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Naming The Bones - Louise Welsh
Naming The Bones
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847672551 (1847672558)
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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4.0 Naming The Bones
Louise Welsh knows how to intrigue her readers and, like any good mystery writer, gives them enough twists and turns to keep them interested to the last page. But instead of using a professional (like investigator or detective) to get to the bottom of this story, she puts the research in the hands o...
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4.0 Das Alphabet der Knochen
Dr. Murray Watson ist Literaturwissenschaftler an der Universität Glasgow und hat es sich zum Ziel gesetzt eine Biografie über Archie Lunan, einen eher unbekannten Dichter, zu veröffentlichen.Lunan war sehr jung unter mysteriosen Umständen vor dreißig Jahren ums Leben gekommen und sein einziges verö...
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3.0 Naming The Bones
Many writers conflate creating a likeable protagonist with creating an interesting one. In Naming the Bones, Louise Welsh provides an excellent example of a character who is not the former, but is definitely the latter. I would not be interested in having Murray Watson for a friend, but I certainly ...
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3.0 Naming The Bones
Murray Watson lives a reasonably quiet life in university libraries as a literary researcher. He is trying to put together a biography about Archie Lunan, a favorite poet who committed suicide in the waters off the island of Lismore. Murray travels to Lismore to speak to Archie’s lover. The deepe...
carey rated it
Goodness me a real slog to get through, although well written, not very nice or believable characters and sooooooo slow..... I dont think I will be reading another
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