[Epub] ➟ Spring ➠ David Szalay – 1sm.info

Spring The U.S Debut Of Leading U.K Author David Szalay, Named One Of The Daily Telegraph S Twenty Best British Novelists Under FortyJames Is A Man With A Checkered Past Sporadic Entrepreneur, One Time Film Producer, Almost A Dot Com Millionaire Now Alone In A Flat In Bloomsbury, Running A Shady Horse Racing Tips Operation Katherine Is A Manager At A Luxury Hotel, A Job She D Intended To Leave Years Ago, And Is Separated From Her Husband The Novel Unfolds In 2006, At The End Of The Money For Nothing Years, As A Chance Meeting Leads To An Awkward Tryst And James Tries To Make Sense Of A Relationship Where No Means Maybe And A Yes Can Never Be Taken For Granted.David Szalay Builds A Novel Of Immense Resonance As He Cycles Though Perspectives That Add Layers Of Depth To The Hesitations, Missteps, And Tensions As James Tries To Win Katherine James S Other Pursuit Is Money, And Spring Follows His Investments And Schemes, From A Half Share In A Thoroughbred To A Suit And Tie Day Job He S Taken To Pay The Bills Spring Is A Sharply Tuned Novel So Nuanced And Precise In Its Psychology That It Establishes Szalay As A Major Talent.


About the Author: David Szalay

David Szalay born 1974 in Montreal, Quebec is an English writer.He was born in Canada, moved to the UK the following year and has lived there ever since He studied at Oxford University and has written a number of radio dramas for the BBC.He won the Betty Trask Award for his first novel, London and the South East, along with the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize Since then he has written two other



10 thoughts on “Spring

  1. says:

    An unconventional novel in the tradition of realism, and I ll take David Szalay over Jonathan Franzen any day The subjects are romantic love, money, social class At the heart of the novel is the relationship between Katherine and James, which though many months in, still feels like early days James is madden


  2. says:

    James 17 H Katherine Katherine James longlist Booker All That Man Is Spring Szalay , James, Freddy Szalay , , , 2,5 .


  3. says:

    Won this as an advanced reader copy through Goodreads I have mixed feelings about this book It is about a guy and a girl who start a relationship while she has been separated from her husband for over a year What I liked about this book was how real it was Everything was presented in this book like it would have happened


  4. says:

    read a few pieces from D Szalay that intrigued me a lot his story youth from The Paris review and the excerpt from Granta so I decided to try his most well known novel and the only one published in the US so far quite readable and generally keeping my interest but ultimately kind of meh, why did I bother sort still liked the wri


  5. says:

    I gave up with 100 pages to go Our main narrator is a sad sap who you just wish would make a decent decision I didn t want to spend time with him and I couldn t see why Katherine didn t cut him loose The point of vie...


  6. says:

    found this book very similar in parts to on chesil beach by ian mcewan with details of a relationship going nowhere and both sides not really knowing their deeper feelings through insecurity and neediness


  7. says:

    This is a very sly book Initially it starts out as a chick lit romance with a incomprehensibly smitten man and a unusually reluctant but permissive woman, but as the story unfolds, their motivations prove not so clearcut Katherine and James meet at a wedding and embark on a frustrating, inconclusive affair The reasons for attraction are unclear and


  8. says:

    David Szalay s 3rd novel is very much about contemporary life in London amongst a group of people whose obsessions with making money and forging relationships are often undermined by their own failings and uncertainties James, a former dot com entrepreneur, falls in love with Katherine, who although separated from her husband cannot quite break away from h


  9. says:

    I m a big fan Szalay is funny, affecting, deeply intelligent, and makes novel writing seem easy, but oh God, you know it s not.


  10. says:

    Nailed it I intend to buy several copies of this book for friends so we can devour it, discuss it, and then deny it bears any resemblance.


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