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  1. says:

    There are times when as a book reviewer it is tempting to simply put the adjectives on hold; when mere descriptors seem paltry next t

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    If like Gould we gaze into life’s ocean and paint what we sea will the fish be like us the fish be like me?The answer is yesWhen like Gould we search for the hero to our history the savior of our story and find that files were godâ

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    A book this big offers an entire sea of woe and wonder as well as auatic metaphors It’s about life love and death as well as the importance of truth and how slippery like a fish it can be It’s a fascinating his

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    Gould's Book of Fish is a modern postmodern parahistorical novel I can’t define what it does exactly mean but it sounds greatI had begun with the comforting conclusion that books are the tongue of divine wisdom and had ended only with the thin hunch that all books are grand follies destined forever to be misunderstoodAll the history of h

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    Fish? Well why not? Maybe we have lost the ability that sixth sense that allows us to see the miracles and have visions and understand that we are something other larger than we have been told Maybe evolution has been going on in reverse longer than I suspect and we are already sad dumb fishHard to argue with that although any re

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    This novel of life in a penal colony on Sarah Island off Tasmania in the 1820's could be characterized as a scatological tragicomedy as historical fantasy and as a satire of the human race along the lines of Swift or Voltaire The character William Gould sentenced to life imprisonment for forgery he didn't commit recounts his pathway of survival and tenuous hold on sanity and reaches toward meaning in his life by writing his story Each chapt

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    This is a beautifully written book but it is not for me I was fascinated with William Buelow Gould and I also love anything to do with fish I fish flyfishing paint and love fish So why didn't this book appeal to me? Well I really don't knowAnd as for the ending well it was sheer fantasyShame an excellent author but then I really think that the hard life of living in a brutal penal colony was all too much for m

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    This book lies well beyond this reviewer's abilities

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    This is such a truly different bookon life on art on fish on the development of Van Diemen's Land and neighboring islands It's fact and fiction and myth Sometimes difficult to read but ultimately very worthwhile Is it hallucination? imagination? mysticism? erotic fantasy? a gross combination of all? and summarized in the world of fish and manThis Novel in Twelve Fish is so much than its title could ever state or imply Under the gu

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    An afterthought I ran into this rave review here the other dayhttpwwwgoodreadscomreviewshowand it made me think whew an intelligent human being not only liked this pile of self congratulatory rat's feces but loved it and wanted to marry it so this made me thinkMAYBE I WAS A LITTLE HASTYDamn I hate it when I'm not 100% right about everything all the timeNow I have to get this thing and try it again This is the stuff of co

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Read & Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Richard Flanagan

Once upon a time that was called before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed there was a man named William Buelow Gould a convict in Va. If like Gould we gaze into life s ocean and paint what we sea will the fish be like us the fish be like meThe answer is yesWhen like Gould we search for the hero to our history the savior of our story and find that files were god s joke on memory and that beauty is life s revolt against life is it ok like Percy Shelly to pause and reflect that we were injured and that means memoryThe answer is yesWhen we realize that definitions belong to the definer not the defined when we come to the comforting conclusion that books are the tongue of divine wisdom and that by definer s definition means they are nothing than follies destined forever to be misunderstood may we at least come to the place like Gould where we recognize that the flashpoint of event to memory is anything but truthNow we are asking the right uestion

Summary Gould's Book of Fish

Gould's Book of Fish

N Dieman's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe Silly Billy Gould invader of Australia liar murderer forger fantasist co. Gould s Book of Fish is a modern postmodern parahistorical novel I can t define what it does exactly mean but it sounds greatI had begun with the comforting conclusion that books are the tongue of divine wisdom and had ended only with the thin hunch that all books are grand follies destined forever to be misunderstoodAll the history of humankind is a history of blood tears and sweatI have come to believe that trajectory is everything in this life and though at the time it felt anything other than promising the trajectory of my life was that of a cannon ball fired into a sewer hurtling through shit but hurtling neverthelessThe history of humankind seems to be a history of feces too And Richard Flanagan recounts it with a twisted panache and in an exuisitely metaphoric and lacy languageI was hauling a sled of lies called history through a wilderness Time laughed Sometimes history laughs and sometimes history cries At times we laugh and at times we cry too

Read & Download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Û Richard Flanagan

Ndemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish Gould's Book PDF Once upon a time miraculous things happened.. This is a beautifully written book but it is not for me I was fascinated with William Buelow Gould and I also love anything to do with fish I fish flyfishing paint and love fish So why didn t this book appeal to me Well I really don t knowAnd as for the ending well it was sheer fantasyShame an excellent author but then I really think that the hard life of living in a brutal penal colony was all too much for meThe odd thing is that the author was born in Tamania and that is one of my dream places to travel too