EBOOK FREE A Revolution of the Sun Í Tim Pears
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Wondering What It Was what it was aboutThere s no doubt that Tim Pears can write The prose here is superb Did the Greeks Believe in Their Myths? laugh outoud sentences well contrived set pieces and a burning intell Took a few chapters to develop kept wondering what the point was Then I was griped and thoroughly enjoyed it Massive amount of characters all very well constructed and real Great book for a azy Sunday Overly ong the plot didn t really stick together Too many characters how they managed to end Up Connecting Was Not connecting was not clear Perhaps overly ambitious I Codependent Forevermore: The Invention of Self in a Twelve Step Group like the way Pears writes there were someovely passages but all a bit too convoluted far too Conscience and Memory: Meditations in a Museum of the Holocaust long With there being so many characters it was difficult to really get to know them Had its moments but I was pleased to get to the end of it 12 months in theives of Conscience and Memory large cast starting separately but converging some minor some major it s aboutiving together or apart and with and without the past some Pansy Vol. 6 loose ends much sadness other positive outcomes ends with aong abour and birth a bold vision some digressions v boring Pears paints on broad canvas with
Strong Rounded People. WithstandArounded people. WithstandA of the Sun tells the story of one momentous year through the eyes of the people who ived it It is not only their stories but also the anatomy of a nation in flux Ambitious powerful irresistible it is the work of a writer at the peak of his powers and once again demonstrates Pears to be a great contemporary noveli. ,
The author appears to use obscure anguage to prove his intelligence Good characters and some interesting stories but I Education in a New Society lost the will toive half way through Too much and too ittle happening at the same time I got right into a character s back history and then suddenly we jumped to the present for a different character and their story A ruthless editor could have transformed this into a masterpiece It s hard for a different character and their story A ruthless editor could have transformed this into a masterpiece It s hard say what I thought of this book A huge amount of characters and a ot of plot changes and twists No sooner had you got your head round a group of characters when the narrative changed Some of the story ines intrigued me some repulsed me At times very funny with some cracking dialogue and ines but it took a The Baby Swap Miracle long time for the plot to get going When it did I was hooked However the ending did annoy me andowered my rating from 4 to 3 stars It was almost as if Tim Pears having created this incredibly complex plot didn t uite know how to end his novel and it felt as if he wasn t sure what to do with his characters It s about being different about real ife spoiler The ending was bizar Disparate intriguing characters with some history of each culmina. It begins at the stroke of midnight on the first day of 1997 As the year turns a group of disparate individuals from different backgrounds from all corners of the country are
about to embark on separate journeys which will converge over the course of the next twelve months among themto embark on separate journeys which will converge over the course of the next twelve months among them mother to be Sam amnesiac Roderick Conservat. .
Ting in their ives being gradually drawn together
THOUGH OR BECAUSE ALL ARE SOMEWHAT MARGINALISED SOCIALLY ALBEITor because "All Are Somewhat Marginalised Socially " are somewhat marginalised socially different ways Knowing something of the denouement makes the plot rather contrived The writing style is distinctly different from Fallen Leaves or Land of Plenty Minor punctuation is sometimes omitted and it switches disconcertingly to the present tense for some passages Worse he uses the first person for only some bits of one character s story which turn out to be diary entries Also uses the word insinuate udicrously and distractingly freuently often in slightly non standard ways Very occasional dash of magical realism just to confuse things Fascinating despite the irritations argely because of the insights into the hugely different worlds each protagonist comes from in terms of familyrelationships class wealth work education disabilityhealth and mental health politics race drugs etc This is a book that appears to have slipped under the radar of the book reading public Only a handful of reviews here and an eual number of couk where the rating system shows each of the five stars eually representedIts a shame I have ittle to compa. Ive MP Jack orry driver Martha cat burglar Ben paraplegic child Solo his abandoned fatherAt the end of that year their ives will have changed irrevocably some for better some for worse but changed nonetheless They cannot know what will happen to them but there is an inevitability in their shared destiny that will prove impossible to. .