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Read online A Cure for Suicide.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Cure for Suicide From the author of i Silence Once Begun i one of our most audacious and original writers a beguiling new novel about a man starting over at the most basic level and the strange woman who insinuates herself into his life and memory .

A man and a woman have moved into a small house in a small village The woman is an examiner the man her claimant The examiner is both doctor and guide charged with teaching the claimant a series of simple functions this is a chair this is a fork this is how you meet people She makes notes in her journal about his progress he is showing improvement yet his dreams are troubling One day the examiner brings him to a party and here he meets Hilda a charismatic but volatile woman whose surprising assertions throw everything the claimant has learned into question What is this village Why is he here And who is Hilda A fascinating novel of love illness despair and betrayal i A Cure for Suicide i is the most captivating novel yet from one of our most exciting young writers by Jesse Ball

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A Cure for Suicide
Title:A Cure for Suicide
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ISBN:1101870125
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Number of Pages:240
Category:Fiction, Science fiction, Literary fiction, Dystopia
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From the celebrated author of i The Curfew i Jesse Ball s i Silence Once Begun i is an astonishing novel of unjust conviction lost love and a journalist s obsession br br Over the course of several months eight people vanish from their homes in the same Japanese town a single playing card found on each door Known as the Narito Disappearances the crime has authorities baffled until a confession appears on the police s doorstep signed by Oda Sotatsu a thread salesman Sotatsu is arrested jailed and interrogated but he refuses to speak Even as his parents brother and sister come to visit him even as his execution looms and even as a young woman named Jito Joo enters his cell he maintains his vow of silence Our narrator a journalist named Jesse Ball is grappling with mysteries of his own when he becomes fascinated by the case Why did Sotatsu confess Why won t he speak Who is Jito Joo As Ball interviews Sotatsu s family friends and jailers he uncovers a complex story of heartbreak deceit honor and chance br br Wildly inventive and emotionally powerful i Silence Once Begun i is a devastating portrayal of a justice system compromised and evidence that Jesse Ball is a voraciously gifted novelist working at the height of his powers, i The Village on Horseback i features mesmerizing new work from the author of i Samedi the Deafness i and i The Way Through Doors i one of the i New Yorker s i Best Books of This collection of new pieces by experimental writer Jesse Ball is a philosophical recasting of myth and legend Unearthing parables from the compost heap of oral tradition folklore literature and popular culture i The Village on Horseback i can be read as a sort of fabulist s compendium by an author who has been called charming lyrical fanciful and disturbingly original, Fiction VERA amp LINUS is a series of short sketches The book s theme is the love between the two protagonists Vera and Linus They are mischief makers and tricksters of the most daring sort and they are constantly up to no good but the language holds them with a clear restraint a restraint born perhaps out of the peculiar nature of their love a love both for each other and the things of the world Their mastery and shifting natures allow them to compel the workaday world as they see it but not to rule over each other and so their game begins as Vera struggles to outwit Linus and Linus to outwit Vera, March Book is a wonder and a revelation A shockingly assured first collection from young poet Jesse Ball its elegant lines and penetrating voice present a poetic symphony instead of a simple succession of individual barely linked poems Craftsmanship defines this collection it is full of perfect line breaks tenderly selected words and inventive pairings Just as impressive is the breadth and ingenuity of its recurring themes which crescendo as Ball leads us through his fantastic world quietly opening doors br br In five separate sections we meet beekeepers and parsons a young woman named Anna in a thin linen dress and an old scribe transferring the eponymous March Book We witness a Willy Loman esque worker who ran out in the noon street shirt sleeves rolled and hurried after that which might have passed only to be told that there s nothing between him and the suddenness of age While these images achingly inform us of our delicate place in the physical world others remind us why we still yearn to awake in it every day and make pillows with the down of stolen geese build rooms in terms of the hours of the day Like a patient Virgil insistent and confident Ball escorts us through his mind and we re lucky to follow br