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In Sawgamet a north woods boomtown gone bust the cold of winter breaks the glass of the schoolhouse thermometer and the dangers of working in the cuts are overshadowed by the mysteries and magic lurking in the woods Stephen a pa Plucked this slim novel on a whim from the new books table at the library knew absolutely nothing about book or author A happy happenstance it is one of the most memorable books I ve read in a while Alexi Zentner eases you into the narrative enchants with superb story telling and introduces the magical elements slowly and subtly as the plot progresses A plain spoken and earnest narrator makes it easy for to suspend disbelief and get lost in the vivid and mesmirizing landscape characters storyThe setting itself is a major character a harsh even deadly landscape populated by ghosts and demons I did look uickly at some of the other reviews of this book and saw that severalcomplained the author broke the first rule of writing show don t tell But rules are meant to be broken And this is after all a story about story telling about the power and intimacy of oral histories passed down from generation to generation How else would you convey that except in the form of a fairy like tale Tall man riding. read in a while Alexi Zentner eases you into the narrative enchants with superb story telling and introduces the magical elements slowly and subtly as the plot progresses A plain spoken and earnest narrator makes it easy for to suspend disbelief and get lost in the vivid and mesmirizing landscape characters storyThe setting itself is a major character a harsh even deadly landscape populated by ghosts and demons I did look uickly at some of the other The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory reviews of this book and saw that severalcomplained the author broke the first The Big Golden Book of Poetry rule of writing show don t tell But NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW rules are meant to be broken And this is after all a story about story telling about the power and intimacy of oral histories passed down from generation to generation How else would you convey that except in the form of a fairy like tale

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Touch author Alexi Zentner

Losses of his pastTouch introduces you to a world where monsters and witches oppose singing dogs and golden caribou where the living and the dead part and meet again in the crippling beauty of winter and the surreal haze of summ Found in my mailbox on April 2412 B day surprise from DJO Started reading this morning Got all nostalgic with memories of my father and the sight of him standing on the log booms he brought into our bay on the way to the sawmill logs that would be made into lumber for the new home he built for us when I was 6April 28 2012I finished this book yesterday but part way through my reading I had tweeted on Twitter that I was examining my fingertips for gold dust at every turn of the page While a bit of an exaggeration the truth is I wouldn t have been surprised to find some This is a magical book In fact this book like all of my books will become a BookCrossing book and will one day be left out in the wild for someone to find If my plan works the next person to read this book WILL find gold dust on their fingers or maybe on their pants and wonderI happen to have a little pot of 23 carat gold leaf I use to decorate my baking on special occasions I intend to use a bit to dust the pages of this book In all likelihood I will never know who finds the book or whether they even noticed the gold dust but it tickles me to think I might add to the magic of this book for someone to be continued when I finish doing my taxes grrrr The Coquette and the Boarding School reading this morning Got all nostalgic with memories of my father and the sight of him standing on the log booms he brought into our bay on the way to the sawmill logs that would be made into lumber for the new home he built for us when I was 6April 28 2012I finished this book yesterday but part way through my Imagimorphia reading I had tweeted on Twitter that I was examining my fingertips for gold dust at every turn of the page While a bit of an exaggeration the truth is I wouldn t have been surprised to find some This is a magical book In fact this book like all of my books will become a BookCrossing book and will one day be left out in the wild for someone to find If my plan works the next person to The Book of Beginnings read this book WILL find gold dust on their fingers or maybe on their pants and wonderI happen to have a little pot of 23 carat gold leaf I use to decorate my baking on special occasions I intend to use a bit to dust the pages of this book In all likelihood I will never know who finds the book or whether they even noticed the gold dust but it tickles me to think I might add to the magic of this book for someone to be continued when I finish doing my taxes grrrr

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Stor is at home on the eve of his mother's funeral thirty years after the mythic summer his grandfather returned to the town in search of his beloved but long dead wife And like his grandfather Stephen is forced to confront the Multi generational family drama mixed together with Inuit mythology which was fascinatingGoogle a alupalik to be slightly creeped out


10 thoughts on “Touch author Alexi Zentner

  1. says:

    A very good bookAlexi Zentner’s 2012 short novel about four generations of a family in western Canada in the late 1800s reminded me of a northern One Hundred Years of Solitude While it does not have the scope or breadth of Gabriel Garcia Maruez’ masterpiece Zentner’s inspired prose was a great pleasure to readMost striking is Zentner’s use of magic realism with the raw edges of paranormal fantasy as he introduces elements

  2. says:

    It's funny I usually start out my reviews with a short little blurb of my own just rehashing the particulars of the story With 'Touch'

  3. says:

    Plucked this slim novel on a whim from the new books table at the library; knew absolutely nothing about book or author A happy happenstance it is one of the most memorable books I've read in a while Alexi Zentner

  4. says:

    Touch by Alexi Zentner is the kind of novel I want to discuss with a friend Though I loved the lyrical style and mythical realism author's definition of this story set in the harsh wilderness of northern British Columbia I have come away with u

  5. says:

    Touch is the sort of novel that Salman Rushdie might have produced if he'd been raised in the Canadian wilderness rather than India and England

  6. says:

    Multi generational family drama mixed together with Inuit mythology which was fascinatingGoogle a alupalik to be slightly creeped out

  7. says:

    Excellent protrayal of what it must have been like for the first of the European immigrants to move to the further reaches of Wester

  8. says:

    A book about the stories the places and the people that make us A book about love and loss and family I’m so glad I finally picked this one up

  9. says:

    Found in my mailbox on April 2412 B'day surprise from DJO Started reading this morning Got all nostalgic with memories of my father and the sight of him standing on the log booms he brought into our bay on the way to the sawmill logs that would be made into lumber for the new home he built for us when I was 6April 28 2012I finished this book yesterday but part way through my reading I had tweeted on Twitter that I was examining

  10. says:

    I won this book through the Goodreads giveaway and I absolutely adored it I'm not going to lie; I consider a lot of Canadian fiction to be ex

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