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Reservoir 13: A Novel - Jon McGregor
Reservoir 13: A Novel
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781936787708 (1936787709)
ASIN: 1936787709
Publisher: Catapult Comics
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
On one hand, the nature writing in this book is wonderful. The story is basically what happens in a town after a young girl goes missing. The young girl is not local, so the village has the misfortune of being both setting and possible culprit. The problem for me, though, is that there is far, f...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Reservoir 13
Imagine you're going to a party. Maybe parties aren't your thing, but come along anyway. It's a social gathering, mostly just standing around, drink in hand, talking with one another. You're new to town. You know no one. The host grabs ahold of you and introduces you to the other guests. Most of the...
Mike Finn
Mike Finn rated it
4.5 "Reservoir 13" by Jon McGregor - on 2017 Mann Booker Longlist
I found "Reservoir 13" hard to engage with at first. This partly the (I suspect, deliberate) frustration of my expectations and partly the style in which the people and events are presented. The blurb says "Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss." The book opens ...
Just Olga and her books
Just Olga and her books rated it
4.0 A contemplative look at the life of a village for those who love a different kind of writing.
Thanks to NetGalley and to Haper Collins UK Fourth State for offering me an ARC copy of this book that I freely chose to review. I had never read one of Jon McGregor’s novels before but I was curious by the description of this novel and more curious when I saw it had been long-listed for the Man Boo...
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