So Much Life Left Over (Ebook kindle) by Louis de Bernières



10 thoughts on “So Much Life Left Over

  1. says:

    Louis de Bernieres writes a beautiful emotionally heart tugging often humorous epic look at the lives that survived the horrors and losses of WW1 focusing on the inter war years and the human costs incurred at the beginning of WW2 In what is a relatively short novel a large cast of characters their lives decisions and behaviour are portrayed as times change Half French Captain Daniel Pitt well known ace fighter pilot had never ex

  2. says:

    I may well have enjoyed this book had I realised it was book two of a series with the Novel The Dust That Falls from Dreams being the first in the Series by Louis de Bernieres I picked this one up in hard copy and it didn't state that it was part of a series on the jacket or in the premise which seemed a shame I found the book very difficult to get into and could not keep track of the characters until half wa

  3. says:

    A warm hearted saga of two families recovering from World War 1 and catching up with the modernism of the age Daniel is a ha

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    Daniel was a legendary WWI Flying Ace a survivor of the war now facing an immensity of endless days filled with trivialities As a tea manufacturer in Ceylon he has the company of Hugh who was also a pilot in the war and a bright future in an exotic land Daniel's wife Rosie is pregnant with their second child After the war

  5. says:

    If you have been embroiled in a war in which you confidently expected to die what were you supposed to do with so much life unexpecte

  6. says:

    This story sneaked up on me and its full impact didn't hit me until the final chapters Throughout the reading of than two thirds of this I was wondering why I was supposed to care about the characters They felt shallow unsympathetic unlikeable somewhat petty living superficial privileged lives But the I read the I began to suspect that this was perhaps the author's intention These people had been intensely involved in WWI and now it's 19

  7. says:

    This is a book with a complex storyline and many different characters Upon reading it I didn't realise it's actually a seuel to another book The Dust That Falls From Dreams I don't feel like I missed anything by

  8. says:

    So much book left overWhen authors come to the second volume in a trilogy they sometimes manage a subtly interwoven catch up which is much appreciated by those of us with less than stellar memories Unfortunately

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    After I finished reading The Dust That Falls from Dreams I expressed my hope that Louis de Bernieres would follow it with a seuel as I wasn't ready to let those marvelous characters go Well de Bernieres' latest novel So Much Life Left Over is indeed a seuel and I'm ecstatic It follows the form of its predecessor beautifu

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    Prepare for infatuation and heartbreak In SO MUCH LIFE LEFT OVER the reader holds in her hands an entire world where she will become intimates of the men and women on the pages These characters are both traumatized and cause trauma They make awful decisions from the small and foolish to the epically cataclysmic and yet they are profoundly endearing because of their enormous capacities for love De Bernieres titles each chapter making litt

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Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Louis de Bernières

A sweeping heartbreaking novel following Daniel in his troubled marriage with Rosie as they navigate the unsettled time between the World WarsRosie and Daniel have moved to Ceylon with their little daughter to start a new life at the dawn of the 1920s attempting to put the trauma of the First World War behind them and to rekindle a marriage that gets colder I may well have enjoyed this book had I realised it was book two of a series with the Novel The Dust That Falls from Dreams being the first in the Series by Louis de Bernieres I picked this one up in hard copy and it didn t state that it was part of a series on the jacket or in the premise which seemed a shame I found the book very difficult to get into and could not keep track of the characters until half ways through the novel I was confused by who was who and I didn t find the characters vivid or realistic but this may be down to the fact that I hadn t read the first book in the series and therefore missed crucial insights in to the characters personalities It was only on completion of the novel that I realised it was part of a series and therefore may be the reason I had difficulty connecting with this story The book did slightly redeem itself in the second half although the plot remained uite far fetched and improbable I had a sense of relief on completing the novel and don

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So Much Life Left Over

Means to achieve their desires Around them the world is changing and when Daniel finds himself in Germany he witnesses events taking a dark and forbidding turnBy turns humorous and tragic gripping and touching So Much Life Left Over follows a cast of uniue and captivating characters as they navigate the extraordinary interwar years both in England and abroad After I finished reading The Dust That Falls from Dreams I expressed my hope that Louis de Bernieres would follow it with a seuel as I wasn t ready to let those marvelous characters go Well de Bernieres latest novel So Much Life Left Over is indeed a seuel and I m ecstatic It follows the form of its predecessor beautifully a sumptuous cast of characters well researched and compelling historical back ground exotic locals India Ceylon Kent and short chapters to propel the novel forward at a perfect pace You do not have had to read Dust to thoroughly enjoy this new novel though it will enhance your experienceThis marvelous cast of characters are entertaining interesting endearing and sometimes frustrating but they are ALWAYS veddy veddy British The dialogue between characters delights me to the core and the Brit wit reminds me again why I love de Bernieres and other veddy British writers eg Chris Cleave who s Everyone Brave is Forgiven is another novel to which I long for a seuel T

Summary ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Louis de Bernières

Every day However even in the lush plantation hills it is hard for them to escape the ties of home and the yearning for fulfilment that threatens their marriageBack in England Rosie's three sisters are dealing with different challenges in their searches for family purpose and happiness These are precarious times and they find themselves using unconventional Daniel was a legendary WWI Flying Ace a survivor of the war now facing an immensity of endless days filled with trivialities As a tea manufacturer in Ceylon he has the company of Hugh who was also a pilot in the war and a bright future in an exotic land Daniel s wife Rosie is pregnant with their second child After the war Daniel s brother Archie went to India He is a risk taker and a drunk in love with Rosie who married Daniel after her fiance died in the war Rosie s sister Otillie in England is in love with Archie but he distrusts anyone who could love him He prefers his hopeless and unreuited love for Rosie He writes to OtillieYou could not have have been my salvation because no one ever will be I am one of the damnedreconciled to my fate here in this most godforsaken and lunatic corner of the EmpireDaniel and Archie also lost two brothers in South Africa I used to have three brothers he said fiercely and now I only have one Two brothers lost to the Empire Both killed in South