If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
Publish date: August 5th 2002
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
bookshelves: summer-2011, published-2002, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, booker-longlist Read from August 24 to September 01, 2011 ** spoiler alert ** Yay - one penny hardback LARGE PRINT version. Sometimes I don't pull the short straw. Stamped 'withdrawn' from Gateshead Libraries.If you listen, ...
I love Jon McGregor's writing; his observations are so perfect you are absorbed before you've even realised it. Accessible and intelligent, and very moving.
This is an unforgettable book, much for the lyrical and poignant way it is written as anything. I love to read this kind of literary fiction and the author has a rare talent for making the ordinary extraordinary; the small everyday events becoming charged with an electric significance due to a trag...
Yay - one penny hardback LARGE PRINT version. Sometimes I don't pull the short straw. Stamped 'withdrawn' from Gateshead Libraries.If you listen, you can hear it.If I started listing the glorious quotes then nearly the whole book would have to be quoted
If you start into this book looking for a conventional, plot-driven story, you might be disappointed. This is more like a motion picture put in words, exquisitely recording one summer day in the life of one unremarkable neighborhood in Northern England. As you watch the various residents going thr...
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