The Shipping News

A Novel

by | Publisher: Scribner
Average vote of 375
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When Quoyle's two-timing wife meets her just deserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyle's struggle
Ha scritto il 25/09/14
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
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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