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  1. says:

    Union Atlantic So good even negative reviews are basically recommendationsOne star reviews mention unsympathetic characters complex p

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    In an interview Adam Haslett said “My interest is always to get as deeply as I can into the minds and spirits of the characters and let the readers empathize or judge as they will” Well he uite succeeded in doing this in my opinion With Union Atlantic he tells the story of group of people whose lives intersected for a little period of time Haslett gives all dues to each character and easily drew me in making me feel

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    I was skeptical Yes I had really really loved his collection of short stories You Are Not a Stranger Here But in his NPR interview I heard the description of this novel and it had to do with banking And all of those things that made our economy nearly collapse Not that these things aren't important but I generally don't understand them swaps and trades and mortgage backed securities and markets and exchanges Turns out that it is

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    I love books that put me in the morally compromised position of rooting for a villain In Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country for example we watch Undine Spragg a creature of pure ambition and greed as she goes through husband after husband in her search for wealth and status She leaves in her wake a neglected son and a suicide More than her downfall though I wanted to see her prevail This phenomenon is old news I suppose

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    How interesting that this has an average rating of only 334 For me it's one of the strongest novels of the 21st century I've read so far Granted I don't read a lot of current literary fictionIt combines the pacing of a thriller the social acuity of Tom Wolfe and the phrase crafting of Jonathan Franzen I'd rank it above Pr

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    45 starsBasically what Apeiron said in her beautiful reviewThere were a lot of scenes small and bigger that were marvelous This author has a rare keen eye for interpersonal dynamics and at some point I felt driven to google his age There is something really mature in the way he brings characters to life a compassionate yet detached perspectiv

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    Watching the Congressional hearings into Goldman Sachs made me appreciate the prescience of Adam Haslett's brilliant novel Union AtlanticWritten in the year before the economic collapse of 2009 Haslett's novel f

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    Very good with so many beautiful scenes insightful observations and interesting characters But the first chapters are pretty boring Still wondering how this got the Lambda because the LGBT part is just so minor

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    Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for perhaps a sense of humor Which isn't to say that it isn't a pleasurable read it is Just not exactly satisfyingMuch of the pleasure here comes from Haslett's prose Haslett knows exactly when to flex his muscles in conjuring up the

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    Another capable fictional response to the banking crisis Main character Doug Fanning is seemingly invincible he

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Summary ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Adam Haslett

The eagerly anticipated debut novel from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist You Are Not a Stranger Here a deeply affecting portrait of the modern gilded age the first decade of the twenty first centuryAt the heart of Union Atlantic lies a test of wills between a young banker Doug Fanning and a retired schoolteacher Charlotte Graves whose two dogs have begun to speak to her When. In an interview Adam Haslett said My interest is always to get as deeply as I can into the minds and spirits of the characters and let the readers empathize or judge as they will Well he uite succeeded in doing this in my opinion With Union Atlantic he tells the story of group of people whose lives intersected for a little period of time Haslett gives all dues to each character and easily drew me in making me feel that particular character The loneliness the confusion the passion that was Charlotte the loss the pain the escape the want of Nate the sleekness the barrenness of Doug etc He knows how to write peopleAs I read this during the time o

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A watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller a troubled high school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them Irresistibly complex imaginative and witty Union Atlantic is a singular work of fiction that is sure to be read and reread long after it causes a sensation this sprin. Very good with so many beautiful scenes insightful observations and interesting characters But the first chapters are pretty boring Still wondering how this got the Lambda because the LGBT part is just so minor

Summary ò eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Adam Haslett

Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden Massachusetts she determines to oust him in court As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank a major financial conglomerate Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat It is Charlotte's brother Henry Graves the president of the New York Federal Reserve who must keep. I love books that put me in the morally compromised position of rooting for a villain In Edith Wharton s The Custom of the Country for example we watch Undine Spragg a creature of pure ambition and greed as she goes through husband after husband in her search for wealth and status She leaves in her wake a neglected son and a suicide More than her downfall though I wanted to see her prevail This phenomenon is old news I suppose considering fiendish scene stealers from Milton s Satan to Alexis Carrington Worthy of inclusion on this list is Doug Fanning the spider at the center of Haslett s fantastic web of a book Union AtlanticDoug is not only a banke