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Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World - Nell Stevens
Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World
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A whimsical blend of memoir and travelogue, laced with wry writing advice, Bleaker House is a story of creative struggle that brilliantly captures the self-torture of the writing life. Twenty-seven-year-old Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel, but life kept getting in the way. Then came... show more
A whimsical blend of memoir and travelogue, laced with wry writing advice, Bleaker House is a story of creative struggle that brilliantly captures the self-torture of the writing life. Twenty-seven-year-old Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel, but life kept getting in the way. Then came a game-changing opportunity: she won a fellowship that would let her spend th
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385541558 (0385541554)
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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learn by going
learn by going rated it
3.0 Bleaker Island, by Nell Stevens
Going to the ends of the earth (in this case, the Falklands) to write a novel in isolation, with no distractions, sounded like the kind of thing I might do (except for the novel part), which is why I was interested in reading Bleaker Island. Despite a charming start and some genuinely laugh out loud...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it
2.0 Bleaker House: Chasing My Novel to the End of the World
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/157729821208/bleaker-house-chasing-my-novel-to-the-end-of-theWhat a great title and promising concept. So much to get excited about in advance of even reading the first page. But then delving in, and feeling immersed, proves disappointing and not to be in the cards. Tr...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
When I first saw this book and read the blurb, I was definitely questioning how a person could spend three months by themselves on a cold island in the Falklands and have something to write a book about. Then I kept seeing all the literary e-mails I get talking about it and how good it was, etc. So,...
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