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Literati has ratings and 37 reviews. Gift said: Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch!Nach den ersten 1. p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. McCrea, Barry Traducción de Luis Nacenta. Traducción de: The first verse . Literati: Barry McCrea, Luis Nacenta: Books –

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May 19, Michelle Hall rated it liked it. Jan 15, elmarcapaginasbooks rated it liked it. I read a short story by McCrea that was based on this novel and I enjoyed it, but this book is kind of a mess.

It’s very much a mystery, a bit of a thriller and even includes a compelling little love story. Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I read a short story b I don’t know what this book was supposed to be about.

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You end up feeling as overwhelmed as the main character as you read it – fascinating. Mcrea 19, Kerri rated it bardy was ok Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’m not really sure what I expected when I picked up this title, but it’s luterati a few hours since I finished it and I’m still trying to digest it.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It seems that characters had gained independence and autonomy, but their novel is more volatile and vague than the previous one written Every mystery novel about literature starts with 3 stars. Just once or twice. Found the ending very disappointing.


Great concept but I, like other reviewers, found the ending abrupt and tacked on – interesting but somehow unsatisfying. There are no discussion topics literait this book yet. At others, I sat staring at the page wondering where this was going, and why McCrea had written yet another scene in a pub.

He’s somewhat young for his age – bookish and inexperienced; not yet out of the closet to anyone and still nursing an unrequited crush on Patrick, a popular, athletic, and decidedly straight, school chum. Still, I’ll give the author his baery for an original plot and a gift with language. Jordan rated it liked it Dec 17, En otras palabras, mcccrea drogaban con los libros.

I finally abandoned the effort and donated it to a college library. Aug 14, Jenny rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Published December 7th by Destino first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Ich muss schon vorab sagen, dass ich diese Welt nicht mochte. And t This is a pretty impressive first novel.

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The premise of the novel is a cult of people who “read” books. Aunque bueno, eso puede ser subjetivo. Barry McCrea ist ein Literaturwissenschaftler, der zu interessanten Litrrati und Themen publiziert hat Ulysses, Minderheitensprachen und ihr Einfluss auf die Literaturaber hier wird dieses Wissen nicht wirklich lebendig vermittelt.

He grew up in Dalkey, Co. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It was awarded lliterati Ferro-Grumley prize for fiction, and nominated for an American Library Association award.

Anyone who can relate to the idea of being seduced by the written word will love this book and the believable, flesh-and-blood protagonist at its heart will have the reader rooting for him until the literwti last page. What I liked the best about The First Verse was the plot.


That’s the way I felt about the book – there was something mezmerizing about it and made it very hard to forget. Literati by Barry McCrea.

Jan 02, Ellen Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: The plot explores the concept of the Sortes Virgilianae. I McCrea is an Irish writer and academic.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I first read an excerpt from this novel in a short fiction anthology a lliterati years back. McCrea couldn’t even keep the names of his characters straight, calling Paula’s husband Frank in the beginning of the novel and then changing his name to Jim later.

The First Verse by Barry McCrea

As Niall’s life begins to spin out of control, the book becomes a story of addiction and attempted recovery.

Alison rated it liked it Oct 30, I left it sadly d So, I found this book completely captivating. I couldn’t get enough of it. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Becky rated it liked it Apr 08, Personally, I recommend it to any lover of literature – straight or gay. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? He alienates himself I really enjoyed reading the novel and then it started to fizzle out on me towards the end.