The Shipping News

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At thirty-six, Quoyle, a third-rate newspaperman, is wrenched violently out of his workaday life when his two-timing wife gets her just desserts. He retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, w ...Continua
Ha scritto il 25/09/14

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Ha scritto il 14/12/13
The writing was first class. I did at times want a little more action, but it was a pleasure to read. The images of Newfoundland were lyrically created and I believed the characters and all their foibles. A book to remember although not always easy t...Continua
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Ha scritto il 19/02/13
What is most compelling about The Shipping News and what really struck a chord for me when reading the novel is the unusual stylistic approach Proulx adopts when including in her narrative difficult topics such as incest, infidelity, and abuse. Not...Continua
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Ha scritto il 22/12/11

It's the third time I write this review...
It's a beautiful book!
Now I'm through with reviews.

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Ha scritto il 09/02/10
I find this book very very hard to review, as I found it so relaxing, so "real", so familiar that it would be like talking about a family member, someone you maybe don't meet too often but you can always feel comfortable with, somebody you can always...Continua

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