KINDLE [Midwinter Break]


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    Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Irish born Stella and Gerry are at a crossroads in their lives Approaching their late sixties they no longer share common interests Gerry has his drinking whilst Stella has her religion a faith which has never deserted her e

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    Summary Midwinter Break KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download This is a profoundly moving and perceptive examination of the anatomy of a long marriage Gerry and Stella Gil are retired now living in Scotland and facing the midwinter of their lives and their marriage Gerry once an architect a mediocre one in his estimation cannot get through a day without his drinking but

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    Summary Midwinter Break KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty Bernard MacLaverty is an Irish author new to me His writing is impeccable and intimate He paints a clear portrait of a retired middle age married coupleHowever although I appreciate the authors understanding of this relationship which we observed up close and personal I didn't actually enjoy the plot or the themes in this novel My own personal beliefs are so very different from both Stella and Gerry I didn't h

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    Summary Midwinter Break KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download Stella and Gerry married for forty years in the retirement years of their life one son one grandson They take a weekend trip leaving Scotland and heading to Amsterdam Gerry thinks it is just for time away change of pace but Stella has other motives a discontent in her life and a spiritual promise made during a ti

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    KINDLE [Midwinter Break] This love story about a retired couple is full of paradox It appears uite light but it is surprisingly deep It seems uite ordinary but its impact is extraordinary It is funny and serious a sad book and a happy book at the same time A book mai

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    Summary Midwinter Break KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Bernard MacLaverty has written with this book an utterly compelling and disarmingly human novel in which each one of us w

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    KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty All Women Marry Beneath ThemselvesLike the Shakers the Beguine movement was an attempt to provide some institutional respite for women in a world dominated by men their narcissistic violence and chronically inadeuate women’s toilet facilities The Begijnhof in Amsterdam is a vestige of this movement which is probably no less necessary today than it was in medieval societyGerry is a boor and a functional alcoholic Stella is spiritually mi

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    Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download The family is raised the work’s done That can’t be it can it? There’s ten or twenty years left over as it were We’ve cut the life of our cloth wrongly It doesn’t fit I have a sense of drift I want to do something with the time I have

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    Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty KINDLE [Midwinter Break] Mac Laverty is a writer of gorgeous prose and deeply thoughtful novels His latest novel strengthens his reputation as an ex

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Midwinter Break

Summary Midwinter Break Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty R But over the course of the four days we discover the deep uncertainties that exist between them Gerry once an architect is forgetful and set in his ways Stella is tired of his lifestyle worried about their marriage and angry at his constant undermining of. Stella and Gerry married for forty years in the retirement years of their life one son one grandson They take a weekend trip leaving Scotland and heading to Amsterdam Gerry thinks it is just for time away change of pace but Stella has other motives a discontent in her life and a spiritual promise made during a time of heartbreaking distress Gerry drinks too much is often dismissive of her faith and Stella wants there to be something before her life endsA uiet novel a reflective one as we are privy to the thoughts of both Gerry and Stella as they look back in time Unresolved issues misunderstandings and where each see their lives and each other Touching novel maybe because I too will be married for 35 years husband retired time behind us than before I felt this book and the struggles of this pair Hard to be married for a long time without having something unresolv

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Summary Midwinter Break Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty A retired couple Gerry and Stella Gil fly from their home in Scotland to Amsterdam for a long weekend a holiday to refresh the senses to do some sightseeing and generally to take stock of what remains of their lives Their relationship seems safe easy familia. This is a profoundly moving and perceptive examination of the anatomy of a long marriage Gerry and Stella Gil are retired now living in Scotland and facing the midwinter of their lives and their marriage Gerry once an architect a mediocre one in his estimation cannot get through a day without his drinking but his love for his wife is plain to see Stella was a teacher but her son and grandson live in Canada leaving her feeling she needs in her life and Gerry is not enough They fly to Amsterdam ostensibly for a long weekend with Stella harbouring a hidden agenda They explore the city both as a couple and separately Stella feels the best of her was inspired by her Catholic faith and she is in search of a spiritual religiously guided life On a previous visit to the city she encountered the Dutch order of the Beguines Gerry has never taken her religious faith seriousl

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Summary Midwinter Break Bernard MacLaverty Û 2 Download Read & download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Û Bernard MacLaverty Her religious faith Things are not helped by memories that have begun to resurface of a troubled time in their native Ireland As their midwinter break comes to an end we understand how far apart they are and can only watch as they struggle to save themselves. The family is raised the work s done That can t be it can it There s ten or twenty years left over as it were We ve cut the life of our cloth wrongly It doesn t fit I have a sense of drift I want to do something with the time I have left Other than watch you drink This book is the story of a midwinter break taken in Amsterdam by a retired couple Gerry and Stella Gerry and Stella are a Northern Irish Catholic Couple now living in GlasgowThe title however also conveyed to me the essence of the book Stella is conscious that she is in the midwinter of her life their only son living in Canada with his wife and son contemplates a break in their relationship driven by Gerry s alcoholism and a move to a religious community due to her sense of an unfilled promise made to God years earlierA beautifully understated novel and a brilliant portrait of a lo

  • Hardcover
  • 242
  • Midwinter Break
  • Bernard MacLaverty
  • English
  • 03 November 2020
  • 9781911214212