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The Shipping News - Annie Proulx
The Shipping News
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9780007386819
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 The Shipping News (Proulx)
"Outside, an hour later, Quoyle at his fire, the aunt taking things out of the food box; eggs, a crushed bag of bread, butter, jam. Sunshine crowded against the aunt, her hands following, seizing packets. The child unwrapped the butter, the aunt spread it with a piece of broken wood for a knife, sti...
Pablos czytelnik
Pablos czytelnik rated it
3.5 Annie Proulx - "Kroniki portowe"
Uwielbiam ten film. Widziałem kilka razy, nawet kupiłem swoją kopię na DVD, która potem zaginęła gdzieś u kogoś, kto pożyczył i nie zwrócił. Ale nie wiedziałem, że scenariusz powstał na podstawie książki. Oczywiście musiałem ją przeczytać. A to nie koniec szokujących wiadomości ;) - Annie Proulx jes...
TCWriter rated it
5.0 The Shipping News : A Novel
Stunning book.
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
1.0 Shipping News: A Novel (Scribner Classics)
Proulx is the author of the short story "Brokeback Mountain" which was made into the film of the same name. I read that short story soon after seeing the movie and remember finding it moving. But Proulx might be one of those authors whose extreme styles are more effective (at least for me) at the sh...
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This is my first Proulx, so I don't know if the unusual writing style is typical, or specially chosen for this particular story. I hope it's the latter, as it works very well.It covers a couple of years (plus some backstory) in the life of thirty-something Quoyle: a big, lonely, awkward and unattrac...
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