The Whole Wide Beauty

The Whole Wide Beauty A Sensual, Wonderfully Engaging Debut About A Woman S Passionate Affair With Her Father S Prot G , A Poet.David Freeman, The Charismatic And Renowned Director Of The Broughton Poetry Foundation, Has Always Been Interested In His Work Than His Family, And His Daughter Katherine Feels The Wound Of His Neglect Having Abandoned Her Creative Life As A Dancer, Muffled By Motherhood And A Conventional Marriage, She Embarks On An Intense Affair With A Poet, One Of Her Father S Prot G S As She Falls In Love And Her Marriage Starts To Come Apart, She Begins To Question The Depth Of The Romance Her Emotional Journey Leads Her Back To The North Of England Where She Was Brought Up, To Her Father, And To Her Younger Self, The Passionate Dancer Powerful, Wise, And Beautifully Written, The Whole Wide Beauty Is An Unforgettable Debut Novel About Searching For Fulfillment In Love, Art, And Life I really, really had wanted to love this book but it just wasn t anything near what I hoped it would be The story starts with Katherine Freeman and introducing her life as it is and her parents and husband What she does and loves and her relationship with her husband It moves between that and her father, his life and relationships and then her mother Every now and then its the husband and child.There wasn t any big pull in the story, after a while we have some excitement when she longs for s I really, really had wanted to love this book but it just wasn t anything near what I hoped it would be The story starts with Katherine Freeman and introducing her life as it is and her parents and husband What she does and loves and
Read the first 50 pages and then skimmed the rest This was not for me I never imagined giving this book 4 stars It does lean a bittowards 3.5, but I was pleasantly surprised When I started reading this book it came off a bit flat and boring, but when Emily Woof goesin depth it just got better and better.I felt like every character was fake, that sounds bad, but what I mean is that they all live lifes whilst not being completely honest with themselves And when their secrets came to the surface it was quite intriguing What liked most about this boo I never imagined giving this book 4 stars It does lean a bittowards 3.5, but I was pleasantly surprised When I started reading this book it came off a bit flat and boring, but when Emily Woof goesin depth it just got better and better.I felt like every character was fake, th
There are moments when Emily Woof s writing is so sharply acute it left me breathless and feeling just a little bit exposed Indeed this is a subtle exposition of the human condition The tangled mess we make of our closest relationships Whether that s our partners or siblings or father and daughter It s about losing our way, and finding our way again, and so much else Give this your full attention, it deserves it, and will reward you And without giving too much away, there s a symboli There are moments when Emily Woof s w
Really enjoyed this one and found the character driven story totally absorbing and satisfyingly emotional Very accomplished for a first novel, and I look forward to her next While browsing through my book collection, I discovered an interesting trend in it Across the years, I had collected books by British women writers, writers who were probably well known in their circles, but who were all new to me In the case of most of these books, I picked them up because I liked the plot In the case of some books, I picked them up, because there was something about the writer that I found interesting, and in some cases, the book had won a literary award Some of these book While browsing through my book collection, I discovered an interesting trend in it Across the years, I had collected books by British women writers, writers who were probably well known in their circles, but who were all new to me In the c
There was a certain amount of poignancy I suppose, but it took me well until a third of the way into the book before there was anything about the story I enjoyed And I very much skim read the ending If you like poetry perhaps the book might appeal , the pro
There is a quiet beauty to the novel, one that gives you joy from the simple act of reading a compelling story of life The images are painstakingly constructed and vivid, offering a telling nature of the emotions surrounding the characters, most of which have enough depth to keep you surprised and guessing There are moments I wish were edited out, where the prior subtle nature gives way to startling clarity, clarity that s stark and not necessary in the otherwise elegant understatement Woof u There is a quiet beauty to the novel, one that gives you joy from the simple act of reading a compelling story of life The images are painstakingly constructed and vivid, offering a telling nature of the emotions surrounding the characters, most of which have enough depth to keep you surprised and guessing There are moments I wish were edited out, where the prior subtle nature gives way to startling clarity, clarity that s stark and not ne
The Whole Wide Beauty is a character led story, and although of course there is a plot and various stories that interlink, it is the strength of the characters that carry the novel None of the main characters are particularly likeable, which for me, made theminteresting and unpredictable Katherine, the main character is a retired dancer, now a music teacher in a school for troublesome boys and has just embarked on an affair with Stephen, a poet who is a protegee of Katherine s father The Whole Wide Beauty is a character led story, and although of course there is a plot and various stories that interlink, it is the strength of the characters that carry the novel None of the main characters are particularly likeable, which for me, made theminteresting and unpredictable Katherine, the main character is a retired dancer, now a music teacher in a school for troublesome boys and has just embarked on an
I am flying through this and really enjoying it It s my bread and butter Not earth shattering, but quietly powerful, interesting.Full review in 2 days, I m guessing Positive review in New Yorker inspired me to read it I finished this last night, and I really enjoyed it It wasn t mind blowing I m not going to be telling everyone I know to read it But it was quietly powerful I also discovered yesterday that the Emily Woof who wrote this book is also a well known and gorgeous British ac I am flying through this and re

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  • Hardcover
  • 250 pages
  • The Whole Wide Beauty
  • Emily Woof
  • English
  • 23 October 2017
  • 039307658X