The Motion of the Body Through Space

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Lionel Shriver
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5,75 MB
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The Motion of the Body Through Space.pdf
ISBN
1868204308692

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From the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About KevinAllergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome. But now that she's hit 60, all that physical activity has destroyed her knees. As she contemplates surgery with dread, her previously sedentary husband Remington, recently and ignominiously redundant, chooses this precise moment to discover exercise.Which should be good for his health, right? Yet as he joins the cult of fitness that seems increasingly to consume the whole of the Western world, her once-modest husband burgeons into an unbearable narcissist. Ignoring all his other obligations in the service of extreme sport, he engages a saucy, taunting personal trainer named Bambi, who treats his wife with contempt. When Remington announces his intention to compete in a legendarily gruelling triathlon, MettleMan, Serenata is sure he's going to end up injured or dead - but the stubbornness of an ageing man in Lycra is not to be underestimated.The story of an obsession, of a marriage, of a betrayal: The Motion of the Body Through Space is Lionel Shriver at her hilarious, sharp-eyed, audacious best.

Harper, $28.99 (352p) ISBN 978--06-232825- Shriver's bitter satire of the elite exercise industry (after the... Wendy Masterson is a master teacher that has an incredible insight into the mind body connection. … "Thank you for passing along your wisdom and showing me that there is truth in what I feel." A.R. Title: The Motion of the Body Through Space Type: Remainder Author: Shriver, Lionel Binding: Hardcover ISBN: 9780062328250 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Language: English Page Count: 338 Category: Fiction Subject: Family Life […] Allergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome.

… "Thank you for passing along your wisdom and showing me that there is truth in what I feel." A.R. Title: The Motion of the Body Through Space Type: Remainder Author: Shriver, Lionel Binding: Hardcover ISBN: 9780062328250 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Language: English Page Count: 338 Category: Fiction Subject: Family Life […] Allergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome. But now that she's hit 60, all that physical activity has destroyed her knees.

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