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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB David Vann â 7 Download Thanks to Netgalley for this ARCI knew I was going to get a retelling of Medea from her point of view during the uest of The Golden Fleece and after with Jason but I wasn't uite prepared for just how beautiful the lines of the text were I mean getting it all from the PoV of Medea was a pretty awesome treat all by itself and found myself fu

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â David Vann Read Bright Air Black Born to destroy kings born to reshape the world born to horrify and break and remake born to endure and never to be erased Hekate Medea than god and than woman alive now in the time of origin Bright Air Black is a lyrical ode to the rage and po

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Earlier this year I read the hugely popular Circe named for a demi goddess who becomes a witch A witch who sometimes turns men into pigs Once in a fit of jealousy she turned a nymph into a hideous multi headed swamp beast Reading this reminded me that Greek mythology isn't prettyWell Bright Air Black makes Circe look like a child

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    Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â David Vann Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB If I was to rate this book purely based on its language it would be a five star book hands down David Vann really knows how to write the most amazing sentences Some paragraphs were just breathtakingly beautiful in a truly uniue way He mixes short fragmented sentences with longer elaborate ones and the result is absolutely

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB David Vann â 7 Download Read Bright Air Black 45 StarsVann’s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea’s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their hearts she knows Her father’s crew crippled to see him made smaller She will humble him until there’s nothing left until his men don’t know why they’re rowing They will collect the pie

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Read Bright Air Black Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and viscera There is really no one else who writes like this There is no one else who could have so deep

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    David Vann â 7 Download Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB This is a thing of beauty True and utter beautyDavid Vann retells the story of fabled Medea Anyone not knowing the myth should read it first or at least google it before reading this book and my review because there will be spoilersMedea is the most famous daughter of Colchis supposedly some kind of witch who killed her own brother and cho

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Bright Air Black is lyrical retelling of the story of Jason and Medea drawing on elements from the Argonautica and Euripides' Medea to craft a tale that's at once uniue and familiar Book I of David Vann's novel begins in medias res Medea has just killed her brother and is helping the Argonauts flee from her father Aeetes which she reflects o

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    Bright Air Black Summary ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB David Vann â 7 Download Read Bright Air Black 'Bright Air Black' by David Vann2 stars 4 out of 10Some months ago I read Christa Wolf's excellent version of 'Medea' so I was interested in reading David Vann's re working of the Medea mythIn this book Vann is retelling the story of Medea an

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Read Bright Air Black Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â David Vann David Vann â 7 Download Black Sea from Persia’s Colchis – where Medea flees her home and father with Jason the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece Vann’s reimagining of this ancient tale offers a thrilling realist alternative to the long held notions of Medea as monster or sorceress We witness with dramatic urgency Medea’ Earlier this year I read the hugely popular Circe named for a demi goddess who becomes a witch A witch who sometimes turns men into pigs Once in a fit of jealousy she turned a nymph into a hideous multi headed swamp beast Reading this reminded me that Greek mythology isn t prettyWell Bright Air Black makes Circe look like a child s bedtime story Medea niece of Circe priestess of Hekate is the witch to rule all witches Shakespeare s weird sisters have NOTHING on her Eye of newt Please Medea puts balls of king into her cauldron Medea stands naked in a hot steaming room tending to her gory soup thinking of the time she chopped up her brother and then lay next to his rotting parts on the ship as her father followed in furious close pursuit All the while she has her eye on the prize to be subject to no one especially a manWhile Circe is baroue in its readable elegant prose Vann s novel is poetically charged Many a sentence would alert the grammar police but it doesn t much matter Somehow this distinctive lyrical voice suits the grim premise I believe this story was told with a lot of love that is Vann does his utmost to humanise Euripedes Medea in an effort to sculpt her into a woman of three dimensions There is to her than a heartless power hungry monster She s a woman who rages against the patriarchal machine against a history that erases females after they serve their biological function However Vann can t help but also show in eually vivid dimensions how little compunction she has to strike with violence in order to get what she wants While it is thrilling to watch Medea s 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Read Bright Air Black Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â David Vann David Vann â 7 Download S humanity her Bronze Age roots and position in Greek society her love affair with Jason and her tragic demiseAtmospheric and spellbinding Bright Air Black is an indispensable fresh and provocative take on one of our earliest texts and the most intimate and corporal version of Medea’s story ever told Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and viscera There is really no one else who writes like this There is no one else who could have so deeply imagined Medea murdering her brother on the deck of Jason s ship as she flees with Jason from her father s wrath The moment where she cuts her brother s throat which she does without hesitation but while looking into his eyes loving him is moving and also very disturbing Chapters later she scrapes her brother s remains from where they have congealed on the deck and Vann s meticulous care in describing this scene would be remarkable all on its own but these scenes and their remarkableness just keep coming one following another I don t think the style is similar but in its revivification of an ancient and familiar story it reminds me of The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by Saramago

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Read Bright Air Black Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â David Vann David Vann â 7 Download In Bright Air Black David Vann transports us to 13th century BC to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s most fascinating and notorious women MedeaIn brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Thanks to Netgalley for this ARCI knew I was going to get a retelling of Medea from her point of view during the uest of The Golden Fleece and after with Jason but I wasn t uite prepared for just how beautiful the lines of the text were I mean getting it all from the PoV of Medea was a pretty awesome treat all by itself and found myself fully in her camp despite all the awful things she does but what really caught my attention even was the proseThis is some true mythopoetical realism yoI will admit that there were some parts during the first half of the text that could have been improved at least making the text accessible those who haven t studied up on the old legends and the plays for so much of the action has already happened right when the prose opens up I m not going to complain too much however because even though it assumes the audience is conversant with the legend it doesn t really matter after a certain amount of timeYes we know Medea is a bad ass willing to tear the world down to prevent her slide into slavery She s a beast willing to rend to keep herself out of chainsI particularly love how the author managed to turn someone like this into a heroic figure even than half the time and even when she s doing her most evil deeds I feel for her and want to cheer her onThat s a real featIs this niche Or does this have all the feel of Big Magical Realism for Mainstream I don t know but it could certainly go either way I enjoyed it very much tooUpdate 2317After some deep reflection I had to change the rating from a four to a five star The language keeps with me after all this time and the shape of the story keeps getting better The aftertaste so to speak It has NOTHING much to do with complaints from other reviewers Trish I do this on my own mostly

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Bright Air Black
  • David Vann
  • English
  • 19 January 2019
  • 9780434023349