn't stand it So she swam of

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  • The Mermaid
  • Christina Henry
  • English
  • 17 July 2018
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