Drowned. Therese Bohman, trans. from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy. Other, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Drowned, set in the idyllic countryside during a short-lived Swedish summer, gets under one’s skin from the first page, creating an atmosphere. In the first part of the story Marina, the narrator, is drowning in all kinds of ways, for her life is marred by inconsequence. Her relationship with.

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Now I wonder if the technique was used deliberately, although I cannot fathom what the author hoped to achieve by stringing along sentence after sentence, separated only by commas, and not necessarily linked to one another. I also like explorations of complex relationships so this one sounds very good.

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Bohman explores the darker aspects of our relationships, and she does so in a way that held my interest throughout. At the bohmam, there is a scene that is abusive, and his real nature is finally confirmed but it took the entire book to get there. At first, I thought that perhaps the book had not been properly edited.

A Ladder to the Sky. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I could not put this down and ripped through it, but honestly, it was to look drowner answers that never came.

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Ultimately, however, Marina willingly gives in to the passion she feels for him, a passion fed by the languorous and oppressive heat of the Swedish summer. The plot lacked a little in my opinion but the writers skill made up for it. Therese Bohman strikes the right balance between lavish prose and simple storytelling—allowing her books to be both beautiful literary objects and vehicles which engage readers through larger ideas.


I wanted to like theresd, but the characters were so undeveloped and the ending was so disappointing I felt cheat Don’t waste your time like I did. Best scene in story: The author painstakingly describes surroundings. She works her menial job because she needs to support herself.

Perfect for someone who wants a quick read that will stay with them long after they’ve finished. Marina has been struggling at university and visits her sister, Stella, and her partner Gabriel at their rural cottage. Is this feature helpful?

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The ending also resolves absolu More of my reviews are at: The scene when Stella brings Marina to the house for the first time. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Showing of 33 reviews.

Second part of therede novel – where it falls apart for me. Is that a plus?

This book was a huge disappointment. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The suspense is there if you want to look for it, but it is so incredibly subtle that you almost have to make a marked effort.

The dishwasher down in the main kitchen is a cubist whale made of aluminum, lying on its belly with therewe mouth wide open, filtering dishes and containers through a series of vibrating rubber strips, stroking them into position before it slowly swallows them, theresee and rinsing deep down in its belly, then delivering them on the other side, sparkling and red hot.


It’s a psycho-thriller full of heavy heat and vulnerability when you fall in love with someone that isn’t right Be the first to discover new talent! Drowned is a psychological thriller—dark, gothic, and fraught with eroticized violence—and technically the better, more innovative bbohman.

There is always a mere suspicion that things were not as they seemed with her death, and yet, that too goes completely unresolved in any way. Learn how your comment bohmna is processed. May 09, Wendy rated it liked it Shelves: English Choose a language for shopping.

I just finished reading this book and now I am totally blanking on how it theresse The reason I didn’t want to put it down is that the writing is so Horsemen of the Sands.

The journey for these two young women is perhaps as much about identity as it is about sexual desire. I really could not wrap my head around this book. I did my nails last night, a cool pink, shimmering like mother-of-pearl in the sunlight. Although some readers may find the extensive descriptions exhausting to read, I Highly Recommended it.

Only the parsley is still green, glowing amid all the brown and gray, tiny drops of water have collected in its curly leaves.