The Sea

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まばゆい美しさの散文。見事に織りなされる人物描写。シンプルな語り。ジョン・バンヴィルの文章を形容する言葉はすべて肯定であり、中でも『The Sea』はこの作家のすばらしい資質が明白な作品だ。出版元は、この小説はブッカー賞候補にもなったこの作家の最高作と謳っている。その発言に少々の誇張があるとしても、完璧にバランスのとれた本書が彼の最も完成度の高い作品にあげられることには、否定の余地がない。 マックス・モーダンは人生の岐路に立っていて、いくつかの問題を解決しようとしている。彼は最近起きたある喪失 ...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
[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
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.

Wrote 5/17/07

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

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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