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  1. says:

    Life story of an Anglo Italian post war baby who never uite belongs anywhere and is oddly unsympathetic for a main character Each chapter refers to a different location each starting with the next letter of the alphabet Contrived but cleverly unfolding tale disjointed though not confusing

  2. says:

    Not as good as I thought it’d be It was rather stilted in its writing and the characters didn’t really flesh out enough that I l

  3. says:

    Given up on this Don't often do that and usually enjoy his stuff Dull characters with no real sense of being invited to care about t

  4. says:

    Arranging a story via place names in alphabetical order is a bit of a gimmick and although Pietro's story does emerge the shifting time periods presumably necessitated by the imposed reuirement to follow an alphabe

  5. says:

    I'm a big fan of Sebastian Faulks and would count Birdsong as one of my favourite books but this book failed to hold my attention Comprising 26 alphabetically headed chapters each one the name of a place significant to Pietro Russell the protagonist the novel time shifts throughout Pietro's life I found this confusing at

  6. says:

    I loved Birdsong and Charlotte Grey so I was really disappointed by this book It started well but uickly became dull The con

  7. says:

    Great book to finish the year with Beautifully crafted with 26 chapters it traces through the alphabet in place names which concern the main character Pietro Russell half Italian It's a lovely story and although it leaps through time periods it really works and you don't lose sight of Pietro even though it travels through generations I really liked it

  8. says:

    I've only recently discovered this author this is the third book of his that I've read Each one is different all good beautifully written nothing banal

  9. says:

    There is nothing wrong with this book but it just doesn't soar to some of the places you expect a Sebastian Faulks novel to soar toThe mechanism for delivering the book is interesting 26 places introduced alphabetically where a different piece of mosaic making up the life of Pietro Russell is introduced But don't be thrown by the device it doesn't add but nor does it detract from the book as a wholeFor a book which time shifts so

  10. says:

    AwfulThis novel reads like a commentary to a scrap book of sorts with long descriptions of random 'pictures' presented to us alphabetically as fragments of his life's memoriesThis budle of excerpts is uninteresting and badly researched It often felt like amateur writing Anyone who knows anything about post war Italy would

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Ifferent place and reveals a fragment of his story As his memories flicker back and forth throu. Arranging a story via place names in alphabetical order is a bit of a gimmick and although Pietro s story does emerge the shifting time periods presumably necessitated by the imposed reuirement to follow an alphabetical order of place names do cause some confusion I found myself referring back to previous chapters to see what had come before and what after the one I was readingTowards the end of the book there is a reflection on the alphabet which casts some light on the genesis of Faulk s tale I uote The alphabet was the means by which a place became articulate Without a name it was no than a collection of buildings or a natural landmark But although places were given this access to articulacy their single utterance was void of meaning Even names whose derivation was clear like Newtown did not reveal the character of the place A given management of letters from the alphabet broke the silence but meaning could be grasped only by some patient human process But if the objective was to reveal the character of these 26 places it has not been achieved as the glimpses in each chapter are too brief More revealing is the development of the characters especially Pietro himself although his father mother grandfather and even Laura also emerge from the fragments Yet the fragments do not make a whole it is rather like a jigsaw puzzle where some pieces are missing What happened before Laura left Pietro at Watsonville in 1974 The parting was not acrimonious yet it was traumatic enough for Pietro to result in what seems to have been a nervous breakdownThere is some high uality writing in this book particularly on Faulk s familiar territory of France and Italy during war time but the overall impact is of a story constrained by form The contrived ending leaves one feeling as if a trick has been played the rabbit has been pulled out of the hat rather than arousing further empathy with the main character Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves in alphabetical order The Purpose-Guided Universe is a bit of a gimmick and although Pietro s story does emerge the shifting time periods presumably necessitated by the The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion imposed reuirement to follow an alphabetical order of place names do cause some confusion I found myself referring back to previous chapters to see what had come before and what after the one I was readingTowards the end of the book there The Academy is a reflection on the alphabet which casts some light on the genesis of Faulk s tale I uote The alphabet was the means by which a place became articulate Without a name Full Dark, No Stars it was no than a collection of buildings or a natural landmark But although places were given this access to articulacy their single utterance was void of meaning Even names whose derivation was clear like Newtown did not reveal the character of the place A given management of letters from the alphabet broke the silence but meaning could be grasped only by some patient human process But If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, if the objective was to reveal the character of these 26 places 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida it has not been achieved as the glimpses La ética de la crueldad in each chapter are too brief More revealing 3052 is the development of the characters especially Pietro himself although his father mother grandfather and even Laura also emerge from the fragments Yet the fragments do not make a whole Mercator is rather like a jigsaw puzzle where some pieces are missing What happened before Laura left Pietro at Watsonville Pasos perdidos en Granada in 1974 The parting was not acrimonious yet Suffering and no suffering it was traumatic enough for Pietro to result Can We Live 150 Years? in what seems to have been a nervous breakdownThere The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears is some high uality writing Robs Shiny Dumptruck in this book particularly on Faulk s familiar territory of France and Italy during war time but the overall Business English impact Mama Glow if a trick has been played the rabbit has been pulled out of the hat rather than arousing further empathy with the main character

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