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  • Hardcover
  • 402
  • Making an Elephant
  • Graham Swift
  • en
  • 15 August 2020
  • 9780330507240

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characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters review Making an Elephant Dead writers as well as musings on history and memory that readers of Swift's novels will recognize and love A journey through place and time Making an Elephant is a book of encounters between a son and his father between an author and his younger selves between writer and reader and between friends It brims with charm and candour and tells of alertness to experience and a true engagement with words; in short with what it means to feel that writing and reading are an essential part of living. I thought I would love this book as I ve enjoyed every other book I ve read written by the author however upon reading into the book I found myself unable to connect with the author and found myself forcing to get through the book Which is why I decided to stop reading it completelyI ll read any other books of Swift s in a heartbeat just not this

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characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters review Making an Elephant In his first ever work of non fiction the Booker Prize winning author of Last Orders and Waterland delivers a warm and generous account of what has influenced and inspired him over the years As a novelist Graham Swift delights in the possibilities of the human voice imagining his way into the minds and hearts of an extraordinary range of characters In Making an Elephant his first ever work of non fiction the voice is his own As generous in its scope as it is acute in its observations this hig. This took forever to read not because I didn t like it but it was something I could put down easily I think it is a nice read for people who like his writing and his books I personally enjoyed to read about his attitude and thoughts of writing itselfHowever I would not recommend this to anyone unfamiliar with his workI also have to admit I skipped most of the poetry wasn t for me

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characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters review Making an Elephant Hly personal book is a singular and open spirited account of a writer's lifeSwift brings together a richly varied selection of essays portraits poetry and interviews full of insights into his passions and motivations and wise about the friends family and other writers who have mattered to him over the years Kazuo Ishiguro advises on how to choose a guitar Salman Rushdie arrives for Christmas under guard and Ted Hughes shares the secrets of a Devon river There are private moments too with long. Reading Making an Elephant is like probing gaps in the sofa You ll find old tickets and lint Looking for Jiri Wolf Prague 1989 Guildhall Farce 1983 scraps of useless paper all the poetry But you ll find pound coins too For me the pound coin pieces all delve into the simple things in life visiting Santa s Grotto fishing reading Isaac Babel for the first time The best concerns Swift s early days as a writer and the encouragement of Alan Ross the man who pulled him out the slush pile and published his early stories in The London MagazineThis book not be for everyone but anyone who cares about the work of Graham Swift should be proud to own a copy of this guided tour around his workshop And if you don t treat yourself to a copy of The Sweet Shop Owner and start immediately


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  1. says: characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters PDF NEW [Making an Elephant]

    Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift review Making an Elephant In the introduction to this book Graham Swift states that it started out as simply a collection of non fiction pieces but that it ended up being somewhat of an autobiography as well In my opinion it didn't really succeed on that level at all I really didn't learn all that much about his life from this book other than he's a writer has uite a few other writers as friends and drinks uite a bit For example early on in the book he m

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    review Making an Elephant PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters This took forever to read not because I didn't like it but it was something I could put down easily I think it is a nice read for people who like his writing and his books I personally enjoyed to read about his attitude and thoughts of writing itselfHowever I would not recommend this to anyone unfamiliar with his workI also have to admit I skipped most of the poetry wasn't for me

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    review Making an Elephant Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift I've never read any Swift so my intentions in picking this book were less than honourable I had a couple of hours and very little cash to spen

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    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] Reading Making an Elephant is like probing gaps in the sofa You’ll find old tickets and lint 'Looking for Jiri Wolf Prague 1989' 'Guildhall Farce 1983' scraps of useless paper all the poetry But you'll find pound coins t

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    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] This isn't really about writing at all nor is it about Graham Swift which is a shame because he's one of my favourite writers and I'd love to know how he does it It is however a fairly interesting collection of essays often

  6. says: review Making an Elephant PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift

    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] Strange experience I prefer his fiction which curiously seems much authentic than this collection of essays poems autobiographical writing I occasionally cringed with embarrassment at the sense of trying to hard An

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    review Making an Elephant PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Read in Dutch ‘Het hart van onze Nicky’ Ultimately unsatisfying because I’d expected a novella but it turned out to be three short pieces What’s after reading it and writing my review in English I idly perused some of the English reviews and realised they were reviewing a different book Whereas the English version contain

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    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift I have loved Graham Swift's fiction ever since Waterland which I still think than thirty years later is one of the best b

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    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] I thought I would love this book as I've enjoyed every other book I've read written by the author however upon reading into

  10. says: PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] characters Ø PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¸ Graham Swift Graham Swift ¸ 0 characters

    PDF NEW [Making an Elephant] review Making an Elephant Just not my kind of story and writing If it hadn't been such a short book I wouldn't have finished

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