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The Nick Of Time

The Nick Of Time Mehmet a young Kosovan and illegal immigrant arrives in London where he embarks on a complicated and confusing life befriending an elderly woman with MS having an affair with a female doctor and

  • Title: The Nick Of Time
  • Author: FrancisKing
  • ISBN: 9781900850780
  • Page: 479
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mehmet, a young Kosovan and illegal immigrant, arrives in London, where he embarks on a complicated and confusing life, befriending an elderly woman with MS, having an affair with a female doctor, and enjoying his experiences in the London gay scene, but disaster strikes when he begins a new relatio

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    1. Mehmit, Albanian, late twenties, is an illegal immigrant living in London; remarkably handsome and well built with broad shoulders and narrow hips he comes across as charming, generous and considerate of others, but by the time we reach the last pages of The Nick of Time we will more than likely be reconsidering our appraisal. We follow Mehmit as he finds finds new accommodation having just been evicted from his last; as he moves from one low paid job to another, or not; and as he becomes the lo [...]

    2. Well-done, though gloomy. I don't insist on charm and cheerfulness, but possibly I prefer it. (Oof--exceptions like Coetzee spring immediately to mind.) Very spot-on, very English, very messy in terms of situation, though not messy to read. Tense and unflinching about power and attraction and second-by-second modulations of those. The mood of the book is uneasy, flowing forward, like Wagner. To whom would I recommend: fans of Murdoch or May Sarton's novels maybe, of Kiran Desai and Zadie Smith m [...]

    3. not the most riveting book, but easy flow and interesting characters. I will try something else by King before deciding on his work.

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