[ KINDLE ] ❄ Mercury Author Margot Livesey – Anguillais.us

Mercury Reading Mercury By Margot Livesey Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Donald Believes He Knows All There Is To Know About Seeing An Optometrist In Suburban Boston, He Is Sure That He And His Wife, Viv, Who Runs The Local Stables, Are Both Devoted To Their Two Children And To Each Other Then Mercury A Gorgeous Young Thoroughbred With A Murky Past Arrives At Windy Hill And Everything Changes.Mercury S Owner, Hilary, Is A Newcomer To Town Who Has Enrolled Her Daughter In Riding Lessons When She Brings Mercury To Board At Windy Hill, Everyone Is Struck By His Beauty And Prowess, Particularly Viv As She Rides Him, Viv Begins To Dream Of Competing Again, Embracing The Ambitions That She Had Harbored, And Relinquished, As A Young Woman Her Daydreams Soon Morph Into Consuming Desire, And Her Infatuation With The Thoroughbred Escalates To Obsession.Donald May Have 20 20 Vision But He Is Slow To Notice How Profoundly Viv Has Changed And How These Changes Threaten Their Quiet, Secure World By The Time He Does, It Is Too Late To Stop The Catastrophic Collision Of Viv S Ambitions And His Own Myopia.At Once A Tense Psychological Drama And A Taut Emotional Thriller Exploring Love, Obsession, And The Deceits That Pull A Family Apart, Mercury Is A Riveting Tour De Force That Showcases This Searingly Intelligent Writer At The Height Of Her Powers Jennifer Egan.

[ KINDLE ] ❄ Mercury  Author Margot Livesey – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 319 pages
  • Mercury
  • Margot Livesey
  • English
  • 11 November 2017
  • 006243750X

    10 thoughts on “[ KINDLE ] ❄ Mercury Author Margot Livesey – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Donald is an ophthalmologist living in the suburbs with his wife Viv and their children They have a quite life together until a new horse is housed at the local stable were Viv works The horse, Mercury, is a horse unlike any other, the kind of horse people dream about riding Mercury is destined to be a competition horse, and Viv becomesandobsessed with Mercury and the dreams she has for the two Mercury s owner inherited him from her brother, who died after being pulled deeper and Donald is an ophthalmologist living in the suburbs with his wife Viv and their children They have a quite life together until a new horse...


  2. says:

    Meh Not for me.


  3. says:

    Mercury by Margot Livesey is a 2016 Harper publication This book has cropped up on my radar several times in the last several weeks I have so many books in my TBR pile, I really didn t need to add another library book on top of that, plus readers seemed to have a mixed response to it Yet, every time I read the blurb, I found myself intriguedand , so I relented and checked it out The phrase compulsively readable came to mind when I started reading this book Donald s first person Mercury by Margot Livesey is a 2016 Harper publication T...


  4. says:

    If I said this book was about middle aged passion, you might expect the heroine to fall in love with a younger man, or even an age appropriate one But the heroine of Margot Livesey s latest finds her midlife passion for .a horse Hers is not a romantic liaison, of course, but it is a truly all consuming, drive you mad relationship that causes our heroine to make ill considered decisions, risk other valued relationships and even break with some of her most dearly held political beliefs I If I said this book was about middle aged passion, you might expect the heroine to fall in love with a younger man, or even an age appropriate one But the heroine of Margot Livesey s latest finds her midlife passion for .a horse Hers is not a romantic liaison, of course, but it is a truly all consuming, drive you mad relationship that causes our heroine to make ill considered decisions, risk other valued relationships and even break with some of her most dearly ...


  5. says:

    When I look through the new book shelf at the library, I always do it in hopes that something will surprise me and end up being exactly the book I want This almost never happens But it happened today with MERCURY, which I checked out this afternoon and finished by bedtime.I am a book person I read a lot of advance copies of books I pay attention to buzz I have heard NOTHING about this book, and yet it grabbed me from the beginning and would not let me go I don t know how this book flew und When I look through the new book shelf at the library, I always do it in hopes that something will surprise me and end up being exactly the book I want This almost never happens But it happened ...


  6. says:

    If you are looking for your original everyday thriller, don t look here.If your looking for a challenging read that starts off kind of interesting, then gets intriguing where you get the hang of the authors style of writing then this maybe for you.It s put in the Thriller category however, it could easily be in Romantic suspense, as it s about marriage, secrets, lies and uncovering human desire at its raw.Donald and Viv.Donald tells us his POV of things and how he sees things.Viv has her turn to If you...


  7. says:

    In a word nah It just seemed like an over exaggeration of events We meet Donald and Viv a couple with two kids living in Massachusetts Viv works at her best friend s stables when a new horse arrives, Mercury From there everything spirals Viv becomes obsessed with Mercury and the life she never had entering competitions and riding Granted I m not a big horse person so maybe I just can t relate Viv s obsession eventually leads to a violent climax The story was told from both Donald s p In a word nah It just seemed like an over exaggeration of events We meet Donald and Viv a couple with two kids living in Massachusetts Viv works at her best friend s stables when a new horse arrives, Mercury From there everything spirals Viv becomes obsessed with Mercury and the life she never had entering competitions and riding Granted I m not a big horse person so maybe I just can t relate Viv s obsession eventually leads to a violent climax The story was told from both Donald s perspective and then from Viv s I didn t really like Viv as a character for a start, then reading all the back and forth...


  8. says:

    Though there is a horse cover of this novel, the horse doesn t actually factor in as much as one would imagine I m OK with this I m not really a horse or horse book fan What I wasn t OK with was the extremely slow plot development, the plethora of characters, or the fact that these two married people seemed to be living in different worlds, neither of them expressing to the other their discontent.Viv and Donald Stevenson have been married nearly 10 years, have two kids, and vastly different c Though there is a horse cover of this novel, the horse doesn t actually factor in as much as one would imagine I m OK with this I m not really a horse or horse book fan What I wasn t OK with was the extremely slow plot development, the plethora of characters, or the fact that these two married people seemed to be living in different worlds, neither of them expressing to the other their discontent.Viv and Donald Stevenson have been married nearly 10 years, have two kids, and vastly different careers Donald left his surgical career after the death of his father to become an optometrist Viv left a fast paced job in New York City to work with horses at a friend s stable What was once a pleasant relationship becomes filled with s...


  9. says:

    I think it was a slow start, and I wasn t sure where it was going It s not until the end of Donald s first narrative that I started to become interested And when Viv gave her account, I wanted to stand up and applaud I love the way she mentioned things that Donald had mentioned, conversations from her point of view Even old memories It felt very real to me, ...


  10. says:

    I m not a horse person I didn t grow up wishing for a pony in my backyard, or even reading elementary chapter books about horse clubs I suspect my toddler is a horse person the look of complete delight when she rode her first pony just a few weeks ago, all but gives it away but I m not So it was very hard for me to understand why Viv did what she did We get an account from her, but filtered through Donald s perspective, which makes it even harder, at least for me, to get to the heart of I m not a horse person I didn t grow up wishing for a pony in my backyard, or even r...

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