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FREE READ The Tunnel 100 × [PDF / Epub] ★ The Tunnel Author William H. Gass – Berkingmad.co.uk Thirty years in the making William Gass's second novel first appeared on the literary scene in 1995 at which time it was promptly hailed as an indisputable masterpiece The story of a middle aged profe Thirty years in the making William Gass's second novel firs[PDF / Epub] The Tunnel Author William H. Gass Berkingmad.co.uk Thirty years in the making William Gass's second novel first appeared on the literary scene in 1995 at which time it was promptly hailed as an indisputable masterpiece.

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The TunnelLetion of his massive historical study Guilt and Innocence in Hitler's Germany finds himself writing a novel about his own life instead of the introduction to his magnum opus The Tunnel meditates on history hatred unhappiness and above all language.

FREE READ The Tunnel 100 William Howard Gass was an American novelist short story writer essayist critic and former philosophy professorGass was born in Fargo North Dakota Soon after his birth his family moved to Warren Ohio where he attended local schools He has described his childhood as an unhappy one with an abusive racist father and a passive alcoholic mother; critics would later cite his characters as.

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  • Vit Babenco

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelThere are so many possible ways of existence “We have not lived the right life” But is there the right life to be lived The Tunnel belongs among those books one drowns in like in the delugeThe man of action has a destiny a star he follows and it draws him on like the Magi or so it’s said; the taillight of a car it


  • MJ Nicholls

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelRING THE BELLS RING THE BELLS THE GREAT MAN IS GONE FLOAT YOUR GASS REVIEWSThe first 200 pages of this novel carry the reader aloft on flowing waves of sumptuous musical prose sentences so serpentine and silky so alliteratively slinky one’s only response is to ride


  • Paul Bryant

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelO William GassSuch a pain in the assHis difficult proseGets right up my noseNote I've been reading this novel on off for about 6 months But not no IT’S YOUR FAULT CLEAR AS DAY The Tunnel comes to you with the maximum number of intellectual endorsements possible for a novel that isn’t James Joyce’s Ulysses Before you pick it up you’ve been beaten into submission by the priestly class of all that is good and holy in modern literature You are acutely aware you’re in the Presence of a Masterpiece So let it be as clear as possible if you don’t like The Tunnel by William Gass it’s your fault You aren’t bright enough we’re so sorry It’s not for you Here


  • Paul

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelIt feels like I have been reading this for as long as Gass spent writing it; it’s a hefty tome and not easy to read The primary character around


  • WILLIAM2

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelWhen this book was published in 1995 by Alfred Knopf I was in the middle of deep reading on the Holocaust Many of the titles I still hold in my library I felt at the time that an inundation in this subject matter kept me from enjoying The Tunnel I was wrong about that though I am deeply thankful to MJ for jogging me back into a reconsideration of the novel I stopped reading at page 55 The main reason lack of na


  • Jonathan

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelRIP Hamlet What have you my good friends deserv'd at the hands ofFortune that she sends you to prison hither Guildenstern Prison my lord Hamlet Denmark's a prison Rosencrantz Then is the world one Hamlet A goodly one in which there are many confines wards anddungeons Denmark being one o' th' worst Rosencrantz We think not so my lord Hamlet Why then 'tis none to you; for there is nothing either good orbad but thinking makes it so To me it is a prison Don’t you see that when a man writes the history of your country in another mother language he is bent on conuest If he succeeds he will have replaced your past and all your methods of communication your habits of thinking feeling and perceiving your very way of being with his own His history will be yours perforce Mad Meg Guilt and Innocence The process of Denazification began in earnest in early 1946 with a series of directives issued by the


  • B0nnie

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelBeing William Kohler The Tunnel is a sort of portal through which we enter into the head of one William Frederick Kohler We poke around in his memories and his thoughts exploring all the little twists and turns of his mind The uestion of how a child goes from innocence to becoming a monster is answered through Kohler's ramblings and flashbacksBut monster is the wrong word here He never achieves anything that grand There is no murder or torture No scheme to dominate the world Nothing one


  • Geoff

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The Tunnel Our proper bliss depends on what we blameThis unhesitatingly gets the full fathom 5 star treatment because without a doubt it is an amazing work; I was amazed among a host of other emotions and the 26 years of labor Gass put into The Tunnel are apparent in every c


  • Ian "Marvin" Graye

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelThe Tunnel ConceitThe tunnel is an authorial conceit on the part of William H Gass as well as his protagonist William F KohlerIt's probably best to abandon any preconceptions of what it might mean when you enter either tunnel as a readerThe metaphorical tunnel doesn't represent an escape route out of anywhere nor does it represent a method of entry into somewhere elseInstead it constitutes a long strange trip or journey through the mind of the first person protagonist At this level the novel


  • Szplug

    FREE READ The Tunnel 100 The TunnelFor six hundred and fifty one pages Gass invites the reader to wade through a lifetime of memories dredged—and at times perhaps cooked—up by a caustically disillusioned and despairing professor of history at a midwest American university a reminiscence that functions as a delaying tactic against the completion of his life's work a massive exhaustively researched revisionist history of the Third Reich entitled Guilt and Innocence in Hitler's Germany Beginning his recollection with Anaxagoras' assurance that The descent to hell is the same from every place the confessor professor William Frederick Kohler proceeds from the purview of Life in a Chair an inveterate position in which his body and soul have become etiolated and flabby even as his mind penetrates and cuts through the morass of his viscous ofttimes