Best Read [Chris West] ↠ Enlightenment: An Existential Romcom || [Nonfiction Book] PDF ☆

By Chris West | Comments: ( 924 ) | Date: ( Aug 24, 2019 )

Philosophy is a serious matter Isn t it Of course, but the attempt to live it out can often be comic or tragic, or both Young South Londoner Stella Tranter wants to be an existential heroine, proudly blazing her own authentic trail through mid 1970s Britain campus radicalism, punk The trouble is that she s also shy, given to ironic self observation and keener on MoPhilosophy is a serious matter Isn t it Of course, but the attempt to live it out can often be comic or tragic, or both Young South Londoner Stella Tranter wants to be an existential heroine, proudly blazing her own authentic trail through mid 1970s Britain campus radicalism, punk The trouble is that she s also shy, given to ironic self observation and keener on Mozart than Siouxsie and the Banshees But is it really enough for her to marry well meaning Rotarian Bobby and settle down to domestic bliss in Dulwich This is a story about quiet restlessness, about the sometimes conflicting messages sent out by philosophy and art, about finding your own, sometimes difficult trail though life It is also funny the journey can be tough, but must it also be drab Booker nominated novelist Beryl Bainbridge said of this book Clever, intriguing Stella is a very good voice.


  • Title: Enlightenment: An Existential Romcom
  • Author: Chris West
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Kindle Edition

About Author:

Chris West

I grew up in a country village north of London As a boy I filled endless notebooks with stories not all of them finished As a young man I played in various unsuccessful bands, then worked in the City of London I studied philosophy and economics as a mature student though I wasn t very mature After leaving uni I went backpacking in China, and wrote a book about that adventure which came out in 1991 Since then, writing has along with family been at the heart of my life, though I ve had other jobs, too, largely in Marketing and PR, working with small businesses In 2008, I found an old stamp album in the attic of my parents old house, and became fascinated by the contents and the way they seemed to mirror history Each stamp was a tiny, rectangular time machine In the end, I had to write a book along these lines A History of Britain in 36 Postage Stamps was the result I have now done the same for the USA a fascinating journey into American history and a great pleasure to collect the nation s stamps I live in North Hertfordshire with my wife and daughter.a.k.a Christopher West 6453491.



Comments Enlightenment: An Existential Romcom

  • Nigel Kotani

    This book was fun, diverting and smart. It covers the heroine's life from student days to early middle-age as she swerves repeatedly from the conventionally stable side of the road to the existentialist crisis side of the road and back again. Although pretty original, towards the very end of the book I suddenly realised that it reminded me of another book I've read: Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. It has the same simplicity, the same sense of journey, the same eclectic and constantly changing voyage [...]


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