7 edition of The Swimming Pool found in the catalog.
April 12, 2005
by Clarkson Potter
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||224|
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“The Swimming Pool would have knocked me over if Holly LeCraw already had a shelf full of prize-winning books to her credit. What an intelligent, beautifully plotted, intriguing and un-put-downable story about family secrets that interlock and haunt. I was totally captivated and lost in admiration for this masterful novel.”. What made the experience of listening to The Swimming Pool the most enjoyable? I've read the book many times; when read aloud, it unfolds in Rinehart's unhurried, beautifully nuanced style. What was one of the most memorable moments of The Swimming Pool? Lots of cliff-hangers here; even knowing in advance who dunnit and what's coming, still a.
But the book feels out of time, wistful, almost anthropological in its depiction of an alien culture defined by tennis matches and pool parties. The setting is Author: Chelsea Cain. 'The Swimming-Pool Library' is set in a similar time and has a majority of homosexual characters, but by all other standards the two shouldn't be compared so. The style and tone of the two are much different/5(33).
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Wow, The Swimming Pool is a gripping read, and one that has left me gasping for breath at the end of it. I found I was drawn into the story from the start, and after the first third or so, I didn't want to put the book down at all.
It all unsurprisingly centres around a swimming pool, or /5. The Swimming Pool is a book filled with secrets, unreliable characters and fascinating events.
Something has happened and it's slowly being revealed. Everything in this story is exactly as it should be and it's the preciseness that makes this book so incredible. Louise Candlish has /5(). Written by Tom Griffiths, a well-known expert in pool and safety issues, The Swimming Pool offers invaluable detailed advice on a complete range of relevant topics such as the essentials of designing and constructing a pool, appropriate plantings and landscaping, proper filtration, water /5(7).
The Swimming Pool was an okay book, but was underdeveloped, and difficult to connect to. The story never really reels you in, excited for more. Marcella, the protagonist, is a depressing, self-loathing, over emotional, selfish, immoral woman, making it very difficult to /5.
"The Swimming Pool"is a novel written by Mary Roberts Rinehart and published in Rinehart was an American writer, she was often called the American Agatha Christie, even though her first mystery novel was published 14 years before Christie's first novel in /5.
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The novel is exquisite, very smartly titled (Swimming-pool implies the superficial aspect of the gay scene, Library implies all that is intelligent and witty: the book is a merger of these both)/5. The Swimming Pool concludes with an extensive list of pool plantings, and a listing of pool publications worldwide.
Filled with expert advice, helpful ideas, charts, sidebars, pool plans, and gorgeous and inspiring color photographs, The Swimming Pool is the ideal sourcebook, as it contains everything you'll need to know, from planning to /5(4).
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In"The Swimmer" was adapted into a film of the same name, starring Burt Lancaster. Somewhere, in every book, there are elements hidden of the writer, of the writer’s family, the writer’s history and experience. The best description I have heard is “refracted autobiography”--emphasis on refracted.
For instance, The Swimming Pool is the story of a young man, Jed McClatchey, who is mired in grief for his parents, /5(56). The Birches was one of the grand mansions of the s, with a ballroom, tennis courts, and, of course, a swimming pool.
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“The Swimming-Pool Library beautifully welds the standard conventions of fiction to a tale of modern transgressions.
It tells of impurities with shimmering elegance, of complexities with a camp-fired wit and of truths with a fiction’s solid grace.” —The New York Times Book Review. The Complete Swimming Pool Reference, Third Edition combines technical aspects of pool operations manuals with practical information often found in water safety texts.
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La Piscine (The Swimming Pool) is a Italian-French psychological thriller film directed by Jacques Deray, starring Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet and Jane Birkin. Set in summertime on the Côte d'Azur, it is a drama of sexual jealousy and French and English-language versions of the film were made, with the actors filmed speaking English for the Music by: Michel Legrand.
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