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  • Title: Recherche
  • Author: Jim Williams
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  • Page: 453
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • Recherche By Jim Williams You get to be a lot of people when you are a vampire.Meet old Harry Haze war criminal, Jewish stand up comedian, friend of Marcel Proust and J Edgar Hoover John Harper encounters him while spending the summer in the South of France with his mistress Lucy, and is entranced by Harry s stories of his fabulous past Then Lucy disappears without explanation and both John andYou get to be a lot of people when you are a vampire.Meet old Harry Haze war criminal, Jewish stand up comedian, friend of Marcel Proust and J Edgar Hoover John Harper encounters him while spending the summer in the South of France with his mistress Lucy, and is entranced by Harry s stories of his fabulous past Then Lucy disappears without explanation and both John and Harry fall under suspicion.Yet how are we to know the truth when it is hidden in the labyrinth of Harry s bizarre memories and John s guilt at abandoning his wife Nothing in this story is certain Is Lucy dead Is Harry a harmless old druggie or really a vampire Deep inside his humorous tales is the suppressed memory of a night of sheer horror And it is possible that one of the two men is an insane killer.
    Jim Williams
    Jim Williams first hit the news when his early novels had the uncanny knack of coming true The Hitler Diaries was published nine months before the celebrated forgery came out in 1983 Farewell to Russia dealt with a nuclear disaster in the Soviet Union months before the Chernobyl disaster Lara s Child, his sequel to Doctor Zhivago, provoked an international literary scandal and led to his being a guest speaker at the Cheltenham Festival Scherzo, a witty and elegant mystery set in eighteenth century Venice, was nominated for the Booker Prize All of his fiction has been published internationally Tango in Madeira is his eleventh novel.From the author I was born in Oldham, England, the son of a coal miner and a cotton mill worker and grew up in circumstances that would today be considered poor However I had loving parents and benefitted from a good education.I have a degree in law and sociology and speak French, German and Spanish and have a smattering of other languages Since 1970 I ve been a qualified barrister, though I no longer practice I am a Fellow of the Indian Society of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the founder and a fellow of the Institute of Applied Charlatanry One of these qualifications is entirely worthless and I leave you to guess which.The most important fact in my life is that I have had a long and loving marriage to a wonderful wife, and my grown up family still gather with us most Sundays for a family dinner.I seem to have a happy, easy going nature and I take a great deal of pleasure in ordinary things such as walking or gardening My wife and I enjoy theatre, ballet, opera, paintings and dancing at every possible opportunity.

    Recherche By Jim Williams

    Commentaires:

    Bookmuseuk
    I hadn t come across Jim Williams before I discovered this book and I am so glad I did I now have the pleasure of looking forward to reading the rest of his work.Recherche is the sort of novel I would love to have written myself It s deeply weird, is told in several voices and leaves you wondering at the end It is, on one level, a murder mystery but the mystery isn t who did it, it s whether it was ever done at all.Lawyer, John Harper has left his wife and is spending the summer in France with h [...]

    Guy Allen
    Maybe, it s not fair to do a review, as the story line was so boring I commit to read the first 100 pages of any book, but this one was a struggle Two stars for the grammar, punctuation and other mechanics.

    Michelle
    Good bookYou people should just read this book yourselves and write your own review on this novel yourself and I really enjoyed reading this book very much so Shelley MA

    Yesenia Pumarada Cruz
    This is a very interesting read It is well written, and the reader gets to decide what the hell the book is about I would have given it four, maybe even five, stars, if it wasn t for the parts that are not narrated in regular prose, but are instead a play, a musical, and weird, funny stream of consciousness I am not sure if it was the style that these parts were written in what put me off, or the subject matter I am not a WWII fan, I am not that interested in Hitler or the Nazis or the Third Rei [...]

    Barbara Scott-Emmett
    I hadn t come across Jim Williams before I discovered this book and I am so glad I did I now have the pleasure of looking forward to reading the rest of his work.Recherche is the sort of novel I would love to have written myself It s deeply weird, is told in several voices and leaves you wondering at the end It is, on one level, a murder mystery but the mystery isn t who did it, it s whether it was ever done at all.Lawyer, John Harper has left his wife and is spending the summer in France with h [...]

    Barbara Scott-Emmett
    I hadn t come across Jim Williams before I discovered this book I was drawn to it by the new cover and I am so glad I found it I now have the pleasure of reading the rest of his work Recherche is the sort of novel I would love to have written myself It s deeply weird, is told in several voices and leaves you wondering at the end It is, on one level, a murder mystery but the mystery isn t who did it, it s whether it was ever done at all Alongside the present day mystery well, it s set sometime in [...]

    Amber Stumpf
    The author lost me here and there and it was a little heavy handed in some spots Haze s stories in particular but was not all bad This is not the quick easy read the vampire title suggests Had Haze s stories read as evenly as the rest of the novel, I would have given the book 4 stars The constant jumping from literary, historical and philosophical references tired and sometimes bored me so that I could only read a page or two in a sitting or would sometimes skip sections In places where the nove [...]

    Joan
    I m not sure how I feel about this book It did take me quite a while to get through it, and I am happy I finished and didn t bail not usually a good way to start a review.The main story was interesting, and parts, I dare say, could be page turners I didn t like when the book turned to Harry s story it got muddled and confusing However, after finishing the book, I do realize that it couldn t be told without those parts being in the story.I have read another book by Jim Williams Schertzo , which I [...]

    Cindy
    I now consider myself officially a fan of Jim Williams works My goodness, he has the gift I sometimes couldn t help but laugh out loud at his irreverent take on world history Also, never have I enjoyed having to look up obscure word meanings Contrary to some of the previous reviews, I found the flow was good, the storyline and characters enthralling I am very much looking forward to reading from this author.

    Todd Glaeser
    A story about stories, memories and unreliable narrators A murder mystery without a murder or at least not the one you think On top of all that, a character who might be Count Dracula, Rudolf Hess and or a elderly heroin junkie In any case he s no longer a practicing vampire.There are also a number of allusions to Marcel Proust, including the title.

    Marley
    What is real What is fantasy What is psychosis What is history What is memory What is literature Is Harry a vampire At times the book is a little confusing, but so is the narrator s reality Do any of us really know who, what, and where we are We construct, deconstruct, and re construct our lives every minute It gives me a headache to think about it Great book.

    Cheryl
    I used the word abysmal to describe this book, which may be a bit harsh, but I found it to be so confusing and convoluted that I really did not enjoy it at all The only reason I gave it 2 stars is because it wasn t so horrible that I couldn t finish it I found myself wanting to know the resolution of at least one of its story lines.

    Bob
    i couldn t finish this book it was an effort to read i read what seemed to be forever, then checked to find i had only read 15% of the book i couldn t face 85% it should have been interesting it wasn t awful it was just slow.

    Cintia
    A really weird, multi layered, funny, unexpected novel One of a kind If you liked The 100 year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared , you might like this one.

    Merla Miller
    third time in my life I didn t finish a book.

    Gael
    Never quite figured out what was going on The writing was good, though

    Wiz
    I ve already read the Magus thank you very much.

    Reges
    Quirky The writing is superb, and the premise is even better Its a fun twist on the classic mystery novel Inside are characters that will follow you for the rest of your days.

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