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  1. says:

    I found this to be a disappointing read all in all Lasdun writes beautifully but on occasion he has too fine a temperament to sustain the reader's interest for anything longer than a long short story But in my opinion a novel reuires than just endless psychological reflection; it needs at some point the drama of an intensely active life The novel opens with the narrator having a glass of wine thrown in his face at a cocktail par

  2. says:

    A short uncomfortable novel that relates the story of Stefan Vogel who left East Germany with his wife in 1986 to go live in the United States The story starts in 2003 or so then goes back to his childhood up to the time

  3. says:

    Another unreliable narrator but this time one who admits his lies but then how do we know these aren't lies as well Dissident poet in East Germany who never wrote or read anything

  4. says:

    Stefan Vogel the main character in Lasdun's novel is a vaguely likeable character who drifts through life getting himself into alarming difficulty through no apparent effort of his own In fact when something bad befalls him he dismisses it even as he watches it happen as something unavoidable because in a sense it has alr

  5. says:

    attracted by the book title i bought it at a second hand bookstore in taiwan i thought the book will be a detective or ethical book but it’s different from what i thought it is uite boring to a point where it left me on a major slump i don’t understand what is the author trying to express from this book

  6. says:

    Seven Lies is not the easiest book to read While many I'm sure myself occasionally included will trip from time to time over the voc

  7. says:

    Though the cover blurb about knuckle whitening tension of a thriller is overblown Lasdun does confirm a chilling insight repressive regimes often succeed by recruiting their own citizens to do their dirty work for them This

  8. says:

    I was living in Munich when the old Stasi East German secret police files were opened It was a wrenching experience for many and fought against for many years People went and looked at their files and discovered which of their friends and even family members had informed on them Many others didn't want to know still others watched their lives

  9. says:

    Deeply unsatisfying as a whole the individual vignettes comprising ' The Life and Lies of Stefan Vogel' were taut and well rendered From the early and mostly inexplicable seediness of the narrating Stefan to a jarring show of author insertion as Stefan becomes still further detached placed again inexplicably into third pe

  10. says:

    Not in a horror flick gone wild kind of way rather in a chilling suicky fashion The story is like a particularly h

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Summary ¼ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free º James Lasdun

Love glory and freedom express themselves in Seven Lies eBook #229 a lifelong fantasy of going to America By a series of increasingly dangerous maneuvers he mak. Seven Lies is not the easiest book to read While many I m sure myself occasionally included will trip from time to

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Seven Lies: A Novel

Part political thriller part meditation on the nature of desire and betrayal Seven Lies tells the story of Stefan Vogel a young East German whose yearnings for. A short uncomfortable novel that relates the story of Stefan Vogel who left East Germany with his wife in 1986 to

Summary ¼ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free º James Lasdun

Es this fantasy come true his past seemingly locked behind the Berlin Wall and a new life of unbounded bliss ahead of him But then his world begins to fall apar. Though the cover blurb about knuckle whitening tension of a thriller is overblown Lasdun does confirm a chilling i