The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

Book - 2018
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In an otherworldly story set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America, an amphibious man is discovered in the Amazon--and subsequently finds love within the human race.
Publisher: New York : Feiwel & Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781250165343
Characteristics: 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kraus, Daniel 1975-- Author


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Jul 18, 2018

I didn't really care for this book. For a story based on feelings, I didn't "feel" the characters. At times I felt like it was all over the place. Just jumping into the story line of each character without really knowing the why's of any of it.

Jun 19, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, all the characters are so richly portrayed you even end up liking, in a way, the crazy military man. I have not yet seen the the movie, but I feel like I will appreciate it alot more now that I've read the book.

Jun 01, 2018

Surprisingly good for a book "inspired by the movie". Thoroughly enjoyed reading it, and the movie probably made more sense since I had read the book.

May 10, 2018

I have not yet seen the current film of the same name, but am looking forward in seeing it. I did enjoy the book, and once I got into the pattern of writing, the story kept my interest and wanted to keep reading to see how it would end.
This is the first book I have read by these authors.

Jan 14, 2018

Note that this is "the novel of the idea that inspired the motion picture" and not the film. Also that del Toro is known for making films, not writing novels; but if it is like the film, this book should be at least interesting.


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