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  1. says:

    I can't imagine a better novel being published this year It's the sort of book you want to use as a weapon to hit people over the head with Baxter writes like a survivor of really terrible things and there's not a false note in this desperate meditative scary sad gorgeous moving and incredibly funny novel Not fu

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    I won this book from GR FirstReads giveawayI started to read this book Stopped for a while Began reading from the beginning Stopped Tried to continue reading Fell asleep Carried it around with me for a while Gave upThat pr

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    I was given this book for free by Net Galley in exchange for an honest review for the publisherI love a depressing book and if you are looking for a read that makes you feel empty and depraved this is it Munich Airport takes place en

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    In this poignant novel a father and son are at Munich Airport They are planning to return to the States where the father lives with the body of Miriam Miriam – a daughter a sister had left America years ago an

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    Dismal Adrift Self destructive Nearly All the characters are depicted this way in the book but why Not explained I appreciate the new experience of the writing The story is told or revealed by the main character’s continual consc

  6. says:

    Really got interested in this while I was researching a trip to Munich and this came up But I got a hundred pages into it

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    I got this book as a giveaway as part of Goodreads first readsIn Munich airport a man waits with his father for the fog to clear They are taking his sister's body back to the US In flash backs our narrator explains what he and his father did in the weeks that they waited for his sister's starved body to be released to t

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    Just finished this book Initially I found it hard to get into this book but once I got into it it became compelling The author's writing style is unusual in that there are no chapters and he does not use inverted commas to denote speechI think the way I view this book is that it is like a slice of the main protag

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    Munich Airport By Greg BaxterWhen rating a book how should one allocate stars; by the enjoyment of the story or its literary meritsI ask this uestion because I am in a uandary I didn’t enjoy this book It was very introspec

  10. says:

    Greg Baxter's The Apartment was one of my prize discoveries of the last few years After pairing it with Munich Airport I am almost ready to declare Baxter the prince of alienation His characters are deeply troubled distant

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review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Greg Baxter

An American living in London receives a phone call from a German policewoman telling him the nearly inconceivable news that his sister Miriam has been found dead in her Berlin apartment from starvation Three weeks later the man his father and an American consular official named Trish find themselves in the bizarre surroundings of a fo I can t imagine a better novel being published this year It s the sort of book you want to use as a weapon to hit people over the head with Baxter writes like a survivor of really terrible things and there s not a false note in this desperate meditative scary sad gorgeous moving and incredibly funny novel Not funny ha ha mind you Funny oh my god I couldn t possibly recommend it

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Munich Airport

Gbound Munich Airport where Miriam's coffin is set to be loaded onto a commercial jet and returned to AmericaGreg Baxter's bold mesmeric novel tells the story of these three people over the course of three weeks as they wait for Miriam's body to be released grieve over her incomprehensible death and try to possess a share of her sufferi In this poignant novel a father and son are at Munich Airport They are planning to return to the States where the father lives with the body of Miriam Miriam a daughter a sister had left America years ago and was living in Germany while her brother has made a home of sorts in London They are a family split by time and distance and have had infreuent contact with each other since the mother of the children died Now Miriam has died and shockingly she was found in her apartment having starved to deathOur narrator is the brother of Miriam and this book takes us through the call just before an important meeting to tell him that his sister was dead back through flashbacks of his life and his visit to Germany with his father Although this sounds dreadfully serious and in parts it does deal with very important issues such as what makes a family how you react to life s challenges and modern life it is also very full of dark humour and emotion Much of the novel takes place inside a fog bound Munich Airport where flights are delayed and people mill around waiting endlessly Father and son are accompanied by Trish a caring and sensitive woman who works at the American Embassy She has her own problems but her natural empathy means that Miriam s father a former historian turns to her for understanding Our narrator himself struggles with what happened to his sister and wonders why he did not do to make sure she was fine why he did suspect something so terrible could happen We follow father and son over their trip to Germany the weeks of waiting visiting Miriam s apartment and of the sadness and horror both men feel over her deathThis is really a very imaginative and moving read It will challenge you and make you uestion modern families where expat life means that families are in danger of losing contact that support networks may be lost and that elderly parents are left behind Ideal for reading groups and a personal read you will find hard to put downLastly I received a copy of this book from the publishers via NetGalley for review

review ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ø Greg Baxter

Ng and her yearning and grace MUNICH AIRPORT is a novel for our time a work of richness gravity and dark humor Following his acclaimed American debut MUNICH AIRPORT marks the establishment of Greg Baxter as an important new voice in literature one who has already drawn comparisons to masters such as Kafka Camus Bernhard and Murakami Just finished this book Initially I found it hard to get into this book but once I got into it it became compelling The author s writing style is unusual in that there are no chapters and he does not use inverted commas to denote speechI think the way I view this book is that it is like a slice of the main protagonists life and at times his stream of consciousness There is not clear structure with many flashbacks The end is abrupt with no real sense of resolution or ending Nonetheless I found this to be be a thought provoking read with themes such as family identity mental health and ultimately the meaning of life to the fore I think I liked the concentration on seemingly mundane events and interactionsthe characters were well Drawn not always likeable and the motivation behind their actions not always clear Overall I enjoyed this book and I would recommend it but be prepared to stick with it and go with the rather unusual flow The point of the bookI feel is the detail of day to day stuff and the uality of human relationships rather than a conventional story with a beginning middle and an end