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Girl Meets Boy : The Myth of Iphis

Girl Meets Boy : The Myth of Iphis

Author: Ali Smith
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According to Ovid, when Iphis' mother fell pregnant, her husband threatened to kill the child if it was a girl, so when Iphis was born her mother raised her as a boy. The gods transformed Iphis into a man so that she could wed the love of her life.

Ali Smith creates a story that leaps across the centuries to bring the myth alive again. First published 2007.

Short-listed for The Clare Maclean Prize for Scottish Fiction 2007.
Author description
ALI SMITH's works of fiction include the novel Hotel World, which was short-listed for both the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize and won the Encore Award and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Award, and The Accidental, which won the Whitbread Award and was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction. Her story collections include Free Love, which won a Saltire Society First Book of the Year Award and a Scottish Arts Council Award, The Whole Story and Other Stories, and How to be Both, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction in 2015. Born in Inverness, Scotland, Smith lives in Cambridge, England.
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General Fields

  • : 9781921351105
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : October 2007
  • : 199mm X 133mm X 12mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Ali Smith
  • : 224