Our Lives as Kites

Our Lives as Kites What makes an artist tick go on and to use the dirty word create We enter the world of ballet through Yvonne Fillon a one time soloist ballerina who is on a journey of self discovery in rough wate
  • Title: Our Lives as Kites
  • Author: Marius Hancu
  • ISBN: 9781481161992
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Paperback
  • Our Lives as Kites
    What makes an artist tick, go on and, to use the dirty word, create We enter the world of ballet through Yvonne Fillon, a one time soloist ballerina who is on a journey of self discovery in rough waters We enter it during one of her days out in the outdoors, when she launches a kite and takes in everything from the wind and the clouds as a source for inspiration For, atWhat makes an artist tick, go on and, to use the dirty word, create We enter the world of ballet through Yvonne Fillon, a one time soloist ballerina who is on a journey of self discovery in rough waters We enter it during one of her days out in the outdoors, when she launches a kite and takes in everything from the wind and the clouds as a source for inspiration For, at the onset of middle age, she attempts to cross over into the even competitive world of choreography, her lifeline to staying in ballet.When, years later, success in this endeavor comes her way, it would seem strange to her that others envy her, either for her loves or for her dance pieces, for she knows the toll Still, Cain strikes Susie Crow, a former soloist with the Royal Ballet and Sadler s Wells Royal Ballet both of London , and a choreographer a very interesting read A Buildungsroman and a K nstlerroman in one, this is an impressionistically told, character driven novel 117,000 words.
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  • Marius Hancu

    Marius Hancu is the author of Our Lives as Kites and of Simon and Hiroko, two literary novels.Finds An interview with him at Julia Hones blog A review interview set in English with him at Amaranta s Laletricefelice Italian blog A review of Simon and Hiroko at Resa Nienaber s literary blog A review of Our Lives as Kites by Susie Crow, a former soloist with the Royal Ballet and Sadler s Wells Royal Ballet, and a choreographer, at Oxford Dance Writers his just beginning blog his facebook page and his tweets some of his over 9,000 posts on English grammar and style upon request, some of his over 1,500 posts as a Premier Member of the Chicago Manual of Style forum are availableNews a print paperback edition has become available for Our Lives as Kites a print paperback edition has become available for Simon and Hiroko.

  • 206 Comments

  • This is an amazing story about the life of Yvonne Fillon, her passion for ballet, her growing up to a soloist ballerina, her successes and her troubles.Her journey remains intense and interesting till the end Marius Hancu transports us effortlessly in time from Yvonne, the young student, to Yvonne, the mature choreographer, as well as in space from Montreal, Toronto, New York, to Nice, London, and Berlin The book is not just about ballet, it s about human life, showing Yvonne dealing with its ha [...]


  • I am not sure if the main character was strong enough for me Despite the ending or even likable or relatable enough for me to latch on to her journey personally I love the allegory of the kite and thought this was very poignant and well place in the framework I enjoyed the entering of the world of ballet and I though the authors immersion into this world was well formed, however I don t know if this world was interesting enough for the plot to be so partial throughout I felt in many instances th [...]



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