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The Violent Bear it Away - Flannery O'Connor
The Violent Bear it Away
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780374505240 (0374505241)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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Lornographic Material rated it
5.0 The Violent Bear It Away Review
Can we chat for a minute, fam? Good. I'll try and make it quick.This is my favorite type of book. If stories like this were still popular, this would be the only kind of book I'd write. Strong opener and then loads upon loads of character development and realistic dialogue followed by a Holy-Shit! e...
The Reading Jackalope
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3.0 The Violent Bear it Away
Can you ever escape the destiny laid out for you? This book would have us to believe that no, you can't. And even as you violently fight against it, you will still do that which is laid out for you. I'm not sure how I feel about the book. On one hand, I really enjoyed how O'Connor showed the struggl...
Michael's Book Babble
Michael's Book Babble rated it
4.5 Ugly, dark, bleak... and unforgettable
I can see how Flannery O’Connor wouldn’t be everybody’s cup of tea. Her stories can be dark and bleak, and she has a way of writing about the most terrible people. Yet I love her. I absolutely love her. I don’t care how flawed or unlikeable her characters can be, there’s something about her prose an...
meganbaxter rated it
This little book very nearly blew me away. I say very nearly, because there's one incident right near the end that both upset my own sensibilities - but more than that, I've been mulling it over, and I can't for the life of me figure out what it adds. Except for that, though, this is an astounding l...
riley rated it
It took me a long time to get into this. Though I found the initial pages interesting, soon it became tough slogging. But once Tarwater and Rayber meet things really pickup. There is a sort of majesty to this part of the book and the subsequent part. It is really impressive and admirable how O'Conno...
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