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From a low and quiet sea

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Fiction

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    StatementDonal Ryan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6118.Y354 F76 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 pages
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963126M
    ISBN 100143133241
    ISBN 109780143133247
    LC Control Number2018008973
    OCLC/WorldCa1011628970

      FROM A LOW AND QUIET SEA by Donal Ryan ★★★★☆ Penguin Books, J From a Low and Quiet Sea is my second Donal Ryan novel after All We Shall Know, and so far he’s two for two if we’re grading for emotional devastation and positively stunning ’s style is everything I love about contemporary Irish literature incarnate – the lyrical, almost breathless writing.


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From a Low and Quiet Sea is a short novel and actually reads more like a book of short stories as opposed to a novel but Ryan's prose and unique characters weave together beautifully to make this a fresh and moving read/5. “From a Low and Quiet Sea,” a new novel by Donal Ryan, is so exquisitely rendered, with raw anguish sublimated into lyrical prose, that you sometimes overlook the meagerness of its slice-of Author: Rayyan Al-Shawaf.

From a Low and Quiet Sea tells the stories of three very different men. Farouk, a refugee, is fleeing a fundamentalist regime with his family. John, not an evil man but by no means a good one, is giving his final confession and Lampy is a young man at the start of /5(87). About From a Low and Quiet Sea.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE A moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan. For Farouk, family is all. From a Low and Quiet Sea is so exquisitely rendered, with raw anguish sublimated into lyrical prose, that you sometimes overlook the meagerness of its slice-of-life offerings.

Meager From a low and quiet sea book Ryan abides with a character only long enough to lay bare his particular emotional trauma before segueing to another tortured soul.3/4(12). From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan (Doubleday, £).

To order a copy for £, saving 25%, go to or call. From a Low and Quiet Sea tells the stories of three very different men. Farouk, a refugee, is fleeing a fundamentalist regime with his family. John, not an evil man but by no means a good one, is giving his final confession and Lampy is a young man at the start of /5(25).

The following is from Donal Ryan's novel, From a Low and Quiet men—Farouk, Lampy, and John—search for the things they have lost, and reckon with family, love, the desire for forgiveness, and disappointment. “From a Low and Quiet Sea,” a new novel by the Irish writer Donal Ryan, recently longlisted for the Booker Prize, begins with a story snatched from a group of fundamentalists in.

"From a Low and Quiet Sea is not only very cleverly constructed, but deeply moving too. I loved it."—Louis de Bernières, bestselling author of Corelli's Mandolin The second part of the book focuses on the romantic entanglements of Lampy Shanley, who drives a bus for an orthopedic hospital, though he spends much of his time mentally Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

In Kidd’s (The Invention of Wings,etc.) feminist take on the New Testament, Jesus has a wife whose fondest longing is to is the daughter of Matthias, head scribe to Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee. She demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for writing, and Matthias, for a time, indulges her with reed pens, papyri, and other 16 C.E.

office supplies. Donal Ryan will delight his many fans with his moving novella From a Low and Quiet Sea, which tells the story of so many lives within the span of a 10/ From a Low and Quiet Sea review: a writer who has never met a bore.

Donal Ryan can blow attractive life into a character no matter how compromised, mean or drearyAuthor: Martina Evans. Irish Book Awards, shortlist, Novel of the Year (From a Low and Quiet Sea) Costa Book Awards, shortlist, (From a Low and Quiet Sea) Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, longlist (From a Low and Quiet Sea) References This article about an Irish writer or poet is a stub.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding. From a Low and Quiet Sea Donal Ryan Penguin Books | J Amazon | Powell’s. From a Low and Quiet Sea, Donal Ryan’s fourth novel, is intricately designed to tell the interlocking stories of three men: Farouk, a medical doctor and refugee from Syria; Lampy, a twenty-something nursing home bus driver from Ireland; and John, an older Irish man who’s lived a life he now regrets.

From A Low And Quiet Sea is an angry and empathetic novel Farouk undertook his medical training in London and sees himself as “a man of the world, a progressive, almost a liberal”.5/5. That same description can be equally applied to his latest novel, From a Low and Quiet Sea, which is on this year’s Booker Prize long list.

I thought it would be hard to beat The Spinning Heart but Ryan has done it with From a Low and Quiet Sea. The cast of characters has been significantly trimmed. From a Low and Quiet Sea is so exquisitely rendered, with raw anguish sublimated into lyrical prose, that you sometimes overlook the meagerness of its slice-of-life offerings.

Meager because Ryan abides with a character only long enough to lay bare his particular emotional trauma before segueing to. Donal Ryan is probably still best known for his first novel, “The Spinning Heart,” which came out of the blue in to win accolades and prizes, including Ireland’s Book of the Year award.

Buy From a Low and Quiet Sea: Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award by Ryan, Donal (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(97). Find books like From a Low and Quiet Sea from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Donal Ryan (Transworld Ireland, Doubleday Ireland) Farouk's country has been torn apart by war. Lampy's heart has been laid waste by Chloe.

John's past torments him as he nears his end. The refugee. The dreamer. The penitent. From war-torn Syria to small-town Ireland, three men, scarred by all.

From a Low and Quiet Sea is Ryan’s fifth book – and fourth novel – in just six years, years which have seen the now year-old Irishman gather acclaim, momentum and a host of literary awards and shortlistings, particularly for his debut, The Spinning Heart, which was named ‘Irish book of the decade’ at the Dublin Book Festival.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZEA moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Farouk, family is all. He has protected his wife and daughter as best he can from the war and hatred that has torn Syria apart.

FROM A LOW AND QUIET SEA seems formulaic—I hate to say that, maybe that is the form or structure. But there is a lot of spark in this story. It is like a moss-covered castle one see throughout Ireland, roofless, doorless, reigning in or so. The language of the book is both poetic and truthful.

I will listen again, as I'm aware that, like many good novels, 'From A Low And Quiet Sea', will reveal even greater depths second time round. catches the essence of Ireland in all its absurdity, confusion and love. Very well performed by all three readers.

From a Low and Quiet Sea (Paperback) A Novel. By Donal Ryan. Penguin Books,pp. Publication Date: J Other Editions of. 3 clubs reading this now 0 members have read this book A new moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and.

But for the characters in the book, there is little peace to be had, and at its outset that low and quiet sea brings death and danger as surely as the Normans did. Roddy Doyle, in an admiring blurb, calls Donal Ryan’s fifth book a novel, but it might be described equally as a collection of long, linked stories, a sequence of narratives whose.

From a Low and Quiet Sea leaves you with that sense of discombobulating enlightenment that so often characterises the quiet epiphanies of great short stories.” Sunday Times “A masterly portrait the confidence with which Ryan dons the clothing of another culture marks a departure for his writing a successor to John McGahern.

“From a Low and Quiet Sea is a story of three very different men. Farouk is fleeing a war-torn country with the haze of distruction and death in his wake, seeking salvation for his wife and daughter and nurturing the hope of a better future for them all somewhere new.

From a Low and Quiet Sea. About the Book From a Low and Quiet Sea. by Donal Ryan. A new moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker-nominated author Donal Ryan.

For Farouk, family is all. He has protected his wife and daughter as best he can from the war and hatred that has torn.

Donal Ryan is the author of The Spinning Heart, The Thing About December, A Slanting of the Sun, and All We Shall Know which have all been published to major Spinning Heart won the Guardian First Book Award, the EU Prize for Literature (Ireland), and Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Desmond Elliott Prize.

From A Low and Quiet Sea (Book): Ryan, Donal: "A new moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan. For Farouk, family is all. He has protected his wife and daughter as best he can from the war and hatred that has torn Syria apart.

If they stay, they will lose their freedom, will become lesser persons. From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan / pages read by 6 narrators – 5h 42m rating: 9 / contemp fiction ***** None of the three very distinct stories about different men in different parts of the world has a real ending.

The last couple chapters unite the stories into a cohesive novel. It’s actually brilliant, imo. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. From a Low and Quiet Sea A Novel. by Donal Ryan. Read an Excerpt PENGUIN GROUP Penguin. From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

From a Low and Quiet Sea: Donal Ryan: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZEA moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Farouk, family is all.

He has protected his wife and daughter as best he can from the war and hatred that has torn Syria apart. If they stay, they will lose their freedom, /5(12). His fourth novel, From a Low and Quiet Sea, was longlisted for Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award A former civil servant, Donal lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Limerick.

He lives with his wife Anne Marie and /5(K). From A Low And Quiet Sea. J bookatlas Donal Ryan, Novel Tags:Doubleday Ireland, Irish. Quote from the book: [ ] if you say something enough times, the repetition of it makes it true.

Any notion you like, no matter how mad it seems, can be a fact’s chrysalis. Once you say it loud enough and often enough it becomes. Though some books are small, they can definitely be mighty. Such is the case with From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan. I came upon it last month, after looking for short and beautiful stories that would follow on nicely from I Found My Tribe, another product of Ireland.

I adored Donal Ryan’s writing – it was the first book of his I have read – and read it in a couple of days.Get this from a library! From a low and quiet sea. [Donal Ryan] -- "A new moving novel of three men, each searching for something they have lost, from the award-winning and Man Booker nominated author Donal Ryan.

For Farouk, family is all. He has protected his wife. From a Low and Quiet Sea is one of those books and I foolishly read it in exactly the wrong way. From a Low and Quiet Sea reads more like a series of short stories than it does a novel. In order, we’re introduced to Farouk, a man who makes the difficult choice to flee Syria with his wife and daughter in hopes of a better, safer life for his.