Behindlings

by Nicola Barker

Publisher: HarperCollins in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Behindlings | Nicola Barker
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Open LibraryOL24267484M
ISBN 109780061350726, 9780061853241, 9780061350733

Wesley is a prankster, a maverick, a charismatic manipulator, an accidental murderer who longs to live his life anonymously. But he can't. It is his awful destiny to be hotly pursued - secretly stalked, obsessively hunted - by a disparate group of oddballs he calls The Behindlings. Their motivations? Love, boredom, hatred, revenge. Wesley is a prankster, a maverick, a charismatic manipulator, an accidental murderer who longs to live his life anonymously. But he can't. It is his awful destiny to be hotly pursued -- secretly stalked, obsessively hunted -- by a disparate group of oddballs he calls The Behindlings. Their motivations? Love, boredom, hatred, revenge.   Behindlings by Nicola Barker (Flamingo, £) It is at first hard to tell from Barker's extravagant language and strange subject matter just when her novel is placed. The Kindling by Braden Bell is exciting and intense. It is written for mid grade readers, but as an adult it kept me fully engaged and wanting to keep reading. The story features twins Connor and Lexa and their best friend Melanie, all normal 13 year olds until they all Kindle (develop magic powers) at the same time attracting the attention of /5.

Looking for Behindlings - Nicola Barker Paperback / softback? Visit musicMagpie for great deals and super savings with FREE delivery today! Menu × Sell. Login. OFFERS Mobile Phones Tech Tech Accessories Gaming Books DVD Blu-ray Music.   Sheer wit and energy make "Behindlings" an excellent candidate for a cult novel - and not just a very good novel about a cult.' Michael Pye, New York Times `Fucked up, fucked off and totally, weirdly brilliant.'Pages:   Behindlings Nicola Barker Flamingo £, pp He's fed all the fingers of his right hand to an owl, cooks herons for dinner and became a social outcast by sleeping inside the body of a : Anita Sethi.   BEHINDLINGS. By Nicola Barker. pp. New York: Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers. $ WESLEY is, and he says it himself, ''a man who desperately needed watching'' -- in his case, a ''celebrity.

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This book is strangely inventive and Behindlings book, ironic in some ways, and impossible to leave it untouched for even a day. Not the ordinary hee-haa comedy sort of book, Behindlings leaves you wanting for more after reading every chapter.

Barker's style of writing is fantastic, undoubtedly, and the book is, perhaps, colorful/5(6). Behindlings book. Read 36 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wesley, spurting with kinetic energy, nasty wit, and kindness to animal /5. This Behindlings book is strangely inventive and imaginative, ironic in some ways, and impossible to leave it untouched for even a day.

Not the ordinary hee-haa comedy sort of book, Behindlings leaves you wanting for more after reading every chapter. Barker's style of writing is fantastic, undoubtedly, and the book is, perhaps, colorful/5(6).

item 2 Behindlings by Barker, Nicola Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping - Behindlings by Barker, Nicola Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. The "Behindlings" want to decipher the clues, but they also want to preserve the thrill of the chase.

Their mixed hero-worship and hatred of Wesley, the key figure behind the quest, and their interactions with one another butt against the other part of the story - past events in Canvey that were hyped in a book by Wesley.4/5(4).

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Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select /5(2). Behindlings, the fifth novel from Nicola Barker, is a welcome return, both in mood and in geography, to the gothic terrain of her Impac Prize winner Wide in parochial Canvey Island, Essex, this book has more in common with the television comedy The League of Gentlemen and the cult film The Wicker Man than a work of contemporary literary fiction/5(5).

Behindlings by Nicola Barker pp, Flamingo, £ "It was warped. It was prone to jamming," remarks a character of a troublesome door in Behindlings, but he might just as easily have been. Buy Behindlings New Ed by Barker, Nicola (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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[Nicola Barker] -- Wesley is not, on the outside, the most prepossessing of men. He is a tramp with a mangled hand, a penchant for attacking sea-fowl and an admiration for the profundities of Alvin Toffler. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Behindlings by Nicola Barker at Barnes & Noble.

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Pages: Wide Open (Thames Gateway, #1), Behindlings (Thames Gateway, #2), and Darkmans (Thames Gateway, #3). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Behindlings: A Novel at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(4).

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MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Summer Reads Get this from a library. Behindlings. [Nicola Barker] -- Wesley, spurting with kinetic energy, nasty wit and kindness to animals, ought to be a star.

Or so it seems to those who nip at his heels, turn up everywhere he goes and lie in wait for him around. Behindlings is a manically exuberant piece of writing, it is precisely that energy which comes the closest to saving Behindlings from itself.

The book. Not a book for those with short attention spans, Behindlings is a colossus of digressions, distractions and circumlocutions.

Readers who just want to sort it all out, see what happens in the end, demystify the mystery, etc., will be frustrated beyond belief. You fall into this book, into Wesley's world, and you become a behindling, following the storyline like a fish on a hook. You've no idea where you're going or what the outcome will be until the final full stop on the last page.

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In Behindlings, the inimitable and ungovernable Nicola Barker takes her most compelling character to date, gives him his head and her novel, and sees him run off with her readers.

+ Read more ISBN: By book's end, eventually, all things come to light with some dramatic scenes. Nicola Barker is a talented writer of flowery prose and vivid imagery.

However, her latest novel lacks any drive or sense of urgency, and Behindlings falls flat. The concept is clever. The story itself is well-told. That it all takes so long to tell is the book's. Darkmans. by Nicola Barker.

pp, Fourth Estate, £ A jester haunts this book. Not the story (though he does that, too), but the book itself, possessing the characters at. Get this from a library. Behindlings: a novel. [Nicola Barker] -- "Spurting with kinetic energy, nasty wit, and kindness to animals, Wesley ought to be a star.

Or so it seems to the "Behindlings"--Followers who nip at his heels, turn up everywhere he goes, and lie. In the murky past that exists before the story’s even murkier present, he wrote a book that won him some renown and now has companies fighting over who is going to sponsor him, his Behindlings, and even a Web site devoted to all things Wesley.

Behindlings Thames Gateway Series, Book 2 In Behindlings, the inimitable and ungovernable Nicola Barker takes her most compelling character to date, gives him his head and her novel, and sees him run off with her readers.

Fiction. Publication Details. Behindlings () About book: God this was difficult. I'm in two minds about it.

On the one hand there are some outbursts of exceptionally fine writing, like this from chapter ten:“Dewi chewed solemnly on a heavily-salted tomato sandwich as he peered through his living room window, his dust-iced skin zebraed by the sharp stripes of winter light which gushed.

Hindi Translation of “novel” | The official Collins English-Hindi Dictionary online. Nicola Barker BEHINDLINGS () Adam went over to the desk where Kenny was reading a paperback science-fiction novel.

Stuart Harrison LOST SUMMER () A novel is a book containing a long story about imaginary people and events. Editions for Behindlings: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), 0.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .However after looking over your list of the 'Left Behind' Series I notice you left #12, and #13 off the list.

#12 Glorious Appearing #13 Kingdom Come. Even though a few of books were written in between #5 & #6 it is hard to tell if they were meant to be a part of the series or not: The Regime, The Rising, and the Rapture.Her third novel Wide Open was published inand won the English-speaking world's biggest literary award for a single work, the IMPAC Prize.

In she published another short novel, Five Miles from Outer Hope. Her fifth novel, Behindlings, was published in and the following novel, Clear, was longlisted for the Booker Prize in