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    The narrator is a passenger – a so called pleasuretripper – on the trawler and the severe case of seasickness – notorious mal d

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    Of the four books I've so far read by Johnson although all have been really good I found this one to be the best Its pretty basic in t

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    The whole time I read this I heard in the background the Fine Young Cannibals' song Don't Look Back Baby baby don't look backIt won't

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    Favorite uote I have come through Look we have come throughFrom my “1001 Books to Read Before You Die” Edited by Peter Boxall reading list

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    In his third novel the experimental novelist a term he came to dislike pursues relentlessly his mission to write truth rather than fiction Largely a roman à clef then it differs in the starkness with which the author lays bare his

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    Johnson has a way of getting into the head of his main characters and explaining why the past experiences impact on their behaviour Our hero decides to go to sea for three weeks on a trawler a journey described in detail from leaving England and crossing the North Sea and ending off the coast of Russia The worki

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    I 3 BS Johnson

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    I enjoyed this detailed look at a 3 week trip on a trawler ship I liked the descriptions of the sea the crew the way life on board worked the technicalities of fishing and of course how our poor narrator was pretty much constantly seasickIn with the narrative about the current day trawl our narrator tells us the story of his life In fact it would be fairer to say he is telling himself the story of his life a

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    This book by B S Johnson written in 1966 is a book about a man who has decided to take a trip on a fishing boat He is not a seasoned fisherman In fact he is sick sick a lot We the reader get to hear of his memories of his past He spews these out just like he spews everything in his gut It is a mess out of order without necessarily making sense and the author tells us that maybe he is wrong in his memories The narrator i

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    I pity the narrator perhaps given Johnson's dedication to authorial authenticity to be euated with the author than I would readily do this is a thoroughly sorry account of seasickness that sounds like utter misery for three whole weeks while he also trawls through his past as a way of exorcising the pain of isolation abandonment as an evacuee in High Wycombe and rejected love At times the narrator at least as he himself tells o

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Practice Reissued as standalone books for the first time in many years these are B S Johnson's most famous and critically acclaimed novels.. This book by B S Johnson written in 1966 is a book about a man who has decided to take a trip on a fishing boat He is not a seasoned fisherman In fact he is sick sick a lot We the reader get to hear of his memories of his past He spews these out just like he spews everything in his gut It is a mess out of order without necessarily making sense and the author tells us that maybe he is wrong in his memories The narrator is essentially alone and isolated He does not fit in with the crew and being sick keeps him from making any connectionsThis author was experimental in his approach and therefore he did contribute to the development of the novel Rating 383

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In his heyday during the s and early s B S Johnson was one of the best known novelists in Britain A passionate advocate for the avant garde. 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In both literature and film he became famous for his forthright views on the future of the novel and for his uniue ways of putting them into. Favorite uote I have come through Look we have come throughFrom my 1001 Books to Read Before You Die Edited by Peter Boxall reading list


About the Author: B.S. Johnson

B S Johnson Bryan Stanley Johnson was an English experimental novelist poet literary critic and film makerJohnson was born into a working class family was evacuated from London during World War II and left school at sixteen to work variously as an accounting clerk bank junior and clerk at Standard Oil Company However he taught himself Latin in the evenings attended a year's pre univers.