Ellis Island and Other Stories [Download Read] by Mark Helprin



10 thoughts on “Ellis Island and Other Stories

  1. says:

    Helprin is my favorite living author I've written glowingly of his work numerous times and the only thing keeping me from doing so again is I can't think of enough superlatives His stories are masterpieces of subtlety and understated emotion My favorite story in this compilation is A Vermont Tale the ending of which will

  2. says:

    As usual with a story collection some were better than others I loved the long comic title story and another about a grie

  3. says:

    Until I bought a used copy of “Ellis Island and Other Stories” from our local bookstore I hadn’t known of Mark Helpri

  4. says:

    It's hard to see even the genuine achievement of the overpraised Helprin does deserve praise for his ambition if not always his accomplishment He's too often straining for effect often even spoiling the effect he's

  5. says:

    I was looking forward to this collection and finally reading Mr Helprin It started out very good but with each passing story i got very tired of

  6. says:

    The only story I remember is the one of the overprepared mountain climber with shades of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Easily a 4 or better in its own right am deducting a star just from the one story for Helprin's Republican service Star power

  7. says:

    What an exceptional book of short stories I just finished The Stories of John Cheevers just before this and thought it was one of the finest short story books I've read but this is even better Every story was incredible but my favorites were Letters From the Samantha a humorous tale told as a series of letters about a monkey on a ship A Vermont Tale about a couple of kids staying with their grandparents in Vermont and Ellis Isla

  8. says:

    This collection includes two memorable stories “The “Schreuderspitze”and “A Vermont Tale”a few good ones and a n

  9. says:

    Mark Helprin's writing is most evocative and moving for me when he writes about weather Perhaps it's because I first read Winter's Tale as a girl and his descriptions of well winter imprinted on me Many of these stories seem uite German to me in the style of Mann and even Kafka

  10. says:

    Loved the visual imagery created by these stories Some of the stories were like self contained and visually evoc

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Winner of the Prix de Rome and the National Jewish Book Award these ten stories and the tit. As usual with a story collection some were better than others I loved the long comic title story and another about a grieving man who pursues mountain climbing in the Alps I ll never look at bees the same way after reading about a Rabbi and his followers and their love of bees These stories touch on the magical and the impossible but weave them with reality in a way that is incredibly satisfying and makes the world feel richerOn the other hand at times the individual sentences are hopelessly overwritten For example He remembered that he had not eaten since there had been an endlessly high black sky wounded by the scattered broken points of stars So since last nightThe line between great sentences and overwritten ones is tricky Most of the time Helprin is solidly on the right side impressively so but man that s a bad sentenceAnyhow this collection is well worth reading Willy the Wizard in the Alps I ll never look at bees the same way after reading about a Rabbi and his followers and their love of bees These stories touch on the magical and the Off-side impossible but weave them with reality Enséñame más is Wonder (The Books of Marvella, incredibly satisfying and makes the world feel richerOn the other hand at times the Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set individual sentences are hopelessly overwritten For example He remembered that he had not eaten since there had been an endlessly high black sky wounded by the scattered broken points of stars So since last nightThe line between great sentences and overwritten ones The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase is tricky Most of the time Helprin The Tunnel is solidly on the right side Secretos del Cosmos impressively so but man that s a bad sentenceAnyhow this collection The Secret Treasons is well worth reading

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Ellis Island and Other Stories

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review ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Mark Helprin

Le novella Ellis Island exhibit tremendous range and versatility of style and techniue yet. The only story I remember is the one of the overprepared mountain climber with shades of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Easily a 4 or better in its own right am deducting a star just from the one story for Helprin s Republican service Star power Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, is the one of the overprepared mountain climber with shades of The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Easily a 4 or better Oil Painting in Putins Russia its own right am deducting a star just from the one story for Helprin s Republican service Star power