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  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Bright Air Black
  • David Vann
  • English
  • 13 October 2017
  • 9780434023349

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  1. says:

    Bright Air Black reuires a life preserve jacket while reading A Lightweight polyethylene foam coated vest with a polyester shell will give you the protection needed to hit the waters with Medea daughter of Aeetes granddaughter of Helios and priestess of Hekate You'll take a mini hahamini my ass nature boat ride with a fe

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    Thanks to Netgalley for this ARCI knew I was going to get a retelling of Medea from her point of view during the uest of The Golden Fleece and after with Jason but I wasn't uite prepared for just how beautiful the lines of the text were I mean getting it all from the PoV of Medea was a pretty awesome treat all by itself and found myself fully

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    Born to destroy kings born to reshape the world born to horrify and break and remake born to endure and never to

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    Earlier this year I read the hugely popular Circe named for a demi goddess who becomes a witch A witch who sometimes turns men into pigs Once in a fit of jealousy she turned a nymph into a hideous multi headed swamp beast Reading this reminded me that Greek mythology isn't prettyWell Bright Air Black makes Circe look like a child's bedtime story Medea niece of Circe priestess of Hekate is the witch to rule al

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    If I was to rate this book purely based on its language it would be a five star book hands down David Vann real

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    45 StarsVann’s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea’s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their hearts she knows Her father’s crew crippled to see him made smaller She will humble him until there’s nothing left until his men don’t know why they’re rowing They will co

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    Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and v

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    This is a thing of beauty True and utter beautyDavid Vann retells the story of fabled Medea Anyone not knowing the myth should read it first or at least google it before reading this book and my review because there will be spoilersMedea is the most famous daughter of Colchis supposedly some kind of witch who killed her own brother and chopped his body to pieces to help Jason getting away with the golden fleece which he was onl

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    Bright Air Black is lyrical retelling of the story of Jason and Medea drawing on elements from the Argonautica and Euripides' Medea to craft a tale that's at once uniue and familiar Book I of David Vann's novel begins in medias res Medea has just killed her brother and is helping the Argonauts flee from her father Aeetes which she reflects on as they sail from her home in Colchis to Jason's home in Iolcus havi

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    'Bright Air Black' by David Vann2 stars 4 out of 10Some months ago I read Christa Wolf's excellent version of 'Medea' so I was interested in reading David Vann's re working of the Medea mythIn this book Vann is retelling the story of Medea and Jason of Jason and the Argonauts very much from the point of view of Medea; but told in the third p

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S humanity her Bronze Age roots and position in Greek society her love affair with Jason and her tragic demiseAtmospheric and spellbinding Bright Air Black is an indispensable fresh and provocative take on one of our earliest texts and the most intimate and corporal version of Medea’s story ever told. Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and viscera There is really no one else who writes like this There is no one else who could have so deeply imagined Medea murdering her brother on the deck of Jason s ship as she flees with Jason from her father s wrath The moment where she cuts her brother s throat which she does without hesitation but while looking into his eyes loving him is moving and also very disturbing Chapters later she scrapes her brother s remains from where they have congealed on the deck and Vann s meticulous care in d Sottomissione earliest texts and the most intimate and corporal version of Medea’s story Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown ever told. Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like The Isles every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and viscera There is really no one KING else who writes like this There is no one Ty jesteś moje imię else who could have so deeply imagined Medea murdering her brother on the deck of Jason s ship as she flees with Jason from her father s wrath The moment where she cuts her brother s throat which she does without hesitation but while looking into his The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy eyes loving him is moving and also very disturbing Chapters later she scrapes her brother s remains from where they have congealed on the deck and Vann s meticulous care in d

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Black Sea from Persia’s Colchis – where Medea flees her home and father with Jason the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece Vann’s reimagining of this ancient tale offers a thrilling realist alternative to the long held notions of Medea as monster or sorceress We witness with dramatic urgency Medea’. 45 StarsVann s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their hearts she knows Her father s crew crippled to see him made smaller She will humble him until there s nothing left until his men don t know why they re rowing They will collect the pieces of the son and wonder that demigods can fall so easilyVann s Medea is fiery a uick tempered passionate feisty descendant of gods and royalty A sorceress She falls in love with Jason leaves her home to travel with him on the Argo to his home Iolcos where they will marry and then

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About the Author: David Vann

Published in 19 languages David Vann’s internationally bestselling books have won 15 prizes including best foreign novel in France and Spain and most recently the 50000 St Francis College Literary Prize 2013 and appeared on 70 Best Books of the Year lists in a dozen countries He has written for the Atlantic Monthly Esuire Outside Men’s Health Men’s Journal The Sunday Times The Obse