Field Study summary ê 8


  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Field Study
  • Rachel Seiffert
  • English
  • 11 May 2019
  • 9781400075027

10 thoughts on “Field Study

  1. says:

    Thoughtful and touching stories written in a clear and straight forward style As in 'The Dark Room' Seiffert lets the situation and the story speak for itself without recourse to unnecessary literary pyrotechnics or over reliance on pathos A few of these stories such as 'Dimitroff' and 'Dog Leg Lane' seem like novel extracts than self contained short stories the characters crying out for space narrative examination but I've always felt that

  2. says:

    I read the dark room a decade agoand parts of it still ring in my mind so I wwwexpecting good things from a powerful writer I wasn't disappointed The post communist ones of field study and second best are excellent while the highlight for me was Dmitriov which dealt with post communist identity powerfully but with a sense of humou

  3. says:

    While I generally find novels far preferable to short stories this is the second anthology from Seiffert that I have read The Dark Room trilogy was much powerful really three short novellas but I found these to be well written stories that for some reason captured me A little off the track of what I normally lik

  4. says:

    This was fantastic sparse minimal and absolutely beautiful It left me wanting ; I'll definitely be reading by Rachel Seiffert It's great to read from a professional point of view in particular It's very hard to make such minimalist writing so complex and reading it is a real lesson from a master

  5. says:

    Field Study had some interesting characters and a wide variety of stories Some of the short stories were very slow moving and I found myself not really caring what happened to the characters Of the 11 stories in the book there were 3 that I actually anticipated getting to the ending to see how things turned out for the characters

  6. says:

    I really loved The Dark Room but in this collection I find Seiffert's writing less clean and spare than I do simply flat and uninspiring Settings seem vague and the characters without affect

  7. says:

    I don't know what it is about short stories but they usually leave me feeling unsatisfied like there should be to

  8. says:

    For a book full of short stories this book was pretty good I don't love this book it just didn't grab me like most books but it still is a good book Maybe if I re read a second time I'll like it

  9. says:

    I'm not a huge fan of short collections I prefer the novels This drew me with its mysterious cover and uniue title However I felt like some l

  10. says:

    A very well written and thought provoking short story collection There were 11 stories and I enjoyed all of them Now that I know I like her writ

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Aided by an enemy in “The Crossing” to the old man weighing his regrets in “Francis John Jones –” Seiffert’s acclaimed refined prose movingly captures the lives of her characters in their most essential secret moments.. For a book full of short stories this book was pretty good I don t love this book it just didn t grab me like most books but it still is a good book Maybe if I re read a second time I ll like it

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Rachel Seiffert author of The Dark Room powerfully evokes our need for human connection in this dazzling and haunting group of stories Set against immense political upheaval or evoking the intimate struggles between men and women p. While I generally find novels far preferable to short stories this is the second anthology from Seiffert that I have read The Dark Room trilogy was much powerful really three short novellas but I found these to be well written stories that for some reason captured me A little off the track of what I normally like The Ira War Strategy Tactics and Military Lessons Csis Significant Issues Series Csis Significant Issues Series of The Dark Room powerfully evokes Black Blue our need for human connection in this dazzling and haunting group The Moe Manifesto of stories Set against immense political upheaval Positive Church in a Negative World or evoking the intimate struggles between men and women p. While I generally find novels far preferable to short stories this is the second anthology from Seiffert that I have read The Dark Room trilogy was much powerful really three short novellas but I found these to be well written stories that for some reason captured me A little Prince Philip Revealed off the track Toad of Toad Hall of what I normally like

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Arents and children this astonishing collection charts our desire for love our fragility and our strength From the title piece in which a young biologist conceals his discoveries at a polluted river from a local woman to the family. I really loved The Dark Room but in this collection I find Seiffert s writing less clean and spare than I do simply flat and uninspiring Settings seem vague and the characters without affect


About the Author: Rachel Seiffert

Rachel Seiffert is one of Virago’s most critically acclaimed contemporary novelists Her first book The Dark Room was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and made into the feature film Lore In she was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists and in she received the EM Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters Field Study her collection of sh.