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A Spot of Bother - Mark Haddon
A Spot of Bother
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781415935033 (1415935033)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Edition language: English
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Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
3.5 "A Spot Of Bother" by Mark Haddon
"A Spot Of Bother" is a humane, humorous look a man slowly unravelling in retirement and the reaction of his family to his slide into mental illness. It gets us inside the heads of an older couple and their adult children, showing, with a mix of wit, acute social observation and admirable empathy, h...
XOX rated it
5.0 A strange family story
I read this a few years ago, and really couldn't remember the details. But if I gave it 5 stars, it is pretty good. I do remember a lot of guessing between characters. A mixed of misunderstanding and miscommunication make it an anxiety story over nothing. Not much really happened in the story b...
Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
3.5 Mark Haddons Nabelschau der Middleclass
Ich bin ja ein Fan von Mark Haddons Supergute Tage aber mit diesem Roman wurde ich einfach nicht ganz so warm, wie er es verdient hätte. Dabei kann ichs gar nicht so punktgenau fixieren, was mich gestört hat, denn der Autor kann wunderbar formulieren und auch Geschichten erzählen. Dieser unaufgeregt...
bookaneer rated it
3.0 "The whole business of being human just got messier and more complicated as you got older."
~~Moved from GR: down to 10/290!~~ A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon I picked up A Spot of Bother because of the delicious understatement of a title; it reminded me a bit of The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, and I'm an Anglophilic sucker for that form of humour. To me, it feels like a very ...
JulieM rated it
4.0 A Spot of Bother
Great narration by Simon Vance!
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