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10 thoughts on “The Deaths

  1. says:

    oh dear, what a load of tripe I read the reviews for this and thought that it sounded like a good social satire, promising humour, social observation and well constructed whodunnit..however, after a promising start.I feltthe characters were one dimensional, the dialogue achingly twee, and lord please don t act...


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    The Eight are four couples who have everything money can buy, perfect afluent lives in the Buckinghamshire commuter belt. at least that is what everyone thinks In fact one family will be found dead in the opening chapter of this story and as the rest of the book unfolds we discoverabout the hidden details of each couple as the identities of the victims and the motives behind the deaths become clear Lawson manages to maintain the uncertainty about which family has been killed until The Eight are four couples who have everything money can buy, perfect afluent lives in the Buckinghamshire commuter belt. at least that is what everyone thinks In fact one family will be found dead in the opening chapter of this story and as the rest of the book unf...


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    The crimes have been committed in the first few pages of the book but the reader does not know who is dead, why they were killed, who was responsible or how it happened The events leading up to the crimes are gradually revealed in the rest of the book but the clues are often misleading The story revolves round four families living what some will see as ideal lives in a village in Middle England They have Grade II listed houses, jobs which pay exceptionally well, elaborate security systems, s The crimes have been committed in the first few pages of the book but the reader does not know who is dead, why they were killed, who was responsible or how it happened The events leading up to the crimes are gradually revealed in the rest of the book but the clues are often misleading The story revolves roun...


  4. says:

    Mark Lawson is one of my favourite radio presenters I love his sharp, easy, comic style I was really looking forward to this novel.Reading the blurb, I was expecting something farlightweight a Tom Sharpeish romp through the lives of the well heeled in these recessionary times, so The Deaths took me very much by surprise The style is very dense The language is thick, rich and chewy It was a much slower read than anticipated, and took quite a bit of getting into as a result.The charact Mark Lawson is one of my favourite radio presenters I love his sharp, easy, comic style I was really looking forward to this novel.Reading the blurb, I was expecting something farlightweight a Tom Sharpeish romp through the lives of the well heeled in these recessionary times, so The Deaths took me very much by surprise The style is very dense The language is thick, rich and chewy It was a much slower read than anticipated, and took quite a bit of getting into as a result.The character development is intense Each tiny aspect of every life and there are lots of them is intimately detailed I found myself sighing a bit at first and begging La...


  5. says:

    I found this to be absolutely riveting from start to finish I genuinely can not recall something i enjoyed reading quite to much in recent times The novel concentrates on four middle class couples going about their daily and seemingly perfect lives However we are witness to what goes on behind closed doors, the need to be keeping up with the Jones, the insecurities faced and the harsh reality of what failure can mean within a social circle like this.Its so easy to automatically be disinterest I found this to be absolutely riveting from start to finish I genuinely can not recall something i enjoyed reading quite to much in recent time...


  6. says:

    Very disappointing.I felt from quite early on that it was pretty arduous to read but persevered nonetheless as I wanted to find out who was murdered and why.I do feel like I wasted my time in finishing it It was disappointing throughout the writing style was often clunky the narrative voice jumped far too often and it wasn t made clear enough who was speaking at any one time I found it difficult to remember who was related to who and who was in whose good or bad books and why the ending was Very disappointing.I felt from quite early on that it was pretty arduous to read but persevered nonetheless as I wanted to find out who was murdered and why.I do feel like I wasted my time in finishing it It was disappointing throughout the writing style was often clunky the narrative voice jumped far too often and it wasn t made clear enough who was speaking at any one time I found it difficult to remember who was related to who and who was in whose good or bad books and why the ending wasn t satisfactory and didn t really provide me with any closure I did like the twist with Jonny at the end, ...


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    Nothing stirs up authorial ire so much as the question of likable characters In a recent interview, the novelist Claire Messud was asked if she d want to be friends with one of her characters Her response was something like an explosion For heaven s sake, what kind of question is that Would you want to be friends with Humbert Humbert If you re reading to find friends, you re in deep trouble We read to find life, in all its possibilities The relevant question isn t is this a potent Nothing stirs up authorial ire so much as the question of likable characters In a recent interview, the novelist Claire Messud was asked if she d want to be friends with one of her characters Her response was something like an explosion For heaven s sake, what kind of question is that Would you want to be friends with Humbert Humbert If you re reading to find friends, you re in deep trouble We read to find life, in all its possibilities The relevant question isn t is this a potential friend for me but is this character alive Lawson s novel wre...


  8. says:

    A keenly observed portrait of middle class England during the winter of 2011 2012 It revolves around four families, living in the most magnificent houses in their Buckinghamshire village, the elite of the village it has to be said.After a life of ostentatiousness, it demonstrates how the economic downturn effects them The dialogue is good, the characters utterly believable It is in turns both comical and extremely sad It begins with...


  9. says:

    I enjoyed thisthan I thought I would The narrative alternates between the discovery of several bodies in one of the big houses in a country village and the lives of several rich people who live in the big houses leading up to the moment of the deaths Being a working class lass, it was difficult to identify with the incredible wealthy main characters but it s easy enough to see the struggles on maintaining a facade as many of them are not what they purported to be Good piece of literat I enjoyed thisthan I thought I would The narrative alternates between the discovery of several bodies in one of the big houses in a country village and the lives of several...


  10. says:

    The setting is a beautiful Berkshire village, a commuter village, on the London trainline The characters are The Eight four couples who live with their assorted children and dogs in four wonderful houses Houses that were built originally for the old aristocracy and have now been renovated and modernised to be occupied by the new elite Bankers, financiers, doctors, lawyers, successful business people these are the people that are reaping the rewards of the boom years Seats in the first c The setting is a beautiful Berkshire village, a commuter village, on the London trainline The characters are The Eight four couples who live with their assorted children and dogs in four wonderful houses Houses that were built originally for the old aristocracy and have now been renovated and modernised to be occupied by the new elite Bankers, financiers, doctors, lawyers, successful business people these are the people that are reaping the rewards of the boom years Seats in the first class carriages on the daily commute, short breaks to Marrakesh and designer coffee these are the important things in their lives But things are changing in Britain, businesses are crumbling, the recession is hitting hard, how long can The Eight keep up their lifestyles, how long can they hide their problems from each other A terrible act of violence happens within the first few pages One of the families is wiped out, a...


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The Deaths Ebook The Deaths Mark Lawson Easyfaroairporttransfers.co.uk Four Families Live In A Beautiful Stretch Of English Countryside In Magnificent Houses They Leave Only To Commute First Class To London For Meetings, Deals And Theatre Outings, Or On Family Holidays To Winter Sun Or Half Term Skiing But The Money Is Running Out In Britain And Keeping Up Appearances Isn T Easy As Tensions And Relationships Develop Within This Group Of Friends, An Unthinkable Act Of Violence Destroys These Lives This Horrific Act Opens The Book, But Lawson Takes Us Through Several Hundred Gripping, Intricately Plotted Pages Before We Find Out Whodunnit Guardian The Deaths Is A Dark And Brilliant Social Comedy About How The Other Half Live Or How They Pretend To.