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FREE PDF ☆ BOOK Turbulence Ê DANPASHLEY é [Epub] ❦ Turbulence By David Szalay – From the acclaimed Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of All That Man Is a stunning virtuosic novel about twelve people mostly strangers and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of t From the acclaimed Shaken pilot on his way to another continent who seeks comfort from a journalist he meets that night Her life shifts subtly as well before she heads to the airport on an assignment that will shift lives in turnIn this wondrous profoundly moving novel Szalay's diverse protagonists circumnavigate the planet in twelve flights from London to Madrid from Dakar to Sao Paulo to Toronto to Delhi to Doha en route to see lovers or estranged A daisy chain of stories that even this non fan of short stories found entirely absorbing The dozen chapters each introduce a character with a link to the previous and while the stories are minimal the glimpses into humanity are revealing Starting on a flight from London to Madrid then traveling to numerous cities before coming full circle with the final chapter Szalay manages to upend your perception of each character as they move from secondary player in a story to the title role in the next It’s a noteworthy feat and one that made me put down this short book uite a few times to marvel at the author’s craftWhile I was pulled in by the clever structure it’s the simplicity of the prose and this writer’s imagination that kept me turning the pages Highly recommended for fans of short stories and anyone who likes sharply written narratives with relevance Thanks to Angela’s review and my ARC Fairy Amy for the chance to read this author’s work I’ve put his book All That Man Is on my list to read

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From the acclaimed Man Booker Prize shortlisted author of All That Man Is a stunning virtuosic novel about twelve people mostly strangers and the surprising ripple effect each one has on the life of the next as they cross paths while in transit around the worldA woman strikes up a conversation with the man sitting next to her on a plane after some turbulence He returns home to tragic news that has also impacted another stranger a 35 rounded up There’s a lot of turbulence in the lives of the characters in this collection of connected stories not just the turbulence in the plane ride in the first chapter The stories are too short for me to have felt any emotional connection to any of the characters but the emotions and issues touched on here were recognizable and in some cases relatable if that makes any sense This is a skillfully written book with each story usually about two main characters followed by another story of two characters one of whom was in the previous story This mechanism goes on taking us from London to Madrid to Dakar to São Paulo to Toronto to Seattle to Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City to Delhi to Kerala to atar to Budapest and full circle back to London and one of the characters from the first story The titles do not reflect the names of the cities but the airport codes This is a cleverly written story collection of how people connect and how everyone has at least one thing in common they all carry a burden of some sort Illness death infidelity prejudice fear broken relationships between mother and daughter husband and wife are some of the things found here Something a little different and thought provokingI received an advanced copy of this book from Scribner through Edelweiss

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TurbulenceSiblings aging parents baby grandchildren or nobody at all Along the way they experience the full range of human emotions from loneliness to love and knowingly or otherwise change each other in one brief electrifying interaction after the nextWritten with magic and economy and beautifully exploring the delicate crisscrossed nature of relationships today Turbulence is a dazzling portrait of the interconnectedness of the modern wor Szalay’s twelve short vignettes circle the globe and feature people that are experiencing some turbulence in their lives The chapters cite international airport codes so LGW MAD covers a flight from London to Madrid This flight actually does suffer severe turbulence and causes a woman to fall ill while sitting next to a man from Senegal The next chapter follows the Senegalese man to Dakar where he learns that his son has been hit by a taxi The narrative baton then moves to the man riding in the taxi on his way to the airport to pilot a plane to Sao Paulo And so it goes until we are back in London once again Amazingly Szalay captures the essence of these people's lives in just a few pages