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The Escape Last time I read Adam thirlwell I said a lot of nice things about him, those all still apply For example, I compared him to milan kundera, then kundera must have found out cause he blurbed this book This is adam growing up a bit from politics, it sconvoluted in the kundera way where your head hurts and you feel lost for like 6 chapters but eventually the book works itself out and all starts to make sense It feels like there are so many details that you can t remember but they all seem i Last time I read Adam thirlwell I said a lot of nice things about him, those all still apply For example, I compared him to milan kundera, then kundera must have found out cause he blurbed this book This is adam growing up a bit from politics, it sconvoluted in the kundera way where your head hurts and you feel lost for like 6 chapters but eventually the book works itself out and all starts to make sense It feels like there are so many details that you can t remember but they all seem important It s a generally hard book to read When I was reading it at first I worried that I ve gotten stupider with my recent lack of taste as some coworkers call it, but then I remembered most books like this I felt this way about even when I only read pretentious books I mean I remember reading the introduction to the unbearable lightness of being like 6 times till someone told me to just read the rest of the book and not worry about under Adam Thirlwell famously loves Milan Kundera and, according to the dust jacket of The Escape, Kundera loves him back They are very similar in many ways Most significantly that both write novels of ideas, where aspects of the human condition are put under the microscope, with characters the agents in the argument as well as the drivers of the action Through careful organisation, a complex subject is tackled from many angles and illuminated by them In Haffner, Thirlwell s central character we h Adam Thirlwell famously loves Milan Kundera and, according to the dust jacket of The Escape, Kundera loves him back They are very similar in many ways Most significantly that both write novels of ideas, where aspects of the human condition are put under the microscope, with characters the agents in the argument as well as the drivers of the action Through careful organisation, a complex subject is tackled from many angles and illumina an odd but extraordinarily well written book about a man who has spent his life pursuing women and can t turn it off even though, especially now inhis 70 s, his charms appetites cause chaos and problems, and also because some time ago he realized that he only really loved hi Excellent, well constructed literary thenatics You finished He asked Benjamin You full I don t finish when I feel full, said Benjamin proudly What kind of person finishes when they re full Me, I finish when I hate myself That s the treasured moment 229 Incisive portrait of the twilight years of a WWII generation libertine and his grandson, with exploration of the escape theme on several levels escape from war, marriage, convention Crackling dialogue, very funny Complex structure with interspersed flashbacks, frame narrator, sYou finished He asked Benjamin You full I don t finish when I feel full, said Benjamin proudly What kind of person finishes when they re full Me, I finish when I hate myself That s the treasured moment 229 Incisive portrait of the twilight years of a WWII gener An excellent novel by a fine writer It s astonishing how successfully he draws out a story about an old Jewish lecher and his relationships with his deceased wife, his living son, and a young Balkan woman who works in his hotel I don t know how he does it, and I don t know how many people would be able to get through it, but I found it just as captivating as the best of Roth, and in similar ways But actually, Thirlwell s not that similar a writer, despite the subject matter This is not an ol An excellent novel by a fine writer It s astonishing how successfully he draws out a story about an old Jewish lecher and his relationships with his deceased wife, his living son, and a young Balkan woman who works in his hotel I don t know how he does it, and I don t know how many people would be able to get through it, but I found i I m not a speed reader but I generally like to read my books at a reasonable pace if not a gallop.Just a few pages into this one and I can tell it will take me much longer than the norm Each sentence is prose poetry, each paragraph an immersion into sticky treacle, thick, delicious but not e Haffner Is Charming, Morally Suspect, Sexually Omnivorous, Vain, Possessed Ofhair Than Is His Natural Right He Is British And Jewish And A Widower But When Was Haffner Ever Really Married Or Jewish When Was He Ever Attached There Are So Many Stories Of Haffner But This, The Most Secret, Is The Greatest Of Them All. Something very old fashioned about this book Very well written by obviously a very bright chap Struggled in parts but once I surrendered to the authors voice I got it and really enjoyed the ride Cant say I loved it but will press the LIKE button. rimuovendo la parola Haffner dal testo si sarebbero potute risparmiare un centinaio di pagine


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