Swimming Home

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Swimming Home is a subversive page-turner, a merciless gaze at the insidious harm that depression can have on apparently stable, well-turned-out people. Set in a summer villa, the story is tautly structured, taking place over a single week in which a ...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/09/17

A peculiar, languid, summery short novel set in Nice. Did't convince me much.

Ha scritto il 27/07/17

A very peculiar book, summery, sad, languid and overall a bit too weird for me.

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Ha scritto il 30/03/13
Deborah Levy is an interesting writer. There is a visual quality to her work that makes the reader blink. Is this a novel or a film, we ask ourselves? Are we reading or watching? We become immobile in front of the screen of her set pieces, watching p...Continua
Matthew Crockatt
Ha scritto il 07/06/12
Swimming Home by Deborah Levy
Recently I've been suffering from a disease that will be familiar to most readers - post classic blues. In other words War and Peace is a hard act to follow. Whatever I picked up or considered as a next read seemed puny and insignificant. My scorn fo...Continua

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