EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker


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  1. says: EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Characters On the Red Hill

    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Shortly after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1972 Reg and George moved to deepest rural Wales from Bournemouth They had a couple of homes before settling into a house that would become a BB and be their home until 2011 In total they were together over six decades the first two of which their relation

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    Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Mike Parker Mike Parker ✓ 2 Characters EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker This is one of those ambitious nonfiction books where multiple strands of life and reality are woven together so seamlessly and beautifully that one marvels at the engineering and craft of the thing Mike Parker has structured his book into fourths and each of these fourths is made of a cardinal direction a season an element and a flesh and blood character one of whom is the author himself Brilliant and a bit pagan the author masterfully

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    Mike Parker ✓ 2 Characters Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Mike Parker EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Upon reflection and the comment of another user I feel brave enough to alter my reviewI did not enjoy this long plodding book that dragged on I found some of the characters uite dislikeable and predatory for what their own gainsA really unenjoyable read to be honest

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker This is a lovely book really hard to categorise though It's part gay memoirhistory part the story of a house part reflection on community and p

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker This book is a prose Four uartets It is a memoir linked by a single incident how George and Reg a homosexual couple George refused to use the euphemistic gay left their home Red Hill which can also be translated as bloody sex in Welsh to Mike and Preds Each part of the memoir maps a different character a diffe

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Mike Parker ✓ 2 Characters What a gorgeous read Poignant Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize deservedly so

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker I read this as it was longlisted for the Wainwright Nature Writing Prize 2020 and also because its mid Wales hill setting is somewhere I know well But I was bowled a doosra and didn't spot it This is an overtly personal account of the author and his partner following in the footsteps of their mentors George Walton and Reg Mickisch In 1972 just five years after the decriminalisation of homosexuality George and Reg opted f

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    Characters On the Red Hill EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Mike Parker ✓ 2 Characters This is the third book by Parker that I have read and the third that I have given 3 stars to In the same way as the other books this is a mixed bag with good and bad points The social and political history of homosexuality over many decades was excellent the not calling out of George one of main characters as a lifelong predator and groomer especially of young boys is unacceptable Similarly the writing on nature is very good but

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker I'm giving the book 3 stars and i fear that is generous There's no doubt this book is interesting and some of the relationships are so very touching and some of the nature descriptions elouent but dear me the detail There's a level of detail in this book that is neither interesting or useful It bogs the book down Specifically all the detail on famous people I'm not sure what purpose it held It could have done with another edit I'm also not

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    EBOOK / PDF [On the Red Hill] by Mike Parker Mike Parker ✓ 2 Characters Characters On the Red Hill For me this book was best read slow enough to savor The story of two gay couples one older and the other not forms the basis Added layer by layer are the stories of the neighbors and visitors the community the land and the gay history of Wales Though each chapter is specifically titled eg Autumn the stories are inter weaved throughout Espe

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Fort Smith Ark eY decades wasxcellent the not calling out of George one of main characters as a lifelong predator and groomer specially of young boys is unacceptable Similarly the writing of main characters as a lifelong predator and groomer specially of young boys is unacceptable the writing on is very good but please can we not be spared the old cliches about country folk and their love of fox hunting tc I have arned my living off the land all my life and like many others believe blood sports are an abomination As for the assertion late in the book that farming families occupied their farms for centuries I suggest the author reads a few books on local history What a gorgeous read Poignant Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize deservedly so This is a lovely book really hard to categorise though It s part gay memoirhistory part the story of a house part reflection on community and. Ost necessary medicine the tenderness of reality and the living lemental world' Jay Griffiths A multi layered memoir of love acceptance finding home and the redemptive power of nature In 2006 Mike Parker and his partner Peredur were witnesses at the civil partnership of their friends Reg and George the first in the small Welsh town of Machynlleth Years later when Reg and "George Died Within A Few "died within a few of ach other Mike and Peredur discovered that they had been left their home a whitewashed 'house from the children's stories' buried deep For me this book was best read slow Genealogical Memoirs Of The Carus Wilson Family enough to savor The story of two gay couples one older and the other not forms the basis Added layer by layer are the stories of the neighbors and visitors the community the land and the gay history of Wales Thoughach chapter is specifically titled g Autumn the stories are inter weaved throughout for visitors and replanted "Englanders Wales is a of refuge and uiet Slowing down the pace of life Enjoying the little things If "Wales is a place of refuge and uiet Slowing down the pace of life Enjoying the little things If approach the book with this in mind you are in for a uniue treat This is the third book by Parker that I have read and the third that I have given 3 Stars To In The Same Way As to In the same way as other books this is a mixed bag with good and bad points The social and political history of homosexuality over man. LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2020SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'A moving story of love tradition and landscape' Evening Standard 'Books of the Year''A moving multilayered memoir xtraordinary ambitious its scope is immense A book that is deep in riches' Simon Callow Guardian'A marvellous book an uplifting tale of tranuillity sought and found in the nearest Britain gets to paradise' Simon Jenkins'There are worlds on worlds within this lyrical and profoundly cultured book In an age of toxic artifice this is the Part description of the rhythm of the natural w This is one of those ambitious nonfiction books where multiple strands of life and reality are woven together so seamlessly and beautifully that one marvels at the ngineering and craft of the thing Mike Parker has structured his book

Into Fourths And Each 
fourths and ach these fourths is made of a cardinal direction a season an lement and a flesh and blood "Character One Of Whom Is The Author Himself Brilliant And "one of whom is the author himself Brilliant and bit pagan the author masterfully leads the reader through all these lenses weaving memoir culture and history with the unflinching honesty of funny and very authentic voice The Welsh language hireath sanctuary and the historical struggle of gay rights in Britain are just a few of the things I learned about reading this book. Ithin the hills On the Red Hill is the story of Rhiw Goch 'the Red Hill' and its inhabitants but also the story of a remarkable rural community and a legacy that xtends far beyond bricks and mortar It is a story that celebrates the turn of the year's wheel of ver changing landscapes and of the family found in the unlikeliest of places'A delightful book about beauty joy love and home to be celebrated and read' Sara Maitland'A great ueer rural triumph of a book wonderfully passionate funny and insightful It overflows with love' Tom Bullough. On the Red Hill