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The glimmer palace

by Beatrice Colin

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Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Motion picture industry,
  • Orphans,
  • History,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

  • About the Edition

    A literary historical novel about an orphan girl"s journey from poverty to film stardom, set against the grand backdrop of World War I Berlin, the cabaret era, the run-up to World War II, and the innovations in art and industry that accompanied it all.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published in hardcover by the same publisher.

    StatementBeatrice Colin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6103.O443 G55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination414 pages :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26334416M
    ISBN 101594483817
    ISBN 109781594483813
    OCLC/WorldCa268795935

    A celebration of cabaret in Berlin and the birth of cinema, set against the rise and fall of Germany between World War I and World War IIAs the clock chimed the turn of the twentieth century, Lilly Nelly Aphrodite took her first breath. The illegitimate, soon orphaned daughter of a cabaret performer. Buy The Glimmer Palace by Colin, Beatrice from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The Glimmer Palace: : Colin, Beatrice: Books/5(9).

      Gripping, seductive, and masterfully written, The Glimmer Palace is a page-turning story of glitter and splendor, drama and love, friendship and identity. The story of an extraordinary heroine living in an extraordinary time, it is vivid and surprising in its telling, intelligent and ambitious in its scope, sad and beautiful and unforgettable. Get this from a library! The glimmer palace. [Beatrice Colin; Justine Eyre] -- Lilly Nelly Aphrodite was born at the beginning of the twentieth century, illegitimate, orphaned daughter of a cabaret performer. She finds early refuge at a Berlin Catholic orphanage. She goes from.

      The Glimmer Palace – Book Review The Glimmer Palace by Beatrice Colin “The Glimmer Palace” is the story of Lilly Nelly Aphrodite, a young girl born illegitimately to a cabaret performer and a Bavarian count in Berlin in the first minutes of the year 1) Make sure your book is well-edited and proof-read multiple times. 2) Make sure your book cover is eye-catching and aesthetically pleasing compared to other books of the same genre. 3) Every day, imagine the success you want for yourself and your book. Imagine how the finished book looks and feels beneath your fingers, imagine the fresh ink /5.


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Oh yeah, it's also been published as The Glimmer Palace, I guess because The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite is a bit of a mouthful. I found it lurking in a discount book place for a couple of quid and, never Kind of surprised to see how bad some of the reviews for this are, as I enjoyed it a lot/5.

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Riverhead Books; Original edition (July 7, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 /5(21).

The Glimmer Palace [Colin, Beatrice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Glimmer Palace/5(21). The Glimmer Palace is one of those rare, immersive novels that fully transports the reader into a place and time far removed from this modern twenty-first century.

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Beatrice Colin's book took me back to Berlin at the beginning of the twentieth century, when that legendary city was blossoming and its film stars and cabaret performers were the most sought-after flowers of the entertainment world/5(5).

“The Glimmer Palace” opens at the turn of the 20th century and closes as Hitler prepares to start World War II. The Glimmer Palace. Written by Beatrice Colin Review by Laurel Corona. It’s impossible not to wish Lilly Nelly Aphrodite well.

The protagonist of The Glimmer Palace is a spirited, resourceful, and keen-eyed child who grows up parentless in Berlin during and after World War I.

Nothing lasts long enough for Lilly to feel any sense of security—not the orphanage where she is abandoned as a child, nor the. The Glimmer Palace; Buy this book. Covering the life of Lilly Nelly Aphrodite from the turn of the century until World War II, this overly familiar historical novel takes the listener inside the.

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Riverhead $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Born in Germany on DecemLilly Aphrodite is orphaned almost immediately: her. Beatrice Colin's irresistible novel, The Glimmer Palace, follows the eventful life of a Berlin orphan who becomes a rising star in the brand-new medium of the cinema.

Early 20th-century Berlin is just like Colin's engaging main character: anything it wants to be, and full of promise to be more.

THE GLIMMER PALACE is mostly well written but dark and depressing. Lilly and the other characters are never quite safe or happy or healthy; violence, fear and pain haunt them at every point in the tale.

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