(Mistler's Exit) [PDF/Ebook] Ë Louis Begley
S not alienated from him but with whom he would like a deeper relationship The rest is kind of tawdry I did not see any nobility in his nd of life plans only selfishness and despair Begley loves to write about the 60 plus year old man usually of considerable means getting it on with a 25 year old girl He does it in the first two Schmidt books and he does it here in Mistler s Exit His other penchant is to chat in considerable detail about business deals or legal cases or real The Color of Our Sky estate His characters are big time materialists who probably vote Republican but who are nicenough so that you can t tell They are used to dinner parties and servants and polo and the club They njoy their flings they are men of the old school after all And let us not forget cocktail hour with it s irreplaceable martini They have all material aspects of "their life worked out to a fare thee well into "life out to a fare thee well Yet into world of hyper planning and monied perfection steps travail and trepidation Humans can never be free of it strive though they might In the first two Schmidt books it appears in the form of a recently deceased wife who was a paragon of family life the social glue that held it together and a daughter so foolish and unknowing in her life choices that one wonders if there wasn t some switch made among the bassinets at the hospital Still readin. Nedig Dort will r seinen Abschied inszenieren sich Obsession ein letztes Mal dem Leben in die Arme werfen sich mit seiner Jugendliebe ininer amour fou vergesse.
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read by him I like this one the least Of course this is the one that wonby him I like this one the least Of course this is the one that won the awards Go figure PS3552E373M57 German authorAd man in Venicesee About Schmidt tc A little dry but interestingeasy read for anyone interesting in writing I read this book mainly because it was set in VeniceHowever I found it rather dry although the idea of how Mistler dealt with a terminal diagnosis was unusualHis life didn t seem to have much meaning Mistler s Exit is a short book about a powerful New York adman who had just learned he has terminal cancer It s beautifully written Definitely the point of "View Of A Rich Powerful "of a rich powerful which is interesting to me because it s so other Enjoyable As usual I njoyed this book like others he has written although I cannot really identify with the characters similar to how I felt about Memories of a Marriage I read this book because I had heard good things about this author but I have to say that I don t understand the point of this bookHere s the story Mistler a 60 something director of an advertising agency is told that he has liver cancer and has about 6 months to live He decides not to fight it Instead of telling his wife or son he takes off for Venice What xactly he hopes to do there is not clear but we can assume that he wanted to spend a few days in a favo. Thomas Mistler in Mann in den frühen Sechzigern bekommt vom Arzt den schrecklichen Befund mitgeteilt Krebs Und daß All Roads Lead Home er nur nochin paar Wochen höchs. Rite spot before his
became too ugly Waiting for him in his hotel suite is Lina a young photographer he d met once in Stalker like she had followed him to Venice apparently with the hope of getting some photo assignments from his ad agency Mistler and Lina start a short lived fling that is remarkably devoid of romance passsion or pleasure and that This is a bit dry and unemotional for a man who has just received news of his imminent death yet the motions hover underneath his veneer as a wealthy successful businessman Good for those who like to read about the lives of the lite Overall well written It s not asy for me to give a low rating to something by an able and critically respected novelist I had no trouble reading the book which was strong on Venice atmosphere choes of Mann It is in the mold of Maruand and Auchincloss both of whom I read with affection yet "Leaves A Bitter Taste Very Unlike The Work Of The "a bitter taste very unlike the work of the twoAs you will know from other reviews the book is about a successful New York ad man in his arly 60s born to wealth He has just been told he has cancer that has invaded the liver and has chosen not to try chemo What he decides to do then is not a triumph of the human spiritThere are some really moving pages in which he drafts a letter not a triumph of the human spiritThere are some really moving pages in which he drafts a letter his adult son a grad student in California who Tens in halbes Jahr zu leben hat Mistler verschweigt seiner Familie die Lage und reist – vorgeblich für in paar Tage – in das von ihm geliebte Ve. ,condition became too ugly Waiting for him in his hotel suite is Lina a young photographer he d met once in