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Ottessa Moshfegh

Autor(a) de My Year of Rest and Relaxation

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About the Author

Ottessa Moshfegh is a fiction writer. She was awarded the Plimpton Prize for her stories in The Paris Review and granted a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford. Her title My Year of Rest and Relaxation made the mostrar mais bestseller list in 2018. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: Author Ottessa Moshfegh at the 2015 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44461234

Obras de Ottessa Moshfegh

My Year of Rest and Relaxation (2018) 3,097 cópias
Eileen (2015) 2,056 cópias
Homesick for Another World (2017) 1,042 cópias
Death in Her Hands (2020) 914 cópias
Lapvona (2022) 783 cópias
McGlue (2014) 380 cópias
Bettering Myself (2013) 9 cópias
My New Novel (2021) 6 cópias
An Honest Woman 4 cópias
Mr Wu 2 cópias
Slumming {story} 2 cópias
No Place for Good People {story} (2017) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Dark Tales (2017) — Prefácio, algumas edições534 cópias
The Paris Review: Women Writers at Work (1989) — Prefácio — 144 cópias
Granta 139: Best of Young American Novelists (2017) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Granta 144: Generic Love Story (2018) — Contribuinte — 55 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



ininterrotto flusso di coscienza di una mente alterata e petulante.
L'accoltellamento del cane veramente disturbante
LLonaVahine | outras 45 resenhas | May 22, 2024 |
This is currently at the top of one of my favorite lists of books, the slacker girls list, or flailing females list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/153374.She_s_Not_Feeling_Good_at_All_Catastr... So of course I felt I HAD to read the current top book, even if a book club was the reason that finally shoved me into reading it. I kind of expected to like it more? Even if I feel like Ottessa Moshfegh is one of those writers that wants to shove you AWAY from a book. Since 2018, I think there have been a bunch more books like this, that take it even further, that I love even more. (See: the above list.) So maybe this book is kind of a pillar for those types of books, but I also expected Moshfegh to be more Out There. A lot of the writing features some vapid stuff, which I know is entirely the point for this main character, but not necessarily what I feel like reading. If this is satire, I don't really get it. I do like that the plot is set in late 90s, early 2000s, rather than being current. But then I also disliked the reason for it being set in that time. Ah well, I have the rest of that amazing list. Weird girls for the win!… (mais)
booklove2 | outras 135 resenhas | May 21, 2024 |
3.75 stars? This was really a mind-trip to read but the last chapter was kind of disappointing. I have too many questions. Really excellent sense of suspense throughout though.
escapinginpaper | outras 45 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
Wow so having a hard time collecting my thoughts about this one. This was such a departure from the only other Moshfegh book I've read - Death in Her Hands. This book was like a horrible car crash that you can't look away from.

Set in a fictional, medieval European fiefdom, this follows several characters at odds with God, their lord, paganism, and their various inner moral struggles. This book doesn't hold back from being as disgusting as possible - CW for gore, rape, feces, vomit, cannibalism, pedophilia, murder, etc etc. At the same time, I was completely absorbed and couldn't put it down.

I'll have to think about this one more and write up a full review.
… (mais)
escapinginpaper | outras 23 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |



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