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Bearing all sorts of unexpected gifts trampling over family boundaries and sending each of the Smarts scurrying from the dark into the lightA novel about the ways that. I cannot believe this book is on the 1001 books list Do the people who write the list not like people who read books any Why would they punish us so 1001 list writers once again I uestion you WhyI didn t enjoy reading it and to say I found the story a pointless and unrewarding read is probably an understatement The book seemed to be nothing than a series of poorly strung together literary devices or maybe it was a vehicle for the trundling out of a series of literary devices to show how many literary devices there areAnyway whatever they made the story seem too contrived and dull None of the characters were engaging nor did they warrant any sympathy empathy or any othe

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Arresting and wonderful The Accidental pans in on the Norfolk holiday home of the Smart family one hot summer There a beguiling stranger called Amber appears at the door. I really enjoyed Ali Smith s How to be Both this one for me was hit and miss A dysfunctional or normal family pretty much the same thing nowadays rents a holiday home in Norfolk One day a mysterious stranger a woman called Amber arrives and ends up moving in with them All four members of the family metaphorically are very much waiting for an amber light to turn to green and Amber s redemptive role is to reveal how this light might be changed The first problem for me was Amber herself She s something of a clich as an inspirational free spirit More of a new age traveller than a sorceress or annunciation angel Her remedies for the supposedly stifling middle

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Seemingly chance encounters irrevocably transform our understanding of ourselves The Accidental explores the nature of truth the role of fate and the power of storytelli. I adore Ali Smith s Seasonal books looking forward to them every year The Accidental is my first foray into Smith s backlist and it did not disappointIt is so interesting to compare this novel published than a decade earlier to her later ones Smith s signature wordplay and exuberant style is all there and I find it such a joy to read It just tickles my brain on a specific wavelength that few other writers can match Another feature in common these books are completely grounded in their respective moment There s an attentiveness to that as if the novels are carefully constructed time capsules This one is 2003 At the same time you can really get a sense of how


10 thoughts on “The Accidental

  1. says:

    I really enjoyed Ali Smith’s How to be Both; this one for me was hit and miss A dysfunctional or normal family – pretty much the same thing nowadays – rents a holiday home in Norfolk One day a mysterious stranger a woman called Amber arrives and ends up moving in with them All four members of the family metaphorically are ve

  2. says:

    I feel like there was an age or it IS that age where writers love to explore with much keenness the family unit for it is th

  3. says:

    This was a fun and surprising read with lots of scintillating wonders in its delivery and content It falls into the box of “experimental writing” but it flows along so fast and spritely compared to many a turgid self important po

  4. says:

    I cannot believe this book is on the 1001 books list Do the people who write the list not like people who read books any? Why would th

  5. says:

    I don't relish giving a book one star but The Accidental was the rare book that I found so unreadable that I couldn't even finish it The writing style was very affected and intentionally obtuse making the book unpleasant and

  6. says:

    A flat out triumph of structure style shifting narrative voices rhythm and language A pitch perfect technical m

  7. says:

    I adore Ali Smith’s Seasonal books looking forward to them every year The Accidental is my first foray into Smith’s backlist and it did not disappointIt is so interesting to compare this novel published than a decade earlier to her later ones Smith’s signature wordplay and exuberant style is all there and I find it such a joy to read

  8. says:

    This started off really good But it just died on me I found it got really boring Did not finish

  9. says:

    The stranger who arrives in mysterious circumstances and turns a household on its ear may be familiar literary trope but Al

  10. says:

    This was phenomenal Skillfully structured beautifully written with a story that kept me flipping pages past my bedtime The story is told from four different POVs with a stream of consciousness bent and occasional experimental flare as in the segment narrated in poetry by the serially philandering husbandstep fatherEnglish professor Michael Twelve year old Astrid’s imaginative flights of fancy pre teen jarg