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  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • The Standing Pool
  • Adam Thorpe
  • English
  • 04 July 2019
  • 9780224079419
The Standing Pool

summary The Standing Pool ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Adam Thorpe ↠ 9 review free read The Standing Pool The Thomsons start to feel the vulnerability of being aliens in this unpredictable wildness While Sarah frets about the danger of the swimming pool and the night time visits of well tusked boars Johnny is concerned by the locals particularly Jean Luc the gardener Is his taste for hammering tiny nails into dolls collecting arcane rubbish and secretly photographing Sarah than a harmless pastime And how should they rea. I was really disappointed this book didn t do better To my mind it s a fabulous read and certainly deserved acclaim that Rose Tremain s Trepass which looks at similar themesA young family take off to south west France for a sabbatical There they realise that they may not be as welcome as they would like and that there are some terrible legacies from the Second World WarGripping and highly recommendedAdam Thorpe video The Breach of Crowns pool and the night time visits of well tusked boars Johnny is concerned by the locals Icebergs A Novel particularly Jean Luc the gardener Is his taste for hammering tiny nails into dolls collecting arcane rubbish and secretly The Line photographing Sarah than a harmless Your Naughty Playmate 3 Cuckolding Fantasy pastime And how should they rea. I was really disappointed this book didn t do better To my mind it s a fabulous read and certainly deserved acclaim that Rose Tremain s Trepass which looks at similar themesA young family take off to south west France for a sabbatical There they realise that they may not be as welcome as they would like and that there are some terrible legacies from the Second World WarGripping and highly recommendedAdam Thorpe video

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summary The Standing Pool ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Adam Thorpe ↠ 9 review free read The Standing Pool An idyllic old farmhouse in France is the background to a gripping story suffused with tensionTwo Oxford historians Johnny and Sarah Thomson take a sabbatical with their three small and lively girls in a remote and beautiful old farmhouse in the hills of Languedoc But the farmhouse has its own histories rather fraught and alive than those the Thomsons are used to dealing with on the pageAs the illusion of Eden retreats. Ever since I read Ulverton back in the 90 s Adam Thorpe has been one of my must read authorsStanding pool is the story of a Cambridge intellectual family who are taking a 6 month sabbatical in the Languedoc region of France to research and write up their booksessays on AfricaNick the father of the family is in his fifties and being overtaken by a younger set at University never uite achieving Professorship He is suffering from stress and has polyps on his vocal cordsSarah is mum much younger than Nick and used to be his pupilTammy Alicia and Beans Fulvia are the daughters ranging in age from 8 to 2Mixed up in this are the owners of the farm they rent Alan an entreprenurial American currently dealing in antiuities including some shady dealings in Ira and his English wife LucyJean Luc is the strange gardenergroundsman who unsuccesfully tries to keep the titular Pool clean grow a lawn keep out the wild boars and grow a cherry tree He also has a side line in voyeurism and talking to his dead Oncle FerdinandThrow into the mix Jamie Nick s son by a previous marriage who in his late twenties seems to live a semi hippy existence travelling and living hand to mouthThe story is presented with some humour but there are ominous portents of something terrible about to happen Again and again you are presented with things which could be fatal the standing pool itself often turning opaue so that anything might be down there the slippery tiles on the roof which Jamie seems to like investigating a lethal electric fence Jean Luc erects to keep out the boars and children who seem to find putting themselves in jeapordy the most fun you can have on the farmAdam Thorpe succesfully weaves humour and happy family moments with these dark moments and a look at village life which reminds me of nothing so much as Straw Dogs You begin to feel affection and fear for the family throughout the bookThe ending is totally unexpected for an Adam Thorpe book anyway and if I m honest a little bit of a cop out but it shows Adam Thorpe could out Stephen King Stephen King if he wanted toOverall I was gripped by this book and enjoyed it enormously right up until the ends I m just sorry he didn t choose one or the other The Doctors Dating Bargain pageAs the illusion of Eden retreats. 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