If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things

Average vote of 187
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Risky in conception, hip and yet soulful, this is a prose poem of a novel -- intense, lyrical, and highly evocative -- with a mystery at its center, which keeps the reader in suspense until the final page. In a tour de force that could be described a ...Continua
Ha scritto il 26/05/11
Excessively poetic.
The decision to reveal the "big incident" at the end of the book is counter-productive: at that point I had already figured out what was going to happen - and was actually expecting something more (an alien abduction, maybe?).
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 28/01/10
a 'visual' book, the prose is not narrative, it's like watching the scene yourself, you can imagine the camera moving in and out the houses on the street. Loved it.
Ha scritto il 27/09/09
I loved the broken style it was written in.
Ha scritto il 02/07/08
A Natural Progression of Stream of Consciousness
Jon McGregor has created a work which is Joyceian in style. Rather than focusing on one person in one day, like Ulysses, this is the tale of one event and several people. This brings a much more developed description of life, as it pinpoints every da
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 22/09/06
It's been a while since I read this, but I remember being blown away. Good candidate for a re-read soon...
  • 3 mi piace

Ha scritto il Dec 04, 2009, 20:57
All the emails I get these days start with sorry but I've been so busy, and I don't understand how we can be so busy and then have nothing to say to each other.
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