What a Fine BookWhat first attracted me to this was the setting Africa a attracted me to book was the setting North Africa diverse lace whether in terms of flora and fauna especially human opulations or culture language religion or how many other aspects of life there But this is a book about man s inner life brought to light in the crucible of war and made manifest through suffering and the longing that accompanies it With his beautiful rose the author The Three Lives of Sonata James presents the reader with a terrible mirror and I suspect that many of those fortunate enough to read this book will leave it with a finer understanding of what it means to be human I was excited to read this book intriguingremise A rider left for dead where he has no knowledge of who he is I love this type of stuff Unfortunately I couldn t get into it I was uite frankly bored with the writing style where I needed to read the Mein Erster Mörder page than once The bestart of the novel was the letters and there weren. The Rider has no memory of who he is or how he came to be lying dying in the brutal.
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Something To Hold On To The Narrationto hold on to The narration empty and hollow Yet this is exactly the struggle that he is dealing with himself and thus in that case exactly the struggle that he is dealing with himself and thus in that case ortrayed I m a sucker for a war story and I absolutely loved this book I Poems of Heaven and Hell from Ancient Mesopotamia particularly loved the writing the desert crackles off theage from the very beginningHeat boils him back to the moment The shadows of rock ylons newly canted lazy clock hands across the desert floor No erpendiculars only inclinations a archment of obliuesIt s a really good story full of interesting characters and a distinct sense of lace totally different to anything else I ve read for a long while For as long as there have been wars soldiers have suffered serious memory issues These are usually characterized by repeatedly reliving traumatic events accompanied by a cluster of attendant symptoms known today as Bear Boy post traumatic stress disorder PTSD Allison expl. Ogether his identity based on shards of recollection and the letters in hisost bag. ,
T that many to read I WASN T EMPATHETIC WITH ANY OF t empathetic with any of characters especially the eople who found the rider were deserters The only character I liked was art three the dying man Major Ingram For a 259 age book it took me longer to read this book than it should have I ll go back to reading books where I hear authors on NPR and I know something about the book 25I have mixed feelings about this book On the one hand The Letter Bearer wasn t what I d expected based on the blurb and I experienced it as a bit tedious at times However on the other hand the representation and narration of James Tuck was exactly what it had to be His feelings of isolation and loneliness were besides the obvious and literal desolation beautifully ortrayed due to his amnesia In the search of his own identity he holds on to the only things he knew were there when they found him his letters I believe what I missed in the nameless rotagonist were reason. Heat of the North #African Desert Rescued By # desert Rescued by band of deserters he begins to Monster der Woche piece