The Ginger Man Book ☆ 315 pages Download

Epub ´ The Ginger Man ☆ J.P. Donleavy

The Ginger ManHest order Set in Ireland just after World War II The Ginger Man is J P Donleavy's wildly funny picaresue classic novel of the misadventures of Sebastian Dangerfield a young The main protagonist Sebastian Dangerfield is a feckless articulate poetic drunkard who somehow has a roguish charm about him though you wouldn't want to be saddled with the spiteful ne'er do well; he's best viewed from afar The Irish badinage is indecorously funny and the 'stream of consciousness' prose is masterly Those readers whose sensibilities are easily offended by make believe misogyny in a fictional novel might want to give it a wide berth

J.P. Donleavy ☆ The Ginger Man Epub

First published in Paris in 1955 and originally banned in America J P Donleavy's first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the hig While reading Ginger Man I was literally mesmerised by its magically artistic language – it has never occurred to me that the words could be so kinematicShe went down the steps Paused turned smiled Key Green door Few seconds A light goes on Shadow moves across the window Hers What sweet stuff sweeter than all the roses Come down God and settle in my heart on this triangular FridayAnd it was my first black humour trip to boot And it was the book that made me fall in love with postmodernism for goodSomeday you’ll show up when I’m back where I belong in this world When I have what I ought to have My due And when you do My gamekeepers will drive you out and away for good Out Away OutLife of every incorrigible dreamer is a riot – dreamers never cease to revolt against reality

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The Ginger Man Book ☆ 315 pages Download ↠ First published in Paris in 1955 and originally banned in America J P Donleavy's first novel is now recognized the world over as a masterpiece and a modern classic of the highest order Set in Ireland just after World War II The Ginger Man is J P Donleavy's wildly funny picaresue classic novel American ne'er do well studying at Trinity College in Dublin Dangerfield's appetite for women liuor and general roguishness is insatiable and he satisfies it with endless cha Beautiful For all those 1 and 2 star reviewers on here who hated the book for its misogyny and the unpleasantness of Sebastian I uote the following He sat there elbows on his thighs hands hanging from his wristsDreaming out this sunset Tacked up on a cross and looking down A cradle of passive mystifying sorrow Flooded in tears Never be too wise to cry Or not take these things Take them Keep them safely Out of them comes loveMiss Frost stepped from the door shyly Her head a little bent and red spreading under the flesh of her temples There was a small spot middle way up her nose Her lashes dark and flickering the wandering skin around her eyes Some lines of her hair and her age of thirty four The vulnerable steep bottom of her skull Never to turn around and look at our backs or as we are walking away But her feet stepping with red toes The part of her that was her falling arches the sway bent ankles which put a tender part in her eyes For women are lonely people lonelier with women and with men enclosed by sunless children and the little vanishing things that go away during the years of waiting And hearts And how was love so roundIf There's a bellIn Dingle And you want to say How sorry you are I'm gone Ring itAnd make it go Ding dong I made the mistake you see of reading some of those reviews out of curiosity Apparently the following sentences on page 29 were sufficient to turn many against the book “He drove his fist into Marion’s face She fell backward against the cupboard Dishes crashing to the floor In tattered underwear he stood at the nursery door He kicked his foot through and tore off the lock to open it Took the child’s pillow from under its head and pressed it hard on the screaming mouth“I’ll kill it God damn it I’ll kill it if it doesn’t shut up” I am at a loss to see why Unless one believes that the fact that an author includes such a scene in a novel means that he must condone it Or that such events should be read in isolation from what comes before and after Or that novels should not have unpleasantness in them I dont know Anyway If my first uote appealed and my second did not have you crying won't somebody think of the children? then you should check this dirty old bugger out