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Ulverton At The Heart Of This Novel Lies The Fictional Village Of Ulverton It Is The Fixed Point In A Book That Spans Three Hundred Years Different Voices Tell The Story Of Ulverton One Of Cromwell S Soldiers Staggers Home To Find His Wife Remarried And Promptly Disappears, An Eighteenth Century Farmer Carries On An Affair With A Maid Under His Wife S Nose, A Mother Writes Letters To Her Imprisoned Son, A 1980s Real Estate Company Discover A Soldier S Skeleton, Dated To The Time Of CromellTold Through Diaries, Sermons, Letters, Drunken Pub Conversations And Film Scripts This Is A Masterful Novel That Reconstructs The Unrecorded History Of England. Loved the concept of each chapter following on from earlier periods in the life of an English village Some of the chapters are great But others are nearly unreadable Seemsan academic writing exercise than a great novel Life s too short A Novel of Short StoriesAdam Thorpe s first novel Ulverton comprises twelve chapters Each of these chapters is a short story set in the fictional English town of Ulverton Ordered chronologically these stories span the last three and a half centuries of English history It is the common factors of geographical location and shared historical events that bind the short stories, written in a variety of styles and expressed through a cross section of society s viewpoints, into a novel We are first A Novel of Short StoriesAdam Thorpe s first novel Ulverton comprises twelve chapters Each of these chapters is a short story set in the fictional English town of Ulverton Ordered chronologically these stories span the last three and a half centuries of English history It is the common factors of geographical location and shared historical events that bind the short stories, written in a variety of styles and expressed through a cross section of society s viewpoints, into a novel We are first introduced to Ulverton through the viewpoint of a local farmer He narrates the consequences of a neighbouring farmer s unexpected return from f Stylistically stunning and very clever I cannot believe this didn t getprizes when it came out A kind of Akenfield rural documentary meets Cloud Atlas shifting eras, narrators and connections meets polemic Firstly, it s brilliant pastiche conveying the language, the reimagined dialect and the medium of the different eras For doing this so well even read amid today s glut of historical pastiche , it deserves applause It also brings the pleasure of a good mystery Reading along Stylistically stunning and very clever I cannot believe this didn t getprizes when it came out A kind of Akenfield rural documentary meets Cloud Atlas shifting eras, narrators and connections meets polemic Firstly, it s brilliant pastiche conveying the language, the reimagined dialect and the medium of the different eras For doing this so well even read amid today s glut of historical pastiche , it deserves applause It also brings the pleasure of a good mystery Reading along, you pick up connections You spot a name or a place that was the site of something you d read about a century ago You chance upon the what happened next for events and lives from earlier entries and it all ties up ingeniously There s also a very satisfying supernatural, ghoulish thread running through the novel, especially in earlier,correspondingly superstitious ages In fact, I loved the way the storytelling gets progressivelyrational and ironic mirroring the evolution of knowledge I love, love, love this book The village of Ulverton is visited across centuries as the reader hears the stories of various of its inhabitants At first these stories seem random, but asis learnedis understood, and they all weave in together to form a whole the history and meaning of the village through its heterogeneous people.There is something of Alan Garner s writing about it, it has a similar obsession with place his is Alderley Edge , a

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