Pincher Martin: (the two deaths of Christopher Martin)

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1956 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Good advice, so I'm passing it on! - Goodreads
Great! The ending makes you feel dreadful.... - Goodreads
Just not into stream of consciousness writing. - Goodreads
A complete page turner. - Goodreads
The whole plot would have only filled ten pages. - Goodreads
The ending will shock you! - Goodreads
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This book gutted me.
The description of how much a man is willing to endure simply to stay alive is harrowing. There is the torture of a life remembered in the midst of his total isolation,his
mental and physical nakedness beneath the endless sky and his never sated hunger.
And for what?
Read the book.

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Golding is never an easy writer and his early (greatest?) novels might be the toughest. Must be read carefully and slowly. But what a dizzying variety of topics--this, earliest humans in The ... Read full review


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