Publish date: June 3rd 2005
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
audio book had a lovely rhythm to it, but it's one of those books that i'm going "i have no idea what this is about" the whole time.
This was a difficult book for me. The language and writing are in many ways beautiful and enthralling, but the simple fact was that I could not find any reason at all to like the main character. The book is very depressing as it flashes back and forth between a man who has just lost his wife to ca...
I can find no fault with the writing, but the story, while not really long, meandered too much and in the end, did not really have much of a point. I had to take breaks while reading this book, because I kept losing interest.Had the writing itself not been so strong, this would have been a 2 star b...
The Sea is a slim book. The final, single-sentence paragraph closes full stop on page 195. Slim, but not brief. Within its covers is an entire world, a world of one man’s memories of two deaths—one at the beginning of his life and the other in his old age. The book takes the form of a sort of memoir...
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