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Reservoir 13

Jon McGregor

Reservoir 13

by Jon McGregor

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missing children,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReservoir thirteen
    StatementJon McGregor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination291 pages
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26930591M
    ISBN 101936787709
    ISBN 109781936787708
    LC Control Number2017930357
    OCLC/WorldCa972385316

    RESERVOIR by Jon McGregor. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON With just four books, McGregor (This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You, , etc.) has already made a substantial impact on the literary scene; three of his novels, including this one, have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and he won the International.   PRAISE FOR RESERVOIR 13 BY JON MCGREGOR. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. An Amazon Best Book of the Year. A Barnes & Noble Best Book of Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize A Kirkus Best Book of A Los Angeles Review Best Book of the YearPages:

    An extraordinary novel of cumulative power and grace, Reservoir 13 explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence, unfolding over thirteen years as the aftershocks of a tragedy refuse to subside. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jon McGregor is the author of four novels and two story collections. Reservoir 13 (Book): McGregor, Jon: WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN FT BOOK OF THE YEAR A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things. Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss. Midwinter in the early years of .

      Book review: Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor has made the Man Booker list twice and also won a €k prize from the Impac, but he’s never been . Reservoir 13 is written against that most superficial of psychological and fictional crutches — the idea of “closure” — and is all the better for it. It is an extraordinary novel of.


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Winner of the Costa Book Award and Booker nominee, Reservoir 13 was such a fulfilling read. The book is considered a mystery of sorts as it starts with a 13 year old girl going missing when vacationing in an English village with her family/5. "A new novel from the absurdly gifted Jon McGregor, seven years after the IMPAC-winning Even the Dogs, Reservoir 13 is haunting and heartbreaking, the tale of a disappearance and its aftermath―his best yet." ― The Guardian, “Fiction to look out for in ”/5(86).

Reservoir 13 is an enthralling and brilliant investigation of disturbing elements embedded deeply in our story tradition. • Tessa Hadley’s Bad Dreams and Other Stories is published by Cape. Reservoir 13 follows the village for as many years as Becky had lived, allotting a chapter to each.

As the thirteen years methodically tick by, the narrative drifts in and out of people’s lives, assembling a patchwork quilt of a community forever altered. Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor (4th Estate, HarperCollins) Midwinter in the early years of this century a teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England.

The Guardian (in the UK) asks a question in the opening of its Reservoir 13 review, which is this: "Why is it always a girl who's missing?" Care to talk about that. Would the loss of a boy have the same attavistic tug that a girl engenders.

What were your expectations at the onset of the book. Were you certain that Rebecca would be found. Reservoir 13 is not a conventional crime novel, and its central mystery is more than just a procedural puzzle. We do not come to know Rebecca Shaw, Author: Paraic O'donnell.

Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor review – an aftermath in elegant slow motion In the author’s first novel for seven years, formal experimentation gives way to a Author: Stephanie Merritt. Reservoir Catapult, The novel takes place over a year period, with each chapter spanning one year.

The novel takes place in a single unnamed town in the English countryside. Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor I have very conflicted feelings about “Reservoir 13” by Jon McGregor because I admired so much about its technique and ingenuity, but I often wasn't engaged by the story in that satisfying way I hope a novel will make me feel.

An extraordinary novel of cumulative power and grace, Reservoir 13 explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence, unfolding over thirteen years as the aftershocks of a tragedy refuse to subside.

(From the publisher.). McGregor’s fourth novel, “Reserv” begins with a telegenic tragedy: A year-old girl disappears on the moor in an English village where. Reservoir 13 is a unique feat of communitarian storytelling, full of humanity, humility, drama and mystery.

Turning within a natural almanac, the lives of its characters ebb and flow as the years pass, as they encounter tragedy, conflict, the best and worst aspects of each s:   Reservoir 13 is written against that most superficial of psychological and fictional crutches — the idea of 'closure' — and is all the better for it.

It is an extraordinary novel of threads left unwoven. Read Full Review >>4/4(11). An extraordinary novel of cumulative power and grace, Reservoir 13 explores the rhythms of the natural world and the repeated human gift for violence, unfolding over thirteen years as the aftershocks of a tragedy refuse to subside.

Midwinter in an English village. A teenage girl has gone missing. Everyone is called upon to join the search. Readers’ questions about Reservoir 7 questions answered.

Emma I had a brilliant thought about the title, but then I debunked it. The only paragraph I liked in the book was this one: They sat on a flat rock and at more I had a brilliant thought about the title, but then I debunked it.

The only paragraph I liked in the book was this one. Jon McGregor (born ) is a British novelist and short story writer. Inhis first novel was longlisted for the Booker Prize, making him the youngest ever second and fourth novels were longlisted for the Booker Prize in and respectively.

Inhis third novel, Even the Dogs, was awarded the International Dublin Literary : Jon McGregor, (age 43–44), Bermuda. Reservoir 13 by McGregor, Jon - Chapters 1 – 2 summary and analysis.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Reservoir Reservoir 13 (Book): McGregor, Jon: "Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss.

Midwinter in the early years of this century. A teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England. The villagers are called up to join the search, fanning out across the moors as the police set up roadblocks and a crowd of news reporters descends on their.

A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN FT BOOK OF THE YEAR A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR. From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable oir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss.

Midwinter in the early years of this s:. A Los Angeles Review Best Book of the Year "McGregor's book achieves a visionary power he has written a novel with a quiet but insistently demanding, even experimental form. The word “collage” implies something static and finally fixed, but the beauty of “Reservoir 13” is in fact rhythmic, musical, ceaselessly contrapuntal A /5(86).

A GUARDIAN NOTABLE BOOK OF From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things and Even the Dogs. Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss.

Midwinter in the early years of this century. A teenage girl on holiday has gone missing in the hills at the heart of England/5(5). Reservoir 13 (Book): McGregor, Jon: WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN FT BOOK OF THE YEAR A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things.

Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss. Midwinter in the early .