The World Was All Before Them

The World Was All Before Them There are than seven billion people on the planet They have on average over billion nerve cells in their brains and litres of blood pumping through their bodies Their skeletons are made up of

  • Title: The World Was All Before Them
  • Author: Matthew Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9781408817964
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
  • There are than seven billion people on the planet.They have, on average, over 100 billion nerve cells in their brains and 5 litres of blood pumping through their bodies Their skeletons are made up of 206 bones and their hearts beat approximately 72 times per minute They are connected to each other in ways than they can possibly imagine Philip is one of them.There are than seven billion people on the planet.They have, on average, over 100 billion nerve cells in their brains and 5 litres of blood pumping through their bodies Their skeletons are made up of 206 bones and their hearts beat approximately 72 times per minute They are connected to each other in ways than they can possibly imagine Philip is one of them Sue is another This is their story It is the story of one year and two lives and what it means to live in them It is a story about love and courage, risk and betrayal It is a story that will make you look at the world with new eyes.

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    1. The World Was All Before Them is a book that takes a little perseverance, but is well worth it in the end. The book opens somewhat surreally in the midst of an accident on the motorway and initially I wasn’t sure what was going on. As I settled into the narrative, which is told from the third person views of lover Philip and Sue, I was taken over by the story and its unique style. The World Was All Before Them is told almost in a stream of consciousness, the way your thoughts run from one thin [...]

    2. There are rare paragraphs in this novel that show the real potential of this author. There seems to be a yawning cleft between these lyrical passages and the narrative of the chattering minds of the main characters, infinite in detail, really irritating and tedious.It's a novel in which little happens, a diary of the myriad trivia of the minds of two people, both somewhat neurotic.

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