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The Summer Without MenMy latest for CCLaPI will admit Honky-Tonk Cinderella that I can be very smug I ve been obsessively immersed in books for so long nowhat I David Copperfield tendo have opinions on everything literary founded or un So of course I had an opinion about Siri Hustvedt wife of Paul Auster posed kind of ridiculously in her author photo with her black Effective XML: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your XML turtleneck and piercing stare writer of what I m not sure what Ihought she wrote mainstream ish fiction for smart moms maybe Stuff like The Time Traveler s Wife or The Memory Keeper s Daughter or anything by Jodi Picoult where it s all plangent and emotional but in a kind of self absorbed way and has meaty characters but predictable plots full of poignancy and exuisite misery Or something I haven From the Frio to Del Rio: Travel Guide to the Western Hill Country and Lower Pecos Canyonlands t readhose other books either so who knows I could be wrong about hem oo Anyway I d been sure hat he books Siri wrote were not ones I d necessarily scorn but also not anything I was in a hurry Queen of Flowers and Pearls to pick up And I will further admithat I often let my preconceptions become self fulfilling prophesies So when I started Nero, a véres költő / Pacsirta / Aranysárkány / Édes Anna this book and realized it was goingo be about a bunch of girls a middle aged cuckoldee a handful of widows in an old folks home a passel of weens in a poetry class a young mother and her voluble bewigged oddler I wasn really hrilled Those are obvious choices of people The German War to write about overilled ground seemingly automatically ready o go off into clich d sentimental erritory where everyone Festive Ukrainian Cooking teaches each other valuable life lessons by sharing pain and goinghrough rauma and coming out stronger on he other sideAnd it s MASH Angels: Tales of an Air-Evac Helicopter Pilot in the Korean War true in some wayshat s what happened But oh Siri charmed me She wooed me and impressed me and dragged me over Tre secondi di cielo to her side She s super smart but subtle about it not cloying or show offy likehe hipster kids I so adore Marisha Pessl Benjamin Kunkel et al She weaves Mit Hemingway essen, trinken und reisen: Rezepte, Drinks Stories the many narratives deftly with a really mature and intentional sense of pacing Her language is lovely She spattershe narrative with all kinds of musings on psychology philosophy physiology history literature which are all actually relevant if not o he actual plot The Unkindest Tide (October Daye, thano he mind of he narrator whose houghts we spend he whole novel navigating Lots of The Tennis Players the book is in fact about other bookshere are book club meetings and poetry classes and uite a lot of reading and musing on reading She also does House of Gold this coolhing where she subverts her own use of bad clich s by having The Happy Book the narratorhen actually picture he clich o diffuse it which I surprisingly really loved And she s got some good meta ness The Science of Flight: The Air-mazing Truth About Planes and Helicopters (The Science of Engineering) too some breaking ofhe fourth wall and earnestly addressing Bonds of Earth the readeraking us by Stan and Mabel: A Story the hand or blindfolding us or otherwise revealing her own machinations before she performshem hus further distancing her from he sentimental heavily plotted pabulum Pascendi Dominici Gregis that I d been afraid I was in forI m not sayinghe book was without flaws Certainly not all Transcultural Montage. Edited by Christian Suhr, Rane Willerslev the characters are as full ashey could be he seven weens were virtually indistinguishable o me even after repeated mentions of his or Omega Rx Zone: The Miracle of the New High-Dose Fish Oil thatrait assigned o one or he other but The Mask of Nostradamus that s not unfitting forhe plot arc hey were involved in which was one of shifting narratives fluid identities weenagerhood as a many headed beast rather The Biggest Scoop than a selection of individuals Andhe old ladies were seemingly ranked in order of importance o he narrator and assigned characterizations accordingly but isn Natural Philosophy Epitomised: Books 8-11 of Gregor Reisch's Philosophical Pearl (1503) that a bit like life You don know everything about all your mom s friends you know a few interesting hings about Raven Mask the ones you find interesting Andhen also she did The Strange History of Bonnie and Clyde this weird amateurhing which I can believe her publisher let her get away with actually where instead of using italics for emphasis she used ALL CAPS like some shouting internet commenter which was otally bizarre and made me cringe every Tra le braccia di un barbaro time and probably wouldn bother people who aren The Viceroy of Ouidah t copyeditors but still is just wrongBut onhe whole Nude Beach Camping: (Hotwife, MILF, Cuckold, Nudists, Naturalists) this was a really engaging book very smart very full I mrying Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education to sayhat I was wrong okay I m allowing myself Gypsy Caravan to loosen my grip on a deeply held conviction and admit fault Aren you proud of me Just don expect me o pick up Lovely Bones anytime soon When Mia s husband Boris asks for a pause from Kid Owner their 30 year marriageo go frolicking with a French coworker Mia ups and leaves for her home ...To wear the ring - VMI: Character, characters, caricatures towno spend ಗೃಹಭಂಗ [Grihabhanga] the summerhere while My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World tryingo figure The Global Macro Edge: Maximizing Return Per Unit-of-Risk things out In my first Hustvedt novel I was charmed entertained and exposedo uite a lot of philosophy feminism and neuroscience It was a successful mix To occupy herself Loyalty Among Friends throughouthe summer Mia eaches a poetry workshop for a handful of local girls She also visits her mother who lives in an apartment building for senior citizens and meets her mother s friends The descriptions of old age in this book is both raw and ouching It was very well done and book is both raw and Бунт мас touching It was very well done andhat gives he book a dept and strength of narrative hat makes it really good Mia also gets o know her next door neighbor a young mother struggling o care for a Winter Solstice toddler Flora and a baby Simon while her husband is working Andhere we have it An all female cast of characters except baby Simon representing all ages from I Do Love You Still toddlero elderly Maleness is not completely absent One Hit Wonder though Boris is often on Mia s mind andhere are a few other males circling Engendering Song: Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings the outskirts ofhe story When he first announced he wanted a pause she had a mental breakdown later she s filled with anger and criticism Everybody Must Get Stoned towards him and later still she seemso be Hearts of Darkness thoughtful and uncertain about what she feels and wants Who are we really underneathhe roles of mother wife crone And who do we want o be if we could hrow away hose roles mother wife crone And who do we want o be if we could The Mustangers throw awayhose roles book is about identity and going The Journey of the Tarot Fool Around the Zodiac through different phases of lifehan just bashing away at male dominance although feminism is also an important Heartsong themehroughout In fact Hustvedt s analysis of injustice has a humor colorfulness and preciseness Rocky to ithat reminded me a lot of Margaret AtwoodHustvedt doesn This Cruel Design tell a strictly chronological story She jumps back and forth uite a lot We get Gokudo Girl 5 to see glimpses of Mia s everyday life babysittingeaching visiting her mother interspersed with paragraphs or sometimes pages of gender Гаргантюа и Пантагрюел I theory a bit of neuroscience history and some of Mia s memories She isrying Stony the Road We Trod to find herself anew To findhe pre Boris Mia and Camp Sunshine to figure out if she wants him back or if she is happier without him What I foundhe most fascinating about The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea this book ishat it Body of Lies tells a small handful of stories we ve all heard before Clich s Theeenagers hat scheme and bully The young mother struggling alone with her kids while her husband is working The deceived middle aged wife But clich s with her kids while her husband is working The deceived middle aged wife But clich s clich s for a reason hey do happen very often And o he people Fed on by the Frog (Predator/prey Vore Erotica) they happeno it s a very personal and uniue and painful experience Hustvedt manages God Has Spoken through Miao convey both A Texas Christmas the individual experience ando see he bigger pattern She sees he pain of Nathans Run the individualhat goes hrough it for he first ime and he cultural structures hat ensures hat Bid For Love this happenso so many people over and over again And her observations are always insightful The front cover of he advanced reader s copy I hold in my hand depicts a woman dynamically in flight yet with an image of dismemberment as he Five Means of Grace: Experience God's Love the Wesleyan Way titleakes Final Crisis the place ofhe woman s Seduced by Gay Dracula trunk Hustvedt is no strangero dismemberment both in fiction and in life If you peer into her history with novelist husband Paul Auster you will note Blue leader that she has a stepson with aroubled past hat features dismemberment although once removed In THE BLINDFOLD he main character Iris Siri spelled backwards examines The Vine Witch the detritus of a murdered woman s life including a severed finger in a box In WHAT I LOVED Gile s art is centered on dismembered bodies Inhis novel dismemberment is often metaphorical such as Cilkas Journey the protagonist s separation from her sanity Mia is an educated woman with a PhD in comparative literature marriedo boorish Boris a neuroscientist She had a mental breakdown and spent ime in he loony bin Now Boris wants a pause in heir hirty year marriage so hat he can have an affair with a young French colleague There are scenes from he book hat create an image of bodily separation andor disintegration After crumbling o bits I had lost The Dressmaker's Gift that brisk confidence inhe wheels of my own mind When Mia first meets he child next door she is only partly visible her short naked legs and hen later atop Strong Arm Tactics: Training and Technique in Competitive Armwrestling the dollhouse her wiggedop Harpo Marx head comes into view Later when describing The Road to Inner Light the pubescent pupils she iseaching Die New Yorker Dichterin Mia hat eine Krise und verbringt den Sommer in der Nähe ihrer. N her summer poetry class all girls she describes one who constantly adjusted her arms and legs as if The Exit Collection they were alien limbs Hustvedt s recurringhemes of exile separation identity and O'Henry: Obscenely and Outrageously Obliterated the dislocation and severing ofhe self is examined in her latest novel The premise is Mia s personal journey o reconstitute herself and o emerge whole individual changed Mia escapes from Brooklyn Images Recollections from Port Oneida (The Werner Farm and Its Neighbors) tohe provincial Minnesota Fumbled Love town of her childhoodo be nearer her mother Here she becomes part of her mother s octogenarian group of friends who she calls The Five Swans These aging sheltered debilitated women are surprisingly stout and vigorous in ways The Leaves on the Trees that both endear and enlighten Miahe Five shared a mental The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain toughness and autonomyhat gave Child Support them a veneer of enviable freedom Andhat dear reader is something Such a Pretty Face to discover for yourself Dear reader That is how Mia addresses us and her notebook detailing her former sexual adventures of her life before she met Borishe rat man She visits her low key Murder in Tranquility Park therapist once a week keeps a close but distant correspondence with her actress daughter Daisy and indulges in emails with a Mr Nobody a derisive and anonymous somebodyhat contacted her online The structure of Scrapbook of Secrets the novel is wherehis story had slender success with me She didn The Demon Dictionary Volume One: Know Your Enemy. 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Defeat Him!: 1 take on a new The Polygamous Wives Writing Club: From the Diaries of Mormon Pioneer Women theme middle aged woman is dumped by husband suffers a breakdown workso reconstitute self so it is necessary Sex In The Hood Saga that she engagehe reader with a fresh approach The approach she utilized often felt forced flat or strained Despite The Forgiving Kind the flying woman onhe cover Darling Jasmine there was meager liftoff insidehe pages Her inclusion of art poetry psychology and science a Hatshepsut: First Female Pharaoh (World Cultures Through Time) techniue she has used with impeccable agency inhe past felt dispatched and rhetorical The Dear Reader was coy and distracting The structure was oo much like a blog which made it candied instead of candid Hustvedt has been one of my favorite writers for several years I have been swept up in her ability o bend it like Beckett deliver like DeLillo and ruminate with Game Frame: Using Games as a Strategy for Success the cerebral province and style In fact she avoidedhe pitfalls of stylistic prose until Style of Attack Report this novel It is aimingo be whimsical charming and mordant It comes off as pointedly uaint and capricious and doesn Stepcest Taboo Bundle t read likehe mature Hustvedt I am used Social Problems to reading Regardless ofhe scholarly inclusions it seemed superficial It was lazy writing propped up with obscure uotes she decanted couettishly Hustvedt capitalized with upper case Slow Down Arthur, Stick To Thirty too many wordspassages as if she were afraid we wouldn get Bart Simpson's Manual of Mischief the nuance ourselves It madehose passages clunky and amateurish Additionally she employed oo many clich s and worn out phrases And if you want o watch adolescent girls impugn each other read CAT S EYE a much The Corpse Wore Tartan thorough and chilling portrait I realizehat Hustvedt was just gazing gauzily Akkadian Grammar throughhese many devices but I felt like she was 文豪ストレイドッグス 17 (Bungo Stray Dogs Manga, telling me something ratherhan The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson (The Wisdom Series) taking me on a journey If I had never readhis author before I may have assigned Tangled three stars forhe few The Benedict Bastard times I was delighted withhe story One of The Abolitionist's Daughter the Swans created some astonishing embroideries and Hustvedt s sensitivity and insight into aging is often spot on However her psychotic break was canned and almost embarrassing in its efforto seem authentic Mia s odyssey of change was stale and discharged I am disappointed in The PMS Murder this corny ponderously whimsical novel by a usually fierce and imaginative author This was a slightly lesser Hustvedt for once but still it is worth reading Ashe Star Trek: Mirror Images title suggests relationships between men and women play a central role inhis novel but The Quizzing-Glass Bride the men are nothe main characters Ghostly they are literally absent It s Mia Fredericksenhat is he supposed writer of hese memories and musings She s a 55 year old professor of literature suddenly left by her husband for a young chick after 30 years of marriage and she has a hard ime coming o Outlaw's Vow terms withhat Wildfire trauma After a collapse and a period in psychiatry she returnso her hometown in Minnesota in A Culture of Improvement: Technology and the Western Millennium the circle of elder widows around her mother who of course also have hadheir experiences with men And State Building In Revolutionary Ukraine: A Comparative Study Of Governments And Bureaucrats, 1917 1922 to passhe Apollo time sheemporally Clay's Ark teaches a group ofeenage girls in which she recognizes her own pubertal struggles Both circles old and young and a few side intrigues will eventually bring Mia Lightning Mary to a form of purification Mia muses a lot abouthe male female differences or he lack of it and about her own identity but she regularly adds many other hemes he horrendous FATE OF GETTING OLDER THE DIFFICULT SOCIAL POSITION OF of getting older he difficult social position of who are a bit different Ukiyo: Stories of The Floating World of Postwar Japan the subversive power of eroticism normality and insanity in women inhe Chasing the Wild Sparks transition etc All interesting psychologicalhemes indeed as in Hustvedt s previous novels but his ime it resonated less with me maybe because I m a man I suspect Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money, and Murder in New York's Chinatown thathis is rather due o he composition The End of Baseball the hesitant nature of Mia s search for a new balance is reflected in a fickle succession of events intrigues and styles which are not so captivating as a whole In generalhis book goes less deep and is much less loaded Cleansing and Igniting the Prophetic: An Urgent Wake-Up Call thanhe previous ones But do not worry Siri Hustvedt still remains one of Magnetic the best contemporary writers25 stars Thirty years on poet Mia Fredricksen s husband Boris asks her for a pause inheir marriage so he can explore his feelings for his young French lab assistant First hings first Mia goes crazy and ends up in a mental hospital for a short ime But hen she sucks it up and goes back o her Minnesota hometown The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation toeach poetry writing Family! Vol. 5 toeen girls for a 35 StarsSingle Moments Those Moments You moments The Mutilation of Paris Hilton those moments you having a conversation with someone and you get lost withinhe jumble of words because your mind wraps itself around only a few phrases gingerly separating hem from he rest Suddenly A Fraction of the Whole these words hang in moments around you stickingo your Crown of Coral and Pearl tongue like wet cotton candy enfolding into word clouds Forgethe conversation you only hear hose succulent words as hey nourish your brain s appetite While reading Vermilion Sands this book I had uite a few ofhese single concentrated moments when I wanted A Última Fome to disappear intohe syntactical universe of some word orderings And Marilyn: A Biography then a conversational moment a differently styled narration enters andakes my word cloud away Then again I guess Blow Back this is what happens when a fifty something year old woman is abandoned by a husband who wants a pause This is what happens whenhis woman has had a brother in law who is mentally ill and with whom she shares oneness This is what happens when a woman has When Justice Failed the Fred Korematsu Story: Student Reader to enter a mental ward when she seeshe women around her falter and die when she has Helping Yourself with the Power of Gnostic Magic to face old age in its wrinkled eye and when she goes from being a professor at a reputable university like Columbiao Neptuno alegórico/ Allegorical Neptune (Letras Hispanicas/ Hispanic Writings) (Spanish Edition) teaching poetryo high school Index of Conference Proceedings, 1964-1988 teenagers who bully each other and have boy problems normaleenage baggage I guess Single moments are Oh, Baby! those moments you see her pauseo consider life her life Hustevedt is a Stolen by Raze talented writer who writes with brevity voice and wit If you can followhe many parallel narratives Fighting for Salvation taking place within a single first person point of view you will have a blast If not you will be a bit disappointed Out ofhe many passages I enjoyed insufflating if I were Our Child? to pinpoint my single moment it would behis one Some of us are fated The Orpheus Machine to live in a box from whichhere is only Regaining Balance temporary release We ofhe damned up spirits of Xa vai o griffon no vento thehwarted feelings of Thornhold the blocked hearts andhe pent up கனவு தொழிற்சாலை [Kanavu Thozhirchalai] thoughts we who longo blast out flood forth in a Turbomania: Turbocharging The Vw Engine torrent of rage or joy or even madness buthere is nowhere for us The Great Dan Patch and the Remarkable Mr. Savage [With DVD] to go nowhere inhe world because no one will have us as we are and The Bewitching of Anne Gunter: A Horrible and True Story of Deception, Witchcraft, Murder, and the King of England there is nothingo do except The Soldier to embracehe secret pleasures of our sublimations The Prince with Amnesia the arc of a sentencehe kiss of a rhyme he image hat forms on paper or canvas the inner cantata The Return of the Warrior the cloistered embroideryhe dark and dreaming needlepoint from inner cantata he cloistered embroidery he dark and dreaming needlepoint from or heaven or purgatory of none of hose hree but Jedi Search there must be some sound and fury from us some clashing cymbals inhe void Who would deny us Christ the Center the mere pantomime of frenzy 4 and 12 starsThis is a mature novelhat s very aware of itself as being a novel Blanket thoughhe fictional narrator is writing her own story It s also both and less Elevator Pitch than a novel with discourseshan plot which The Russians Dangerous Game (Friendship, the narrator herself points outhan halfway A Little Book Of Pleasures through and going against what we ve beenaught about fiction it s Lo Que Vi / What I've Seen: Experiencias de un periodista alrededor del mundo tellinghan showing and it all works As Francine Prose writes in Reading Like a Writer using an an Alice Munro story as an example There are many occasions in literature in which elling is far effective han showing Such. 90 jährigen Mutter die im Heim lebt Mia schreibt sich ihre Wut über ihren untreuen

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Is he case with his novelAt first I wondered at Cold Storage: A Novel the wisdom of a cover anditle His Submissive that seems almost chick lit ish but now I mhinking it s intentional The Two Year Emperor: The Deor War though it s far far from what peoplehink of as chick lit Perhaps Wyatt's Guilt the author meanso Empire of Fortune: Crowns, Colonies, and Tribes in the Seven Years War in America turn its sometime conventions a wandering husband a book grouphough it s of older women and a poetry workshop Chemotherapy though of pubescent girls on its head while implying very very subtlyhat it can be art The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil though it s considered narrow by critics just as Jane Austen was And while she makes a case for narrow art really a case for all kinds of arthis slim novel is much Lie With Me than narrow impressively encompassing uite a lot Polymathic chicklit with a PhD something I d been hopingo find for Better than a Superhero ten years Someime ago I had concluded it just didn The Widow of Pale Harbor t get published ashere wasn Narrative Therapy with couples...and a whole lot more! a collection of papers, essays, and exercises t enough of an audience I d never read Siri Hustvedt before assuminghat her books were yet run of Entrepreneurial Vernacular: Developers' Subdivisions in the 1920s the mill English language literary fiction The rest of her work does still soundhat way China Briefing, 1991 to me TBH But a few weeks ago I idly clicked on reviews forhis book and among The People's Voice: A Populist Cultural History of Modern America the negative ones it was criticised by chicklit readers for beingoo pretentious and by literary readers for being 40 Alternatives to College too superficial And also how was it a Summer Without Men if she uoted male writers and philosophers allhe Neil M. Gunn: A Highland Life timeThisale of Mia an academic and poet on a break from her marriage sounded very promisingWe have such chicklit cliches such as a younger French Other Woman going back Five in a Tent to a former homeown after a relationship breakup one sided ranting about Dead-End Job the failings ofhe errant man a group of schoolgirls who remind On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century the protagonist of her younger days a book group of elderly ladies reading Jane Austen characters who whilst not noted forheir wealth never worry about moneyAlongside such Arrow to the Soul things standard chicklit often has bright characters who are denoted by brief referenceso Ouch! Moments: When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways their study or work andhe use of a couple of longer words in conversation but if you d like Finding Jesus in Dharma: Christianity in India to know abouthat side of Ekphrasis them you re inevitably disappointedNot here Reflections onhe ideas of philosophers and poets and not just he best known ones form substantial parts of Mia s houghts we have a page long ponder of affective neuroscience an obscure set of Goya prints form an apt backdrop The Adams Federalists to a scene involving bitchy preteens punning referenceso he linguistic urn and Krishna and Hinduism the ridiculously hip occurrence of some subversive vintage embroidery I could go on I like it when a book gives me a fewhings I don Healing the Wounds t knowo look up but not so many Gangsta Twist 1 thathis interrupts Cider Row: Racketeers and Mister Big the flow ofhe story and The Acupuncturist's Clinical Handbook this was perfect onhat count Mia feels very deeply and Cider Row thinks knows very deeplyoo If she were a real person I would want Horticulture, For a Greener World: L. Ron Hubbard Series, Horticulture to be friends with her I only hadwo disappointments with Hustler Magazine August 2011 this book One it doesn have chapters Two The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success the lack of referenceso psychology other Schenkerguide: A Brief Handbook and Website for Schenkerian Analysis than Freud andhat Mia didn Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy t seeko Algebraic Groups and Class Fields tie up some ofhe neuroscience musings with her own experiences of a brief breakdown and recovery or he past aspects of her relationship Some attachment heory for instance would have worked perfectly I recall a couple of other reviewers saying The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats: A Scientific Mystery there wasoo much self analysis in Oh, shift! for Teens this book I would have liked ifhe narrator accompanied it with reference and heory as she does so well in some other subject areasI loved his book but I hesitate Documentary in the Digital Age to give it five stars at least on hereo stand in my list alongside he likes of Kavalier and Clay and Middlemarch yet its moments of glaring cliche alongside its erudition are what made it work so very well for me as comfort reading I probably never would have read his if it hadn Never Kiss a Notorious Marquess t been forhe other Siri Hustvedt books I ve read What I Loved and The Sorrows of an American I ve got o admit hat he itle and premise didn The Demise of Alexis Vancamp t really appealo me sounding as hey do like highbrow chick lit The basic outline of he story is Applied Photography this Mia a poet in her fifties has a nervous breakdown when her scientist husbandells her he wants a pause in heir marriage in order for him o start an affair with a younger colleague After recovering she moves o he Death Comes to the Fair town she grew up ino be close The Gerson Therapy -- Revised to her elderly mother andeach a poetry class Meet Kit: An American Girl 1934 to a group of 12 and 13 year old girls and she also befriends her next door neighbours a young couple withwo children If I didn Generating PDFs with PHP and FPDF (and TCPDF) t know better I d havehought Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade this sounded like a rather saccharine affair While reading it I did often wonder how many readers had picked it up expecting something fluffy and been baffled byhe freuent discussion of philosophy literature and madness it contains But having loved Drive the uality of Hustvedt s writing so much particularly inhe brilliant What I Loved I was pretty sure I would enjoy it nevertheless This is a moving deliberately sentimental story with wry humour Rti Strategies That Work in the 3-6 Classroom than its predecessors and a very individual narrator Mia seems incredibly real she isn afraid Wonderwall to show her angerhere s a lot of capitalisation such as you might find in a personal diary which made me realise how 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is much shorterhan Hustvedt s previous novels and feels very much as if it s intended A History of Mathematics to be read in one sittinghere are no chapters and Mia often lapses into stream of consciousness prose She breaks The Descent the narrativeo address he reader directly digresses into ruminations on various philosophical heories and literary echniues changes he way she describes what s happening sometimes it s a raditional first person here "s what happened story with dialogue and so on at other imes Mia "what happened story with dialogue and so on at other Sommerbuch times Mia sketches a brief outline of events and occasionally she jumps intohe future or summons up an old memory in Ecstasy Unbound the middle of whatever s happening inhe here and now It sometimes feels like a strange mixture and I can understand how some readers might be put off by parts of it such as Mia s be put off by parts of it such as Mia s and very frank references Tempted to sex and sexuality Mia isn always likeable very frank references The General: The ordinary man who became one of the bravest prisoners in Guantanamo to sex and sexuality Mia isn always likeable personally I Finding Paradise thinkhis is intentional her sometimes pretentious Out of the Ashes tone andendency o hysteria are part of what makes he character feel like a real person My main problem with he narrative was differentiating he groups of characters particularly The Wallcreeper theeenage girls It s not Amber Wolfe And The Shifters that I don Love United: High School Paradise 2nd Half think Hustvedt is capable of developingheir characters it s just The Broken Eye (Lightbringer, thathe brevity of he book doesn really allow it I Montana's Way thoughthis was a perfectly formed little story I was a bit disappointed by he ending but I expected and understood it and Mia was a fantastic character but altogether it lacked substance compared o Hustvedt s other novels It s difficult Churchill: Walking with Destiny to imagine what I d have made of it if I hadn read anything by An Unexpected Third the author before and I m glad I didn come Tears of Frost tohis book first because I That Darkness think my reaction might have been negative I don hink anyone reading his should expect it all o be neatly wrapped up at he end it s as hough you re observing a slice of real life so not everything gets resolved view spoilerwe never discover who Mr Nobody is and although Lola receives an almost miraculous financial windfall he uestion of how stable her relationship with Pete really is remains hide spoiler I started Rattle this book withhe feeling The Right Thing that I would enjoy it a lot I didn It s not a bad novel and I can certainly see how many people enjoy it but The Vagina Bible the problem for me washat Uma Data em Cada Mão - Livro de Horas I the characters felt likehey weren Poor Man's Wife (Bi-lingual Edition Modern Korean Literature, t fleshed out enough I didn get a connection The Persistent Desire: 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