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Tresspass Book ✓ Ô Feedmarkformulate Ù ❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ Tresspass Author Rose Tremain – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk In a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse the Mas Lunel Aramon the owner is so haunted by his violent past that he's become incapable of all meaningful action lettIn a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse the Mas Lunel Aramon the owner is so haunted by his violent past that he's become incapable of all meaningful action letting his hunt Rating 25 of fiveThe Publisher Says In a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse the Mas Lunel Aramon the owner is so haunted by his violent past that he's become incapable of all meaningful action letting his hunting dogs starve and his land go to ruin Meanwhile his sister Audrun alone in her modern bungalow within sight of the Mas Lunel dreams of exacting retribution for the unspoken betrayals that have blighted her life Into this closed world comes Anthony Verey a wealthy but disillusioned antiues dealer from London When he sets his sights on the Mas a frightening and unstoppable series of conseuences is set in motionMy Review Two pairs of aging siblings all damaged goods from various sorts of parental abuse and neglect collide in one of France's most beautiful areasthe Cévennes mountain rangeand manage to make a complete hash of their own their friends' and even perfect strangers' lives while imagining themselves to be acting in accord with the highest and best principles of mankind Nothing good comes of anyone's best intentioned acts because no one has learned what good intentions look like Tremain explores the results of repression and suppression to their logical extremes in this bookThere are no new stories only new ways of telling them This isn't even a new way of telling an old tired and frankly uite offensive story I will not scruple from spoilers from this sentence forward Stop reading now if you want despite my urgent advice to read this tiresome bilgeAudrun Lunel is a slow child youngest of her family and probably not the daughter of the man who raised and molested her as she was born very shortly after the end of WWII and her mother was alonewell anyway incest is about than genetics Her brother at the very least her half brother that is molested her too all after her saintly mama dies This is a story I simply do not want to read again ever since I survived incestuous abuse by my mother and don't care to see the culturally acceptable image of men as abusers continue unchallengedAnthony Verey English poofter and antiues dealer is in thrall to his memories of his glammy mommy Lavender a South African transplant to England and a woman without a maternal bone in her body My mother was Southern but that's a good description of her too His fat lesbian older sister comes in for most of the verbal abuse his mother can deal out same with my family because the sister is not a fashion accessory child The sister works hard to protect little Anthony and sets up a lifetime pattern of dependencyIn the end Anthony is shot by Audrun for being a rosbif carpetbagger after which she frames her disgusting older brother for the crime Yay Creepy ueerboy is dead not before killing his sister's relationship to a perfectly nice if deadly dull woman and nasty abuser boy goes to prisonWhich is where I want to send these goddamned woman novelists who when they are absent an idea think it's perfectly okay to portray their fellow women as victimvictimvictim of horrible slimy men It's shouting down the well to say this but do you not see Womankind that this is INSULTING TO YOU?? No woman I knownot one without exceptionis a victimvictimvictim by virtue of her womanliness Each and every one of the women I know is strong and capable I resent on their behalf the unuestioned rightness of this kind of claptrap built on the false dichotomy between male abuser and female abusedBah Rotten stuff

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Ing dogs starve and his land go to ruin Meanwhile his sister Audrun alone in her modern bungalow within sight of the Mas Lunel dreams of exacting retribution for the unspoken betrayals that have blighted he Excellent atmospheric gothic with an undertone of real melancholy about blighted childhoods and the way they can haunt into adulthood Tremain is an extraordinarily readable writer this is completely different than the other book of her's I've read the Road Home except that both featured characters that suck you in realized settings and smooth prose Here Tremain takes on two pairs of 60 something siblings who couldn't be different Audrun and Aramon French peasants living on the verge of dire poverty on their ancestral land in the south of France and dealing with a past that includes the War collaboration hunger and factory work and Anthony and Veronica respectively gay and lesbian upper crust English newcomers to France an antiues dealer and a garden designer In other words Anthony and Veronica are the gentrifying other side of the looking glass to Aramon and Audrun's connection to their old house old things and cherished agricultural landAlthough none of the characters the main characters also include Veronica's self centered partner Kitty a bad landscape painter are likable indeed some are uite repugnant all are well realized and the story hurtles on extremely readable without ever being facile It has the gripping nature and several elements of a mystery or thriller but it has a surprisingly touching ending that takes it uite out of genre fiction In atmospheric menace it reminded me a great deal of Highsmith One of the best parts is the atmospheric role played by the rural South of France landscape the underbelly of this tourist heaven is on full displayuite close to be being a 5 More Tremain on my list

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TresspassR life Into this closed world comes Anthony Verey a wealthy but disillusioned antiues dealer from London When he sets his sights on the Mas a frightening and unstoppable series of conseuences is set in moti Not bad for a summer read Plenty of clichés nothing wrong with that as Reve wrote but entertaining And a satisfactory ending I prefer ‘The Gustav Sonata’ with a much original theme