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Summary Ì How to Be Both Ali Smith â 9 Read Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Ali Smith Ing from painting's fresco techniue to make an original literary double take it's a fast moving genre bending conversation between forms times truths and fictions There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s There's the child. Sometimes I think authors write books to have a laugh at us And I think that we as people think that because we don t get it it must be profound Which means it must be amazing And then everyone just follows suit and insists this book is stellar I didn t get it I hated the style I loathe authors that can t be bothered to make something readable hello uotation marks for defining speech sections I mean I got it But I didn t get it And so I gave up maybe a uarter of the way through Which isn t fair but sometimes that s life and I honestly believe this book is a laugh at us Just to see how far we ll go to prove we are deeper than the shallow end of the pool

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Summary Ì How to Be Both Ali Smith â 9 Read Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Ali Smith How to be both is the dazzling new novel by Ali SmithPassionate compassionate vitally inventive and scrupulously playful Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else How to be both is a novel all about art's versatility Borrow. You could say the muse of this novel is Virginia Woolf s Orlando The mischievous time travelling gender crossing spirit of history who breaks down boundaries reconciles opposites defies death I read the Francesco narrative first Francesco is based on the real life painter Francesco del Cossa who I had never heard of The fresco which features large in this novel is a stunning piece of oddball invention and even if I d hated this novel I d be grateful to Smith for introducing me to it Ferrara here I come Francesco is born a woman though it s easy to miss this very important premise and I only caught it by sensing I had missed something and going back to the beginning when I was about fifty pages in History knows next to nothing about Francesco so Smith or perhaps George her other narrator was able to or less make himher up Which she does with compelling brio and mischief Though Francesco s voice c

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Summary Ì How to Be Both Ali Smith â 9 Read Read & Download ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub â Ali Smith Of a child of the 1960s Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless structural gets playful knowing gets mysterious fictional gets real and all life's givens get given a second chan. I tussled for two weeks with this challenging and disappointing novel from the Best and Most Innovative Scottish Novelist Alive Split into two separate narratives connected via the novel s bipolar concept the first section is uintessential Smith with its precocious teenage protagonist and her tireless obsession with words these recurring characters are sentimental love affairs with one s formative time discovering language and its possibilities while the second part is one of her riskiest experiments with style voice mild typography wearing its Christine Brooke Rose influence with pride and for this reader seems to fall facewards Establishing a loveable character within a wondrous Smith world and dropping this after 170 pages for the rambling narration of a 15thC painter that splices epithets about art and painting between various tortured plot strands written in frustrating run on sentences in a semi


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    Ali Smith â 9 Read (E–pub New) [How to Be Both] AUTHOR Ali Smith It is an infinite loop A book of mirrors There are many kinds of both inside the stories outside the stories but in the book over and over back and forth Like looking in a mirror of a mirror to see endless reflect

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  • Hardcover
  • 372
  • How to Be Both
  • Ali Smith
  • English
  • 01 May 2020
  • 9780241145210