This book, Zoology, by Ben Dolnick, has a Jonathan Safran Foer stamp of approval on the front cover. I should have been weary then, but instead I fell for the ploy, and decided that the author of Everything is Illumintated must certainly have literary taste, and that this logically meant that book a book with I'm tired of plots/characters that/who just allow themselves to be swept along by their surroundings. I'm tired of books that have no interest in anything resembling complexity or surprise . Like Paul Varjak, Ben Dolnick writes deeply felt, promising prose. Henry Elinsky's story is sweet, as is Henry, and even appealing, especially to those of us who have gone through periods not knowing what we want to do with our lives, or who we are. Unfortunately, it's at times overwritten, and often uneven.
Zoology, eBook escrito por Ben Dolnick. Lee este libro con la aplicación Google Play Libros en tu ordenador o tus dispositivos Android o iOS. Descárgalo para leerlo sin conexión, resalta contenido, añade marcapáginas o toma notas mientras lees Zoology. Zoology is the story of Henry Elinsky, a college flunk-out who takes a job at the Central Park Zoo and discovers that becoming an adult takes a lot more than just a weekly paycheck. Ben Dolnick was born in 1982 and grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He graduated from Columbia University, where he studied English and writing. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Zoology is his first novel
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бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. A funny, wise and heartwarming story of a young man's first forays into love during a long, hot summer in New York City. The truth, however, is slightly less glamorous. At 18, he's dropped out of university, lives at home with his bickering parents, and spends most of his time with the family dog. The outlook, it seems, is bleak.
wow, what a fantastic book. ben dolnick has created a winsome, earnest, throughly endearing everyman. henry reminds me so much of myself at times that it's unsettling. and at times, laugh out loud funny. this is the kind of book i'd end up writing if i could, and i suspect there are many people out there who will feel the same. way once they read it. especially any thoughtful college-age and post-grad dudes. Read this book - NOW. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 11 years ago. I loved Zoology.
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Ben Dolnick is a writer of incredible sensitivity. Zoology explores the tricky journey to adulthood with honesty, humor, and generosity. Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Everything is Illuminated. An exciting, confident, and thoroughly endearing debut. Finding an agent, selling the book, first seeing it all laid out in a handsome font with real chapter breaks and everything – every time something like that happens I find myself having to go for a speedy walk around my neighborhood, just to burn off the excess delight. In some ways I think my personality is better-suited to coping with failure than with success – I’m quite able to console myself, to buck myself up after a blow – so having all this terrific luck has required a bit of readjustment, to stop looking for the bad parts.
Zoology by Ben Dolnick - book cover, description, publication history. April 2008 : UK Paperback.
Forced to take a year off before returning to college, 18-year-old Henry finds himself living with his older brother in New York and working at Central Park's Children's Zoo. A touching and gentle story about unrequited love, family dramas and growing up. Find similar books Profile. I decided to stay outside. Margaret would come in and I'd be standing there, every possible clumsy conversation already burned off by worry, and I'd talk as easily as I do in dreams, sometimes, never turning quiet, never adjusting my glasses.