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Eleven author Mark Watson review ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ¾ ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Eleven Author Mark Watson – Xavier Ireland is a radio DJ who by night listens to the hopes fears and regrets of sleepless Londoners and by day keeps himself very much to himself until he is brought into tThe light by a one of a kind cleaning lady and forced to confront his own biggest regr. I'd never heard of Mark Watson in any context other than stand up comedy before even less had I actually ever scene him perform This book cost me £099 and is now back up to a fiver on Kindle The synopsis sounded interesting no than that so it really was a bit of a whim purchaseSeeing an endorsement for the man by Stephen Fry as soon as you open the book certainly impacts but the writing is powerful enough to drag you in all by itself From that opening that cold still snowy Febuary London night you're drawn Pulled Positively set to spiraling through these people's lives and I'm surely not the only person to begrudge intrusions from the outside world preventing me from wanting to read I can't claim it was a particularly thrilling story There wasn't much action or intrigue little mystery or mayhem And yet there was empathy I cared somehow cared for Xavier so obviously sufferring so clearly torn asunder from a life he had to leave behind so evidently intelligent and so securely secluded A man full of history with a story to tell which is extraordinarily sad and deeply moving I was almost crying in chapter seven really Me CryingThen of course there's this I haven't got the word for it This chain of humanity the way in which one action or in this case one inaction sends out ripples like a stone thrown into water TO see these ripples as conseuences that actually have a real deterministic impact on people is deep You sort of pull back at the end of chapter three and get beaten about the head with the results of this one tiny seemingly inconseuential event which nonetheless has a massive impact on a whole group of people and that is frightning and things just keep on going moving along on paths that may not have even existed if one little thing had gone differently I'm sort of lost not for words but for ways of putting them together properly I can say the writing was good the characters were very well painted the scenery was contemporary and the atmosphere believable All that is true in fact Watson is only seven years older than me yet his worldview his ability to see things and perceive seems somehow ineffably deeper and cohesive than anything my brain could possibly aspire to It is this this sense or uality of the writing that gives this story such an impact I and this is odd because I'm an actiony fantasy science fiction sort of bloke but I couldn't put it down I was hooked and fascinated curious and spellbound all at the same time I don't think I can share why You'll either feel it or you won't I suspect but I certainly did and can really say little than that

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Epless Londoners and by day keeps himself very much to himself until he is brought into. Xavier Ireland moved from Australia to London five years ago and is a late night talk show host He has become a uasi therapist to his listeners but in his usual life he is a loner who tries not to get involved in other people's livesAs the story unfolds we discover what happened to Xavier which caused this change in him including changing his name from Chris and he also discovers a way to try and get back to his old selfAlthough this is the main story there is also another large thread running through the book which is how a seemingly innocuous action or inaction by Xavier at the start of the book impacts on eleven lives Sometimes it was a little confusing keeping all the characters straight but I think Watson did a very good job at keeping the Xavier story front and centre This was a very clever novel which left me holding my breath and with goosebumps all over as I read the final lines

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Eleven author Mark WatsXavier Ireland is a radio DJ who by night listens to the hopes fears and regrets of sle. A strange sort of a book Everyone is very sad and the story never really takes offIt's billed as a series of eleven events with conseuences but none of them are very exciting Maybe it's meant to be a kitchen sink comedy drama but even then it's all a bit slow and dullThe big reveal comes over two thirds of the way into the book and it's too late and too brutal for the story that went beforeI think the author had various ideas of what he wanted to happen but in trying to do too many things he lost sight of the plot