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The Affirmation - Christopher Priest
The Affirmation
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4.13 40
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780684816142 (0684816148)
Pages no: 213
Edition language: English
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5.0 Rattling SF: “The Affirmation” by Christopher Priest
“Living is not an art, but to write of life is. Life is a series of accidents and anticlimaxes, misremembered and misunderstood, with lessons only dimly learned. Life is disorganized, lacks shape, lacks story.”In “The Affirmation” by Christopher PriestA Priest book isn't just a (SF) book. It is the ...
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Peter Sinclair has broken up with his girlfriend, lost his job, and is miserable. He has moved from London to the country to renovate a house for a family friend while he tries to rebuild his life. He starts to write a book about... Peter Sinclair has won the lottery and left his home city of Jeth...
AC rated it
This is closer to 4 then 3 stars, but I've decided at this point - having just finished it -- to downgrade it. The book began with a brilliant and brilliantly inventive premise -- and carried it through 2/3rds of the way; but the author then couldn't see any clear resolution to it, and so began an e...
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5.0 The Affirmation (Gollancz)
This book resists all efforts to define and pin it down. I would say that essentially this is a story of a man and his troubled relationship with the people around him, in particular his lover Glacia, and most importantly his self. But there are elements and themes that one might well find in SF or ...
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