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The Giraffe's Neck: A Novel based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Frau Lohmark is dispassionate, a scientist. Her observations on humans around her invariably veer off course to natural processes such as evolution. But as this book rolls on, the need for Inge Lohmark's humanity to appear grows desperate, in the misfortune of a bullied student, a heartbroken colleague, a distant daughter. Lohmark must transcend her nature, but can she? In this reflection on science and womanness, Judith Schlansky creates a character that is intriguing yet offensive, and provides insights into biology that the reader will long remember