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The Icarus Girl
The Icarus Girl

More by user: B4nafter
Created: 6th Nov 2008
Modified: 6th Nov 2008
Helen Oyeyemi
A story about family secrets that will haunt the book's sensitive protagonist, Jessamy Harrison, a British girl born to a father and mother. Her parents take her to stay with family in Nigeria for the summer and at her grandfather's compound, she encounters TillyTilly, a mysterious girl who seems to know everything about Jess and who, Jess realizes, is not visible to anyone else. 

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