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Revelation of a hideous sex crime soon to be committed in Crow Street Until Prudence Tuke disappears the police arrive and the newspapers herald a 'Sex Crime Prophec Well written but dated

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Miss Gomez and the Brethren

W arrival Miss Gomez lives for her postal correspondence with the Church of the Brethren of the Way in Jamaica No one will believe Miss Gomez when she announces her A most bizarre story Miss Gomez the sole survivor of a huge fire that took the lives of an entire neighborhood grew up feeling unworthy of being alive even though she was too you

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Beryl Tuke whiling time away in the Thistle Arms with gin and cheap romances and Alban Roche at Bassett's Petstore are among the street's dream ridden survivors A ne William Trevor does not have to go all sci fi to create a dystopia No instead he creates Crow Street which once bustled as a part of London but now sometime in the 1970s but perh


10 thoughts on “Miss Gomez and the Brethren

  1. says:

    William Trevor does not have to go all sci fi to create a dystopia No instead he creates Crow Street which once bustled as a part of London but now sometime in the 1970s but perhaps today is largely abandoned Only a public house and a pet store remain of the many shops The denizens too have withered to a decaying fewThere's not w

  2. says:

    A Goodreads friend is a big fan of this author so thought I'd try one of his works Much of his output has been short story which doesn't interest me particularly So I looked through the available novels at my library and this one jumped out at me First we get Miss Gomez' background as an orphan in Jamaica where she's eventually driven to leave the orphanage due to her behavior problems Moving to London she works as a

  3. says:

    A fine story interesting characters

  4. says:

    Set in a stylised East End of London and rural Jamaica Miss Gomez is another of Trevor's character studies of the marginalised people who hover at the edges of society The victim of unspeakable violence as an infant Miss Gomez is raised in an orphage flees to London to go on the game finds salvation through religion and attempts in

  5. says:

    A most bizarre story Miss Gomez the sole survivor of a huge fire that took the lives of an entire neighborhood grew up feeling unworthy of being alive even though she was too young to be aware at the time Showered with good care and affection in her Jamaican orphanage she responded in such a negative way that all who knew her thought she was mad She ran away to London to continue her life in pathetically dissipated ways until she happened

  6. says:

    Not my favorite of Trevor's novels but as always his masterful writing is soft and subtle with deeply developed

  7. says:

    Less creepy than Children of Dynmouth but both crueler and kinder in the end Funnier too oddly Trevor eviscerates myths of family religion occupation and even war via his very human and very flawed characters

  8. says:

    I absolutely loved the way Trevor drew out his characters in this novel surrounding Miss Gomez with a bunch of misfits and dodgy wastrels wherever she happened to go The religious angle is very well captured and keeps one hooked all the way through

  9. says:

    Well written but dated

  10. says:

    This book is gloomy but reveals much about human nature The characters each carry their own baggage

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