[[ Reading ]] ➽ An Arsonists Guide to Writers Homes in New England Author Brock Clarke – Thantai68.info

An Arsonists Guide to Writers Homes in New England Sam Pulsifer is an everyman if you consider it ordinary to accidentally burn down Emily Dickinson s house and go to prison Now released, can Sam find a new life as a husband and father while trying to prove his innocence when other writers homes start going up in smokeFear and love might leave a man complacent, but jealousy will always get him out of the vanEvery so often, a book grabs your attention with the opening sentence and holds you all the way to the last period Unfortunately, Sam Pulsifer is an everyman if you consider it ordinary to accidentally burn down Emily Dickinson s house and go to prison Now released, can Sa This was a great story with an interesting narrative style, ruined by yet another pinball protagonist I m sick of novelists annoying me with characters that bounce around while people do things around them and especially to them Instead of acting, they choose the path of silence, the path of not doing anything For instance, every chance the protagonist gets to make a choice especially an important one, he does nothing at all The worst part is that this bullshit indecisiveness is usually p This was a great story with an interesting narrative style, ruined by yet another pinball protagonist I m sick of novelists annoying me with characters that bounce around while people do things around them and especially to them Instead of acting, they choose the path of silence, the path of not doing anything For instance, every chance the protagonist gets to make a choice especially an important one, he does nothing at all The worst part is that this bullshit indecisiveness is usually put down to some characteristic trait of indecisiveness or in this case, bumbling Maybe the style these days is to write protagonists that might as w New Hardcover With Dust Jacket A Lot Of Remarkable Things Have Happened In The Life Of Sam Pulsifer, The Hapless Hero Of This Incendiary Novel, Beginning With The Ten Years He Spent In Prison For Accidentally Burning Down Emily Dickinson S House And Unwittingly Killing Two People Emerging At Age Twenty Eight, He Creates A New Life And Identity As A Husband And Father But When The Homes Of Other Famous New England Writers Suddenly Go Up In Smoke, He Must Prove His Innocence By Uncovering The Identity Of This Literary Minded Arsonist In The League Of Such Contemporary Classics As A Confederacy Of Dunces And The World According To Garp, An Arsonist S Guide To Writers Homes In New England Is An Utterly Original Story About Truth And Honesty, Life And The Imagination. This book is a really fun read without being a frivolous read In fact, the author takes on a myriad of dark themes, but in the voice of his main character, Sam Pulsifer, has a way of making even the most atrocious goings on seem hilariously funny Sam is a self confessed bumbler, habitual liar, and accidental arsonist, and yet in the hands of Brock Clarke, somehow none of that seems unusual And believe me, that s not the half of the unusual aspects of this book and its characters Like Irving This book is a really fun read without being a frivolous read In fact, the author takes on a myriad of dark themes, but in the voice of his main character, Sam Pulsifer, has a I have to admit, I think I was expecting something completely different out of this book.It started out well enough Sam Pulsifer, a native of Amherst, Massachusetts, accidentally burned down the Emily Dickinson house when he was eighteen He has, since then, served his time seven years in a minimum security prision, hanging out with corrupt bond analysts , gone to college he has a degree in packaging science he helped invent the zip loc bag , gotten married to a tall woman named Anne Ma I have to admit, I think I was expecting something completely different out of this book.It started out well enough Sam Pulsifer, a native of Amherst, Massachusetts, accidentally burned down the Emily Dickinson house when he was eighteen He has, since then, served his time seven years in a minimum security prision, hanging out with corrupt bond analysts , gone to college he has a degree in packaging science he helped invent the zip I loved this absurdly funny little book and I had to go ahead and take the one star off of my rating because some of the things Clarke writes and that our main character Sam conveys, are true enough to make you want to crawl away and hide And you know, I just gave five stars to the last book I reviewed and I m not trying to earn a reputation here Besides, it s not like anyone s reading this Except you.A few favorites After all, wasn t this what college was all about Emptying your mind of th I loved this absurdly funny little book and I had to go ahead and take the one star off of my I picked this one up because it had a lot of great reviews That ll teach me There have been few books that have given me less likable characters, or storyline The initial idea is a really good one, and I really hoped for some sort of saving grace in it all, but I never once found myself rooting for the protagonist, he was merely protagonizing to read about If ever there were a book I d warn people against reading this would be it or Jpod by Coupland, but don t get me started on that just ye I picked this one up because it had a lot of great reviews That ll teach me There have been few books that have given me less likable characters, or storyline The initial idea is a really good one, and I really hoped for some sort of saving grace in it all, but I never once found myself rooting for the protagonist, he was merely protagonizing to read about If ever there were a book I d warn people against reading this would be it or Jpod by Coupland, but don t get me star An Arsonist s Guide to Writer s Homes in New England is the odyssey of Sam Pulsifer, a perpetual but completely accidental ne er do well His life story is rather convoluted, so suffice it to say that he snuck into the Emily Dickinson home one fateful night, eager to check out the veracity of several spooky stories his mother told him growing up, and unwittingly started a mighty conflagration that reduced the historic landmark to rubble and killed the amorous couple he did not know was inside An Arsonist s Guide to Writer s Homes in New England is the odyssey of Sam Pulsifer, a perpetual but completely accidental ne er do well His life story is rather convoluted, so suffice it to say that he snuck into the Emily Dickinson home one fateful night, eager to check out the veracity of several spooky stories his mo You know, I really considered giving up on this about sixty pages in, and I probably should have it never got any better It was just so un compelling And the main character was really unlikeable, which drives me nuts It reminded me of A Confederacy of Dunces, which I don t remember much but definitely remember hating this had the same kind of bumbling, not very smart protagonist who just doesn t seem to get why bad things keep happening to him He was so whiny and stupid and boring Why sho You know, I really considered giving up on this about sixty pages in, and I probably should have it never got any better It was just so un compelling And the main character was really unlikeable, which drives me nuts It reminded me of A Confederacy of Dunces, which I don t remember much but definitely remember hating this had the same kind of bumbling, not very smart protagonist who just doesn t seem to get why bad things keep happening to him He was so whiny and stupid and boring Why should I go on a three hundred page journey with someone I can t stand The other thing that drove me absolutely crazy about this book was that the narrative kept doubling over on itself, like in the middle of describing some kind of action or reaction, it would start to discuss broader ideas and concepts, like For those of us who ve lost it, love is also the thing that makes us speak in aphorisms about love, which is why we try to get love back, so we can stop speaking 1.5 starsWhat an incendiary turd this wasThis seemedthe output from a sadistic creative writing class assignment, requiring Its MFA hopefuls to build a novel around a computerized random idea generated premise, than anything Brock Clarke could ve dreamed up I absolutely loved his novelExley, but


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