[MOBI] Ø Free Read ☆ Mister Spoonface : by Paul Blaney ↠ #2020


  • Title: Mister Spoonface
  • Author: Paul Blaney
  • ISBN: 9780957611689
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback

  • Mister Spoonface By Paul Blaney A fascinating novel exploring responsibility, desire and the very stuff of existence with verve and sensitivity Heidi James, author of Wounding A thought provoking exploration of relationships, obsession and what it means to be a father Justine Roberts, CEO of MumsnetFred Pooley feels as though there s a gaping hole inside him, somewhere between his heart and his stomac A fascinating novel exploring responsibility, desire and the very stuff of existence with verve and sensitivity Heidi James, author of Wounding A thought provoking exploration of relationships, obsession and what it means to be a father Justine Roberts, CEO of MumsnetFred Pooley feels as though there s a gaping hole inside him, somewhere between his heart and his stomach Since returning to London after six years in Hong Kong, he s been drifting a new job and a new girlfriend do little to fill the gap Meeting up with his first love Sally and her baby daughter sets him musing about children He never thought he wanted kids now suddenly he can t stop thinking about becoming a father An attempt to connect with the father who deserted him only leaves him bereft Presented with a chance to discover a family of his own, Fred crosses a line into a world of dark obsession.A thoroughly modern novel about family and what it means to be a parent.
    Paul Blaney
    I was born in England to parents who d recently moved from Belfast They were on their way to Tasmania, but that s another story life I m the second of five children two brothers, two sisters Since studying Classics at college I ve moved around a bit I taught English for a year in Lisbon, had a short, dull career in reference publishing, and traveled in India, Australia and New Zealand Then in early 1996 I ended up in Hong Kong, on a nice little island called Lamma My experience of living and working in Hong Kong are the substance of my novella, Handover From Hong Kong I moved direct to Eugene, Oregon cue culture shock where I studied for an MFA in Creative Writing Back in London, I taught, wrote, and met my lovely wife Karen who s from Louisville Kentucky She brought me back to America, first to New Jersey where we both still work at Rutgers then to Allentown, PA That about brings me up to date.

    Mister Spoonface By Paul Blaney

    Commentaires:

    Jackie Law
    Mister Spoonface, by Paul Blaney, explores what it means to be a father Set in and around contemporary London it tells the story of Fred Pooley, a thirty seven year old bachelor who has never wanted children, until one day he realises that he does He has a gap in his life that is making him miserable This tale chronicles his attempts to find some means by which to fill it, to give him purpose and make him whole.It opens with this memorable line A year before his actions won him nationwide notori [...]

    Emily Gutowski
    I just finished the last page of Mister Spoonface, and I cannot remember the last time I enjoyed reading a book so much Over the past few days, I have been carrying the book around with me, hoping to be able to sneak in a few pages whenever possible I found myself thinking about the characters in the story very often, and felt that I knew them on a certain level Each had his or her own clearly distinguishable personality, and this was achieved on an impressive level with the children I particula [...]

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      Published :2020-04-22T16:35:40+00:00