(My Russian) [PDF/EPUB] ê Deirdre McNamer


Nced at me It s a revelation the invisibility of old age 2 You re outside a house looking in The family room flashes of blue television light the faint age 2 You re outside a #House Looking In The Family # looking in The family flashes of blue television light the faint of an announcer at the football game some tiny cheers from a tiny crowd3 That horrific lunch when Laura broke all the rules of social tiuette was wiped out off the map never discussed again but it still sits there at the Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential edges of our days the mute residue of the thing lethal and irremediable4 The feeling I always get when watching standup comedians on TV I feel desperate to usher the performer offstage desperate to wipe the leer off his face and keep the next joke unsaid becauseven the best of all jokes won t be nough to compensate for such stark public vulnerability 5 She was one of those intensely bullient people who are great at the right kind of party but wear mightily on the nerves in a small tight space6 Lies get installed They skitter into place like a panting child late for the first day of class unsure she has the right room Heads turn Where did she come from in all her blonde haired dishevelment A half hour later yellow head bent tongue protruding scribbling away she s always been there she s never been absent she s not a lie anyReally nice stuff here Don t you agre. Er soul to her recent unexpected passionate affair with her Russian gardener Yuri whose sudden unexplainable disappearance leads her to uestion just who she has become As she seeks an answer she meets people she could never have known in her real life and views people she thought she knew as strangers As she reveals who shot her husband she is forced to see herself in a bold new and ntirely unexpected light. ,


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This book was just overwhelmingly underwhelming And 2 stars is being xtremely Generous I Tried To I tried to it but it is one of those books that almost on the I give up pile and it s not Placing Memory even 300 pages long which I think says a great deal about the book I have two big problems with this book Firstly the language I can deal with poetic writing okay but when its so blatantly fluffed so much so you know a thesaurus was used it makes thentire story fall by the wayside and you begin to focus on the sentence structure and how it s
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purposely written to like a book that should change the world My second gripe is the nding It nds We find out what led our narrator to do what she did and yet there is no proper conclusion The next chapter begins and the narrator is off starting a new life Not the one she planned Very Odd Read Interesting at times but for the most part was a very long and overly thoughtful read I got this in a book swap still not sure if the person loved hated it or couldn t figure out which and wanted a second opinion Extremely flowery language Unfortunately they are in place of any progressive forward motion in the book The change of identity at the center of the plot seems far fetched though at least int. While her family thinks she is vacationing in Greece Francesca Woodbridge disguised by the wig the dress and the limp of an lderly woman checks into a local hotel just blocks from her home The reason for her deceit is twofold to step outside of her life and observe it from a distance and to watch the comings and goings in her neighborhood for clues to potential suspects in her husband's shootingEver since Eresting but in the nd it was pretty meaningless and just took a meander much like Francesca herself Not sure I liked any of the characters much Wanton Nights except maybe the Russian gardener nothing much Russian about him tbh The writing doesn t give a strong sense of time and placespecially considering all of the descriptive language Apparently it was a notable book in the NYT in 1999 well there is no accounting for taste including my own Maybe I missed the point here This one just didn t connect with me The constant shifting of time periods While My Soldier Serves especially at the beginning were difficult to follow and information I wanted to know and felt wasssential to the story line and main character development was not provided LITERARY SPARKS THAT FLARE UP INTO FLAMES DEIRDRE MCNAMERYou read something the words flash at you they spark creativity in your brain deirdre mcnamer s creativity in your brain Deirdre McNamer s often do this to me Here are some xamples from her novel My Russian The ones in direct uotations are I think
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Ms McNamer s ones not in uotations are what my creative mind came up with when reading her creativity1 the main character Francesca having disguised herself to look older is chagrined at people s new take on her Had I been a dog I think he would have gla. He night her husband Ren was wounded by an intruder's gun Francesca has felt uneasy in their marriage and resentful of how Ren has changed over the years Now as an undercover spy on her own life she scans her history in her unsparing sometimes darkly funny search for clarity from the idealistic days of college when she first fell in love through the uiet disappointments that have collected in the depths of ,
My Russian

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