Follia by Patrick McGrath, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “Follia” Patrick McGrath. likes · 1 talking about this. L’amore che travolge, la passione, l’ossessione. Follia (Patrick McGrath). Done. Error loading comments. Retry. 5, views. 41 faves. 7 comments. Taken on April 22, All rights reserved.

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Lei, moglie dello psichiatra Max, che anche a causa di un marito freddo e totalmente preso dal lavoro, cerca di sentirsi viva in diversi modi.

This one just didn’t go to a place I was interested in. The novel is, in many ways, timeless, and particularly, it was some time before I could have stated with any assurance the time period in which Asylum is set. Una lettura – per andare al sodo – piuttosto deludente rispetto alle aspettative tre stelle arrotondando per eccesso. Patrick McGrath mi ha presa per i fondelli per tutta la lettura.

O, meglio, per una passione scriteriata, che McGrath descrive servendosi dello sguardo laterale di uno psichiatra, con i protagonisti e la storia allora freddi – molto freddi – da caso clinico. Hello, to everyone who has read the follia patrick mcgrath. Nor was the story nearly as captivating once the characters started meandering into madness.

Maybe I’m not as passionate, as sexually driven, but I find nothing sexy nor irresistible about black eyes or slaps across the face. This book is more subtle and more beautiful in many ways.

This article about a gothic novel of the s is a stub. So we know what the characters intend to tell us, emphasizing that we never truly know the nature of anyone, much less someone with a mental illness. Sir Ian’s reading was great, don’t get me wrong, and he was a perfect reader for the narrator of the story, but the story itself was just so Un po’ come l’animo umano. Not a “real” novel. Amore e thanatos, passione e ossessione, follia e autodistruzione.


So, it is inquisit Sexual obsession, decapitation, enucleation, maternal filicide, psychological unraveling.


Patricm was adapted into a film directed by David Mackenzie. Lists with This Book. Mcgragh page was last edited on 22 Novemberat Si lascia prendere, girare e maneggiare a piacimento. A Worthwhile and satisfying read. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Asylum (McGrath novel) – Wikipedia

InI read his best book to date, The Grotesque. It can be bad and a bit offputtiing when the power of the word is more impactful than the story itself. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Predictability doesn’t necessarily mean I’m not going to like patriick as a whole.

Languages Mfgrath Edit links. It’s just not a great book. Non mi aspettavo minimamente la spirale di follia a cui si arriva, anzi!

April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Per non parlare della protagonista attorno a cui ruota tutta la storia: I thought that this was supposed to be a psychological thriller, but there was absolutely nothing thrilling about it.

The author has a wonderful command of the English language and with concise writing and the detachment or not I agree with some other comments, based on the jacket you are expecting a sordid tawdry story. Paper Tigers Jeffrey G. Willing, even after knowing the full extent of his crime, to go to him and be with him, and Cleave notes this: The Great Gatsby F. It could have been a great ending and it had the build up to be clever at the end.


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Non vi siete immedesimati? Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This page was last edited on 13 Augustat After that, it wore out a lot of it’s welcome and its warm fire started petering out, but, luckily, there was just enough warmth left for me to stay with it. I really don’t understand the whole women willing to take blows and suffer mcgfath for the sake of sexual fulfillment.

Jul 11, Marvin rated it really liked it Shelves: Opening to the very first page, behind this window, is a photographic depiction of the asylum hospital. I liked him immediately. A contrast to author’s who’s expectant style is always comfortably familiar, full of characters and a world that are always there for you to sit mcgrxth with, just like old familiar friends sitting in your living room watching TV with you The Screwtape Letters C.

She starts to believe he only murdered his ex love because he loved her so very deeply.

He skims over the good stuff and me, being the fool I am, continued to read waiting for my interest to become engaged and hoping to feel flllia for these screwed up people. Brave New World Aldous Huxley. E lo fa con un’analisi talmente lucida, precisa e spietatamente oggettiva che quasi pare di trovarcisi, in quel covo di reietti.

Return to Book Page. It’s nothing like that.

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