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Als der libanesische Christ Toni eines Tages die Pflanzen auf seinem Balkon in Beirut gießt, rinnt das Wasser durch ein illegal montiertes Rohr auf den Kopf von Yasser, der Palästinenser ist. Yasser weist Toni darauf hin, doch bald kommt es zu. My ironic remark was not meant to be an insult, it was a joke. — Meine ironische Bemerkung sollte keine Beleidigung sein, es war ein Scherz. The Insult | Rupert Thomson | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. insult Bedeutung, Definition insult: 1. an offensive remark or action: 2. to say or do something to someone that is rude or offensive. Übersetzung Englisch-Deutsch für insult im PONS Online-Wörterbuch nachschlagen! Gratis Vokabeltrainer, Verbtabellen, Aussprachefunktion.
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When he wakes up he is blind. His neurosurgeon, Bruno Visser, tells him that his loss of sight is permanent and that he must expect to experience shock, depression, self-pity, even suicidal thoughts before his rehabilitation is c It is a Thursday evening.
His neurosurgeon, Bruno Visser, tells him that his loss of sight is permanent and that he must expect to experience shock, depression, self-pity, even suicidal thoughts before his rehabilitation is complete.
But it doesn't work out quite like that. And one spring evening, while Martin is practicing in the clinic gardens with his new white cane, something miraculous happens.
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More filters. Sort order. Start your review of The Insult. Absolute blindness is rare. There's usually some suggestion of movement, some sense of light and shade.
Not in my case. What I 'saw' was depthless and impenetrable There were no gradations in the blankness, no fluctuations of any kind.
It was what depression would like, I thought, if you had to externalize it. This was a spontaneous purchase for me - I knew nothing about the book or its author, but decided to give him a try because I was intrigued.
I'm very glad that I did, as it turned out Absolute blindness is rare. I'm very glad that I did, as it turned out to be one of the stranger and certainly more interesting novels that I recently read.
The Insult opens with the main protagonist and narrator, Martin Blom, waking up in a hospital and being informed that he was shot in the head, and has suffered a cerebral insult which resulted in complete blindness.
Blom's neurosurgeon, Bruno Visser, informs him that the loss of vision is permanent and irreversible - there is no chance of a recovery, and no operation or treatment which could give him at least a portion of his sight back.
Visser tells Blom that if the bulled passed milimeters lower he would have been killed instantly - and that he will experience shock, depression, self-pity and even have suicidal thoughts before his long rehabilitation will be complete, and before he will eventually be able to exist among other people again.
A titanium plate has been inserted into his skull to cover the hole left by the shot. There were no witnesses.
Martin begins the long and slow walk on the rough road leading towards his new life as a blind man - laboriously learning to life without depending on sight, as he did every minute before he was deprived of it.
Until one day, when Martin is practicing with his new white cane in the hospital gardens, something incredible and inexplicable happens This is a tough novel to review, as I believe that the best way to read it is to approach it without any knowledge about it - blindly, if you'll excuse the expression.
Still, a review needs to be written, so I will do my best to not spoil it and encourage you to give it a shot I am so bad.
Thomson is a very good writer - and refreshingly so. In the age of overwritten monstrosities or books which are overtly bare in their prose he achieves an elegant balance between both: he is descriptive, but not overtly so, and has a genuine talent for creating original and apt metaphor and similes, and images which are effective and memorable - which really is quite a feat in a novel about a and narrated by a blinded man.
His writing is elegant and subdued, and there is a sense of carefulness and restraint in his sentences - although they are short and written in language styled to be ordinary, they give an air of being trimmed down or unnecessary fat and throwaway words, their structure chosen with delicate attention.
It's refreshing to read a writer whose prose flows smoothly, but who pays attention to his craft and is a pleasure to read on the sentence level.
Thomson delights in playing hide and seek with the reader; the time when the novel takes place is very vague, and thanks to careful avoidance of any cultural or technological details The Insult could take place both in the 70's and in the 90's.
The country where it is set is unnamed; it can't be England as it is said to have a president, and the characters' names sound foreign - Blom, Visser, Slatnick, Salenko, Kolan.
There is a city where much of the novel takes place which features a hotel Kosminsky, and the city itself has numbered districts - much like Paris.
But there is a certain grimness hanging around the place, typical to the ravaged natios of the former Eastern Bloc. If this is true, then the mountains which the novel also describes could well be the Carpathians.
The biggest flaw of The Insult is a complete shift of focus around halfway through - where Martin's narrative switches from his perspective to that of another character.
The novel is still narrated in the first person, but the story is entirely different, although tied to Martin's - it's as if Thomson dreamed up two different books, and thought of a way to merge them into one.
The novel shifts from being a surreal and hypnotic story about different ways of observing the world to a surreal and unnerving detective story, with a saga of a troubled family thrown in.
This makes The Insult lose the almost unbreakable grip that it had on this reader - although it's still compelling and well-written, Thomson has pretty much abandoned the fascinating and exciting possibilities which he teased us with in the first act, and his plot starts wandering.
Although it's sparkled with great scenes, it never manages to match the impression left by the beginning of the novel. Still, despite its flaws, I believe that the novel is definitely worth reading - it is exciting, it is well-written, and it's dark in a quirky way.
Rupert Thomson has been called an English Paul Auster, and the comparison is not entirely without any merits - Thomson's book shares the same interest in the detective story as the novels of The New York Trilogy , and both writers enjoy filling their worlds with strange events and protagonists and touch on the existential question of identity.
Thomson creates a brilliant first act and his writing is a pleasure to read throughout the whole book, and I'm very glad that I have read it and that I also picked up his debut, Dreams Of Leaving , which I hope to read very soon.
View all 22 comments. I'd heard such good things about Rupert Thompson. I might try another book down the road, but this one was uniquely terrible, I couldn't even finish it.
From the unoriginal, solipsistic narrator to the meandering pace and dearth of any suspense or momentum, I couldn't help but think of the author sitting down every day and arbitrarily picking something new for his protagonist to do.
I can only take so many books with bored, listless middle-class guys who somehow don't need to work a day job narrating to the reader their peregrinations around the city.
I'm sure the myriad strands of the plot come together, but the central conceit is so weak I couldn't bring myself to care. Also, there are dozens of gaps in logic regarding when Blom can or cannot see the rules Thompson creates for this only seem to apply when he doesn't feel like describing anything visual.
An apt title for the book, indeed. Mar 29, Michelle rated it it was amazing. This book was VERY interesting I read it before I started working in the eyecare field, and thought it was fascinating.
Loved it. Oct 23, sisterimapoet rated it really liked it Shelves: fiction I've had this on my shelf for a while. I was disappointed by 'Divided Kingdom' and I hoped that this novel wouldn't further distance me from Thomson.
The mixed reviews on Amazon and here didn't help either, but I took the plunge Again Thomson creates a strange land that is both familiar and alien at the same time.
You feel like you recognise the place, but somehow it seems more unfriendly than anywhere you've actually been. Within these he sets two stories, one of a I've had this on my shelf for a while.
Within these he sets two stories, one of a blind man struggling to understand his strange sensory abilities and another of a remote family and their unusual relations.
I like Thomson's ideas. He isn't afraid of stretching things. He also creates striking prose images that support his imagination.
The only criticism is that the ending wrapped up a little quickly, without a neatly tied bow to the plot. But I can live with a few unanswered questions.
Sep 07, Rebecca Lewis rated it it was amazing. Possibly my favourite book in the world. Sep 08, Sandy Virk rated it really liked it.
Well, I really did think the book was pretty different from the conventional books I usually read, so I'll give it that- it's extremely unique.
I really liked how Thomson described the world from the man's perspective. Then going into the other perspective- Edith?
Incest here. That was pretty odd. I really like how twisted and insane the whole thing was. Mazey's life was also odd to read as well- it was uncomfortable but in a Well, I really did think the book was pretty different from the conventional books I usually read, so I'll give it that- it's extremely unique.
Mazey's life was also odd to read as well- it was uncomfortable but in a good way I guess. The way everything randomly ties up at the end in such a weird way- the murder, the shooting It's a really dark story in it's own quirky way.
First time I've read Thomson's books, I'd love to read more, really. This book was fascinating.
It starts with a man being shot and losing his sight. The entire book is his adventure, investigating the disappearance of a beautiful woaman, or maybe she not really beautiful and his sight is just a delusion In the middle of the book, we suddenly change narrators and drop back in time fifty years and the reader is completely confused I cant wa This book was fascinating.
I cant wait to read more by this author. Crazy unique and exciting story, and extremely well written. And what if, after having adjusted to a our new flawed life, we recover it again… but in an unexpected way?
This is the core of the story that The Insult tells, and is as fascinating as it sounds. Some of my favorite passages: "Loots was a man of many talents, and some of them were hidden.
If anyone understood the value of secrecy, it was me. The way she was behaving now revealed it.
The path of the bullet, the rhythm of the knife. There are others, though, that are alive and growing, and have a tendency to reveal themselves.
And they are dark, as dark as someone who is condemned to live a life after the setting of the sun. The life of Martin Blom.
The novel takes off with Martin waking up in a hospital bed just to discover that he was hit by a bullet and had become blind as a consequence of it.
Realistico il pretesto del litigio. Siamo nella Beirut dei giorni nostri. Toni fa il meccanico, ed e' un cristiano libanese.
Due vite difficili, un passato fatto di persecuzioni e incomprensioni in quelle tormentate terre. Un film geniale. Scritto da Dio.
In persona. Parla della storia di un tubo e di come gli animi si possano accendere per un nonnulla. Geograficamente universale, ma casualmente collocato in Libano.
Un uomo deve riparare un tubo di un terrazzo in una casa privata che perde su strada, bagnando i passanti. Da un fatto banale, a Beirut, si scatenano risentimenti e frustrazioni archittetate dalla politica, nazionalismi, sofferenze private e tragici passati.
Bravi gli interpreti, anche l'avvocato dell'accusa nella sua antipatia. Il regista libanese Ziad Doueiri ci accompagna in una Beirut in ricostruzione.
Almeno per quanto riguarda strade, palazzi e quartieri. Per gli animi dei suoi abitanti no, ci vuole ancora tempo.
Siete mai stati a Beirut? Mi perdoni Israel Zangwill lui drammaturgo ebreo, inglese e sionista, per giunta per la divertita insolenza di utilizzare un termine da lui coniato nel nella sua opera omonima, per classificare la nuova fatica del regista libanese Ziad Doueiri.
Film che tratta in modo profondo e delicato il tema dell'odio e dello scontro tra popoli. Un paese, indaffarato, vissuto, gente che lavora, che progetta azioni di sicurezza e, in contemporanea un uomo che innaffia le piante sul suo balcone.
Sembra la vita di tutti i giorni, in ogni paese, in ogni strada. Eppur qualcosa cova. Il Libano ha accolto profughi palestinesi senza accettazione.
Mi ricordava un po quei Talk show di politica oppure di carettere giudiziario che si vedono in TV. In alcuni momenti si faceva un po pesantino, pero bello, certo che di cose ha norma ce ne stanno li da sistemare, altro che un tubo, bello quando dice di mescolare la pittura.
Alla fine del film il pubblico soddisfatto ed un certo brusio in sala, molte analogie con la vita quotidiana. Un incidente banale aumenta di dimensioni in modo spropositato, ingigantito da divisioni tra popoli e religioni.
Partendo da un dramma legato a un luogo e a un popolo, si arriva ad un sentire universale.
Tutto L'insulto - che comincia come una normale lite e sfocia nel rischio di una guerra civile, seguendo il consolidato schema del sassolino che si trasforma in valanga - ruota intorno all'interpretazione del passato.
Per Douieri si tratta di un risultato importante, per tante ragioni, che emergono con chiarezza e passione dal racconto che ha rilasciato alla stampa stamattina a Roma.
Ma l'insulto che viene scambiato in una strada di Beirut tra i due protagonisti - il cristiano libanese Toni Adel Karam e il palestinese Yasser [ La leadership del suo partito, conservatore, passata di mano tra i membri della dinastia Gemayel.
La massiccia immigrazione palestinese vissuta come un'alterazione [ Per un banale incidente, legato alla rottura di una grondaia, con tanto di insulto, il cristiano libanese Toni e il musulmano palestinese Yasser finiscono in tribunale.
Il meccanico Toni e il capomastro Yasser formidabili Adel Karam [ Curioso che a mettere d'accordo tutti o quasi non sia stato un blockbuster hollywoodiano infarcito di star, ma un film franco-libanese parlato in arabo e recitato da sconosciuti non illustri ma bravissimi.
Comincia tutto come un litigio banale, una grondaia che perde, un atteggiamento sprezzante, una parola di troppo, delle scuse che non arrivano.
Il passo successivo sono due costole rotte e infine il tribunale. L'aggredito si accontenterebbe ancora delle scuse dell'aggressore, che accetta invece di riconoscersi colpevole, ma a scusarsi non ci pensa proprio.
Un libanese cristiano e un rifugiato palestinese litigano per un'inezia: le parole volano e gli insulti rimpiazzano il buon senso.
La diatriba arriva in tribunale quando il secondo aggredisce fisicamente il primo. Ma l'aula di giudizio ben presto si sposta dalle mura fisiche a quelle della coscienza politica dei due schieramenti, mettendo in evidenza ferite ancora aperte e lontane da [ Film in streaming Amazon Prime Video Netflix.
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