PDF [Nakamura Reality] BY Alex Austin
Life and leaves Hugh with A True GiftAustin Exercises Restraint true giftAustin exercises restraint telling a story that could easily have been much longer Instead of spelling out every issue and obsession he Senja Di Candidasa provides the reader with just enough information to feel the characters traumas and sorrows Much of the story takeslace in boats in cars in water and in the fresh air of nature all of these elements becoming a art of both the oppression and the release of some serious dramas Again Austin laces us in specific
#environments without telling #without telling how to feel instead letting our collective A Blind Goddess primal experience of these elements create the drama of the book This is central to the story sower and a reason to recommend the book I received a copy of this for free through Goodreads First ReadsThis was a wonderfully written thriller The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is that I still after finishing am still not uite sure exactly what happened But that doesn t at all detract from my enjoyment of the novel Its certainly worth a reread as I m sure that I missed some things during my first read through Will Test The Reader s Imagination Leaving his sons unattended on the beach Hugh McPherson returns to find them missing believed to have been swept away while surfing in the ocean The loss of his sons breaks up his marriage with his Japanese wife Setsuko She returns to Japan leaving Hugh to suffer his loss alone Ten years later he decides to join his sons swimming into the sea to die but a vision of his two boys makes him see other The Pet Thief possibilities But when chanceresents itself Hugh searches out Setsuko s father who is visiting to finish his novel Could his sons still be aliveThis Or ten years and longing for Setsuko Hugh swims out to sea to drown himself As he sinks his sons appear to him holding the last letter that he had sent to their mother begging her forgiveness Abandoning his suicide Hugh swims back to shore The incident awakens memories that throw doubt on the accepted version ofhis sons’ deaths His doubts are intensified when he learns that Kazuki Ono has come to California to finish a novel called Fingal’s Cave the tale of a brash American who marries a ,
Summary Nakamura RealityThe author rovided a copy of this book for reviewAlex Austin s novel Nakamura Reality is difficult to lace in a articular genre or style because he s incorporated so many ideas and levels for the reader to contemplate Hugh McPherson an American teaching English classes in Tokyo begins an affair with one of his students Setsuko Love blossoms and they marry giving birth to twin sons Takumi and Hitoshi Setsuko s father Kazuki Ono is a famous Japanese novelist who is not leased about the union but surrenders to the *inevitable However Kazuki uses his fortune and connections to intervene in Hugh * However Kazuki uses his fortune and connections to intervene in Hugh his family s life much than he ever family s life much than he ever There is a mystery to solve and I don t want to give it away but this isn t really a mystery novel Instead this seemingly straightforward story about the accidental death of the story about the accidental death of the s twin sons expands into a much broader meditation about human relations specifically between spouses arents and children and how in spite of best intentions and efforts terrible things can and will tear those relationships apartNakamura Reality lays with ideas about appearance illusion and naturally reality What we see is seldom what it seems to be There are fictions 12th Of Never posing as reality and realitiesresented as fiction Kazuki creates as many illusions in the real world as he does in his novels His anger and displeasure at his daughter s choice of husband manifests as an obsession worthy of the Count of Monte Cristo complete with numerous accomplices and ample resources to create any illusion he deems necessary to teach Hugh a lesson In the end Kazuki fails to Life protect his daughter Setsuko but somehow he finds grace at the end of his. Absenting himself for a brief intimacy with a former girlfriend Hugh Mcpherson leaves his surfing obsessed sons on an isolated California beach When he returns the eleven year old twins have vanished A ferocious riptide has swept Takumi and Hitoshi out to sea their bodies unrecovered Devastated by the loss Hugh and his Japanese wife Setsuko divorce Severing all ties to America Setsuko returns to Japan to live with her father Kazuki Ono arominent author of mind bending novels After grieving ,
As a strange mystery novel leaving the reader uestioning reality as truth or fiction What we see as real may not be the truth The author delves into the Japanese thought rocess as well as reading between the lines for deeper meanings A Good Read But There Were Times I read but there were times
I t sure I was following the story line and that Last Bitten posed aroblem for me It all works in thet sure I was following the story line and that Downsizing The News Network Cutbacks In The Nation S Capital posed aroblem for me It all works in the but expect some odd roads to the final destination Recommended to test the reader s imagination Built into that mysterious space between fairytale myth and gritty authenticity Alex Austin s Nakamura Reality is achingly real hauntingly surreal and vividly imaginative It s a wonderful tale of love lost loveless loss and fiction s cruel machinations where family ties tear and weave into a literary tapestry and a wounded father works his way through the chess game of a broken lifeBeautifully descriptive the author s writing is as sure and convincing in its depiction of surfing beaches as in the waves of human emotion Foreshadowed disaster might terrify any Deadly Obsession parent and the rear view desperation of depression is filled with the haunted if onlys of unshakable guilt Meanwhile hope seems ever unreachable a knight s move away And the game is afootAuthor of I received this book from the author and my GR friend Alex Austin I enjoy reading this book Before I read it by its name I thought it must be multi genre book now I finish it and be sure about it It s hard to categorize this book it does neither complete real nor surreal Of course it is not in magic real category I think the author has written this book in real genre but he also has added suspense element I cannot say it surreal It can be suspens. Apanese woman against the wishes of her father aowerful businessman with ties to the Yakuza Provoked by his memories and obliuely revealing A Fair Fight passages found in Kazuki’s books Hugh begins a uixotic journey across the California landscape encountering numerous characters of ill will and crossurpose but who inexorably lead him toward a film industry firm called Nakamura Reality and a labyrinth that challenges him to separate reality from fiction to find his way outand erhaps back to his sons.