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E gathering in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam drowned in the sea His sister Veronica collects the body and keeps the dead man company guarding the secret she shares with him something that happened in their grandmother’s house in the winter of 1968 As Enright traces the line of betrayal and redemption through three generations her di. An intelligent insightful and thought provoking novel about an Irish family experiencing the loss of a brother and sonAnne Enright s 2007 novel that garnered the Man Booker Pri

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Anne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland’s most singular voices Now she delivers The Gathering a moving evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh blood into the Irish literary tradition combining the lyricism of the old with the shock of the new The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan ar. These words are imbued with a despair so raw that not even once during the time I was reading this did I feel an ounce of regret envisaging the time the novel drew to its inevita

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Stinctive intelligence twists the world a fraction and gives it back to us in a new and unforgettable light The Gathering is a daring witty and insightful family epic clarified through Anne Enright’s unblinking eye It is a novel about love and disappointment about how memories warp and secrets fester and how fate is written in the body not in the stars. When I see that some people have given this book five stars I start to uestion my own sanity For me the book had wonderful potential when I took it off the shelf and the Booker A


10 thoughts on “The Gathering

  1. says:

    this book was very frustrating i feel like i should love it but it's like there is a barrier a chastity belt between us preventing our love and as much as i want it it isn't going to happen for us there is a ual

  2. says:

    Please excuse me as I make a noise of annoyance disgust boredom and all around dissatisfaction UGHARGHHHHUHHH Don't even know how to spell that or if it makes any sense Hey that makes a nice segue into my reviewLet me start with the one perk I can honestly give this book Anne Enright has a beautiful grasp of words but she doesn't k

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    These words are imbued with a despair so raw that not even once during the time I was reading this did I feel an ounce of regret envisaging the time the novel drew to its inevitable conclusion In fact I was eager for it to be over for the narrator to stop pouring forth her endless stream of inchoate conjectures and unsavoury insinuations Prio

  4. says:

    This book actually angered me and I think this paragraph sums up whyI know as I write these that they reuire me to deal in facts It is time to call an end to romance and just say what happened in Ada's house the year that I was eight and Liam was barely nineThat passage occurs about halfway through the book The preceding pages are an endless series of shapeless ponderings on what may or may not have happened T

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    My full review of this book is larger than Goodreads' word count limit Find the entire essay at the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcentercom I am the original author of this essay as well as the owner of

  6. says:

    An intelligent insightful and thought provoking novel about an Irish family experiencing the loss of a brother and sonAnne Enright’s 2007 novel that garnered the Man Booker Prize for that year is an enjoyable but

  7. says:

    Because a mother's love is God's greatest joke This sentence would make perfect sense to me if we turned it aroundBecause a God's love is mothe

  8. says:

    I have no idea how to feel about this book let alone rate itFor the first half I was in love with it I was in love with the writing which is exceptional inviting personal painful and sparkling I was suinting with as much derision as confusion like Clint Eastwood in all of his spaghetti westerns at all the low ratingsThe book explore

  9. says:

    When I see that some people have given this book five stars I start to uestion my own sanity For me the book had wonderful potential when I took

  10. says:

    This novel is definitely not for everyone—probably why it has such a low rating here But I thoroughly enjoyed it Enright examines grief guilt and family trauma so universally in this story though she uses the lens of one woman Veronica to do so The writing is taut but immersive and the story unfolds slowly and builds itself back u

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