eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶

[Reading] ➺ Ulverton By Adam Thorpe – Ws-musik.de At the heart of this novel lies the fictional village of Ulverton It is the fixed point in a book that spans three hundred years Different voices tell the story of Ulverton one of Cromwell's soldiers At the heart of this novel lies the fictional village of Ulverton It is the fixed point in a book that spans three hundred years Different voices tell the story of Ulverton one of Cromwell's soldiers staggers home.

To find his wife remarried and promptly disappears an eighteenth century farmer carries on an affair with a maid under his wife's nose a mother writes letters to her imprisoned son a 1980s real estate company dis.

eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶

eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ Adam Thorpe is a British poet novelist and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio dramasAdam Thorpe was born in Paris and grew up in India Cameroon and England Graduating from Magdalen College Oxford in 1979 he founded a touring theatre company then settled in London to teach drama and English literatureHis first collection of poetry Mornings in the Baltic 1988 w

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10 thoughts on “Ulverton

  1. Stephen Livingston Stephen Livingston says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleA Novel of Short StoriesAdam Thorpe’s first novel Ulverton comprises twelve chapters Each of these chapters is a short story set in the fictional English town of Ulverton Ordered chronologically these stories span the last three and a half centuries of English history It is the common factors of geographical location and shared historical events that bind the short stories written in a variety of styles and expressed through a cross section of society’s viewpoints into a novel We are first introduced to Ulverton through the viewpoint of a local farmer He narrates the conseuences of a neighbouring farmer’s unexpected return from fighting for Cromwell in the English Civil War This chapter is written in the first person It sets up a local legend Anne Cobbold the witch that other characters in subseuent chapters refer to T


  2. Jake Goretzki Jake Goretzki says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleStylistically stunning and very clever I cannot believe this didn’t get prizes when it came out A kind of Akenfield rural documentary meets Cloud Atlas shifting eras narrators and connections meets polemic Firstly it’s brilliant pastiche – conveying the language the reimagined dialect and the medium of the different eras For doing this so well even


  3. Marion Husband Marion Husband says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleWhen this is good it's very good when it's bad it's unreadable literally if you're reading it on a kindle as the last chapter is in tiny tiny print and I couldn't adjust it Also some chapters are written in very heavy dialect and frankly I just skipped those chapters with a feeling that life is too short what a waste of money should have borrowed it from the library oh well Marion persevere and all thatyou get the drift or rather you don't mostly all those leadsand on it goes like this a parody a spot of self indulgence oh come Mr Thorpe Adam really I mean really? An experiment perhaps happens as maybe? Loved some of it very clever wonderful but also very put downable So what's nextdespair despair despair


  4. Penny Penny says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleI love love love this book The village of Ulverton is visited across centuries as the reader hears the stories of various of its inhabitants At first these stories seem rand


  5. Jessica Jessica says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleI liked the idea of this book a collection of stories all based in the same English villagehamlet starting around the 13th century and moving chronologically to around the present day The form of the stories and gender of the narrators varied which made it interesting and challenging However I just couldn't get to grips with the stories written in dialect and have to own up to skipping them


  6. Malcolm Malcolm says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleLoved the concept of each chapter following on from earlier periods in the life of an English village Some of the chapters are great But others are nearly unreadable Seems an academic writing exercise than a great novel Life's too short


  7. SillySuzy SillySuzy says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleDid not make it past page 160 The story could not hold my attention This only happens to me once every few years but so many books so little time


  8. Zoe Radley Zoe Radley says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleOk so the good things about this novel I love the sense of the change of time over the centuries in one small village like the changing of the seasons I love how as you go through the cent


  9. Olivia Olivia says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton Kindle25 really Although some of the individual passages were well written I really didn't enjoy this at all The sections with local dialect were just too challenging to read for very little return to the reader I like the premise of the book with the same place featuring through time from 17oo's until the present day but found it focused on the people rather than the place and it didn't engage me or give me a sense of the place through time It's difficult when the sections are so disparate and rather obscure My favourite section was near the end set at the start of WW1 I thought this was very well written The very last part is impossible to read on the Kindle version b


  10. Beth Beth says:

    eBook Adam Thorpe ñ ñ Ulverton eBook ¶ ulverton book, Ulverton KindleThis is the first book that I remember not finishingHonestly I've not read such self aggrandising pretentious twattery in my life and I had to do a literary fiction module full o


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