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Atmospheric disturbances

by Rivka Galchen

  • 332 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatrists -- Fiction,
  • Spouses -- Fiction,
  • Impostors and imposture -- Fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction,
  • Argentina -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRivka Galchen.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3607.A4116 A94 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16939870M
    ISBN 100374200114
    ISBN 109780374200114
    LC Control Number2007047327

    Atmospheric Disturbances: A Novel by Rivka Galchen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Her first novel, Atmospheric Disturbances, was published in May The novel was a finalist for the Mercantile Library's John Sargent, Sr., First Novel Prize, the Canadian Writers' Trust's Fiction Prize, and the Governor General's Award. [third-party source needed]Nationality: Canadian, American.

    The novel seems an ideal book club pick, as its complex story allows for many interpretations and could likely spark heated debate. But Atmospheric Disturbances is more than a brain-teasing mystery complete with cryptic dialogue, erudite sentence construction, charts, bizarre photos and visual-perception exercises. There is ultimately a very. Atmospheric Disturbances is at once a moving love story, a dark comedy, a psychological thriller, and a deeply disturbing portrait of a fracturing mind. With tremendous compassion and dazzling literary sophistication, Rivka Galchen investigates the moment of crisis when you suddenly realize that the reality you insist upon is no longer one you /5(19).

    Atmospheric Disturbances. By: I know this book received some acclaim, but I must disagree with any positive review of this book. I feel like the little boy in the Emperor's New Clothes. After reading the book, I attended a panel discussion with the Author, Rivka Galchen. The book is neither science based, suspenseful, or even entertaining. ADVANCE PRAISE: 'Rivka Galchen's Atmospheric Disturbances is playful yet profound, Murakami-esque yet original, analytical yet heartbreaking. It's an absolutely stunning and unforgettable debut.' Vendela Vida, author of Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name 'Rivka Galchen has written a powerful novel about love, longing, Doppler radar, and.


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Atmospheric disturbances book BookBrowse Review. Galchen is both playful Atmospheric disturbances book serious, and has an impressive instinct for how far she can.

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Her narrator is a psychiatrist named Leo, who is certain that the woman who came home one day was not his wife but rather a perfect, or near perfect, simulacrum. It's a promising start for readers who enjoy the bizarre/5(64). From the streets of New York to the southernmost reaches of Patagonia, Leos erratic quest becomes a test of how far he is willing to take his struggle against the seemingly uncontestable truth he knows in his heart to be heric Disturbances is at once a moving love story, a dark comedy, a psychological thriller, and a deeply disturbing portrait of a fracturing mind%().

Reading ATMOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES is a bit unsettling, and the novel with its unreliable narrator, shifting sense of reality and forays into meteorological theory, philosophy and psychiatry may make readers feel at times as disoriented as Leo himself.

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Discussion Questions Atmospheric Disturbances. by Rivka Galchen. Reading ATMOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES is a bit unsettling, and the novel with its unreliable narrator, shifting sense of reality and forays into meteorological theory, philosophy and psychiatry may make readers feel at times as disoriented as Leo himself.

Review: Atmospheric Disturbances by Rivka GalchenGalchen's first novel is full of twitchy, digressive prose and idiosyncratic phrasing, says Killian Fox Skip to main content The Guardian - Back to Author: Killian Fox.

Atmospheric Disturbances is a "witty, tender, and conceptually dazzling" (Booklist) novel about the mysterious nature of human relationships.

About the Author Rivka Galchen received her MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, having spent. Atmospheric Disturbances (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series) by Rivka Galchen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The blurb states: "Atmospheric Disturbances investigates the moment of crisis when you suddenly understand that the reality you insist upon is no longer one you can accept, the person you love has been somehow reduced to merely the person you live with, and how you spend your life trying to weather the storms of your own making."/5(2).

Rivka Galchen's impressive debut novel begins: "Last December a woman entered my apartment who looked exactly like my wife." We dare you to not read further. Here's the international book trailer. Atmospheric Disturbances delivers unforgettable joy.” —Francisco Goldman, author of The Divine Husband “Erudite and chock-full of heartache, Rivka Galchen's virtuosic "debut" novel reads like the work of a cutting-edge literary alchemist who has created in her laboratory the Book.

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Atmospheric Disturbances. by Rivka Galchen. Toronto-born, New York-raised author Rivka Galchen’s first novel is a clever, stylish debut that wears its postmodern conventions on its sleeve. The narrator is Dr. Leo Liebenstein, a psychiatrist suffering from his own paranoid delusion.

As the novel opens, Leo believes that his wife.Atmospheric Disturbances Christine Schutt’s novel of money, jealousy, and marital discontent language, and the like—as well as a density of both locution and imagery.

But when used to characterize prose, on book jackets or in reviews, there’s an abiding sense the word also signals effeteness and self-indulgence: This is no mere page Author: Albert Mobilio.