Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
"How to Spoil a Good Plot" a dissertation in form of a novel titled "Bliss" by Peter Carey. Synopsis:Take a great idea. The apparent death and unexpected resuscitation of the main character would do.Develop the aforementioned great idea a step forward. The main character thinking that he actually di...
Opening: KNOCKING AT THE HELLGATE: Harry Joy was to die, three times, but it was his first death which was to have the greatest effect on him, and it is this first death which we shall now witness.I am not supposed to be reading this now as there are many others in the queue that should take priorit...
My favorite novel, [author: Ken Grimwood]'s [book: Replay] begins with the main character dying of a heart attack, then returning to life which forces him to examine what his past life had been and what he should do given this second chance. In Bliss, Harry Joy also dies at the very first page, but ...