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Democracy Inez Victor Knows That The Major Casualty Of The Political Life Is Memory But The People Around Inez Have Made Careers Out Of Losing Track Her Senator Husband Wants To Forget The Failure Of His Last Bid For The Presidency Her Husband S Handler Would Like The Press To Forget That Inez S Father Is A Murderer And, In , The Year In Which Much Of This Bitterly Funny Novel Is Set, America Is Doing Its Best To Lose Track Of Its One Time Client, The Lethally Hemorrhaging Republic Of South VietnamAs Conceived By Joan Didion, These Personages And Events Constitute The Terminal Fallout Of Democracy, A Fallout That Also Includes Fact Finding Junkets, Senatorial Groupies, The International Arms Market, And The Orwellian Newspeak Of The Political Class Moving Deftly From Honolulu To Jakarta, Between Romance, Farce, And Tragedy, Democracy Is A Tour De Force From A Writer Who Can Dissect An Entire Society With A Single Phrase

10 thoughts on “Democracy

  1. says:

    LA PAROLA PERFETTA Pubblicato nel 1984, Democracy il quarto romanzo di Joan Didion, da molti considerato il suo migliore.Forse il migliore lo davvero, ma comunque una bella gara, sono uno pi bello dell altro.Scrive Edoardo Nesi Non sono mai stato capace di decidere se dell opera narrativa di Joan Didion ammiro pi l esattezza chirurgica dello stile o il distan

  2. says:

    Damn, so many of the reviews for this book are terrible I kind of want to get a gazillion votes for this review just so that it will come before some of the nonsense in the other reviews Any talk of post modernism or meta fiction or there being too many characters in this novel there aren t that many, than say the one in certain Beckett works, but less than i

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    At first sight the words charm and harm differ in one letter only but the contrast in their meaning is dramatic Strangely enough, Democracy by Joan Didion has charmed me and harmed me at the same time Democracy has charmed me The first thing that enchanted me instantly was Joan Didion s writing style I ve never experienced anything like that before The unsettli

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    When I first read this book in 1984 I was absolutely staggered Immediately, I flipped back to the beginning and read it again I m sure I ve read it a couple of times since, and this latest re read has merely confirmed that this must be my all time favorite book Although I ve been land locked for the past number of years, I am in essence a person of the Pacific,

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    The first meeting of Inez Christian and Jack Lovett at the ballet the beginning of Lovett s grave attraction that would last over twenty years is the sexiest scene I ve read in a while Cissy Christian smoking a cigarette in her white jade holder Inez, wearing dark glassespinning and repinning a gardenia in her damp hair This is our niece, Inez, Dwight Christian s

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    Solitudine emotivaDal punto di vista estetico, il libro piacevolissimo, scritto in modo ricercato ma molto scorrevole Le frasi sono brevi e quella che segue spesso definisce meglio la precedente, lasciando il tempo al lettore di assaporare l immagine o l idea Si vede bella gente che si muove in splendide ville con giardini e piscine o alberghi di lusso, su sfondi

  7. says:

    Structurally this book sort of demolished my mind I m in awe.

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    At nearly the halfway point the Intermission of Democracy Didion, in a meta moment warns or reminds the reader with I am resisting narrative here She s not lying Actually, the reader is placed on notice as early as chapter 2 where the author seems triggered by some images from a Wallace Stevens poem toward writing, in a half assed way, a novel But, c ards on the tab

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    Aloha oeSofisticata, enigmatica, esotica, raffinata.Questa potrebbe essere la descrizione di Inez Victor, la protagonista di Democracy.Ma si potrebbe dire le stesso di Honolulu, teatro di gran parte della storia.O di Saigon.O di Giacarta.O anche, per certi versi, di Joan Didion.O della sua scrittura.Affascinante, affascinanti.Succede a Honolulu, dunque, ma non solo,

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    This is a novel about memory, personal and political It is a masterpiece Democracy is Joan Didion s fourth novel, preceded by Run River, Play It As It Lays and A Book of Common Prayer It was published in 1984 The novel takes place between Honolulu and Jakarta at the hemorrhaging end of the Vietnam War It is written as a kind of memoir of Inez Victor, wife of U.S Senat

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