Moon Palace

Moon Palace It Was The Summer That Men First Walked On The Moon I Was Very Young Back Then, But Did Not Believe There Would Ever Be A Future I Wanted To Live Dangerously, To Push Myself As Far As I Could Go, And Then See What Happened When I Got There So Begins The Mesmerising Narrative Of Marco Stanley Fogg Orphan, Child Of The 1960s, A Quester By Nature Moon Palace Is His Story A Novel That Spans Three Generations, From The Early Years Of This Century To The First Lunar Landings, And Moves From The Canyons Of Manhattan To The Cruelly Beautiful Landscape Of The American West Filled With Suspense, Unlikely Coincidences, Wrenching Tragedies And Marvellous Flights Of Lyricism And Erudition, The Novel Carries The Reader Effortlessly Along With Marco S Search For Love, For His Unknown Father, And For The Key To The Elusive Riddle Of His Origins And His FateClever Very Surprising Always Auster Is A Master The Times This is a book about gettin nekkid.I discovered Paul Auster through the 1001 books list and then went on a big PA binge I suppose I should have beenrestrained because very soon all the PA plots and machinations and convoluted po mo madness was churning in my brain I d given myself PAP Yes, that well know literary syndrome, Paul Auster Poisoning This was my third consecutive read and I believe it can be directly attributed to the onset of a severe case of PAP But I did enjoy this book This is a book about gettin nekkid.I discovered Paul Auster through the 1001 books list and then went on a big PA binge I suppose I should have beenrestrained because very soon all the PA plots and machinations and convoluted po mo madness was churning in my brain I d given myself PAP Yes, that well know literary syndrome, Paul Auster Poisoning This was my third consecutive read and I believe it can be directly attributed to the onset of a severe case of PAP But I did enjoy this book therefore equating PAP to eating too much cotton candy but still feeling compelled to go on eatingdespite what various parts of your body are telling you Moon Palace is weighty with symbolism and duality and as usual there is a synchronisty between a lot of his stories But so are many of his books Hence the PAP.Protagonists Fogg , Effing and Barber all try at some point to reduce their lives to the most distilled essence possible A bit like
Moon Palace, Paul Auster 2011 1386 421 964369304 1391 424 9789643698829 20Moon Palace, Paul Auster 2011 1386 421 964369304 1391 424 9789643698829 20 1492 _Moon Palace_Reading this books was a pleasure 3 I tried reading this in the summer but i was going out all the time and i was working and i was having so much fun SUMMER I NEED YOU, PLZ COME BACK so reading was not in my plans at all I picked it up about a week ago and i must admit that i kind of fell in love with Auster s writing and Auster s story The way he uses the first person narrative is so well done that i started thinking all over again about narration techniques Authors who _Moon Palace_Reading this books was a pleasure 3 I tried reading this in the summer but i was going out all the time and i was working and i was having so much fun SUMMER I NEED YOU, PLZ COME BACK so reading was not in my plans at all I picked it up about a week ago and i must admit that i kind of fell in love with Auster s writing and Auster
300 , , ,, 300 , , ,, , In terms of flow of language, this book was quite good Paul Auster has a way with words The coincidences he appeals to however are way too much view spoiler and in the end everyone dies or is somehow lost for no real purpose in the plot hide spoiler The main character goes through despair, a state of balance, happiness and then he loses everything, but he finds out the key to his past I didn t really understand the point of this book was it that everything in life is transient, was it In ter
While this book starts well, it soon goes downhill The central character in the beginning is Marco Stanley Fogg He drew my attention What happens to him gives the reader a lot to think about He is an orphan and has no relatives He is totally alone, or so he thinks Until. Well, I am not going to tell you And he is broke When 1969 Where Brooklyn I liked the writing I liked the philosophical thoughts, his thoughts about writing, about travel, about how people interact and our need While this book starts well, it soon goes downhill The central character in the beginning is Marco Stanley Fogg He drew my attention What happens to him gives the reader a lot to think about He is an orphan and has no relatives He is totally alone, or so he thinks Until. Well, I am not going to tell you And he is broke When 1969 Where Brooklyn I liked the writing I liked the philosophical thoughts, his thoughts about writing, about travel, about how people interact and our need for connection with other human beings All of this I found interesting Then he meets Kitty I liked her too However, the further you proceed the further the focus shifts from Marco to others and the weaker the story becomes Mostly the book follows an elderly man, Effing He is 84 in 1969 But who is Effing First their stories are woven together, but then the Effing personality takes over His story Well it is crazy, as far as I am c
1 , .2 What on earth This book was recommended to me by a person whose taste in literature I hold in high regard That s why I was surprised to discover, halfway through the book, that it s a really terrible piece of pretentious writing I felt no empathy with the main character a really spoiled, pretentiously eccentric kid with an Asian fetish trying to revel in the black aethetic of
Zadie Smith, in an introduction for a Nonrequired Reading Anthology brought a James Joyce quote to my attention That ideal reader suffering from an ideal insomnia Joyce The ideal reader cannot sleep when holding the writer he was meant to be with SmithThis is how I feel about Paul Auster, especially concerning Moon Palace An odd series of events lead me to read this book at the perfect time I was on a road trip in which the route of my companions and I followed a route traced by the prot Zadie Smith, in an introduction for a Nonrequired Reading Anthology brought a James Joyce quote to my attention That ideal reader suffering from an ideal insomnia Joyce The ideal reader cannot
This book is about writing and observations and hardship This book is my first introduction to Auster After reading this book, I went to the university library to look up obscure writers One of the writers is Giordano Bruno who believed that there was a parallel universe back in medieval times There is the theme of journey, travel and exploration into other worlds The narrator has a name inspired by Phileas Fogg, the fictional character in Jules Verns Around the World in Eighty Days The This book is about writing and observations and hardship This book is my first introduction to Auster After reading this book, I went to the