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Free read The Corrections Download Î The Corrections Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free As correções narra a história dos conflitos religiosos geracionais e de costumes de uma típica família americana na última década do século XX Nos Estados Unidos dos anos 1990 nada escapa ao olhar agudo do autor a instabilidade do mercado financeiro as promessas de bem estar dos novos antidepressivos a moral religiosa da velha geração e a ausência de escrúpulos dos jovens americanosA família Lambert encarna a crise de valores da sociedade contemporânea Alfred é um engenheiro ferroviário aposentado teimoso e cheio de manias agravadas pelo mal de Parkinson recentemente diagnosticado E. 41917 update I appreciate that so many people have liked this review andor commented on it whether we agree or not Please know that I will not be interacting with any comments as I remember almost nothing about this novel other than the repulsion I felt toward it I cannot add anything worthwhile to a discussion or engage in any intelligent discourse unless I read it again which I think we all know I am not going to do That being said anyone using the comments section to make a personal attack on my character or ability as a reader a decade ago mind you will have their comment deleted Kindly agree to disagree and move alongA seemingly unending stream of word vomitI can think of no other way to describe this thingI really really despised almost everything about The Corrections I finished it solely so that I could write a horrible review and have it be validAt no single point before the last 10 pages of this 566 page monster did I feel a shred of sympathy with any of the characters There were several moments where I thought Franzen would have been better off writing dialogue for the average Joe instead of the trumped up and out of place Dawson s Creek esue vocabulary in almost every human interaction His insistence on using the 25 cent word at every turn made reading the story choppy at best aggravating and unenjoyableI also couldn t help but see the author in a lot of his characters worst personality traits Annoying hipster lecher I m better than capitalism but still depend on it Chip Whiny too good for anyone Gary Ungrateful I m a bitch but reuire all your love and attention Denise The parents Alfred is the only one for whom I felt any sympathy and that didn t happen until the last dregs of the book and I think maybe even then it was a knee jerk reaction at being so close to the book being over Enid s issues rubbed me the wrong way for many reasons not the least of which being that I could see my own mother in her which means I suppose that Enid was probably the most well represented character in the novelThe secondary characters were almost entirely a sorry lot with personalities to the extreme in any number of directions too smart too stupid too needy too plain too EVERYTHINGI know that I ll never understand the praise this book received from critics and readers and I m ok with that I do wish however that I could meet some of the people who relate it so easily to real life Meeting them perhaps would truly terrify me

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Free read The Corrections Download Î The Corrections Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free E vai parar na distante Lituânia país imerso nas recentes transformações capitalistas do Leste europeuPara contar essa história em ue todos procuram incessantemente corrigir os rumos ue imprimiram às próprias vidas o autor usa uma prosa ácida ue expressa o embate entre mundos inconciliáveis o universo conservador dos pais e o pragmatismo sem horizonte dos filhosMaravilhoso Tudo o ue se espera de um grande romance exceto por um motivo ele acaba The New York Times Book ReviewÀ altura de Os Buddenbrooks de Thomas Mann e Ruído branco de Don DeLillo Uma realização notável Michael Cunningha. An open letter to my former copy of The CorrectionsFirst I want to tell you that it isn t you it s me People and books grow apart just like people and people grow apart I remember years ago when I read you that there were certain things about you that I really liked but the truth is I just wasn t really that into you Yeah that little stunt with Oprah was pretty cute and I recall we had a laugh but I m just at that point in my life where I need to make space for new experiences open myself up to what other potentials are out there And you re kinda crowding me a bitI know you asked me Where did it all go wrong I could hear your muffled whine from the trunk as I drove you with the other books to Goodwill At first I wished that I had put you at the bottom of the bag beneath the crushing weight of the duplicate copy of Shaw s works and the crap translation of Les Miserables But that s just being petty I ll answer your uestion honestly Some books like people have a character flaw Yours however is an author flaw I ve just found myself and baffled by the man who crafted you The tipping point came last week when I read Ben Marcus s piece referencing your author and that was really the final straw Don t take this that you are terrible because you re not It s just that I personally think that your author is and I don t want to live in the literary world he wishes to create Thus the breakupOver the years you ve been with me my friends have changed I know that you ve been less than happy about this I ve seen the way that you scoff at all of those Christine Brooke Rose novels on the shelf near you Across the library there are now two whole shelves of Vollmann growing to three I made it clear that none of your family will be welcome in my house so you ve been reduced to crossing your arms and pouting while I ve invited in Pynchon Joyce Gaddis Gass McElroy Marcus You started claiming that I hate you but I don t Those three stars are really three So trust me this is the best thing for both of us Until you find a new home I think you ll like it here Before leaving the Goodwill I browsed amongst their book selection and saw 27 of your identical twins here Perhaps you ll be able to pass the time with them sharing stories about how each of you was dumped Mama Namibia europeuPara contar サイコメ 1 殺人鬼と死春期を essa história Initiated Memoir of a Witch em ue todos procuram incessantemente corrigir os rumos ue imprimiram às próprias vidas o autor usa uma prosa ácida ue Beautifully Broken Spirit embate Kiss of Flame The Dragons Virgin Tribute #1 espera de um grande romance Tyrant exceto por um motivo Split Second Thinking; Mastering the Art of Impromptu Speaking ele acaba The New York Times Book ReviewÀ altura de Os Buddenbrooks de Thomas Mann Taking Shots Assassins #1 e Ruído branco de Don DeLillo Uma realização notável Michael Cunningha. An open letter to my former copy of The CorrectionsFirst I want to tell you that it isn t you it s me People and books grow apart just like people and people grow apart I remember years ago when I read you that there were certain things about you that I really liked but the truth is I just wasn t really that into you Yeah that little stunt with Oprah was pretty cute and I recall we had a laugh but I m just at that point in my life where I need to make space for new Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® experiences open myself up to what other potentials are out there And you re kinda crowding me a bitI know you asked me Where did it all go wrong I could hear your muffled whine from the trunk as I drove you with the other books to Goodwill At first I wished that I had put you at the bottom of the bag beneath the crushing weight of the duplicate copy of Shaw s works and the crap translation of Les Miserables But that s just being petty I ll answer your uestion honestly Some books like people have a character flaw Yours however is an author flaw I ve just found myself and baffled by the man who crafted you The tipping point came last week when I read Ben Marcus s piece referencing your author and that was really the final straw Don t take this that you are terrible because you re not It s just that I personally think that your author is and I don t want to live in the literary world he wishes to create Thus the breakupOver the years you ve been with me my friends have changed I know that you ve been less than happy about this I ve seen the way that you scoff at all of those Christine Brooke Rose novels on the shelf near you Across the library there are now two whole shelves of Vollmann growing to three I made it clear that none of your family will be welcome in my house so you ve been reduced to crossing your arms and pouting while I ve invited in Pynchon Joyce Gaddis Gass McElroy Marcus You started claiming that I hate you but I don t Those three stars are really three So trust me this is the best thing for both of us Until you find a new home I think you ll like it here Before leaving the Goodwill I browsed amongst their book selection and saw 27 of your identical twins here Perhaps you ll be able to pass the time with them sharing stories about how

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Free read The Corrections Download Î The Corrections Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Nid é uma dona de casa comum O casal na faixa dos setenta anos vive às turras numa peuena cidade do Meio Oeste americanoOs três filhos foram para metrópoles da costa Leste a fim de se livrar da mediocridade da vida em família Na Filadélfia Gary o mais velho tornou se banueiro Deprimido e paranóico porém acaba com o próprio casamento A caçula Denise também mora na Filadélfia onde é chef de cozinha mas sua vida sexual tumultuada a faz perder o emprego Em Nova York Chip o filho do meio é um roteirista frustrado Ao se envolver com uma aluna arruína a carreira de professor universitário. And when the event the big change in your life is simply an insight isn t that a strange thing That absolutely nothing changes except that you see things differently and you re less fearful and less anxious and generally stronger as a result isn t it amazing that a completely invisible thing in your head can feel realer than anything you ve experienced before You see things clearly and you know that you re seeing them clearly And it comes to you that this is what it means to love life this is all anybody who talks seriously about God is ever talking about Moments like this The Lamberts are experiencing corrections Not economic ones like the rest of the country although money does underline everything they worry about The whole family in a myriad of ways is each on the verge of their very own uniue self destruction THE CORRECTION when it finally came was not an overnight bursting of a bubble but a much gentle let down a year long leakage of value from key financial markets a contraction too gradual to generate headlines and too predictable to seriously hurt anybody but fools and the working poor There may be big events that finally shove us forward backwards or sideways but in the aftermath most of us can find with some self evaluation that the crash in our lives was preceded by a series of miniature inadvisable decisions Sometimes we have to crash to correctAlfred is the father a Kansan who believed in hard work and honest labor He has always been moody self contained in many ways unknowable At the age of 75 he has come down with Parkinson s and is uickly becoming a burden impossible to bear for his wife Enid and his kids He has trouble controlling his bowels and this manifests itself in an almost comic if it weren t so tragic series of delusions of talking turds pursuing him relentlessly through the corridors of his own mind He was an amateur chemist and made an important discovery that for unknowable reasons it will be revealed later in the book refuses to fight for his rights to be richly rewarded It drives his oldest son Gary nuts Gary didn t know which version of Alfred made him angrier the spiteful old tyrant who d made a brilliant discovery in the basement and cheated himself out of a fortune or the clueless basement amateur who d unwittingly replicated the work of real chemists spent scarce family money to file and maintain a vaguely worded patent and was now being tossed a scrap from the table Both versions incensed himI admit there are several moments when I too felt the urge to strangle Alfred He is from a generation and geography where a man makes decisions and never feels the need to explain himself He doesn t care how angry or upset you are Tears nor threats will move him to give you the reasons that led him to his decisions Gary is an investment banker in Philadelphia He has a beautiful wife named Caroline and three sons He is fighting with his wife regularly than normal and she insists that he is clinically depressed He believes and is not just paranoid about this issue that his wife is manipulating events behind his back subtly turning his sons against him She denies everything concedes nothing He finds her in pain from her back and realizes as angry as he is That her face was beautiful and that the agony in it was mistakable for ecstasy that the sight of her doubled over and mud spattered and red cheeked and vanuished and wild haired on the Persian rug turned him on that some part of him believed her denials and was full of tenderness for her only deepened his feeling of betrayal He has a haughty disdain for nearly everyone He talks down to his mother He is furious and almost unhinged with his father He is dismissive of his siblings His lust for his wife is inspired as much by his desire to try and control her as it is about physical contact Her fights with him heightens all kinds of feelings of desire He is almost snobbishly gleeful in his fidelity to her but as he revels in his superiority there are also other issues knocking around in his head It occurred to Gary as the young estate planner leaned into him to let a raft of sweltering humanity leave the elevator as she pressed her hennaed head against his ribs intimately than seemed strictly necessary that another reason he d remained faithful to Caroline through twenty years of marriage was his steadily growing aversion to physical contact with other human beings Certainly he was in love with fidelity certainly he got an erotic kick out of adhering to principle but somewhere between his brain and his balls a wire was also perhaps coming loose because when he mentally undressed and violated this little redhaired girl his main thought was how stuffy and undisinfected he would find the site of his infidelity a coliform bacterial supply closet a Courtyard Marriott with dried semen on the walls and bedspreads each site over warm and underventilated and suggestive of genital warts and chlamydia in its own unpleasant way and what a struggle it would be to breath how smothering her flesh how sualid and foredoomed his efforts not to condescend So really he is faithful because it is unhygienic to cheat Chip is the middle child a teacher at a college when we first meet him He involves himself with a student who pursued him relentless not so much out of sexual attractiveness but that she needed his help on a paper for another class Classic barter system that unfortunately for Chip is discovered After he is fired he writes a breast obsessed first draft of a screenplay called The Academy Purple It is really horrible He loses yet another girlfriend Julia who s boss decides that she needs to upgrade boyfriends Julia has a husband from Lithuanian who needs someone with Chip s skills With zero prospects in NY Chip decides to fly to Lithuania to help defraud American investors greed can always be exploited After cratering over the loss of his young college lover that left him snuffling his furniture for any residual essence of her nether regions Chip is getting over lost girlfriends uicker helped by fantasy detours about a bartender he just met If he couldn t get Julia back he wanted in the worst way to have sex with the bartender Who looked about thirty nine herself He wanted to fill his hands with her smoky hair He imagined that she lived in a rehabbed tenement on East Fifth he imagined that she drank a beer at bedtime and slept in faded sleeveless tops and gym shorts that her posture was weary her navel unassumingly pierced her pussy like a seasoned baseball glove her toenails painted the plainest basic red He wanted to feel her legs across his back he wanted to hear the story of her forty odd years Things don t go well for Chip in Lithuania but he was so damn close He didn t understand what had happened to him He felt like a piece of paper that had once had coherent writing on it but had been through the wash He felt roughened bleached and worn out along the fold lines Denise is the youngest sibling a successful chef who finds herself the main negotiator between her parents and her brothers She has a history of being attracted to older men which probably has something to do with her uneasy relationship with her father After her marriage to a colleague twice her age falls to pieces she is done with men and decides to try her luck with womenWith mixed results She gets an opportunity of a lifetime when she meets a young entrepreneur a member of the recently wealthy who decides he wants to open a restaurant He wants Denise to be his chef and he wants her in his bed She resists barely intent on not letting sex destroy this opportunity for her Kudos for trying to break a bad pattern Good thinkingbut sleeping with his wife nullifies all that careful arms length tango she carried out so well with the husband Her car was like a tongue gliding down the melty asphalt streets her feet like twin tongues licking the pavement the front door of the house on Panama Street like a mouth that swallowed her the Persian runner in the hall outside the master bedroom like a tongue beckoning the bed in its cloak of comforter and pillows a big soft tongue begging to be depressed and then The problem with Denise is she has a hard time resisting people who find her attractive She enjoys the fact that older men really appreciate her shapely body The sexual attraction that males and females have for her compels her forward in a relationship long past the time when any of it is still pleasurable for her She loses everything for something she really didn t want in the first placeI haven t even gotten to the mother Enid She is at that point in her life where she is ready to go do things and finds her husband moldering and devaluing before her very eyes He is an albatross around her neck and yet she still loves him She desperately clings to the idea of the whole Lambert family coming together one time in St Jude for Christmas If you are someone who likes to read books where you like the characters you might struggle with this book I find that a lot of people who say they don t like this book abandon it before completion It is natural to want someone in a story that you can root for As Jonathan Franzen unpacks these characters he exposes those things that are generally hidden beneath our clothes like a nasty wart near a nipple or cellulite on our butt cheeks The type of flaws we would prefer to be seen in half light not the glaring brightness of daylight I started out not liking any of these characters their flaws were dominating their inherently good ualities but as Franzen so deftly unspools revelations I became and sympathetic What we have to remember is that none of us knows someone s whole history We get pieces and sometimes those are the best pieces and sometimes we only see someone at their worst moment We never have the whole story that might make sense out of the senseless We have a tendency to ignore our own flaws and castigate those same flaws in others You might be starting to understand where I m going with all this These characters are human maybe too human but that could be because Jonathan Franzen may have wrote one of the most honest books you ll ever read If you wish to see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at


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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) 41917 update I appreciate that so many people have liked this review andor commented on it whether we agree or

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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) While reading The Corrections I really understood the meaning of ‘schadenfreude’ because I despised almost every character in this book so much that the miserable their lives got the enjoyment I took from it And when a shotgun was introduced late in the novel I read the rest of it with my fingers crossed while muttering Please please please please please please in the hope that at least one of those pitifu

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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) “And when the event the big change in your life is simply an insight—isn't that a strange thing? That absolutely nothing changes except that you see things differently and you're less fearful and less anxious and generally stronger as a result isn't it amazing that a completely invisible thing in your head can feel realer than anything yo

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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) My first Franzen Really I don't even know how to start this review I could begin I suppose by discussing the pure perfection of his writing It is REALLY DAMN GOOD If I could break reviews down into little sections he'd get 10 stars for his st

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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free µ Jonathan Franzen Free read The Corrections JONATHAN FRANZEN'S TOP TEN RULES FOR WRITERS as given to The Guardian on 20 Feb 2010with additional commenty comments by me 1 The reader is a friend not an adversary not a spectatorHmm well maybe I can't think Hugh Selby had very friendly thoughts when he wrote his brilliant Last Exit to Brooklyn it reads like he wants to shove all of us into a landfill site and have done with the human race But uite often that's a good attitude

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    E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) An open letter to my former copy of The CorrectionsFirst I want to tell you that it isn’t you it’s me People and books grow apart just like people and people grow apart I remember years ago when I read you th

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    Free read The Corrections E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free µ Jonathan Franzen Franzen’s writing is impeccable Not only does his understanding of complex familial relationships fascinate me but his ability to capture these characters—all five of them I might add—with such depthI think that is what really drew me in as a reader I mean these are people who are so flawed emotionally and so utterly selfish inherently and yet each of them has this capacity for loving one another even while recogni

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    Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free µ Jonathan Franzen E–pub/E–book (The Corrections) The critics loved The Corrections Published in 2001 it won the National Book Award for fiction for that year and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize a year later It also won or was nominated for a number of other prestigious literary prizesDavid Gates wrote in his glowing review in the New York Times that the book had “just enough novel o

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