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A Distant Shore Dorothy Is A Retired Schoolteacher Who Has Recently Moved To A Housing Estate In A Small Village Solomon Is A Night Watchman, An Immigrant From An Unnamed Country In Africa Each Is Desperate For Love And Yet Each Harbors Secrets That May Make Attaining It Impossible.With Breathtaking Assurance And Compassion, Caryl Phillips Retraces The Paths That Lead Dorothy And Solomon To Their Meeting Point Her Failed Marriage And Ruinous Obsession With A Younger Man, The Horrors He Witnessed As A Soldier In His Disintegrating Native Land, And The Cruelty He Encounters As A Stranger In His New One Intimate And Panoramic, Measured And Shattering, A Distant Shore Charts The Oceanic Expanses That Separate People From Their Homes, Their Hearts, And Their Selves.

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!!> Epub ➞ A Distant Shore  ➝ Author Caryl Phillips – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • A Distant Shore
  • Caryl Phillips
  • English
  • 07 July 2018
  • 1400034507

10 thoughts on “A Distant Shore

  1. says:

    England has changed These days it s difficult to tell who s from round here and who s not Who belongs and who s a stranger It s disturbing It doesn t feel right Dorothy, a retired schoolteacher She sounds like a bigot Especially when just two pages later she says she retired when the grammar school where she taught music went comprehensive I was suddenly asked to teach whoever came into the school we all were Difficult kids I don t mind, but I draw the line at yobs Oh but Dorothy, D England has changed These days it s difficult to tell who s from round here and who s not Who belongs and who s a stranger It s disturbing It doesn t feel right Dorothy, a retired schoolteacher She sounds ...

  2. says:

    This book was just simply stunning The prose was superb, the stories tragic I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys finely written literature Many readers may not like the structure of this novel, nor the fact that the story is told in almost flashback like format it took me a little while to figure out that time is not linear in the novel A brief synopsis Set in England, there are two main characters in this novel One is Dorothy who is in her fifties, and has retired from teaching music This book was just simply stunning The prose was superb, the stories tragic I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys finely written literature Many readers may not like the structure of this novel, nor the fact that the story is told in ...

  3. says:

    I ve read a few of his books, and although he s not the most refined of writers, one thing that Caryl Phillips can do is tell a story This story is one of two people, both lonely and exist largely outside the mainstream of society One is a retired teacher and the other an African refugee.Stylistically, the book s sections jump bet...

  4. says:

    Read this for my Transnational Fiction grad seminar I APPRECIATE this book, but did not enjoy reading it It shifts narrative perspective and tense too many times for my beleaguered brain to handle which, I get it, is commentary on dislocation and the...

  5. says:

    Started out okay but got pretty dull I d heard good things about this author This was my first of his books, but it didn t make me want to read .

  6. says:

    An elaborate character study, with fluid prose and cunning subtext, A Distant Shore is a powerful book A brief friendship between a repressed English schoolmarm with issues and an immigrant man fleeing his country after a bloody war, triggers the flashback first Dorothy, then the man called Solomon They re neither of them simple, neither of them wonderful Much is left unsaid, but it is not so vague as to be opaque It is also a critique on society, of England s orcorrectly, universal An elaborate character study, with fluid prose and cunning subtext, A Distant Shore is a powerful book A brief friendship between a repressed English schoolmarm with issues and an immigrant man fleeing his country after a bloody war, triggers the flashback first Dorothy, then the man called Solomon They re neither of them simple, neither of them wonderful Much is left unsaid, but it is not so vague as to be opaque It is also a critique on society, of England s orcorrectly, universal shunning of outcasts and misfits It is well written, the non linear narrative is done well enough and I could follow the shifts well enough I admired it a lot, but I don t unconditionally love it for reasons that have to do with the kind of story it is, of alienation, of unlikable characters, of situations where anything would have worked better than what is employed by the characters but I m glad to have read it Edit Another t...

  7. says:

    I found this book good to start but then it really lost it s way The story started a little backwards, as it starts close to the present day telling you about the relationship between the two main characters, then went on later to give you ain depth background to them.Solomon had a really harrowing life, and was caught up i...

  8. says:

    I wanted to really like this book The shifts from different time periods and perspective were often not clear to me and I found myself catching on a few sentences in.I stuck with it because I needed to see if and how the characters were going to tie together.I probably enjoyed ...

  9. says:

    meh I felt like the non linear narration distracted from rather than enhanced the story Had trouble sympathizing with either of the main characters she s obnoxious and crazy and he s relatively passive while all kinds of bad things happen to him.

  10. says:

    about a retired black professor in england unbelievable, quiet, smooth river prose this won so many awards its not funny his new book of essays comes out in may 2011http www.goodreads.com book show 10

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