PDF READ Animals Author Keith Ridgway


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  • Animals Author Keith Ridgway
  • Keith Ridgway
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  • 22 February 2018
  • 9780007213337

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Animals Author Keith Ridgway Read ¹ 107 Dden and inexplicable collapse of a private life and the subseuent stubborn search for a place from which to take stock We are surrounded here – by unsafe or haunted buildings by artists and capitalists who flirt with terror by writers and actresses and the deals they have made with unreality and by the artificial utterly con. Ridgway damn near forfeits his thin reputation with a tedious creative writing exercise at the outset a nineteen page encounter with a dead mouse and the narrator s attempt to poke it Very serious and devoid of laughs this chapter nearly forced me to chuck the book but I slogged on driven by the fact that this dead mouse was obviously the last verifiable element of reality in the book Animals is one of those alternately absorbing and infuriating what the feck is going on novels like Hunger The Third Policeman or Other People where banal reality is plunged into dread on a regular basis and you come to the last page with no resolution to anything It s the author s game here and woe betide you the mere reader to try to unpack or unveil anything put before you So here we have a narrator whose very gender seems a mystery until about page 105 though his partner K remains genderless throughout a cartoonist freaked by a dead mouse who soon visits a friend goes for a swim shows up at his flat all incidents punctuated by disaster or an event of sheer dread Even the appearance of a lone dog becomes a sort of nightmare and I have to say that Ridgway expertly reports these moments they re still with me nowThings get odder and the narrator makes no bones of his unreliability by constantly reporting his indecision about what really happened what he really saw and did As the nightmare becomes all encompassing toward the end was there a murder a real trip inside a wealthy actress s home what s with that Australia shaped stain we re forced to step inside a solipsist s brain and just groove on the nasty maybe pick up some reality clues until everything ends abruptly Many of the reviews paint this novel as the self reporting of mental illness the sudden and inexplicable collapse of a private life says the cover blurb But on the other hand we have two fully named characters who may provide some sort of key to everything David who created a pointless elaborate universe within which to someday create fiction narratives and Rachel a conceptual artist who starts rumors fake kidnappings and such while documenting the results Surely they are not just a couple funny inventions to spice up the novel Toward the end our narrator ends up in Rachel s apartment with Rachel nowhere to be seen or is she there too Is this novel actually her own work An elaborate repudiation of David Wait is she murdered Too Well these uestions may be risky but they might yield fruitful answers than the descent into madness theory Give it a shot yourself but be warned that this novel is not nearly as funny or absorbing as Ridgway s reputation suggests A Perfect Day for Bananafish inexplicable collapse of a private life and the subseuent stubborn search for a place from which to take stock We are surrounded here – by unsafe or haunted buildings by artists and capitalists who flirt with terror by writers and actresses and the deals they have made with unreality and by the artificial utterly con. 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Animals Author Keith Ridgway Read ¹ 107 Structed scripted city in which we have agreed to live out a version of living But there are cracks in the facade and there are stirrings under the floorboards and there are animals everywhere you look if only you'd dare to look for themUnsettling unhinged provocative and richly funny ‘Animals’ is for human beings everywher. 35 stars This could have been a 5 star This story of a sensitive soul who begins to slip from reality after sharing a moment with a dead mouse and having a loopy falling out with his boyfriend was uite moving and an extraordinary piece of writing If it had remained at this personal intimate level it would have been a profound illustration of the fragility of self sanity and love But a couple of megalomaniacs are inserted into the drama perhaps to make the suffering protagonist look sane by comparison I understood why they were there but for me they seemed sensationalist and spoiled the intimacy and credibility of the book

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Animals Author Keith Ridgway Read ¹ 107 A novel of confusion and paranoia love and doubt fear and hysteria unsettling unhinged provocative and bestially funny ‘Animals’ is for human beings everywhereKeith Ridgway's third novel is a psychological menagerie of confusion paranoia searching and love Narrated by an illustrator who can no longer draw it tells of the su. A challenging read that I actually wanted to finish


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    PDF READ Animals Author Keith Ridgway Ridgway damn near forfeits his thin reputation with a tedious creative writing exercise at the outset a nineteen page encounter with a dead mouse and the narrator's attempt to poke it Very serious and devoid of laughs this chapter nearly forced me to chuck the book but I slogged on driven by the fact that this dead mouse was obviously the last verifiable element of reality in the book'Animals' is one of those alternatel

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    Read & download Animals Author Keith Ridgway PDF READ Animals Author Keith Ridgway Free read µ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ñ Keith Ridgway A man sees a dead mouse in a gutter He finds it strangely moving; a signifier of something meaningful but he can't work out why or what We foll

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    Free read µ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ñ Keith Ridgway PDF READ Animals Author Keith Ridgway I gave up on this one Although the peculiar lack of any realistic psychological motivation for the events in the story was intriguing at first it fast became a predictable device that seemed to have no point and the coy way in which the writer insistently doesn't identify the gender of the narrator or his partner is a bit lame

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    Read & download Animals Author Keith Ridgway PDF READ Animals Author Keith Ridgway Keith Ridgway ñ 7 Read & download Interesting odd book Ends uite abruptly But I did like the story What the hell was actually going on I have no idea But I liked it Was K a man or a woman? What the hell happened?? It has made me want to read of

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