Port Mungo

by McGrath, Patrick

Publisher: Bloomsbury in England

Written in English
Cover of: Port Mungo | McGrath, Patrick
Published: Pages: 241 Downloads: 472
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Places:

  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.),
  • London (England),
  • Honduras

Subjects:

  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.,
  • British -- Honduras -- Fiction.,
  • Parent and child -- Fiction.,
  • Women painters -- Fiction.,
  • Art students -- Fiction.,
  • Death -- Fiction.,
  • Greenwich Village (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.,
  • Honduras -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

But when Jack and Vera move to Port Mungo, a seedy town in the mangrove swamps of Honduras, Gin is afforded the opportunity to stake her claim to her brother's life again. This feverish world of tropical impulses and artistic ambition leads, inevitably, to a death swathed immediately in mystery, as the various imperatives of passion, narcissism. McGrath writes: “No man is an island, apparently, but by the middle of a book most writers get to feeling distinctly peninsular. [ ] We go into the room alone, and we stay in the room alone [ ]” (Port Mungo, ). Port Mungo is the painting of the anxiety of the artist locked in that room, as Jack is locked up in his own narcissism. The Author: Magali Falco. Port Mungo by Patrick McGrath | Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Average vote of /5().   Port Mungo By Patrick McGrath Bloomsbury, $ Patrick McGrath writes the kind of claustrophobic, heavily cobwebbed period pieces that make rich seedbeds for a .

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With Port Mungo, the incomparable Patrick McGrath, author of the acclaimed novels Spider and Asylum, delivers a spellbinding narrative to explore the obsessive pursuit of art and love.

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PORT MUNGO follows the line of his successful THE ASYLUM, DR. HAGGARD'S DISEASE, MARTHA PEAKE, and SPIDER, and despite the fact that he can be considered the progenitor for unlikable characters, he explores the psyches of these odd creatures with /5(10).

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But in a place where time lies thicker than the mangrove swamps that surround it, Jack and Vera discover an emotional frontier more fearsome, untamed, and dangerous than any through the voice of Jack’s adoring sister, Gin, Port Mungo is the riveting story of this ill-fated couple, one that begins as a bohemian Port Mungo book /5(7).

Jack and Vera run off to New York City within weeks of meeting, and from a bruised, bereft distance Gin follows their progress south through Miami and pre-revolutionary Havana to Port Mungo, a seedy town in the mangrove swamps of Honduras. Patrick McGrath is the author of Asylum, Port Mungo, Blood and Water and Other Stories, The Grotesque, Spider, and other books, and he was the co-editor, with Bradford Morrow, of The New Gothic.

He lives in New York City and London and is married. And as I watched him I saw what the years in Port Mungo had done to his hands. Jack's hands were once like mine, our best feature, I used to think: thin, and long, with slender tapering fingers.

About Port Mungo In a seedy river town on the Gulf of Honduras, Jack Rathbone believed he had found a place that would give him and his lover, the accomplished artist Vera Savage, the solitude they would need to create a body of work that would shake the art world to its core.

But Jack and Vera have moved on, first to Havana and then to Port Mungo, a seedy coastal town on the Gulf of Honduras, where Jack will settle for some 20 years, at work on paintings he calls “tropicalist,” though they’re all about him and his anger.

Meanwhile, Vera drinks, takes lovers, and. Editions for Port Mungo: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), Port Mungo, his sixth novel, is a harrowing story of art and love, and of a family cursed by both. Throughout a privileged, eccentric childhood, Jack Rathbone enjoyed the constant adoration of his sister, Gin.

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With Port Mungo, the incomparable Patrick McGrath, author of the acclaimed novels Spider and Asylum, delivers a spellbinding narrative to explore the obsessive pursuit of art and love. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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