[BOOKS] ✯ My Year of Rest and Relaxation ✹ Ottessa Moshfegh – Tactical-player.co.uk

My Year of Rest and Relaxation FROM THE MAN BOOKER SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF EILEEN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Savage, Funny, Frequently On The Verge Of Teetering Into Lunacy My Year Of Rest And Relaxation Is A Non Negotiable In Your Holiday Carry On This Summer VogueIt S The Year In A City Aglitter With Wealth And Possibility What Could Be So Terribly Wrong Our Narrator Has Many Of The Advantages Of Life Young, Thin, Pretty, A Recent Columbia Graduate, She Lives In An Apartment On The Upper East Side Of Manhattan Paid For, Like Everything Else, By Her Inheritance But There Is A Vacuum At The Heart Of Things, And It Isn T Just The Loss Of Her Parents In College, Or The Way Her Wall Street Boyfriend Treats Her, Or Her Sadomasochistic Relationship With Her Alleged Best FriendBlackly Funny, Both Merciless And Compassionate Dangling Its Legs Over The Ledge Of My Year Of Rest And Relaxation Is A Showcase For The Gifts Of One Of America S Major Young Writers

6 thoughts on “My Year of Rest and Relaxation

  1. says:

    The main character was just about plausible enough for me to stick with this book until the end, although the repetitive, contrived, unpleasant and implausible nature of quite a lot of what was going on nearly had me giving up about a th

  2. says:

    I love Ottessa Moshfegh I hope one day to meet her at a NYC bar and spend hours drinking in her company Do you hear me, Universe So My Year of Rest and Relaxation We are introduced to three ladies, who are presented to us solely for the sake of en

  3. says:

    I loved this in the beginning It was one of those books that sucks you in so fast and furious, and kept up that momentum for a while, even when it s just the protagonist trying to get her sleeping pills It s amusing, not out and out funny I m looking at the

  4. says:

    Critics have made much of the classist, feminist, anomie, elements that are explored through the unlikeable unnamed rich young beautiful white heroine, best friend Riva, and crazy psychiatrist Tuttle Much has also been said as well of the authors perceptive, sharp, a

  5. says:

    I ve never read a book quite like it and I don t think that I ever will I don t even know if I would want to But it does what all good great books should and grips you, holds you, hypnotises you and keeps you turning the pages even though you think you know where it is heading

  6. says:

    Grimly unrealistic The heroine, Eztelle, takes copious quantities of Xanax and other benzos every day for a year, then stops altogether If she d done this in real life, she d be dead from the seizures that come with cold turkeying off high doses of benzos Instead, she is fine and has a

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