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New road connecting two halves of the state Two men foreign contractors from the same company are sent to finish the highway While one is flighty and adventurous wanting to experience the nightlife and people the other wants only to do the work and go home But both men. In an unamed countryrecovery from the civil war marred with corruption and burdened by a new lawless governmenttwo men named Four and Nine security company pseudonyms are on a 12 day assignment to repair a road before a planned parade by the President known for political theaterBoth of these men were anonymous and of little value other than do their job Four dishes out the important tasks He s the boss Serious responsible most experienced sixty three different assignments in all Four could be counted on to complete any job on time or early He di

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Must eventually face the absurdities of their positions and the dire conseuences of their presence With echoes of J M Coetzee and Graham Greene this timeless novel uestions whether we can ever understand another nation's war and what role we have in forging anyone's pea. A modern fable of a road turns into a thoughtful read on colonialism and exploitationEggers is a bit of a hit or miss author for me I loved the Circle but hated a Hologram for the King This book falls a bit in between but offers plenty of content to ponder about despite it s short size 35 stars rounded downCharacters and PlotFour and Nine codenames for the two employees sent to an unnamed in my head African but I don t think its really made specific anywhere third world country must build a road between North and South Nine has knowledge of the l

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From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut suspenseful story of two foreigners' role in a nation's fragile peaceAn unnamed country is leaving the darkness of a decade at war and to commemorate the armistice the government commissions a. Paving the Road to HellWhat is the authentic measure of a human being his commitments to an important goal or his responses to unforeseen circumstances Commitments are professional responses are personal Commitments are often contractual responses are usually not obligatory especially when they may reuire criminality as well as ingenuityThe uestion becomes even intriguing when the people involved do not know each other not even by name And when both commitments and ad hoc responses are contained as it were in some larger system of commitments and


About the Author: Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is the author of ten books including most recently Your Fathers Where Are They And the Prophets Do They Live Forever The Circle and A Hologram for the King which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award He is the founder of McSweeney’s an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books a uarterly journal of new writing McSweeney’s uarterly



10 thoughts on “The Parade

  1. says:

    Paving the Road to HellWhat is the authentic measure of a human being his commitments to an important goal; or his responses to unfor

  2. says:

    Four a man aspiring to be an automaton and assigned co worker Nine pave a road across a war devastated countryside Nine is of a plant out of place He shouldn't be there Or as Four thinks Four had never met this man and did not think himself capable of prophecy but in a instant he knew Nine was an agent of chaos and would make the difficult

  3. says:

    What are we to make of his slight new novel “The Parade” a tale of Western assistance in the developing world?The story opens in an unnamed country that has recently emerged from civil war To reunify this broken land an international company has been hired to build a highway connecting the rural south to the urban north In two weeks when

  4. says:

    In an unamed countryrecovery from the civil war marred with corruption and burdened by a new lawless governmentt

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    Two probably American contractors have to pave a new road across the blighted war torn landscape of a Third World shithole

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    Don't you see? It's like a parade before the real parade This is one of hope A procession of longingDave Eggers sets the wheels turning in this one He sets his storyline within the margins of an unnamed country ravaged by war for over ten years Peace is a construct served up by the government under uestionable circumstan

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    “Excellent” the man said walking briskly and suinting into the distance “With a road like this now it is possible to m

  8. says:

    This novella offers an allegorical take on Western assistance in developing nations Two contract workers only referred to as Four and Nine are sent to an unnamed country marred by civil war in order to complete a strategically important road hoping their project would help connect people and enable locals and NGOs to transport important goods like food and medicine Once they finish their 12 day assignment there are are

  9. says:

    A modern fable of a road turns into a thoughtful read on colonialism and exploitationEggers is a bit of a hit or miss author for me; I loved t

  10. says:

    There are some books that are slow to begin with but which deliver later and others that promise much but fall away in the denouement I would say that “The Parade” falls into the latter category The story centres around two Wes

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