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Bord de mer review ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Bord de mer Author Véronique Olmi – Insolpro.co.uk A single mother takes her two sons on a trip to the seaside They stay in a hotel drink hot chocolate and go to the funfair She wants to protect them from an uncaring and uncomprehending world She know A single motOtizing look at an unhinged mind and the cold society that produced it With language as captivating as the story that unfolds Véroniue Olmi creates an intimate portrait of madness and despair that won't soon be forgott. I kept thinking about Sylvia Plath and her poetry as I read this novella mainly because of the twin parallels of bleakness and of the overwhelming inability of the protagonist to connect with the everyday world It’s an intensely personal examination of both paranoia and confrontation with an inevitable and heartbreaking plan of action How this is achieved is the major theme of ‘Beside the Sea’ a painful and compulsive narration of despair which begs to be read for its honest portrayal of a flawed individual who has finally run out of options and a sombre critiue on societal expectations and insecurities

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A single mother takes her two sons on a trip to the seaside They stay in Bord de PDFEPUBa hotel drink hot chocolate and go to the funfair She wants to protect them from an uncaring and uncomprehending world She knows th. We took the bus the last bus of the evening so no one would see usSo begins this distressing and ominous tale of a single mother taking her two boys to the sea We don’t know why they’re going although soon enough we can guess because things seem than a little off They find a hotel and a café and they go to the beach; the mother is barely functional throughout and almost incapacitated by depression insomnia and anxiety We view the world filtered through her paranoia and it’s an unbearable place to be Everyone is a threat and even the smallest task is an insurmountable challenge She’s fading fast I don’t sleep well at night It’s the worrying I couldn’t tell you what about It’s like something’s been lowered onto me Towards the end the family is at a carnival and the imagery seems to mirror what’s going on inside the mother’s head at any given time the bells wouldn’t stop ringing people were hurrying onto rides in every direction where did all that money come from everyone could afford everything there was too much of everything everywhere too much noise too much rain too many lights all reeling past me and I didn’t know where I was anyShe cannot focus or think Life is overwhelming We are never told exactly what is wrong with her but we know she’s severely fractured Bleak hopeless real I wanted to get right inside myself where nothing could reach me

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Bord de merAt it will be the last trip for her boys Beside the Sea is a haunting and thought provoking story about how a mother's love for her children can be dangerous than the dark world she is seeking to keep at bay It's a hypn. With the first line I was sucked in to her mind We took the bus the last bus of the evening so no one would see us A mom and her two young boys A spontaneous trip to the seaside Disuiet A bit ominous What’s going on mom Mom is fraying and has been for a while There are only opaue hints of the backstory of the life before this mini holiday It feels claustrophobic being here in her mind there are two of us in here but it seems only one of us can see clearly It’s clear this mom loves her boys above all else and also painfully and poignantly clear that she can not cope with even a stripped down reality Intense empathy That is what this story evokes So powerfulI'm loving these books from Peirene Press first class European literature in high uality translation This novella was a bestseller in France Bord de Mer and was staged in London a couple of years ago They are slim novels novellas promoted as books to read in less than 2 hours But the ones I've read have packed in a lot than a mere two hours worth of story