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Doug builds an ostentatious mansion on land that Charlotte's grandfather donated to the town of Finden Massachusetts she determines to oust him in court As a senior manager of Union Atlantic bank a major financial conglomerate Doug is embroiled in the company's struggle to remain afloat It is Charlotte's brother Henry Graves the president of the New York Federal Reserve who must keep. 45 starsBasically what Apeiron said in her beautiful reviewThere were a lot of scenes small and bigger that were marvelous This author has a rare keen eye for interpersonal dynamics and at some point I felt driven to google his age There is something really mature in the way he brings characters to life a compassionate yet detached perspective that is highly perceptive and uniueJust one example to give you a taste I ll reuse this as it is the most powerful one without any character backstory Now and again Sabrina employed this sort of presumptio

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The eagerly anticipated debut novel from the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist You Are Not a Stranger Here a deeply affecting portrait of the modern gilded age the first decade of the twenty first centuryAt the heart of Union Atlantic lies a test of wills between a young banker Doug Fanning and a retired schoolteacher Charlotte Graves whose two dogs have begun to speak to her When. I was skeptical Yes I had really really loved his collection of short stories You Are Not a Stranger Here But in his NPR interview I heard the description of this novel and it had to do with banking And all of those things that made our economy nearly collapse Not that these things aren t important but I generally don t understand them swaps and trades and mortgage backed securities and markets and exchanges Turns out that it is about that but about a lot than that as well Like all novels that I love Union Atlantic is really about people And th

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A watchful eye on Union Atlantic and the entire financial system Drawn into Doug and Charlotte's intensifying conflict is Nate Fuller a troubled high school senior who unwittingly stirs powerful emotions in each of them Irresistibly complex imaginative and witty Union Atlantic is a singular work of fiction that is sure to be read and reread long after it causes a sensation this sprin. Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for perhaps a sense of humor Which isn t to say that it isn t a pleasurable read it is Just not exactly satisfyingMuch of the pleasure here comes from Haslett s prose Haslett knows exactly when to flex his muscles in conjuring up the romance of a New England summer the romance of youth the romance of a secret old and useless pain and of course the romance of money both kept safe and played withHowever parts of Charlotte s story felt like a cheat both in terms of cha


10 thoughts on “Union Atlantic

  1. says:

    Union Atlantic So good even negative reviews are basically recommendationsOne star reviews mention unsympathetic characters complex prose ponderous chapters moral ambiguity They call it a bad book I call itAdam Hasslett is so scary good at words he must've studied writing at Hogwarts And he writes fucked up pathetic and convoluted characters

  2. says:

    In an interview Adam Haslett said “My interest is always to get as deeply as I can into the minds and spirits of the characters and let the readers empathize or judge as they will” Well he uite succeeded in doing this i

  3. says:

    I was skeptical Yes I had really really loved his collection of short stories You Are Not a Stranger Here But in his NPR interview I heard the description of this novel and it had to do with banking And all of those things that made our econo

  4. says:

    I love books that put me in the morally compromised position of rooting for a villain In Edith Wharton's The Custom of the Country for example

  5. says:

    How interesting that this has an average rating of only 334 For me it's one of the strongest novels of the 21st century I've read so far Granted I don't read a lot of current literary fictionIt combines the pacing of a thr

  6. says:

    45 starsBasically what Apeiron said in her beautiful reviewThere were a lot of scenes small and bigger that were marvelous This author has a rare keen eye for interpersonal dynamics and at some point I felt driven to google his age There is something really mature in the way he brings characters to life a compassionate yet detached perspective that is highly perceptive and uniueJust one example to give you a taste I'll

  7. says:

    Watching the Congressional hearings into Goldman Sachs made me appreciate the prescience of Adam Haslett's brilliant novel Union AtlanticWritten in the year before the economic collapse of 2009 Haslett's novel features a young gun investment banker Doug Fanning whom we first meet in 1988 when he is stationed on a US naval ship that is escorting Kuwaiti tankers through the Straits of Hormuz Fanning sees an unidentified plane on his radar and

  8. says:

    Very good with so many beautiful scenes insightful observations and interesting characters But the first chapters

  9. says:

    Union Atlantic has everything one could need from a contemporary novel except for perhaps a sense of humor Which isn't to say that it isn't a p

  10. says:

    Another capable fictional response to the banking crisis Main character Doug Fanning is seemingly invincible he thinks he

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