Literati has ratings and 37 reviews. Gift said: Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch!Nach den ersten 1. p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. McCrea, Barry Traducción de Luis Nacenta. Traducción de: The first verse . Literati: Barry McCrea, Luis Nacenta: Books –

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Jordan rated it liked it Dec 17, I read a short story b I don’t know what this book was supposed to be about.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. So now, I am thinking I like my own mccrsa better. His Niall is about so much more than his sex life. Feb 21, Blake Fraina rated it it was amazing. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Trivia About The First Verse. He received a Ph.

He pesters all hell out of them until they let him into their mini-cult, and then loses himself to their rituals and their crackpot lifestyle. Great concept but I, like other reviewers, found the ending abrupt and tacked on – interesting but somehow unsatisfying. Quotes from The First Verse. The rough and ready Dublin scene heralds the awakening of him as a sexual being, an Niall is a young Dublin student who has got a place on a scholarship to the prestigious Trinity College.

Nov 15, Alex rated it it was amazing.

The First Verse

He alienates himself I really enjoyed reading the novel and then it started to fizzle out on me towards the end. Yet beneath the artistry of the writing and the relevance of its themes, this is, first and foremost, a compulsively readable story.


All this in Dublin, with a strong literary backdrop; how much better can it get? And t This is a pretty impressive first novel. Fault the reader for that – I found the central character SO.

So no This is a good novel, frightening in the real sense of the term inasmuch as the hero takes you along with him from sublimination, to obsession to insanity.

An intricately interesting read. Want to Read saving…. Gradually, the sortes obsess them all as they try to get to the elusive ‘next level’ of an organisation known as Pour Mieux Vivre – ‘A Better Life’ – and take over their lives: McCrea is an Irish writer and academic. The rather obnoxious Sarah seems to be untouched by such calamities.

He alienates himself from his friends, stops going to class and then becomes enthralled in this book cult. Barry McCrea ist ein Literaturwissenschaftler, der zu interessanten Werken und Themen publiziert lietrati Ulysses, Minderheitensprachen und ihr Einfluss baery die Literaturaber hier litreati dieses Wissen nicht wirklich lebendig vermittelt. Open Preview See a Problem? Bary, ist es dein Ernst?!! Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch!

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Niall’s fascination turns into a dangerous obsession, where every decision he makes is controlled by these se Dublin youth Niall Lenihan is a college freshman, closeted and adjusting litfrati the freedom of being away from home for the first time. Every quote, character name or book title mentioned offhandedly is not without a larger significance.


I thought the idea was very interesting, and the way McCrea portrays it makes it mysterious and understandable at the same time. To view it, click here.

mcrea Ferro-Grumley Award for Gay Fiction At others, I sat staring at the page wondering where this was going, and why McCrea had written yet another scene in a pub.

May 15, Kathleen rated it liked it. It seems that characters had gained independence and autonomy, but their novel is more volatile and vague than the previous one written Every mystery novel about literature starts with 3 stars. Jan 01, Kim rated liteerati it was ok. Trivia About The First Verse.

Barry McCrea

literwti The book traces through one of my favorite cities, in the neighborhoods I used to haunt as a student, and the main character reminds me so much of one of my long-lost dear high literayi friends that reading the book was almost like a reunion. Was so into this book, and the book just stopped. At first they reject him but, by using their own methods against them, Niall chases them down and forces his way into their exclusive circle.

This is a pretty impressive first novel. Books by Barry McCrea. Jan 15, elmarcapaginasbooks rated it liked it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Vor diesem Hintergrund- nur drei Sterne.