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E form of Hannah with whom he rapidly becomes obsessed Does she return his feelings or is she just afraid of his power over her family's lives Meanwhile the servants are brewing up a rebellion inspired by recent news from across the Channel Powyss may have set events in motion but he is powerless to prevent their explosive and devastating conclusion 45 May or may not upgrade to a 5 Definitely want to say things about this book as well as the one I just I finished previously Recursion both definitely among this year s favourites thought I cannot imagine two different novels either Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 the servants are brewing up a rebellion inspired by recent news from across The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, the Channel Powyss may have set events in motion but he is powerless The Mission Primer to prevent Tao Te Ching: A New English Version their explosive and devastating conclusion 45 May or may not upgrade Decorum to a 5 Definitely want Zen Doodle Unleashed to say Thick things about DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi this book as well as Folk Shawls the one I just I finished previously Recursion both definitely among Why Knock Rock? this year s favourites Fiction Writers Workshop thought I cannot imagine Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch two different novels either

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The Warlow Experiment

Ement hoping for a gentleman recluseThe only man desperate enough to apply is John Warlow a semi literate farm labourer who needs to support his wife Hannah and their six children Cut off from nature and the turning of the seasons Warlow soon begins losing his grip on sanity Above ground Powyss finds yet another distraction from his greenhouse in th This was not a fast read by any means but a captivating one especially since this was based on a true storySet in 1792 Herbert Powyss is a wealthy man a scientist of sorts who wishes to conduct his own experiment and offer labourer John Warlow the princely sum of 50 pounds a year for life if he consents to live underground in a cellar for 7 years without human contact John is a brutish man who beats his children and has grown tired of his meek wife Hannah so he willingly accepts the offer to live in comfort and away from his family Little does he know that this experiment will go horribly wrong for everyone with conseuences that were never imagined There were times the story lagged for me but the depth of the story kept me intrigued till the end A haunting and somewhat somber read

Summary The Warlow Experiment

The year is 1792 and Herbert Powyss is set on making his name as a scientist He is determined to study the effects of prolonged solitude on another human being though before now Powyss's sole subjects have been the plants in his greenhouse He fills three rooms beneath Moreham House with books paintings and even a pianoforte then puts out an advertis This is an intriguing read off the beaten path for sure Going from a reasonable human experiment to yep that was to be expected But the journey wowIt s 1793 Powyss a wealthy man wants to conduct an experiment to find out how resilient the human mind is when isolated from the world John Warlow is the only one who volunteers mainly because the offer of 50 a year for the rest of his life is so tempting He agrees to live in a luxurious but dark apartment in the basement of Powyss mansion He and his pauper family outside are very well looked after So far so good The book has a good pace an interesting subject and I m glued to my KindlePretty soon though Warlow realises he s on his own No job no human contact nothing to do and his hair and nails are growing steadily He makes up all kinds of mischief to keep hims


10 thoughts on “The Warlow Experiment

  1. says:

    Alix Nathan's brilliant historical novel is inspired by an actual 1797 advertisement and set in Wales where Herbert Powys a well off man living

  2. says:

    This is an intriguing read off the beaten path for sure Going from a reasonable human experiment to yep that was to be expected But the journey wowIt's 1793 Powyss a wealthy man wants to conduct an experiment to find out how resilient the human mind is when isolated from the world John Warlow is the only one who volunteers mainly because the offer of £50 a year for the rest of his life is so tempting He agr

  3. says:

    A reward of £50 a year for life is offered to any man who will undertake to live for 7 years underground without seeing a human face to let his toe and fingernails grow during the whole of his confinement together with his beard Commodious apartments are provided with cold bath chamber organ as many books as the occupier

  4. says:

    This was not a fast read by any means but a captivating one especially since this was based on a true storySet in 1792 Herbert Powyss is a wealthy man a scientist of sorts who wishes to conduct his own experiment and offer labourer John Warlow the princely sum of 50 pounds a year for life if he consents to live underground in a cellar for 7 y

  5. says:

    I received this book from Serpent's Tail in exchange for an honest reviewIn 1793 Welshman Herbert Powyss does not want hi

  6. says:

    The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan has the best premise I've read all year Can a man live for 7 years underground without seeing another human face It's 1792 and Herbert Powyss is a rich middle aged bachelor livi

  7. says:

    Nathan’s novel is based on a true story in 1793 a Mr Powyss offered £50 a year for life to any man who would

  8. says:

    45 May or may not upgrade to a 5 Definitely want to say things about this book as well as the one I just I finished previously Recursion—both definitely among this year’s favourites thought I cannot imagine two different novels either

  9. says:

    As someone who cherishes my “alone time” what reader doesn’t I was intrigued by the premise of this book A wealthy gentleman in 18th century Wales offers to pay a man to live in solitude underground in his converted cellar for 7 years This is framed as a sort of scientific experiment The subject is to live in ease and comfort with all

  10. says:

    Herbert Powys a wealthy man from Herefordshire is a loner interested only in books and horticulture In 1793 he decides he wants to make his mark on science by conducting an experiment He advertises for a man that is willing to live

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