Mislaid & The Wallcreeper: The Nell Zink Collection

Mislaid The Wallcreeper The Nell Zink Collection Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know Jonathan FranzenStartlingly

  • Title: Mislaid & The Wallcreeper: The Nell Zink Collection
  • Author: Nell Zink
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  • Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know Jonathan FranzenStartlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before these are the two most exciting novels published this year.MISLAIDVirginia, 1966 The motionless deeps of Nell Zink is a writer of extraordinary talent and range Her work insistently raises the possibility that the world is larger and stranger than the world you think you know Jonathan FranzenStartlingly radical, dazzlingly witty, unlike anything that has come before these are the two most exciting novels published this year.MISLAIDVirginia, 1966 The motionless deeps of the lake outside Stillwater College are being ruffled Lee, a blue blooded poet and professor, is determinedly fondling Peggy, an ing nue freshman with literary pretensions, in his canoe So begins a long affair but the two are mismatched from the start.The story that follows rocks the boat in every sense Nell Zink s hugely entertaining, totally unique Mislaid explodes the nuclear family and topples every foundation of identity black and white, gay and straight, normal and very very strange THE WALLCREEPERInterlaken, Berne, 21st century Several things happen after the car hits the rock Tiff ceases to be pregnant Stephen captures, like, the most wonderful bird fleet, stealthy, and beautiful a real lifer And the wallcreeper, the wallcreeper says twee.The Wallcreeper is nothing than a portrait of marriage, complete with all its requisite highs and lows drugs, dubstep, small chores, anal sex, eco terrorism, birding, breeding and feeding.

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    About “Nell Zink

    • Nell Zink

      Born in California in 1964, Nell Zink was raised in rural Virginia, a setting she draws on in her second novel, Mislaid She attended Stuart Hall School and the College of William and Mary In 1993, while living in West Philadelphia, Zink founded a zine called Animal Review, which ran until 1997.Zink has worked as a secretary at Colgate Palmolive and as a technical writer in Tel Aviv She moved to Germany in May 2000, completing a PhD in Media Studies from the University of T bingen Zink has been married twice, to US citizen Benjamin Alexander Burck and to Israeli composer and poet Zohar Eitan.After 15 years writing fiction exclusively for a single pen pal, the Israeli postmodernist Avner Shats, Zink caught the attention of Jonathan Franzen The two writers began a correspondence.In early 2012, Zink sent Franzen her collected manuscripts Franzen tried unsuccessfully to interest publishers in her 1998 novel It was Franzen s agent who ultimately negotiated a six figure publishing deal for Zink s Mislaid, a novel she has described as agent bait.The Wallcreeper was published independently in the US in 2014 and named one of 100 Notable Books of 2014 by The New York Times Zink lives in Bad Belzig, Germany.

    854 thoughts on “Mislaid & The Wallcreeper: The Nell Zink Collection

    • There is so much hype about this author, but I think she deserves all of it. These books are bonkers, but in a good way - and they are both books about women, which feel as if they have been written for women.


    • The WallcreeperA curious book punctuated by three deaths. The first, a miscarriage. Zink is blessed with a real gift for writing, she’s obviously intelligent and widely read. We learn something of birds, especially the wallcreeper; something of rivers and their need to be free; and certainly a great deal about the sexual thoughts, desires and mores of a young American woman away from home in Berne and Berlin, with sojourns into Macedonia and Albania. It would seem our cup runneth over, as far [...]


    • I hated The Wallcreeper in a proportion equal to my love of Mislaid. It is for Mislaid alone that I give the books five stars. It's so understatedly funny and moves so quickly. I finished it feeling really happy about the complexities and infinite possibilities of the world. The narrator in The Wallcreeper felt distant; even parts of the story felt hard to hold on to. I intensely disliked her and thus, I found it hard to be sympathetic. So in the sense that she elicited strong feelings, the book [...]



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