The eloquence of desire

  • 304 Pages
  • 3.86 MB
  • 6750 Downloads
  • English
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Sparkling , Southampton
Families, Recluses, British, Fiction, Self-mutilation, Adultery, Boarding schools, Hi
StatementAmanda Sington-Williams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6119.I544 E44 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25329966M
ISBN 101907230114, 1907230165
ISBN 139781907230110, 9781907230165
LC Control Number2011456415
OCLC/WorldCa620358232

Set in the 's, The Eloquence of Desire follows the disintegration of a marriage and combines it with the heady descriptions of life in Ipoh, in Malaya. At the start of the novel we are made aware that George is being punished for an extra marital dalliance with the Boss's daughter, by being sent abroad/5(9).

Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

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"THE ELOQUENCE OF DESIRE is an engrossing and atmospheric novel. This story of a married couple in the s banished to Malaya after the husband’s affair with the boss’s daughter has the sharp edge, clarity and narrative drive of a Somerset Maugham novel.

"But Amanda Sington-Williams brings her own distinctive voice to the material. Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

The Eloquence of Desire is written in Sington-Williams' haunting and rhythmical : The Eloquence of Desire. Written by Amanda Sington-Williams Review by Ann Northfield. Set in the s, the book begins with George travelling home on the tube and wondering how he is going to give his wife Dorothy some bad news.

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The Eloquence of Desire Quotes Showing of 1 “He watched the newly arrived commuters as they stepped into the carriage, pushed their way down the tube, the odours from their damp clothes mingling, giving off varying degrees of mustiness: London grime, or smoke from airless : Amanda Sington-Williams.

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The novel - Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

Desire and fantasy mix with furtive visits, lies and despair to turn the family inside out with Dorothy becoming a. The Eloquence of Desire is about the repercussions of infidelity, and the way individuals cope when their lives start to unravel.

Ultimately, it's about how desire and obsessive love can destroy relationships but also about how people can adapt and change. Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

The book Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

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This is not an easy read. Filled with emotion and every facet of human nature laid bare before the reader, this story will grip your heart and bring your. My belief is if a book receives a 5 rating, it better be worthy of a Nobel Prize in literature. The Eloquence of Desire is one such book.

Sington-Williams has written a book that flows rhythmically, lyrically, like poetry or a song, but touches on every facet of human nature. The Eloquence of Desire is a little difficult for me to review.

It's not that I didn't like it or that it's bad. On the contrary, it is well-written and has a great setting. My problem is with the characters.

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I feel like shaking each of the main characters in the book, hoping they'll get over themselves. Set in the s, The Eloquence of Desire explores the conflicts in family relationships caused by obsessive love, the lost innocence of childhood and the terror of the Communist insurgency in Malaya.

The Eloquence of Desire is written in Sington-Williams' haunting and rhythmical prose. The desire to look at things with innocent doubt helps in the emergence of fresh perspectives and hopefully, of clarity of a new kind.

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