How in the world do I review this book It s a love poem it s a eulogy it s poetry it s prose it s uplifting it s eart cracking I M ONE OF THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE one of the luckiest people the world to know Will Walton personally and it s such rare and wonderful magic to read a book that so beautifully reflects the author s empathy authenticity Will Walton all eart and so is this book You should add this to your to read list right now One of my most anticipated releases of 2018 I FELT A FUNERAL IN MY BRAIN is novel that reads like a poem Avery is lost trying to make sense of every Not for the casual reader this book asks a bit of its audience as the narrative unfolds in a non linear manner mixing past and present poetry and prose But worth the effort of a careful read it s a Nymph Fly Tying Techniues harditting exploration of love loss and the power of the written word On the first day of summer Avery brings ome a stack of poetry Later that summer as e tries to navigate crushing loss and disappointment Les derniers jours : La fin de l'empire romain d'Occident he turns to that poetry again and again the reading and writing of it This book is Avery s bold and thrilling record ofis Loveland heartbreak love grief and family It s about creating art through pain and dealing with pain through art It blew me away Being auman being is terribly ard Those stuck between childhood and adulthood can be the most vulnerable dealing with grown up issues without the necessary emotional tools In I FELT A FUNERAL IN MY BRAIN Will Walton shares Avery s story in a format that is totally original and a beautiful representation of teenager s inner emotional life This book is a poem a eulogy and also a work of short fiction that you will never How do you deal with a ole in your lifeDo you grieveDo you drinkDo you make out with your best friendDo you turn to poets and pop songsDo you uestion everythingDo you la.
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Berryman a ost other writers with a spoon I left I Felt a Funeral in My Brain wanting to read other books and then this one againI lapped Walton s words up because there was a funeral in my brain too I inhaled is meditations and observations on ow alcohol wrecks a family was a funeral in my brain too I inhaled is meditations and observations on Science and Democracy how alcohol wrecks a family leaves no one untouched I felturt but I also felt young and new and an empathetic kinship with the young protagonistThe poetry merging with prose format lends credibility believability and an accurate depiction of the strange sense of time and reality EXPERIENCED BY THOSE FLOUNDERING IN NEW by those floundering in new My favorite book of this year I Felt a Funeral is a book that matters It s not often I read a book in one sitting but this one grabbed me and wouldn t let go Avery s world shattered by betrayal and grief and reassembled with the Strength Training for Basketball (Strength Training for Sport) help of a passel of poets will reel you in rock you gently back and forth and release you into the world transformed This is the weirdest mosteart rending thing I ve read in a long time A mix of novel in verse and stream of consciousness it Megalodon: Fact or Fiction? had no narrative structure and bounced from present to past with no warning other than verb tenses And yet it was a beautiful meditation oneartbreak grief love addiction family This is definitely not for everyone but it s (Becoming Orgasmic: A Sexual and Personal Growth Programme for Women) By Julia R. Heiman (Author) Paperback on (Dec , 2008) highly recommended for the adventurous reader Not a poem not a novel I Felt a Funeral in My Brain is a story in fragments Our teenage protagonist Avery is attempting to piece it all together a friendship that is becoming something. Sh outDo you turn the lashing inwardIf you're Avery you do all of these things And you write it all down in an attempt to understand what'sappened and is appening to A mother who fails im and overwhelming incomprehensible grief following the death of a loved one Walton masterfully captures John Ormond, Emyr Humphreys, John Tripp (Penguin Modern Poets, here the ways in which grief shatters one s narrative the ways in which its sharp knives jab at unexpected momentsAs Avery grapples with this most difficult of summerse is also just a kid learning who e is His *PHONE IS A LANDLINE NAMED SUSANNAH POETS BECOME PLANTS * is a landline named Susannah poets become plants is dreams and Des Souris et des hommes eBook: John Steinbeck, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. his English teacheras loaned im a stack of books tall enough to last all summer or maybe HE LL NEED JUST A FEW TRIPS TO HIS ll need just a few trips to is indie bookstore Suffused with pop music and funeral rituals and complex genuine love I Felt A Funeral In My Brain Funeral in My Brain a nod to the vital importance of music and poetry as life saving forces A novel in verse and prose form I Felt a Funeral in My Brain is a uniue work by Walton Shattered by the death of Leggiamo l'ora. Gioco e imparo. Ediz. a colori his grandpa Avery suddenly becomes isolated from the peoplee loves the most Told in fragments Avery reassembles pieces of Le guide Ornitho his life and faces thearsh reality of dealing with Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part his grandfather s loss mom s addiction andis sexuality It s funny and Pour l'harmonisation orthographique des dictionnaires heartbreaking but oftentimes confusing due to its fragmented narrative which I think was the original intent of the author To recuperate fromis devastation Avery channels Des femmes qui tombent his thoughts and emotions by listening to music reading and writing poetryWith that being said this was still not my cup of tea but for those who are poetically inclined andave the patience to deconstructreconstruct a novel to get its true underlying essence you might want to give this one a shot Be onest about ow you feelWith the people you loveWho love youWho are worth OuI Felt a Funeral In My Brain is an astonishing novel about navigating death and navigating life at a time when the only map you ave is the one you can draw for yoursel.Sexton Berryman A Host