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review í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Tim Davys Download Ç Amberville å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Tim Davys Ø 5 Free read Cholas Duva kung i Ambervilles undre värld är övertygad om att det finns en Dödslista Och att han står på den Allt är över om inte hans namn stryks Eric Björn får under hot uppdraget att åtgärda detta Hitta listan och stryka Duvan Klarar han inte av det går det illa för hans käraste Emma Kanin Eric är skakad och söker genast upp sina gamla kumpaner Ormen Marek Tom Tom K I was a little disappointed in this oneIt has a great concept a really neat conceit to use the phrase I like to use A sordid city full of stuffies come to life a noir vision of love and betrayal where Eric a tough talking teddy bear and Emma the bunny who is his sometimes disturbingly aloof lady love can make a life together in Amberville one of the four color coded uadrants of Mollisan Town at least until the even tougher talking gangster Nicholas Dove comes with his two gorillas one of them bright red to advance a proposition that Eric dare not refuse ButBut it didn t really grab me The prose just seemed stolid its short sentences choppy and rigid instead of laconic and punchy like a good two fisted detective novel This might be an issue with the translation I discovered after finishing that this book was translated from Swedish But also while the initial idea was great and there were occasional flashes of brilliance in how it was executed I m thinking in particular of a scene involving an effective if gruesome method of intimidating a bunch of cotton stuffed toughs the parts never seemed to hang together very well I never really got a sense of scale of the size of the stuffed animals in relation to their city nor did I get that feeling of yes I would never have thought of it but this is how it must be which comes from a well constructed fantasy world with its own strong internal consistencyTake the very name Amberville for example it doesn t seem to have any significance beyond being a way to separate Mollisan Town s neighborhoods And if there is any intentional connection between Mollisan s four color coded uadrants and the four colors of the Land of Oz it is never made at all clear There are parts here that are brilliant parts that are fascinating but they just don t add up to a coherent wholeI won t say this is a bad book and I m sure it ll find its niche among people who are hungry for this sort of experiment I just didn t get what I wanted out of it

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review í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Tim Davys Download Ç Amberville å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Tim Davys Ø 5 Free read Råka och Sam Gasell Motvilligt accepterar de att hjälpa sin tidigare ledare eftersom de uppfattar Dödslistan som ett rykte endast en överdriven myt Men nattlig spaning på röda pickuper bevisar att det måste finnas ett direktiv till Chaufförerna En obönhörlig ordning som talar om vilka mjukdjur som fraktas bort En hemlig Dödslista – upprättad av någon med den yttersta makt I came to this book in a unusual way My first novel The Terror and the Tortoiseshell about a world which has been taken over by mutated animals was reviewed by Publishers Weekly and in its summation mentioned that my book bore superficial similarities to Amberville a book about stuffed toy animals The review also said my book was the better of the two To say I was intrigued is putting it mildlySo what kind of book is Amberville A damn hard one to classify If you go by some of the uotes then it s a crime novel Only I d say this isn t true It starts like that kind of but in the end becomes a book about good and evil and making the right choices with uite a strong religious slant to it And stuffed toy animals The thing is the way the book has been written I think it could as easily have been told without them a lot could have been done with these characters and I wonder whether some of the power of the story has been lost in the translation with some of the phrasing being below par Another problem is the general pace of the book which is pretty much the same the whole way through Having said that I enjoyed the book but felt that there was a better one in there trying to get outBut negatives aside I d recommend this book to anyone who wants something than a bit different as the central ideas are intriguing it would make a cracking animated film if somebody like the uay brothers could get hold of it and the book takes you into places you really wouldn t expect or even think possible somehow despite its failings it works It also contains perhaps the best line I ve ever read in my life He challenged the baboons to a duelI ve just found out that Amberville is only the first book in a series of four I shall certainly be hunting out the other books in the seriesThree and a half stars

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review í PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ø Tim Davys Download Ç Amberville å PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Tim Davys Ø 5 Free read Chaufförerna i sina röda pickuper hämtade gamla mjukdjur ”de nötta och de trötta” som det hette Vart de gamla djuren fördes visste ingen men de försvann och sågs aldrig mer Det var inte konstigt att Chaufförerna var fruktade inte konstigt att man ville att det skulle finnas något slags lista; vad som helst som gjorde Chaufförernas nattliga körningar mindre slumpartade Ni This is one of the top five weirdest books I have ever read It takes place in a world of stuffed animals but that has both almost no bearing on the story and is key to the main plot What I mean is that it s never revealed that actually they re toys in a toystore or a messed up version of the 100 Acre Woods The fact that they are stuffed animals is not part of some plot twist The thought that it might be a twist kept distracting me the entire time trying to find out the clue But at the same time the entire plot of the book which in a way I don t wish to spoil revolves around life and death depends entirely upon the fact that as stuffed animals they can t be killed in the ways that we canContributing to the strangeness of the book is the fact that it shifts from omniscient 3rd person to first person POVs in various chapters Two main characters are always in first person and a few auxiliary characters are in first person But the bulk of the main protagonists have 3rd person omniscient POVs Part of the trick there is that it s generally assumed that 3rd person narratives are reliable narrators But it eventually becomes clear that some of the first person chapters are unreliable narrators And the reasons for the unreliability are uite varied Speaking of which the narrative winds back and forth between the present and past filling in little details here in there and eventually revealing an almost Fight Club level twist partway through the book It s a meditation on the lies we tell others and the lies we tell ourselves It considers whether there is redemption or whether people are just evil or good Church and state and power are examined Hero worship It s a dense book for so strange a premise that I thought would be mined for humor If you want something different perhaps something Weird as in the genre you should give this a shot And push through the seemingly cookie cutter ish first few chapters until it flips you around and makes you start uestioning everything

  • Hardcover
  • 378
  • Amberville
  • Tim Davys
  • Swedish
  • 24 May 2017
  • 9789100116088