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Ilie Ruby's Reviews

Reviews of Ilie’s Work

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Sep.01.2012
Published by Los Angeles Review
It is charged with emotional violence and a depth of loss, unapologetically the framework of a great redemption. Ruth becomes the narrator readers are able to believe implicitly...
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Sep.01.2012
Published by Kirkus Reviews
  When a blue moon rises, mistakes can be undone, lost children can find their homes, and sea lions can shed their skins. The selkie myth lies at the heart of Ruby’s (...
Aug.22.2010
Published by USA TODAY
Ghost stories, at least in Hollywood, are often either comedies or horrors, but Ilie Ruby's haunting debut novel, The Language of Trees, borrows its spirits from the Seneca...
Jul.26.2010
Published by Harper Collins
"Ilie Ruby's THE LANGUAGE OF TREES should come with a warning label: this book will cause sleep deprivation. First, you will not be able to rest until you finish reading, but even...
The Language of Trees
Jun.21.2010
Published by Publishers Weekly
Painter and short story writer Ruby debuts with a haunting, lyrical novel of love, loss, and second chances set in upstate New York and greatly informed by the Seneca Indians,...
The Language of Trees
Jun.21.2010
Published by Publishers Weekly
Painter and short story writer Ruby debuts with a haunting, lyrical novel of love, loss, and second chances set in upstate New York and greatly informed by the Seneca Indians,...