[[ BOOKS ]] ✯ First Person Author Richard Flanagan – Writerscompany.co.uk

First Person Six Weeks To Write For Your Life In This Blistering Story Of A Ghostwriter Haunted By His Demonic Subject, The Man Booker Prize Winner Turns To Lies, Crime And Literature With Devastating EffectA Young And Penniless Writer, Kif Kehlmann, Is Rung In The Middle Of The Night By The Notorious Con Man And Corporate Criminal, Siegfried Heidl About To Go To Trial For Defrauding The Banks Of 700 Million, Heidl Proposes A Deal 10,000 For Kehlmann To Ghost Write His Memoir In Six Weeks.But As The Writing Gets Under Way, Kehlmann Begins To Fear That He Is Being Corrupted By Heidl As The Deadline Draws Closer, He Becomes Ever Unsure If He Is Ghost Writing A Memoir, Or If Heidl Is Rewriting Him His Life, His Future Everything That Was Certain Grows Uncertain As He Begins To Wonder Who Is Seigfried Heidl And Who Is Kif Kehlmann By Turns Compelling, Comic, And Chilling, First Person Is A Haunting Journey Into The Heart Of Our Age.


10 thoughts on “First Person

  1. says:

    Richard Flanagan has written a smart, comic and intelligent satirical fable for our era, set in Australia To some extent it is a blend of fact and fiction that draws on the author s well known experience of ghost writing a memoir for a con


  2. says:

    One of those books you can easily expect to appear on a literary prize list beautiful prose, many pages spent pondering the thoughts and beliefs of the main character and a lot going on that I did not understand Not understanding parts of i


  3. says:

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review I loved the premise for this a penniless writer is promised 10,000 to ghost write the memoirs of a notorious criminal in six weeks Part thriller, part literary introspective stu


  4. says:

    This is a beautifully written book My copy is dog eared countless times at pages where the prose took my breath away At the same time, I found it quite a bleak, harrowing read The descent into madness The poverty The loss of love It is a pain


  5. says:

    It s a very strange time where fictions are presented to us as realities, where reality seems fictional, and it seems to me there s no better way to write about that than to write a story about what lies are, what fiction is, and to use the fo


  6. says:

    Richard Flanagan was the 2014 winner of the Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, a book inspired by his own father s harrowing experiences, but one on which I had mixed views, concerned at characters that seem to barely rise abov


  7. says:

    If you ve never read a Richard Flanagan book, you might be inclined to think First Person is some kind of thriller, based on the blurb alone It isn t, rather it is very literary by which I mean it consists mainly of a lot of introspection by the


  8. says:

    I always seem to read this author as apart of a bookclub Exquisite writing, perfectly plotted and asks the questions about what is fiction and what is fact A little slow in some places but should be apart of most Australian fiction awards.


  9. says:

    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.Seriously good writing, but a little like wading through treacle at times.Well This was an interesting and highly unusual book Not quite sure it was my cup of tea but


  10. says:

    Australian men do man things The men are so manly with their man problems Occasionally there is an incidental woman who is hugely pregnant like a whale, or has an evilly lipsticked mouth, or who likes to take selfies But what of the MEN How will th


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