Read A Thousand Beautiesby Mark Adam Kaplan – groundhogwalking.co.uk

A Thousand Beauties Some love affairs are not the storybook kind Not even the second time around.Rupert Ruskin clings to an obsessive belief that if he can witness a thousand beautiful sights in a single day, his shattered and sordid existence will turn to bliss.But his dreamquest for A Thousand Beauties is stalled when beloved and eccentric ex wife, Elaine, bursts back into his life with disturbing news Ruskin now has to make room for aimmediate and secret plan but should it be for a wedding or a funeral Download A Thousand Beauties – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. i know mark kaplan or i did many years ago so i was fully prepared to lie in this review but it turned out i didn t have to, because the book didn t suck in fact, i really thought it was great.this is a hard kind of book to write, and well off my usual track i read fantasy, horror, metaphysical fiction, experimental bullshit lotsa artifice yadda yadda this is simple and pure plotless realism, as clear and honest as it gets two characters with a couple in support dealing with their fuc i know mark kaplan or i did many years ago so i was fully prepared to lie in this review but it turned out i didn t have to, because the book didn t suck in fact, i really thought it was great.this is a hard kind of book to write, and well off my usual track i read fantasy, horror, metaphysical fiction, experimental bullshi...

  2. A difficult, sometimes disturbing, dark, uncomfortable and ultimately heartbreaking and excellent read Quite an accomplishment kudos to Mr Kaplan

  3. I received this book as a Goodreads Giveaway I thought this book was so well written It gave me a clear picture of what a codependent relationship looks like When Rupert s ex wife Elaine shows back up in his life with news, he wants to make things better for her, but it s always at a cost Through the whole book, I felt like I was right there with Rupert and Elaine Mr Kaplan writes in such a clear, vivid detail, I could see the blue sky, I could feel the wind on my face, i could feel the bl I received this book as a Goodreads Giveaway I thought this book was so well written It gave me a clear picture of what a codependent relationship looks like When Rupert s ex wife Elaine shows back up in his life with news, he wants to make things better for her, but it s always at a cost Through the whole book, I felt like I was right there with Rupert and Elaine Mr Kaplan writes in such a clear, vivid detail, I could see the blue sky, I could feel the wind on my face, i could feel ...

  4. A THOUSAND BEAUTIES is a richly depicted, character driven novel of two people caught in an endless and dangerous dance of obsessive, addictive love Illuminated by the search for the thousand beauties and its lyrical writing, A THOUSAND BEAUTIES propels the reader on a journey filled with both hope and despair as the main character searches desperately for a way to bring peace and beauty to his dying ex wife The tumultuous climax will leave you wondering whether or not Rupert did the right th A THOUSAND BEAUTIES is a richly depicted, character driven novel of two people caught in an endless and dangerous dance of obsessive, addictive love Illuminated by the search for the thousand beauties and its lyrical writing, A THOUSAND BEAUTIES propels the reader on a journey filled with both hope and despair as ...

  5. Let me see if I can verbalize my feelings about this book.Thank you Mark for such a marvelous read and thank you David Rollins for your expert reading of it.Such a topic is never a welcome one You allowed me to reflect on my feelings and they haven t changed I adored the book and only have one reason to make it a 4 star instead of a 5 star read You didn t need the sex the book was substantial without it Because Mark made this a free book I moved it to read next and hoped it was good It wa Let me see if I can verbalize my feelings about this book.Thank you Mark for such a marvelous read and thank you David Rollins for your expert reading of it.Such a topic is never a welcome one You allowed me to reflect on my feelings and they haven t changed I adored the book and only have one reason to make it a 4 star instead of a 5 star read Yo...

  6. I am having a problem finding the words for this review I thought this book was excellent The characters seemed to be so well developed that they became like real characters in my life I had a very strong emotional relationship with the book, and as I read it was like riding a roller coaster One minute I was cheering on the protagonist, the next I wanted to get up and shake him and tell him he was being a gosh darned fool The novel is perplexing and compelling as two characters seem to stru I am having a problem finding the words for this review I thought this book was excellent The characters seemed to be so well developed that they became like real characters in my life I had a very strong emotional relationship with the book, and as I read it was like riding a roller coaster One minute I was cheering on the protagonist, the next I wanted to get up and shake him and tell him he was being a gosh darned fool The novel is perplexing and compelling as two characters seem to struggle to come to terms with love, life and death.Ruskin is a man who is trying to find a thousand beauties in his life and he is noting many of the little things in life and appreciating them It seems to make him happy And then his ex comes back into his life and things change.After a night of mind blowing sex, Elaine informs him that she has cancer and is dying Ruskin sees himself as still in love with her and becomes obsessed with trying to make Elaine happy, a...

  7. My recent reading habits have pointed me mostly towards books that are fiction and are relatively easy to digest This could get kind of monotonous though, so when I got the opportunity to review the audiobook version of ...

  8. A masterpiece from begining to end