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Everything We Hoped For

Everything We Hoped For An unusually strong first book this collection of short stories depends on exquisitely crafted surfaces that conceal shocking emotional force Three of the stories are obliquely connected and feature

  • Title: Everything We Hoped For
  • Author: Pip Adam
  • ISBN: 9780864736253
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback
  • An unusually strong first book, this collection of short stories depends on exquisitely crafted surfaces that conceal shocking emotional force Three of the stories are obliquely connected and feature young women on the edge In the first of these, a new mother contemplates her new baby in the second, a girl finds herself in rehab and in the final story, the main charactAn unusually strong first book, this collection of short stories depends on exquisitely crafted surfaces that conceal shocking emotional force Three of the stories are obliquely connected and feature young women on the edge In the first of these, a new mother contemplates her new baby in the second, a girl finds herself in rehab and in the final story, the main character goes to jail Other characters include a New Zealand serviceman returned from active duty in Dili, the employees of a 2 shop, and a vegan couple at a Samoan resort.

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    1 thought on “Everything We Hoped For

    1. An emotionally intense and technically dazzling first collection. These stories will stick with you, most of them are unlike any others you've read, there's a silent, fraught terror to many of them, a deep internalisation. Beautiful writing. Skillful and wise.

    2. A brilliant collection of stories. Pip Adam's writing can feel detached, but it works wonderfully in many of her stories, especially when reaching the emotional climax in her writing, as I found it often took me by surprise. Especially exceptional is her handling of some darkly tender moments at times when I least expected it.

    3. Although a good and enjoyable read and variously raved about and described as 'bleak' and 'brilliant' I felt like an observer reading this book - I never quite made the emotional connection.I think the third person narrative in each short story had a lot to do with it and although I loved the first few stories, at times I felt a little 'he said she said.'Maybe the emotional intensity of the last few weeks - Chch earthquake, death, destruction and what not - has made me into a robot but I didn't [...]

    4. Her writing has been aptly described by Helen Lehndorf as: ‘a kind of post-post modern fiction - nothing meta, no irony, no narrative arc, no insights or character transformations - the stories are flatline and searing and real’.

    5. Hugely impressive stories for a debut collection, showing a great range of styles, with humour and pathos.

    6. These stories are wonderful: crisp, smart, accessible, funny, dark - everything you'd hope for

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