The Sea

Average vote of 492
| 8 total contributions of which 6 reviews , 2 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Max Morden has reached a crossroads in his life, and is trying hard to deal with several disturbing things. A recent loss is still taking its toll on him, and a trauma in his past is similarly proving hard to deal with. He decides that he will return ...Continua
Laura N
Wrote 4/3/13
What a magnificent book, I am glad my library has one copy of this unforgettable book. This is the story of Max Morden who, while he is mourning the loss of his wife, remembers his childhood in a seaside town. These flashbacks don't many any breaks i...Continua
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[3.5 stars] I’m a bit disappointed when reading this Booker-winning novel. The narrator murmurs throughout the whole novel about his past, on the target of his childhood sexual fantasy, on his daughter who, alas, isn’t quite beautiful though smart, a...Continua
Sbarbosa
Wrote 8/14/08

Following a recommendation of a person who has a particular good taste for good literature. A very good surprise, intensely poetic.

Magdalene
Wrote 5/17/07

A very eloquent prose although not my favourite booker prize winner.

fruit
Wrote 4/14/07
A man who suffere from cancer murmuring all the way when he goes back to his childhood place

Davide Scafidi
Wrote Dec 30, 2017, 16:24
Durante l'infanzia la felicità era diversa. Allora era soprattutto una semplice questione di accumulazione, di afferrare cose- nuove esperienze, nuove emozioni- e applicarle come tante piastrelle lucide a quello che un giorno sarebbe diventato il pad...Continua
Davide Scafidi
Wrote Dec 30, 2017, 16:24
Quando scrutavo, pieno di desiderio, tra le nebbie dell' allora fin troppo reale, verso il presente beatamente immaginato, come ho già detto, potevo vedere il mio io futuro proprio così com'è: un uomo di interessi tranquilli e poca ambizione, seduto...Continua

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