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Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È Dame Beryl Margaret Bainbridge DBE was an English writer from Liverpool She was primarily known According to Kindle - for her works of psychological fiction often set among the English working classes Bainbridge won the Whitbread Award twice and was nominated for the Booker Prize five times In The Times newspaper named Bainbridge among their list of The greatest British writers since .

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  1. Hugh Hugh says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBReading another three of Beryl Bainbridge's novels was one of the highlights of the recent Mookse Madness and left me with a taste for particularly of her historical novels I enjoyed this one a lot an irreverent but well researched portrait of the later years of Dr Johnson largely seen via the experiences of ueeney his favourite and eldest daughter of his patrons Henry and Hester Thrale at whose Streatham house Johnson spent much of the last 20 years of his life So a portrait of the private man rather than the public figure Boswell made so well knownThe story is largely told by an omniscient narrator with each chapter given a one word title allowing Johnson's dictionary definitions to introduce each of them and each is also followed by a letter written by ueeney in later lifeBainbridge's wit ensures that nobody emerges entirely unscathed Johnson is unpredictable and irascible Hester Thrale is fickle and vai


  2. James Barker James Barker says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBAs a fan of Beryl Bainbridge I have been uncertain of her forays into historical fiction 'Every Man For Himself' set on board the Titanic and 'Young Adolf' an account of Hitler's visit to Liverpool before he was infam


  3. ·Karen· ·Karen· says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBMs Bainbridge did herself a disservice here by writing herself into redundancy There is such an overload of names within the first two chapters names that are not attached to any place biography or relationship Nevertheless they are off and running barely clothed as yet a Mrs Williams uestioning him and no we don't know who 'he' is yet when he returns from the Thrales' then falling out with Mrs Desmoulins taking a tumble and hurting her knee because Mr Levet so she said had left his bag of


  4. Fred Fred says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBThis is the second Beryl Bainbridge novel I've read and I know I'll be reading many Because she writes in historical settings and at least from what I've seen about very English characters one has to be willing not to have every detail and reference at hand while reading One has to be willing to read up at least a little on the central characters in this case Samuel Johnson and Hester Thrale or the central even in Master Georgie it was the Crimean War to best appreciate the nuances of the story though not to understand the story itself Other writers might take two or three times as many words to tell the same story but Bainbridge is careful and spare in her choice of words making her u


  5. Shane Shane says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBSamuel Johnson was a remarkable man in his time The creator of the Johnson Dictionary a precursor to the Oxford English version the man was a critic poet and intellectual blessed with a robust constitution and yet plagued by the “black dog” of death and prone to jerky movement now put down to Tourette’s SyndromeThis book covers the last twenty years of his life when the aging dropsied and gout ridden giant of letters failing in eyesight begins to freuent the company of the wealthy Thrall family and in particular Mrs Hester Thrall Hester is also a woman of robust health giving birth to 12 children many w


  6. Sibyl Sibyl says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBThis is a subtle uirky funny tragic book On one level it is about the life of Dr Johnson and his circle but I think it's really about desire and frustration The novel is also about the way in which lives keep being rewritten ueeney the daughter of Mrs Thrale who was beloved by Johnson keeps getting letters from a would be biographer of the great man As a 'proper' young woman ueeny gives unreliable testimony about the events of her childhood Is this because she remembers a great deal but doesn't want to give secrets away? Or is it because she perceived events as a young girl would not through adult eyes Does anyone things truly? Is it the erudite but eccentric Johnson? The unhappily married Mrs Thrale? Or the indulged but neglected ueeney? As readers we are left trying to make up our own mindI wonder w


  7. Judy Judy says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBAs an admirer of Dr JohnsonI was keen to read this novel about his friendship with fellow writer Hester Thrale since reading this I've also read some of her own writings and am now a fan of her too However I was disappointed with the novel because I didn't feel its portrayal of either of them was very convincing Johnson in particular isn't nearly witty enough At the time I read it I noted down that the thing whi


  8. Lizzie Lizzie says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBDr Samuel Johnson the lexicographer and English man of letters became friends with the wealthy brewer Henry Thr


  9. Hilary Greenleaf Hilary Greenleaf says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBWhen you had fathomed out who was who this was a very enjoyable book on many levels It was for me a lovely insight into domestic life in 18th C London and a fascinating speculation into the lives and motivations of Johnson and the Thrales It was wonderfully funny and wonderfully sad Themes o


  10. Kaph Kaph says:

    Kindle Beryl Bainbridge È According to ueeney PDF/EPUB ´ According to Kindle - È according kindle, ueeney free, According to epub, According to ueeney PDFEPUBVerdict A fresh look at the inestimable Samuel Johnson and life in 1764 warts and all Lots and lots of warts It’s just warts really Possibly improved by doing the pre rec readingI may as well admit to this; I’m one of those people who express occasionally out loud and in mixed company a desire to live in the past I’ve come to terms with this facet of my personality and it’s time you did too Typically literature tends to intensify my longing for a TARDIS but Bainbridge decisively broke that mould when she penned ‘According to ueeney’ In fact before I begin I’d like to take a moment to thank The Present for all its wonders For medicine not comp


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