Diary takes the form of a 'coma diary' kept by one Misty Tracy Wilmot as her husband lies senseless in hospital after a suicide attempt. Once she was an art student dreaming of creativity and freedom; now, after marrying Peter at art school and ...
being brought back to once quaint, now tourist-overrun Waytansea Island, she's been reduced to the condition of a resort hotel maid. Peter, it turns out, has been hiding rooms in houses he's refurbished and scrawling vile messages all over the walls. Angry homeowners are suing, and Misty's dreams of artistic greatness are in ashes. But then, as if possessed by the spirit of Maura Kinkaid, a fabled Waytansea artist of the nineteenth century, Misty begins painting again, compulsively. The canvases are taken away by her mother-in-law and her doctor, who seem to have a plan for Misty - and for all those annoying tourists...
come al solito una buona lettura firmata Palahniuk! densa di riferimenti che fanno riflettere, una bella metafora sul rapporto arte e sofferenza. molto bella la resa dell'eterno ritorno, e anche la tecnica narrativa è diretta e pungente. la storia
..." in sé a mio avviso è un po' sfumata nei dettagli, affannandosi a terminare nelle ultime pagine, dopo una buona parte intermedia molto lenta.Continua...Nascondi
I was given this by a friend who has previously let me down with his recommendations....However, i gave it/him the benefit of the doubt when he told me that Chuck Palahnick also wrote Fight Club. Although I was intrigued to find out the fate of
..." Misty Wilmot, why her abilty to paint was important and what the title of the book had to do with anything, in hindsite I wasn't entirely bowled over by this story. If I had to make a positive comment I would say the twsits within the book are clever ....but unfotunalty I blame my stubburness to finish a book as the only reason why I actually managed to reach these twists. Continua...Nascondi