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by Trezza Azzopardi

ePub Winterton Blue download
Author:
Trezza Azzopardi
ISBN13:
978-0330493482
ISBN:
0330493485
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Publisher:
Picador (January 4, 2008)
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Subcategory:
Contemporary
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1834 kb
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Rating:
4.1
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661

A novel by. Trezza Azzopardi.

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Trezza Azzopardi's characters are so sharply drawn that they bite. - Christina Schwarz. If disfunctional families are your thing, Winterton Blue, beautifully written, is the book for you. Gorgeously written, keenly and sympathetically observed: a chiller with a human face.

Trezza Azzopardi es, but who doesn’t drive like him. Who drives like Ayrton Senna. They robbed the car from a side-street off Moorland Road, cutting across the park and straight over the football pitch

Winterton Blue" was longlisted for the 2008 Wales Book of the Year. She also writes short stories, and readings for BBC radio.

Trezza Azzopardi (born 1961) is a British writer. Winterton Blue" was longlisted for the 2008 Wales Book of the Year. Azzopardi currently lives in Norwich, in the east of England. The Hiding Place, Picador, 2000.

Azzopardi has a gift for characterization – a magpie-eye for the human spark – and equally for the humanity of things’ Times Literary Supplement. lyrical sense of place. Startling and arresting. Unlikely urban sites take on a fierce and mysterious beauty in Azzopardi’s hands’ Irish Times. strange, captivating quality of real life shot through with poetry. Beautifully evoked’ The Times. Intricate, quietly brilliant.

Winterton blue : a novel. by. Azzopardi, Trezza. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on May 6, 2014.

strange, captivating quality of real life shot through with poetry. Trezza Azzopardi was born in Cardiff and lives in Norwich. The Hiding Place, her first novel, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2000. Books by Trezza Azzopardi.

Against the backdrop of the Norfolk coast with its massive skies and relentless seas, Anna and Lewis slowly learn to trust each other and accept that an uncertain future can be as wild and alluring as the landscape they have grown to love.

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. Lewis is haunted by the memory of his brother, by a stolen car and a river running full, and most of all by the boy at the wheel. Anna is haunted too, but her ghost is very much alive

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. Anna is haunted too, but her ghost is very much alive. Rita, Anna's mother, is the exact opposite of her daughter - loud, carefree, and a daredevil, at seventy-six. When Rita suffers a fall, Anna must leave London and spend the winter looking after her mother in Yarmouth.

For the last twenty years, Lewis has been haunted by his brother’s death. He’s tried hiding from it, running from it, even erasing it from his memory, but the relentless ghost of Wayne confronts him at every turn. Then he meets Anna, a young woman who is also haunted - by her mother, Rita, a vivacious spirit who, unlike Wayne, happens to be very much alive. Rita is the exact opposite of her daughter: loud, carefree, and a daredevil. At seventy-six, she still runs a guesthouse on the coast and has a boyfriend, Vernon, a retired actor and bon vivant. Together they make a formidable pair, living life as if every day might be their last. Anna would be happy for them, if not for the memory of her late father, a reserved and careful man. Into this precarious environment of carousing, music hall turns, and cocktails, stumbles Lewis, on a quest to find the person he believes is to blame for the death of his brother. He immediately recognizes a kindred spirit in Anna, and she in him, but at first both are too headstrong to admit that they are susceptible to falling in love. Against the backdrop of the Norfolk coast, with its massive skies and relentless seas, they finally learn to trust each other, and accept that an uncertain future can be as wild and alluring as the landscape they have grown to love.
  • I'm a big fan of Trezza Azzopardi's writing, loved "Hiding Place" and "Remember Me," couldn't wait to start reading this one, but was almost instantly disappointed. As other reviewers said, the story plods along. We get to see the neuroses of the main character, Lewis, almost to ad nauseum. Azzopardi is good at handling dysfunction, showing where it came from, and how people resolve it, and she did that in this piece. But again, getting to the good stuff took forever, and when we did, it didn't last long. Loved the tattooed character that came in near the end and the metaphor of the tattoo being something we all have but sometimes it is so deep it can't be read. I think everyone has wounds like that, and that is the kind of writing I think Azzopardi is best at. If it bothers you to read it, then you probably have some similar wounds as yet undiscovered and the writing hits too close to home. That said, Winterton Blue, on the whole, is just okay. I finished it. I found some pieces near the end that were memorable. But not her best work.

  • If disfunctional families are your thing, Winterton Blue, beautifully written, is the book for you. If you can imagine Azzopardi writing a love story in a dark, dank cellar in England, then you won't be surprized that the characters reek of uncertaintly, distrust, violence, and tiny hints of joy.

  • I need a story that can grab me and take me away. This story definately did not do that. I listen to audio stories while I work all the time and the day normally flies by. But with this story the narrator was excellent but even with his help, after 3 cds I kept on making an excuse to turn it off and try again later. Took me days to finish where normally I would finish a story in a day because I can't bear to turn it off.

    Anna really doesn't get on with her mother. Anna detests her mothers boyfriend Vernon and she is critical of others and herself. She is unable to hang onto a man or hold down a job. Anna is buried in her own resentment.

    I would give this story a 2 and 1/2 star if possible. There was only only 1 review on this story when I purchased it. Wish there had been more and I would not have wasted my money.

  • Hate to say it, but the book doesn't live up to any of the hype about Trezza Azzopardi's writing. Yes she does a good job of differentiating her characters, and they have lots of background story and color, but so what. The story itself just seems to plod along, not really going anywhere fast or even slowly. I couldn't get next to any of the characters, because mostly they had absurdly ego-centric sensibilities.

    So the question is, is the book worth reading? If you like strange quirky characters, who you don't have to like, and that end up in quirky weird situation (all of their own making), then you'll probably like this book. If not, you won't. Keep in mind that the book was published in 2007 and only has three reviews.

    Zeb Kantrowitz