Fb2 Dept. of Speculation ePub
by Jenny Offill
|Publisher:||Knopf; 1st edition (January 28, 2014)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1637 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1432 kb|
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of Speculation 37 And then there is another fight. Us, he says about the girl again. The wife leaves in the middle of the night and goes to a hotel.
of Speculation 37 And then there is another fight. The wife leaves in the middle of the night and goes to a hotel ress because she can’t bear to sleep on anyone’s couch, to see husbands, to see children. She watches herself sign the register. She watches herself check in. She wanted him to feel something when he saw the door slam behind her, but did he? She left without a toothbrush. Without sleeping pills even.
of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage
of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. It is also a beguiling rumination on the mysteries of intimacy, trust, faith, knowledge, and the condition of universal shipwreck that unites us all. Jenny Offill's heroine, referred to in these pages as simply the wife, once exchanged love letters with her husband postmarked Dept. of Speculation, their code name for all the uncertainty that inheres in life and in the strangely fluid confines of a long relationship.
of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. Jenny Offill's heroine, referred to in these pages as simply ';the wife,' once exchanged love letters with her husband postmarked Dept. A fragment in Ferrante's mind are the spaces that can never be filled. of Speculation is a portrait of a marriage. Jenny Offill's heroine, referred to in these pages as simply "the wife," once exchanged love letters with her husband postmarked Dept. of Speculation, their code name for all Dept.
Title: Department of speculation. Other author's books: Last Things. Sparky! 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore. When we first saw the apartment, we were excited that it had a yard but disappointed that the yard was filled by a large jungle gym that we didn’t need. Later, when we signed the lease, we were happy about the jungle gym because I’d learned that I was pregnant and we could imagine its uses.
of Speculation, Jenny Offill describes the rise and fall and (difficult, halting) rise again of a marriage, complicated by a child, infidelity, and the fact that people are weird and unknowable creatures. Yet the novel also makes ample room for the joys of family life, and Offill's sly and funny prose is pure pleasure to read. 6. A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. Starting with the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in 1976, Marlon James uses numerous characters and multiple voices to launch this epic study of violence and Kingston, Jamaica into the literary stratosphere.
of Speculation Jenny Offill takes on the dissolution of a marriage in the sharp, taut paragraphs of Dept. It's a short book, but you'll want to read it carefully - every sentence is a gem. Some women make it look so easy, the way they cast ambition off like an expensive coat that no longer fits, says the narrator of Jenny Offill’s slim marvel of a second novel, Dept. of Speculation (Knopf), an unflinching portrait of modern motherho. of Speculation: An Absolute Must-Read
Jenny Offill’s second novel, Dept. Offill builds a story out of these fragments, observations and other mental detritus. There is a sister and a philosopher friend
Jenny Offill’s second novel, Dept. of Speculation, charts the course of a marriage through curious, often shimmering fragments of prose. A writer lives in Brooklyn. A writer lives in Brooklyn and falls in love. There is a sister and a philosopher friend. There is the narrator and the man at the center of the novel, the man she falls in love with, the man she marries, the man she has a child with, the man who ultimately fails her.