Carry Me Down

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故事發生在八零年代的愛爾蘭,一個十一歲的男孩John與他的父母、祖母同住,他想得太多、他問太多問題,他花太多的時間凝視這個世界給他的感覺。John總覺得自己是一個成熟的大人住在一個小孩的身體中,他覺得他與這個世界格格不入。不過他對於健力士公司出版《金氏世界紀錄大全》(Guinness Book of Records)書籍的著迷,讓他發現他具有一個與他人不同的天賦,那就是他可以清楚的判別大人是否在說謊。透過十二歲小孩的口吻與視界說出他的故事;故事內容充滿著荒誕的戲劇張力,卻也充滿了家庭成員之間的感 ...Continua
Tracy W
Ha scritto il 14/10/07
Shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize, M.J. Hyland's Carry Me Down is, in my view, much better than the Prize winner, The Inheritance of Loss. Set in Ireland in the 1970s, the novel is about a ordinary Irish family of three struggling with povert...Continua
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Seungyiiii
Ha scritto il 19/05/07
I were attracted by the introduction at the back of the book when I saw it in a sale in the airport. Apparently, it is also shortlisted for the Man Booker Price. However, it isn't as good as I thought it will be. Frankly, I don't recommend the book b...Continua

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