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S and the origins of modern surgery It is about being a parent and being a child Fiercely intelligent brilliantly written and suffused with something close to forgiveness it is a novel about how we see others and how we imagine ourselves. Not my kind of book I can see why some readers love it but the self absorbed first person narrator un annamed twenty something woman being pregnant with her second child just bored me The best parts were the sections exploring the lives of historical figures like Sigmund Freud Wilhelm Conrad R ntgen Henry Thomson and John Hunter

summary Sight author Jessie Greengrass

Sight author Jessie Greengrass

T selfish too to have a child and stay the same or not to have one unless the only honest choice would have been to try to become this kinder version of myself without the need to bring another into it Sight is about X rays psychoanalysi. There is some beautiful writing here particularly the meditations on grief The whole thing fails though because mostly what s here is pedantic dense prose academic than fictional It s not a novel IMHO it s an overly long rather pretentious essay while I cannot recommend it some other great readers out there certainly doI have much much to say in my BookTube review

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The extraordinary first novel from the author of the prizewinning An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk According to One Who Saw ItIt seemed at times an act of profound selfishness to have a child so that I might become a parent; bu. I believe this might be the first book that made me start comprehending what it means to be a parent Engrossing smart and beautify written novel


10 thoughts on “Sight author Jessie Greengrass

  1. says:

    I knew I wanted to read Jessie Greengrass’s debut novel from the moment I first read about it SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMAN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018It took two weeks for my hardcopy to arrive in the mail after I ordered it I felt ve

  2. says:

    Update Nine months on from my original review my not particularly hard to make prediction of a Wellcome prize longlisting for this brilliant book has come true I had no understanding of the drive to exhume that now turns my uiet moments into imperfect acts of reminiscence how it is to feel that one must note each detail of

  3. says:

    I believe this might be the first book that made me start comprehending what it means to be a parent Engrossing smart and beautify written novel

  4. says:

    Like my GR friends Neil and Sarah I thought I would give this book 2 stars while reading it but then ended up rating it higher and I guess the reason for this is that the core idea of the text is good but the execution is severely lacking Greengrass plays with the concepts of sight and insight and how the desire to see the world and to understand it are intertwined Her protagonist is a woman who is expecting her second

  5. says:

    The prospect of having children can be exciting but also terrifying Luckily it's something I've never strongly desired so I'm satisfied in the role of uncle godfather and sometimes babysitter to friends' children H

  6. says:

    There is some beautiful writing here particularly the meditations on grief The whole thing fails though because mostly what’s here

  7. says:

    Hmmm Lots of conflicting feelings about this one but the I've thought about this book the less I've liked it Video review here

  8. says:

    Not my kind of book I can see why some readers love it but the self absorbed first person narrator un annamed twenty some

  9. says:

    This novel shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction is a braided novel about motherhood and scientific discovery x rays psychoanalysis and surgery The writing style reminds me of Motherhood by Sheila Heti where the nar

  10. says:

    Sight is an ambitious and introspective novel in which our unnamed narrator recounts her experience with new motherhood while at the same time coming to terms with the death of her own mother and grandmother To say that I have conflicting feelings about this novel would be an understatement; it's like every singular element of this novel draws two completely contradictory reactions from me I both admire it an

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