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  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Sacred Country
  • Rose Tremain
  • English
  • 12 April 2018
  • 0671886096

Sacred Country I Have A Secret To Tell You, Dear, And This Is It I Am Not Mary That Is A Mistake I Am Not A Girl I M A Boy Mary S Fight To Become Martin, Her Claustrophobic Small Town, And Her Troubled Family Make Up The Core Of This Remarkable And Intimate, Emotional Yet Unsentimental Novel As Daring As Virginia Woolf S Orlando, Sacred Country Inspires Us To Reconsider The Essence Of Gender, And Proposes New Insights In The Unraveling Of That Timeless Malady Known As The Human Condition As Mary S Mother, Estelle, Observes, There Are No Whole Truths, Just As There Is No Heart Of The Onion There Are Only The Dreams Of The Individual Mind Sweeping Us Through Three Decades, From The Repressive English Countryside Of The Fifties To The Swinging London Of The Sixties To The Rhinestone Tackiness Of Seventies America, Rose Tremain Unmasks The Sacred Country Within Us All.

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10 thoughts on “Sacred Country

  1. says:

    Sacred Country 1992 has rocketed into the list of my all time favourite books Part of my motivation for reading Sacred Country was the announcement that it has been chosen by City Reads in 2018 City Reads is Brighton Hove s annual citywide reading festival one book by one author is selected for the whole community to read, discuss, debate and creatively engage with in a series of special events, workshops and performances A lot of the reviews and summaries characterise Sacred Co Sacred Country 1992 has rocketed into the list of my all time favourite books Part of my motivation for reading Sacred Country was the announcement that it has been chosen by City Reads in 2018 City Reads is Brighton Hove s annual citywide reading festival one book by one author is selected for the whole community to read, discuss, debate and creatively engage with in a series of special events, workshops and performances A lot of the reviews and summaries characterise Sacred Country as a tale about a transgender person Beginning in a Suffolk village in the ea...

  2. says:

    Mary Ward stands shivering in a Suffolk, England field in February, 1952 and realizes she is meant to be a boy She is just six years old Within its opening pages Sacred Country promises to take you on a literary journey that will be long and painful Rest assured, it will also be beautiful and transformative Although Mary and her quest for her physical identity are at the heart of Sacred Country, it is a book full of souls searching for emotional purchase Mary s mother has a tenuous grip on Mary Ward stands shivering in a Suffolk, England field in February, 1952 and realizes she is meant to be a boy She is just six years old Within its opening pages Sacred Country promises to take you on a literary journey that will be long and painful Rest assured, it will also be beautiful and transformative Although Mary and her quest for her physical identity are at the heart of Sacred Country, it is a book full of souls searching for emotional purchase Mary s mother has a tenuous grip on sanity, ...

  3. says:

    Sacred Country has at its core, the story of Mary Ward who in 1952, at six years old, while standing in the middle of a field in Suffolk in a silence intended to mark the death of the king, realises that she is a boy trapped in a girl s body The novel follows her struggle with the implications of this realisation, culmi...

  4. says:

    I gained insights from this novel,which feels uncannily current given that it first came out in 1992.Six year old Mary Ward stands in a snowy field with her family to observe the two minute silence for the burial of King George VI But a screech from her pet guinea fowl near the farmhouse where they live elicits an answering secret cry from the heart of the small schoolgirl I am not Mary That is a mistake I am not a girl I m a boy And so a long journey begins, which is to be both painful I gained insights from this novel,which feels uncannily current given that it first came out in 1992.Six year old Mary Ward stands in a snowy field with her family to observe the two minute silence for the burial of King George VI But a screech from her pet guinea fowl near the farmhouse where they live elicits an answering secret cry from the heart of the small schoolgirl I am not Mary That is a mistake I am not a girl I m a boy And so a long journey begins, which is to be both painful and at times exhilarating, but which will lead Mary Ward gradually closer to her goal the life of an independent adult male by the name of Martin Both hindered and supported by a large cast of fairly odd ball characters, some of whom will also need to break free from their stifling Suffolk village, Mary s search for an authentic iden...

  5. says:

    It s a real masterpiece I was overwhelmed by Rose Tremain flawless smooth style of writing in this book I not only touched but lived each of the characters as if I were the angel watching him I may even knew things about the characters that the angels watching them may didn t know about them Well, if you are a guy who is fond of thrillers like me and you wanna read something different as a change, I recommend this book you will find it wrote on the cover that it ...

  6. says:

    A poignant tale following a group of characters as they attempt to break free of the constraints and expectations of an English rural backwater, by turns poignant, funny and beautifully observed The central story of Mary Martin, a boy growing up in a girl s body, is particularly moving.

  7. says:

    I absolutely loved this It was so heartfelt and heartwarming but at the same time extremely funny and though provoking Tremain s writing style is so rich and intelligent and it made me laugh out loud several times But the story in general was muchthan what I expected it Tremain handles a large cast of characters with notable elegance managing to create multidimensional people that populate a rich and realistic world She takes the reader almos...

  8. says:

    3.5Rose Tremain is one of my favourite authors, although I haven t read one of hers in a while I tend to save them up for times when I just want a good book.This was a good book, I enjoyed it so perhaps it saysabout my reading mood that I didn t enjoy it quite so much as I thought I would Or maybe Tremain has just come to the end of her ability to shake my reading world As time goes by, my reading preferences and desires a...

  9. says:

    Loved this Loved this Loved this While the storyline and circumstances described are a bit somber, this was ultimately a really inspiring read You follow the life of a remarkable young girl who from the age of six knows that she is really meant to be a boy The main story is interesting enough, but there is an inter weaving of characters, each with their own remarkable character development and growth The relationship between Mary and her grandfather is beautiful to read And very simply, t Loved this Loved this Loved this While the storyline and circumstances described are a bit somber,...

  10. says:

    Steam began to come off the shoulders of my coat And I had a ravenous hunger I knew that at the reception there would be shrimp vol au vents and bits of cheddar cheese and pineapple on cocktail sticks and I thought t...

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