Página InicialGruposDiscussãoMaisZeitgeist
Pesquisar O Sítio Web
Este sítio web usa «cookies» para fornecer os seus serviços, para melhorar o desempenho, para analítica e (se não estiver autenticado) para publicidade. Ao usar o LibraryThing está a reconhecer que leu e compreende os nossos Termos de Serviço e Política de Privacidade. A sua utilização deste sítio e serviços está sujeita a essas políticas e termos.
Hide this

Resultados dos Livros Google

Carregue numa fotografia para ir para os Livros Google.

The Glass Hotel: A novel por Emily St. John…
A carregar...

The Glass Hotel: A novel (original 2020; edição 2021)

por Emily St. John Mandel (Autor)

MembrosCríticasPopularidadeAvaliação médiaMenções
1,3279810,488 (3.88)102
"[A] novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it"--
Membro:greenfyre
Título:The Glass Hotel: A novel
Autores:Emily St. John Mandel (Autor)
Informação:Vintage (2021), 320 pages
Colecções:NonFiction
Avaliação:
Etiquetas:Nenhum(a)

Pormenores da obra

The Glass Hotel por Emily St. John Mandel (2020)

  1. 30
    Station Eleven por Emily St. John Mandel (JenMDB)
  2. 10
    A Tale for the Time Being por Ruth Ozeki (JenMDB)
  3. 00
    The Post-Birthday World por Lionel Shriver (sparemethecensor)
  4. 00
    The Deptford Trilogy por Robertson Davies (M_Clark)
    M_Clark: Like The Glass Hotel, the Deptford Trilogy cleverly weaves together the threads of the story.
  5. 11
    A Visit from the Goon Squad por Jennifer Egan (novelcommentary)
    novelcommentary: Similar structure. Ms. Mantel mentions the book herself as one she admired
A carregar...

Adira ao LibraryThing para descobrir se irá gostar deste livro.

Ainda não há conversas na Discussão sobre este livro.

» Ver também 102 menções

Mostrando 1-5 de 96 (seguinte | mostrar todos)
(8.5)
  HelenBaker | May 15, 2021 |
Hm. Just when u think it is a mystery it turns into some love arrangement story and the a Ponzi scheme and then a ghost story. No continuous line. ( )
  kakadoo202 | Mar 23, 2021 |
Hmm. Dit was een beetje een frustrerende leeservaring.
Kan Emily schrijven? Ja en dat toont ze ook in dit boek weer aan.
Weet Emily een roman op te bouwen? Ja, absoluut, en nog meer dan in Station Elf spint ze een fascinerend web van personages en gebeurtenissen die telkens opnieuw als puzzelstukjes in elkaar blijken te passen.
Ook een spanningsboog opbouwen doet ze moeiteloos.
Voeg daar schone zinnen en af en toe prachtige passages met existentialistische waarheden aan toe en je zou zeggen dat Het Glazen Hotel spek voor mijn bek is, of zelfs dat we zo welhaast de perfecte roman benaderen.
Helaas, ... ondanks alle voorgaande is geen enkel personage me bijgebleven en weet ik eigenlijk niet echt wel verhaal ze wilde vertellen.
Emily St. John Mandel schreef een puzzel. Een mooie puzzel. Maar ik had liever een boek dan een puzzel gelezen. Zo eentje met mensen en zo... ( )
  GertDeBie | Mar 22, 2021 |
This book was unlike anything I'd ever read. I'm not sure exactly how to describe it, but I absolutely loved it. It was drama and mystery with a little surrealism thrown in. Told from many different points of view and shifting back and forth between past and present, the plot was intricately woven in a gorgeous tapestry of imagery and language. I found myself genuinely interested in every single character that was introduced - no matter how likable or unlikable. And I loved how all the pieces slowly came together in little aha moments, each mystery slowly peeled back and revealed. What a beautiful novel. ( )
  niaomiya | Mar 17, 2021 |
This was nothing like Station Eleven. I had high expectations, and since I don't really read the cover texts if I don't have to, I was not really prepared. So money, beauty, crime and moral compromise, meh. Not really for me. But Emily St. John Mandel's writing is compelling and I'm starting to think I might read just about anything she writes.

So a pleasant read despite of the world of money, depicts perfectly how people really end up in situations that determine their futures instead of choosing their way. ( )
  Iira | Mar 13, 2021 |
Mostrando 1-5 de 96 (seguinte | mostrar todos)
It’s a beguiling conceit: the global financial crisis as a ghost story. As one of Alkaitis’s employees reflects of a swindled investor: “It wasn’t that she was about to lose everything, it was that she had already lost everything and just didn’t know it yet.” But Mandel’s abiding literary fascination is even more elemental: isn’t every moment – coiled with possibilities – its own ghost story? Isn’t every life a counterlife?... All contemporary novels are now pre-pandemic novels – Covid-19 has scored a line across our culture – but what Mandel captures is the last blissful gasp of complacency, a knowing portrait of the end of unknowing. It’s the world we inhabited mere weeks ago, and it still feels so tantalisingly close; our ache for it still too raw to be described as nostalgia. “Do you find yourself sort of secretly hoping that civilisation collapses ... Just so that something will happen?” a friend asks Vincent. Oh, for the freedom of that kind of reckless yearning.
adicionada por Lemeritus | editarThe Guardian, Beejay Silcox (May 2, 2020)
 
The Glass Hotel isn't dystopian fiction; rather it's "straight" literary fiction, gorgeous and haunting, about the porous boundaries between past and present, the rich and the poor, and the realms of the living and the dead.... This all-encompassing awareness of the mutability of life grows more pronounced as The Glass Hotel reaches its eerie sea change of an ending. In dramatizing so ingeniously how precarious and changeable everything is, Mandel's novel is topical in a way she couldn't have foreseen when she was writing it.
adicionada por Lemeritus | editarNPR, Maureen Corrigan (Mar 30, 2020)
 
The question of what people keep when they lose everything clearly intrigues Mandel.... By some miracle, although it’s hard to determine what it’s about, The Glass Hotel is never dull. The pleasure, which in the case of The Glass Hotel is abundant, lies in the patterns themselves, not in anything they mean. This novel invites you to inhabit it without striving or urging; it’s a place to be, always fiction’s most welcome effect.
adicionada por Lemeritus | editarSlate, Laura Miller (Mar 24, 2020)
 
Mandel is a consummate, almost profligate world builder. One superbly developed setting gives way to the next, as her attention winds from character to character, resting long enough to explore the peculiar mechanics of each life before slipping over to the next.... The disappointment of leaving one story is immediately quelled by our fascination in the next.....what binds the novel is its focus on the human capacity for self-delusion, particularly with regards to our own innocence. Rare, fortunately, is the moral idiot who can boast, “I don’t take responsibility at all.” The complex, troubled people who inhabit Mandel’s novel are vexed and haunted by their failings, driven to create ever more pleasant reflections of themselves in the glass.
adicionada por Lemeritus | editarThe Washington Post, Ron Charles (sítio Web pago) (Mar 23, 2020)
 
This latest novel from the author of the hugely successful Station Eleven forgoes a postapocalyptic vision for something far scarier—the bottomless insecurity of contemporary life.... Highly recommended; with superb writing and an intricately connected plot that ticks along like clockwork, Mandel offers an unnerving critique of the twinned modern plagues of income inequality and cynical opportunism. [
adicionada por Lemeritus | editarLibrary Journal, Reba Leiding (sítio Web pago) (Feb 1, 2020)
 

» Adicionar outros autores (3 possíveis)

Nome do autorPapelTipo de autorObra?Estado
Mandel, Emily St. Johnautor principaltodas as ediçõesconfirmado
Weintraub, AbbyDesigner da capaautor secundárioalgumas ediçõesconfirmado

Tem como guia de referência/texto acompanhante

Tem de autenticar-se para poder editar dados do Conhecimento Comum.
Para mais ajuda veja a página de ajuda do Conhecimento Comum.
Título canónico
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Título original
Títulos alternativos
Data da publicação original
Pessoas/Personagens
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Locais importantes
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Acontecimentos importantes
Filmes relacionados
Prémios e menções honrosas
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Epígrafe
Dedicatória
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
For Cassia and Kevin
Primeiras palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Begin at the end: plummeting down the side of the ship in the storm's wild darkness, breath gone with the shock of falling, my camera flying away through the rain --
Citações
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Painting was something that had grabbed hold of her for a while, decades, but now it had let go and she had no further interest in it, or it had no further interest in her. All things end, she’d told herself, there was always going to be a last painting, but if she wasn’t a painter, what was she? It was a troubling question.
There is exquisite lightness in waking each morning with the knowledge that the worst has already happened.
It turned out that never having that conversation with Vincent meant that he was somehow condemned to always have that conversation with Vincent.
Últimas palavras
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
(Carregue para mostrar. Atenção: Pode conter revelações sobre o enredo.)
Nota de desambiguação
Editores da Editora
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
Autores de citações elogiosas (normalmente na contracapa do livro)
Língua original
Informação do Conhecimento Comum em inglês. Edite para a localizar na sua língua.
DDC/MDS canónico

Referências a esta obra em recursos externos.

Wikipédia em inglês

Nenhum(a)

"[A] novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts, and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York, dragging countless fortunes with it"--

Não foram encontradas descrições de bibliotecas.

Descrição do livro
Resumo Haiku

Autor LibraryThing

Emily St. John Mandel é um Autor LibraryThing, um autor que lista a sua biblioteca pessoal no LibraryThing.

página de perfil | página de autor

Ligações Rápidas

Capas populares

Avaliação

Média: (3.88)
0.5
1
1.5 1
2 15
2.5 9
3 83
3.5 44
4 161
4.5 46
5 75

 

Acerca | Contacto | LibraryThing.com | Privacidade/Termos | Ajuda/Perguntas Frequentes | Blogue | Loja | APIs | TinyCat | Bibliotecas Legadas | Primeiros Críticos | Conhecimento Comum | 157,947,335 livros! | Barra de topo: Sempre visível