Mercy Seat

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[Epub] ➜ Mercy Seat  ➝ Wayne Price – Onedayyourdayweddings.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 199 pages
  • Mercy Seat
  • Wayne Price
  • English
  • 12 June 2017
  • 1908754982

Mercy Seat A Stunning Work Of Fiction Maps A Toxic, Triangular Love Affair Against The Topography Of Wales During A 1984 Miner S StrikeAttempting To Escape His Childhood And Youth In The South Wales Valleys Of The 1980s, Luke Drifts To A Seaside Town And Into A Marriage And Fatherhood For Which He Is Unprepared The Arrival Of A Stranger His Wife S Troubled Sister, Christine Will Change Each Of Their Lives Forever Drawn Into The Unspoken, Destructive Mystery At The Heart Of The Two Women S Childhoods, Luke Finds His Own Understanding Of Himself And Others Unraveling His Confession Is A Compelling Story Of Passion, Loss, Regret, And The Need To Find Redemption From The Haunting Power Of The Past.

10 thoughts on “Mercy Seat

  1. Emma-Lee Davidson says:

    Mercy Seat is one of those novels you can t help but let cut through you It oscillates between a kind of meditative poise and an electric tension, seamlessly crafted and deeply felt Set in a coastal town in Wales, the novel is a first person narrative told by Luke, a young man who finds himself a husband and father having barely left home From an unspecified time in the future, Luke tries to make sense of his life, constructing memories into a narrative which has at its centre his doomed rela Mercy Seat is one of those novels you can t help but let cut through you It oscillates between a kind of meditative poise and an electric tension, seamlessly crafted and deeply felt Set in a coastal town in Wales, the novel is a first person narrative told by Luke, a young man who finds himself a husband and father having barely left home From an unspecified time in the future, Luke tries to make sense of his life, constructing memories into a narrative which has at its centre his doomed relationships with his wife Jenny and her sister Christine Though Luke s course is fixed from the beginning, At several key places I was gripped by a fury to grab him by the shoulders and shake some sense into him At every turn he avoids making decisions and seems to allow himself to be swept away by circumstance The central idea of the novel is outlined in the centre of the novel quite fitting that Luke laments, while the life of the mind can be mysterious and subtle, the life of the body...

  2. Nick Hennegan says:

    Bleak but brilliant.

  3. Dickson Telfer says:

    Often grim, but brilliant Price is a master of subtlety Just like Furnace , there s loads going on between the lines He can even make someone making a cup of tea suspenseful.

  4. M. says:

    This was a passionate story that takes you to amazing places The writing is incredibly talented and accomplished After reading it, I only want to pick it up again.