Ulverton {free Read} ☆ Adam Thorpe



10 thoughts on “Ulverton

  1. says:

    A Novel of Short StoriesAdam Thorpe’s first novel Ulverton comprises twelve chapters Each of these chapters is a short story set in

  2. says:

    Stylistically stunning and very clever I cannot believe this didn’t get prizes when it came out A kind of Aken

  3. says:

    When 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

  4. says:

    I 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 random but as is learned is understood and they all we

  5. says:

    I 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

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    Loved the concept of each chapter following on from earlier periods in the life of an English village Some of the chapters

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    Did 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. says:

    Ok 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 chang

  9. says:

    25 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

  10. says:

    This 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 of angsty white middle aged authors projecting onto their characters at uni

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CHARACTERS Â MZINES.CO.UK ☆ Adam Thorpe

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 I 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 ra

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Ulverton

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 A 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 Ulverto

CHARACTERS Â MZINES.CO.UK ☆ Adam Thorpe

Cover a soldier's skeleton dated to the time of CromwellTold through diaries sermons letters drunken pub conversations and film scripts this is a masterful novel that reconstructs the unrecorded history of England Did 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