(The Vacationers) EBOOK/PDF ä Emma Straub


The Vacationers

Free read ☆ The Vacationers Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free But all does not go according to plan over the course of the vacation secrets come to light old and new humiliations are experienced childhood rivalries resurface and ancient wounds are exacerbat. Well this was just an absolute delight I will admit that I was hesitant although I had high hopes I didn t love Emma s previous book Laura Lamont s Life in Pictures so I didn t expect to be reading her again any time soon But my own vacation snuck up on me and suddenly I was staring down three long flights and nine days at the beach with not a thing on my shelves that I was thrilled about A uick last minute dash to the Strand turned up a proof of this and here we are And my goodness what a perfect choice this turned out to be Reading a novel of a dysfunctional family vacation in the midst of my own semi functional family vacation Just brilliant synchronicity I m hesitant to do any synopsis izing since this is so far from publication still But here s a uickie rundown of the book s characters which I ll hide behind a spoiler tag just to be safe view spoilerWe have Jim and Franny Post writers married several decades whose lives has just been rocked by the revelation of Jim s infidelity with a very young intern which also resulted in his being fired from the magazine he has worked at all his life Then there s their 18yo daughter Sylvie leaving for college in a few weeks whose only goal for the summer is to lose her virginity this plotline will of course dovetail with that of her gorgeous twenty something Mallorcan Spanish tutor Then we have her older brother Bobby a real estate agent who lives in Miami with his much older girlfriend Carmen whom the whole Post family hates Finally there s Franny s lifelong best friend Charles and his husband Lawrence who have been trying for years to adopt a baby Charles and Jim have never gotten along well to put it gently hide spoiler

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Free read ☆ The Vacationers Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free For the Posts a two week trip to the Balearic island of Mallorca with their extended family and friends is a celebration Franny and Jim are observing their thirty fifth wedding anniversary and th. I confess to being utterly baffled by this book I m not referring to the book itself which had a minimal plot that was very easy to follow I m referring to the critical reaction to The Vacationers It had glowing reviews and seemed to be on every summer reading list After reading it I can only shake my head in wonder and ask why Mass hallucination Bribery All the critics were friends of the writer I don t know what else would explain this book being anointed this summer s must readThe writing was perfectly fine if nothing special but the story itself was so meh The plot was boring with the various storylines being mostly very well trod ground done better by other books Husband has cheated on wife who has kind of let herself go In turn she behaves like a shrew He feels bad and waits around to see if she ll forgive him Younger daughter is a surly virgin who hates everyone and thinks she ll be ugly forever Older son is a screw up living with an older woman he doesn t love so he cheats on her in order to end the relationshipThe book s only novel characters are Charles and Lawrence an older married gay couple who want to adopt a baby But they get the least amount of pages and even then the focus is on their having a kid That would be fine but its hardly explored nor is the idea of what marriage means to gay men how it affects them and their families how same sex marriage might change heterosexual marriage etc Those would be interesting topics to explore but instead Straub treats Charles like a heterosexual woman desperate to have a baby Yawn Carmen is also somewhat interesting but also gets short shrift I get that The Vacationers is about family dysfunction loving your family anyway etc but most of the characters are so unpleasant andor cliche and their stories so uninteresting that I didn t care what happened by the end If they were my family I certainly wouldn t want to spend any time with them As a reader I m baffled why critics think I d want to spend time with these boring unpleasant people I guess the other summer books must have been really bad

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Free read ☆ The Vacationers Ë PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Eir daughter Sylvia has graduated from high school The sunlit island its mountains and beaches its tapas and tennis courts also promise an escape from the tensions simmering at home in Manhattan. I guess I m going to miss saying god I hate this book every 10 minutes I can t stand it any I just realized I have two chapters left and it hasn t stopped sucking once Throwing in the towel

  • Paperback
  • 296
  • The Vacationers
  • Emma Straub
  • en
  • 01 December 2020
  • 9788490704486

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    Characters í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Emma Straub Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read Free read The Vacationers I kept reading in the hopes that someone would drown Or maybe at the end of the book the plane would crash and the whole detestable wealthy privileged family would die on their way home from Mallorca where their dream vacation in a giant private house near the ocean had been marred by secrets coming to light and infidelityReally the only character I liked here was Carmen the personal trainer girlfriend of the older son w

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    Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read (The Vacationers) EBOOK/PDF ä Emma Straub I confess to being utterly baffled by this book I'm not referring to the book itself which had a minimal plot that was very easy to follow I'm referring to the critical reaction to The Vacationers It had glowing reviews and seemed to be on every summer reading list After reading it I can only shake my head in w

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    (The Vacationers) EBOOK/PDF ä Emma Straub Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read Free read The Vacationers I do not know why I kept reading this book It's basically a book about a family on vacation in MallorcaSome of the members have cheated outside their respective relationships at one time or another and all the resentments

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    Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read Characters í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Emma Straub Free read The Vacationers This book was about as satisfying as eating a 12 pack of sugarless cinnamon gum for Sunday dinner This is the tale of Franny a short fat petty shrew of a woman who goes on vacation with her gay of course best frie

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    Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read Characters í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Emma Straub (The Vacationers) EBOOK/PDF ä Emma Straub Well this was just an absolute delight I will admit that I was hesitant; although I had high hopes I didn't love Emma's previous book Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures so I didn't expect to be reading her again any time soon But my own vacation snuck up on me and suddenly I was staring down three long flights and n

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    (The Vacationers) EBOOK/PDF ä Emma Straub Emma Straub ↠ 2 Read Sometimes I read great reviews of a book I just read and wonder if I read the same book I felt that way with The Interestings and today I feel the same about The Vacationers I liked it It was a nice airplane read But it's not a YOU GU

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