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  1. karen karen says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIthis book was very frustrating i feel like i should love it, but it s like there is a barrier a chastity belt between us preventing our love, and as much as i want it, it isn t going to happen for us there is a quality to her writing that reminded me of What I Loved or Housekeeping, books i am also told i am supposed to love, but just can t feel anything for, like distant relations she is a less antiseptic writer than hustvedt, though i respect her prose there are lines in here of amazin this book was very frustrating i feel like i should love it, but it s like there is a barrier a chastity belt between us preventing our love, and as much as i want it, it isn t going to happen for us there is a quality to her writing that reminded me of What I Loved or Housekeeping, books i am also told i am supposed to love, but just can t feel


  2. Sammy Sammy says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIPlease excuse me as I make a noise of annoyance, disgust, boredom and all around dissatisfaction UGHARGHHHHUHHH Don t even know how to spell that or if it makes any sense Hey, that makes a nice segue into my review.Let me start with the one perk I can honestly give this book Anne Enright has a beautiful grasp of words but


  3. Samadrita Samadrita says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIThese words are imbued with a despair so raw that not even once during the time I was reading this did I feel an ounce of regret envisaging the time the novel drew to its inevitable conclusion In fact I was eager for it to be over, for the narrator to stop pouring forth her endless stream of inchoate conjectures and unsavoury insinuations Prior to this, I have slogged my way through Vollmann s 800 page behemoth The Royal Family which, despite i


  4. Brian Brian says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIThis book actually angered me, and I think this paragraph sums up why I know, as I write these that they require me to deal in facts It is time to call an end to romance and just say what happened in Ada s house, the year that I was eight and Liam was barely nine That passage occurs about halfway through the book The preceding pages are an endless series of shapeless ponderings on what may or may not have happened The narrator leaps from one era to the next, with the basic point being S This book actually angered me, and I think this paragraph sums up why I know, as I write these that they require me to deal in facts It is time to call an end to romance and just say what happened in Ada s house, the year that I was eight and Liam


  5. Jason Pettus Jason Pettus says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIMy full review of this book is larger than Goodreads word count limit Find the entire essay at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcenter.com I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP it is not being reprinted here illegally As a book critic, I of course try to steer clear of any information I can about a book I m about to review, until I m done with the book myself and have already made up my mind about what I thought so imag


  6. Lyn Lyn says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIAn intelligent, insightful and thought provoking novel about an Irish family experiencing the loss of a brother and son.Anne Enright s 2007 novel that garnered the Man Booker Prize for that year is an enjoyable but sometimes difficult journey in the life of Veronica who has recently lost her brother Told from the days immediately following his tragic death as well as remembrances from their life together, Enright tells Liam s story from the perspective of Veronica, his younger sister by about 1 An intelligent, insightful and thought provoking novel about an Irish family experiencing the loss of a brother and son.Anne Enright s 2007 novel that garnered the Man Booker Prize for that year is an enjoyable but sometimes difficult journey in the life of Veronica who has recently lost her brother Told from the days immediately following h


  7. Lisa Lisa says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIBecause a mother s love is God s greatest joke This sentence would make perfect sense to me if we turned it around Because a God s love is mother s greatest joke Religion, like family wounds and family love, is something one doesn t shake off easily, and that keeps haunting grown up people long after they think they have left their origins behind Even what you forget shapes what you are And that is all I remember of this


  8. Robin Robin says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBII have no idea how to feel about this book, let alone rate it.For the first half, I was in love with it I was in love with the writing, which is exceptional, inviting, personal, painful, and sparkling I was squinting with as much derision as confusion, like Clint Eastwood in all of his spaghetti westerns, at all the low ratings.The book explores grief and the love hate complications of a big Irish family, who get together for the funeral of Liam, a beloved brother who took his own life Oh, I have no idea how to feel about this book, let alone rate it.For the first half, I was in love with it I was in love with the writ


  9. Lisa Lisa says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIWhen I see that some people have given this book five stars, I start to question my own sanity For me, the book had wonderful potential when I took it off the shelf and the Booker Award sticker only reinforced my impression that this would be a great read WRONG Wonderful words strung together does not a good story make The narrator is completely two dimensional as written and I was unable to connect with her or her persp


  10. Maxwell Maxwell says:

    The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIThis novel is definitely not for everyone probably why it has such a low rating here But I thoroughly enjoyed it Enright examines grief, guilt, and family trauma so universally in this story, though she uses the lens of one woman, Veronica, to do so The writing is taut but immersive, and the story unfolds slowly and builds itself back up by the end to delivering a satisfying conclusion that will keep you thinking I found it to be a dark but n


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The Gathering The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIAnne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland s most singular voices Now she delivers The Gathering, a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh blood into the Irish literary tradition, combining the lyricism of the old with the shock of the new The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan are gathering in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother, Liam, drowned in the sea His sister, Veronica, collects the body and keeps the dead man company, guarding the secret she shares with him something that happened in their grandmother s house in the winter ofAs Enright traces the line of betrayal and redemption through three generations her distinctive intelligence twists the world a fraction and gives it back to us in a new and unforgettable light The Gathering is a daring, witty, and insightful family epic, clarified through Anne Enright s unblinking eye It is a novel about love and disappointment, about how memories warp and secrets fester, and how fate is written in the body, not in the stars.

  • Paperback
  • 261
  • The Gathering
  • Anne Enright
  • English
  • 11 January 2019
  • 0802170390

About the Author: Anne Enright

The Gathering PDF Ð Paperback gathering kindle, The GatheringThe Gathering MOBIAnne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works She has published three volumes of stories, one book of nonfiction, and five novels In , she was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction Her novel The Gathering won the Man Booker Prize, and The Forgotten Waltz won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.