Dec 06, 2022
A Well Full of Leaves
Posted by Elizabeth Myers

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  • Title: A Well Full of Leaves
  • Author: Elizabeth Myers
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 144
  • Format: Paperback
Free Read A Well Full of Leaves - by Elizabeth Myers, A Well Full of Leaves, Elizabeth Myers, A Well Full of Leaves From Kirkus so take their opinion with a pinch of salt From the sordid to the ecstatic this novel of London childhood and maturity begins with sharp realism and ends on a plane of transcendent spirituality Laura Valley tells the story of her own family of a father who played the horses and lost and who buckled under a nagging wife and watched her drive and embitterFrom Kir

Free Read A Well Full of Leaves - by Elizabeth Myers - A Well Full of Leaves, A Well Full of Leaves From Kirkus so take their opinion with a pinch of salt From the sordid to the ecstatic this novel of London childhood and maturity begins with sharp realism and ends on a plane of transcendent spirit

Jonathan

Elizabeth Myers died at the age of 34 from T.B She left behind her three novels and a pile of short stories Her husband was Littleton C Powys, brother of John Cooper Powys She is entirely buried Almost nothing can be found about her on the internet, and all of her novels are out of print It seems particularly strange that this, a Penguin paperback which went through at least 5 printings in the 1940 s, has vanished so completely On the strength of the talent on display in this, her first novel, b [...]


Nicholas Beck

Sublime, breathtaking writing from an author who died far too young Her descriptions of nature are so visionary and so well written you ll without doubt be tempted to look at the world around you with a different perspective I can t help thinking that Elizabeth Myers is so receptive to all that surrounds her in the natural world because of her own illness, life might be short so live it to it s fullest with a solid core of belief in yourself that cannot be shaken Indeed her characters react in e [...]


Sarah

In spite of the beautiful prose, something about this book just bothers me It doesn t feel entirely honest.I got the distinct impression that Myers was recounting real life conversations that didn t go at all the way she s recounted them for the reader Her protagonist is aggressively cheerful and ostentatiously selfless She s critical of everyone around her, yet everyone around her seems to adore her or villainously resent her goodness and light If L.M Montgomery occasionally veered bit close to [...]


Hazel

What a strange book If you are looking for realistic dialogue you won t find a scrap of it in this book What makes this book especially interesting for me is Myers astonishing powers of description particularly of the supposedly mundane things in life It was too flowery for me at times and at other times utterly implausible but I did need to finish it.



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