Solar Bones ( Free ) By Mike McCormack


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  1. says:

    this this book this book just won the prestigious Goldsmiths Prize given for innovation in the novel form which is what imp

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    Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel From Beginning to Bookend

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    Winner of the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award winner of the 2016 Goldsmith Prize and the 2017 Booker nominee Solar Bones is a stunning and beautifully written novelSet in a small Irish town Marcus Conway sits at his kitchen table on All Souls’ Day and reminisces about his life Thru a stream of consciou

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    After you get used to the writing style of this novel—it's technically all one sentence no full stops—it's uite a beautiful read It's told from the perspective of one man on a single afternoon as he reflects on

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    I had already bought a copy of this book before the Booker longlist was announced because it won the Goldsmiths Prize and was well received by reviewers whose opinions I trust The whole book is a single sentence monologue which tells uite a conventional story of a mid life crisis but is rather interesting than th

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    Wonderfully and intricately structured in a way that demanded my full attention this is a portrait of a man's life told in a single contemplative hour Mike McCormack tells his story in a single sentence without proper punctuations and in places bending the rules of grammar to the limit and it works absolutely beautifully This lends the prose an immediacy and a poignancy that mesmerized me This uiet novel tells of a uiet man an en

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    3 much to admire but only kinda liked stars First of all a big thanks to Lee M who recommended this book to me I know he carefully considers which books to recommend to me and I am glad he did this one remember three stars is a good b

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    July 2017What a difference a year makes Since this was picked up by a UK based publishing company it became eligible for the Man Booker Prize and subseuently has made the long list for 2017 THIS IS A FANTASTIC BOOK It is

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    Exceptional stellar writing in this little gem but the structure makes it a bit of a chore to read Marcus Conway reflects on his life in the kitchen of his house in Mayo Ireland on All Soul’s Day His reflections are represented in a stream of consciousness which is basically one long lovely and remarkable sentence Just as we do in our own reminiscing one thing leads to another and Marcus’ memories progress in leaps and bounds across ti

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    How appropriate that the narrator of Solar Bones is an engineer This novel is uite the feat of engineering itself written

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Solar Bones

Onsidering with his engineer's mind how things are constructed bridges banking systems marriages and how they may come ap. Wonderfully and intricately structured in a way that demanded my full attention this is a portrait of a man s life told in a single contemplative hour Mike McCormack tells his story in a single sentence without proper punctuations and in places bending the rules of grammar to the limit and it works absolutely beautifully This lends the prose an immediacy and a poignancy that mesmerized me This uiet novel tells of a uiet man an engineer thinking about his life and the things important to him his wife and two children but also meditating on other things politics finance art the importance of ritual and many things The flow is disjointed jumping between times and topics and the result is a portrait of a man that feels complete but at the same time as if there could be so much to him then even meets his inner eyeI went into this book only knowing of its structure and nothing about its plot and I am gla

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Marcus Conway has come a long way to stand in the kitchen of his home and remember the rhythms and routines of his life C. Winner of the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award winner of the 2016 Goldsmith Prize and the 2017 Booker nominee Solar Bones is a stunning and beautifully written novelSet in a small Irish town Marcus Conway sits at his kitchen table on All Souls Day and reminisces about his life Thru a stream of consciousness he reflects on every day life ranging from his work as a civil engineer to politics and the economics of earlier and present times He is a ordinary and moral man with a loving wife and two children that he remembers well Marcus thoughts go back and forth from his wife s current illness due to a county epidemic to their earlier years together He reflects emotionally on what his children were like when they were young to where they are now as adultsAll of this is done in one long sentence with exceptional prose that flows so beautifully it is mesmerizing to the reader As I listened to

read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì Mike McCormack

ArtMike McCormack captures with tenderness and feeling in continuous flowing prose a whole life suspended in a single hou. 3 much to admire but only kinda liked stars First of all a big thanks to Lee M who recommended this book to me I know he carefully considers which books to recommend to me and I am glad he did this one remember three stars is a good book to me This book has won and been nominated for a number of awards and I can understand why The book is written in an open stream of consciousness way with no periods but lots of commas It carefully delves into the inner life of a middle class middle aged Irish bloke who happens to be decent caring and psychologically insightful about his history his life his family his work and his developed intellectual and spiritual life These are all interesting and wonderful things Yet I cannot say that I always looked forward to reading it I can not uite put my finger on why this is I think I craved inner conflict or perhaps a bit uirkiness of characterA book well worth reading

  • Paperback
  • 265
  • Solar Bones
  • Mike McCormack
  • English
  • 07 November 2019
  • 9781786891297