➽ What I Loved Author Siri Hustvedt – Thegreatwallonline.us

What I Loved This Is The Story Of Two Men Who First Become Friends In 1970s New York, Of The Women In Their Lives, Of Their Sons, Born The Same Year, And Of How Relations Between The Two Families Become Strained, First By Tragedy, Then By A Monstrous Duplicity Which Comes Slowly And Corrosively To The Surface.

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  • Paperback
  • 370 pages
  • What I Loved
  • Siri Hustvedt
  • English
  • 04 October 2018
  • 0340682388

10 thoughts on “What I Loved


  1. says:

    I have rarely read a novel of such intensity And it touches on so much the art world as well as art itself, relationships of many kinds, family, love, loss, psychology and the outsider, the world that is New York City, personasmuchthat I m forgetting or avoiding for spoilers sake But then is is titled What I Loved and it lives up to it s title In addition to being one of the most intense reading experiences, in many ways this has been one of the most unusual At times I felt I have rarely read a novel of such intensity And it touches on so much the art world as well as art itself, relationships of many kinds, family, love, loss, psychology and the outsider, the world that is New York City, personasmuchthat I m forgetting or avoiding for spoilers sake But then is is titled What I Loved and it lives up to it s title In addition to being one of the most intense reading experiences, in many ways this has been one of the most unusual At times I felt I was reading, not a novel, but a memoir, the actual life story of an aging art historian and university professor looking back on who and what had figured prominently in his life what he had loved The story takes place in the art and university worlds of New York City, but it is not necessary,in my opinion, to be a part of them to become engaged in Leo s life and story His story of finding a work of art he likes, the artist who becomes his true friend two famil...


  2. says:

    Beautifully written and a realistic insight into the difficulties of parenthood and relationships.A story with interesting and intelligent character development I enjoyed watching the characters grow and how the author developed and shaped the characters over a number of years This really is a study of relationships and how they develop between husbands ...


  3. says:

    Pero todos vivimos aqu , pens para mis adentros, en esas historias imaginarias que nos relatamos sobre nuestras vidas Escribir es un modo de localizar mi hambre Y el hambre no es sino un vac o. Leo Hertzberg, el observador que atisba a trav s del agujero de su propia vida, reordena una y otra vez los preciosos objetos que atesora en un caj n...


  4. says:

    I never learn This book had been knocking around the house for a while, but I hadn t really been interested in reading it, due to a combination of factors but primarily because a the cover didn t interest me and b one of the most prominent quotes on the jacket describes it as a love story As I ve said before, while I always appreciate well written relationships romances in books, defining something purely as a love story is pretty much a surefire way to put me off So it was for no particu I never learn This book had been knocking around the house for a while, but I hadn t really been interested in reading it, due to a combination of factors but primarily because a the cover didn t interest me and b one of the most prominent quotes on the jacket describes it as a love story As I ve said before,...


  5. says:

    Superbly written a very enjoyable novel that left me feeling introspective The characters were so beautifully portrayed so authentic that I hated to say goodbye The narrator is Leo, an art historian who forms a long lasting friendship with the painter, Bill Wechsler These two men and their families remain friends for over 25 years It s a story filled with passionate love affairs as well as tragic loss, grief and heartbreak I was so moved by this sometimes sad, sometimes sentimental, yet nev Superbly written a very enjoyable novel that left me feeling introspective The chara...


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here What I loved Take note of the past tense It evokes painful memories of the past Things that we used to cherish and treasure that are no longer there It evokes the feeling of losing something or someone either physically like a dead father or emotionally like an ex lover C...


  7. says:

    What I Loved This book Intense and engrossing, What I Loved could also be titled What We ll Do for Love or What Love Will Do To Us for it explores the psychology of friendships, intimate and family relationships and the actions people take for the sake of love But I get ahead of myselfThis is the story of two friends, their spouses and the son each couple has, told over the last three decades of the 20th century in a reminiscence by one of the friends, Columbia professor and art histori What I Loved This book Intense and engrossing, What I Loved could also be titled What We ll Do for Love or What Love Will Do To Us for it explores the psychology of friendships, intimate and family relationships and the actions people take for the sake of love But I get ahead of myselfThis is the story of two friends, their spouses and the son each couple has, told over the last three decades of the 20th century in a reminiscence by one of the friends, Columbia pr...


  8. says:

    Because I ve been engaged in a book club with three others one who likes fiction, one who likes it with reservations, and a third who views it with trepidation I ve been thinking about why I like fiction so much Modern fiction, classic fiction, whatever what always draws me is the way human nature is portrayed What does it mean to be human Is it sad, broken, lonely, joyful, complicated Yes.This book is, for me, the dream of fiction, in that it tells us a story, and transports us, while at Because I ve been engaged in a book club with three others one who likes fiction, one who likes it with reservations, and a third who vi...


  9. says:

    I love Paul Auster Having discovered him through the joys of the 1001 books list, I ve now read almost everything he ever wrote and just when I was getting to the end of his stuff and wondering how I could get my hands onPaul Auster stuff short of holding a gun to his head and forcing him to write faster , along comes the literary off shoot of Auster that is Siri Hustvedt What I hear you yell in supportive indignation for Mrs Auster and her right to be recognised as a successful and t I love Paul Auster Having discovered him through the joys of the 1001 books list, I ve now read almost everything he ever wrote and just when I was getting to the end of his stuff and wondering how I could get my hands onPaul Auster stuff short of holding a gun to his head and forcing him to write faster , alo...


  10. says:

    Among other things, Siri Hustvedt questions in this book the concept of contemporary art Evidently a connoisseur and an admirer, I think she wants to highlight through her imaginary world that there is a difference between real art and what people take for art nowadays Teddy Giles, a wanna be artist whose portrait is insisted upon in the second half of the book, bases all his projects on people s reactions to violence and to matters that are only meant to...

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