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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Girl Meets Boy Quotes Showing of She blushed like a boy. She was as meaty as a girl. She was as graceful as a boy. She was as brave and handsome and rough as a girl. She was as pretty and delicate and dainty as a boy. She turned boys' heads like a girl. She turned girls' heads like a boy. She made love like a boy. She made love like a girl.

She was so boyish it was girlish, so girlish it was boyish, she made me want to rove the world writing our names on every tree. I had simply never found someone so right. Sometimes this shocked me so much that I was unable to speak. They balanced us high above any crevasse. They made us be natural acrobats. They made us brave. They met us well. They changed us. It was in their nature to. I was tired of being so young, so stupidly knowing, so stupidly forgetful. I was tired of having to be anything at all.

I felt like the Internet, full of every kind of information but none of it mattering more than any of it, and all of its little links like thin white roots on a broken plant dug out of the soil, lying drying on its side. And whenever I tried to access myself, whenever I'd try to click on me, try to go any deeper than a single fast-loading page on Facebook or MySpace, it was as if I knew that one morning I'd wake up and try to log on to find that not even that version of I existed any more, because the servers all over the world were all down.

And that's how rootless. And that's how fragile. I had not really known I could be so much more than myself. I had not known another body could do this to mine. But he really looked like a girl.

The air was full of birdsong. I went outside expecting rain but it was sunny, it was so suddenly, so openly sunny, with so sharp a spring light coming off the river, that I went down the side of the riverbank and sat in among the daffodils. Did their hearts hurt? I said. Did they think they were underwater all the time? Did they feel scoured by light? Did they wander about not knowing what to do with themselves?

So I tried the other compass, the one my father had given me before he left. But that compass was broken too. So you looked out across the deep waters, Robin said. And you decided, by yourself, and with the help of a clear night and some stars, which way was north and which was south and which way was east and which was west. Yes, I said. Then I said it again. Halal cadou, spune Midge. De ziua mea vreau un Mini Cooper. Pe care l-ai dori? Welcome back.

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Ali Smith is an incredible writer and she's so talented in this one. I agree - the Canongate myths are such a wonderful concept. Crikey Verity that was quick! It's the first of her books I've read and considering hitting the library for more.

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In the original myth, Iphis is a girl who is raised as a boy because her father threatened her pregnant mother to kill the baby if it was female. Years later, the supposedly male Iphis falls in love with Ianthe, and they become engaged. The day before the wedding, worried that as a female she will never be able to satisfy her wife, Iphis prays to the gods for a miracle. Needless to say, this is not what happens in Girl meets Boy. In the second section, Imogen, Anthea sister, tries to deal with her fact that her sister is gay: My sister would be banned in schools if she was a book. Did it? Ha ha! Norman says.

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She blushed like a boy. She was as meaty as a girl. She was as graceful as a boy.

The myth of Iphis is one of the happier of Ovid's metamorphoses: the girl raised as a boy to avoid her father's wrath falls in love with another girl, upon which her gender is changed by the sympathetic goddess Isis to enable them to marry. It's a felicitous story among the accounts of rapes and murders, the agony of bodily transformation. In this modern-day reinterpretation, Ali Smith, with humour and typical linguistic versatility, explores issues of homophobia, corporate and social responsibility and the sheer vertiginous feeling of falling in love. Two sisters, Anthea and Imogen, live in the small Scottish town in which they grew up, in a house left to them by eccentric grandparents who sailed to Europe on a whim and never returned. They had tried to pass on their brand of optimism to their granddaughters: "You're going to have to learn the kind of hope that makes things history.

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Oct 18, - The quotes on the front of 'Girl meets boy' are 'exhilarating', 'Joyful', and 'Charming' all of which are true and as succinct as the book itself.

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