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  1. James James says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookHelprin is my favorite living author I've written glowingly of his work numerous times and the only thing keeping me from doing so again is I can't think of enough superlatives His stories are masterpieces of subtlety and understated emotion My favorite story in this compilation is A Vermont Tale the ending of which will haunt me for years Palais de Justice is written on a theme with which I can readily identify but all of the stories are worth the reader's time if for no other reason than to happen across a beautifully crafted sentence that makes one pause and give thanks for being able to read


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    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookAs usual with a story collection some were better than others I loved the long comic title story and another about a grieving man who pursues mountain climbing in the Alps I'll never look at bees the same way after reading about a Rabbi and his followers and their love of bees T


  3. Stewart Stewart says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookUntil I bought a used copy of “Ellis Island and Other Stories” from our local bookstore I hadn’t known of Mark Helprin But I was rewarded for my 4 purchase with a collection of 11 short stories that boasts a wide range of geography time and mood The stories range from Israel to the US to Europe from the turn of the 20th century into the 1970s Helprin is an American journalist and writer born in 1947 Helprin served in the Israeli infantry and two of his stories use this experience to depict the realities of combat and a soldier's return to civilian life In “North Light” the first person narrator is an Israeli soldier who is waiting to enter battle presumably the Syrian front during the Yom Kippur War of 1973 He says this of his fellow soldi


  4. Kevin Kevin says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookIt's hard to see even the genuine achievement of the overpraised Helprin does deserve praise for his ambition if not always his accomplishment He's too often straining for effect often even spoiling the effect he's after in his anxiousness to demonstrate to the reader his complex understanding of the scene he's created uite ofen his exposition is ungainly and brings the whole forward motion of the narrative to a leaden stop Nobody should be remembered for their worst work but since I seem to be almost alone in my dissatisfaction here is a paragraph from the story A Room of Frail Dancers He remembered that he had not eaten since there had been an endlessly high black sky wounded by the scattered broken points of stars The lamb was good with a salad a slice of lemon and a cold soda When he left the restaurant he passed the whores again dark of skin and painted in sharp angles with the deep colors of the Middle East colors which lasted thro


  5. John John says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookI was looking forward to this collection and finally reading Mr Helprin It started out very good but with each passing story i got very tired of his style I found it stilted cold and drowning in the weight of simile After pages and pages of forced comparisons i wanted to shout DONT TELL ME WHAT ITS LIKETELL ME WHAT IT IS Reading Helprin was like reading a how to write descriptively undergrad textbook Technically all the elements were there but none of the enjoyment I know this collection won all sorts of awards and I know he is a very talented writer but some times writers and readers just don't click He's not for me but please don't let me stop you from picking this book up because i'm clearly missing something


  6. Travelin Travelin says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookThe only story I remember is the one of the overprepared mountain climber with shades of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Easily a 4 or better in its own right am deducting a star just from the one story for Helprin's Republican service Star power


  7. Jerry Pogan Jerry Pogan says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookWhat an exceptional book of short stories I just finished The Stories of John Cheevers just before this and thought it wa


  8. Howard Jaeckel Howard Jaeckel says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookThis collection includes two memorable stories “The “Schreuderspitze”and “A Vermont Tale”a few good ones and a number that are at least to this reader totally obscure Mark Helprin is clearly a most gifted and versatile writer but Hemingway esue he isn’t “Ellis Island and Other Stories”will appeal to connoisseurs of literary style and des


  9. Elizabeth Elizabeth says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookMark Helprin's writing is most evocative and moving for me when he writes about weather Perhaps it's because I first read Winter's Tale as a girl and his descriptions of well winter imprinted on me Many of these stories seem uite German to me in the style o


  10. Joe Joe says:

    Kindle Mark Helprin á Ellis Island and Other Stories MOBI ↠ Island and á ellis epub, island mobile, other kindle, stories pdf, Ellis Island pdf, and Other download, Island and Other pdf, Ellis Island and Other Stories eBookLoved the visual imagery created by these stories Some of the stories were like self contained and visually evocative scenes than narrative driven tales but at their best they are both They have a good spirit too


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