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Mr Weston's Good Wine

Mr Weston's Good Wine
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T.F. Powys T.F. Powys


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Mr Weston's (not so) Good Wine

8 years, 5 months ago at May 6 9:40
The idea is excellent and I was expecting more from this novel.
I found it hard to stick with Powys's style of writing, which is quick-paced, uncoherent and fragmented. This lead to me boredly skipping some passages. I couldn't find anything to relish on. However, the points that are raised about religion and specifically the ending are worth thinking about. It is impossible to identify wit... read more
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Description: Mr Weston, accompanied by his assistant Michael, arrives one bleak November day in the village of Folly Down. His Ford contains the samples of his trade; for Mr Weston is a wine salesman. He is, however, a wine salesman like no other, as various portents make clear: a child, knocked down by his car, is restored to life; his sign 'Mr Weston's Good Wine' lights up the sky; time, literally, stands still. For Mr Weston is nothing less than God made flesh, 'the only son of the founder' of Messrs Weston & Co; his light wine is the wine of Love, his dark wine the wine of Death. Life and human nature being what they are, Folly Do ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Books Ltd
Release date: 1 January 1937
ISBN-10 : 0140000739 | ISBN-13: 9780140000733
Tags: Grotesque (1), Allegory (1), Religion (1)
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