Caveworld

Caveworld Adam Gnade s second novel Caveworld is a howl of desperation as its characters fight to find love and meaning in a society with which they feel out of step Richly encyclopedic and set in the twin bo

  • Title: Caveworld
  • Author: Adam Gnade
  • ISBN: 9781939899187
  • Page: 390
  • Format: Paperback
  • Adam Gnade s second novel, Caveworld, is a howl of desperation as its characters fight to find love and meaning in a society with which they feel out of step Richly encyclopedic and set in the twin border towns of Tijuana and San Diego, the book tells two love stories separated by a gulf of twenty years Caveworld is made up of the various events both subtle and seismic Adam Gnade s second novel, Caveworld, is a howl of desperation as its characters fight to find love and meaning in a society with which they feel out of step Richly encyclopedic and set in the twin border towns of Tijuana and San Diego, the book tells two love stories separated by a gulf of twenty years Caveworld is made up of the various events both subtle and seismic that change lives in an instant Gnade covers a lot of ground sex and pervasive loneliness in teenage bedrooms, life shaping horror in the Vietnam jungle, birth, school, work, marriage, depression, crime, murder, mood flushed road trips crossing the continent, exile whether on Mexican rooftop or country estate , and living rooms smoky with the sad and oft times devastating absurdity of sex, drugs, and rock n roll Equally influenced by Joan Didion s West Coast storytelling, Faulkner s Yoknapatawpha County, and James Joyce s early examinations of place, Gnade s Caveworld is an epic, sprawling saga of American life.

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  • Adam Gnade

    Adam Gnade s guh nah dee work is released as a series of books and talking songs that share characters and themes the fiction writing continuing plot lines left open by the self described talking songs in an attempt to compile a vast, detailed, interconnected, personal history of contemporary American life His books and talking records are released by Pioneers Press and Three One G.

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  • I read this for my book group in March 2015. It's a sprawling tale which interchanges between two separate storylines, one set in the late 1970s/early 1980s and the other in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Pondering the extent to which they might connect was intriguing.The writing is great - echoes of Brett Easton Ellis and Doug Coupland (both big plusses for me) - with convincingly flawed, interesting and memorable characters. Occasional moments of high drama intersperse with day-to-day ephemera, a [...]


  • I’ll try to make this quick but I know that it won’t be. I woke up to an email this morning reminding me of Christmas Day this past year, which was a day, that for the most part, wasn’t fun. I sat huddled, fully dressed under large blankets with my cat on my lap, trying my best to not think about the past where I’d spent the entire day with my family, stumbling around in matching pajamas by a fire. In the very real reality, it was minus -30, the power had been off for days at this point, [...]


  • Terrific! Gnade's deft handling of states of consciousness, anxiety and concern, pain beyond reckoning, pop-cultural references including the embarrassing and difficult to thread into "serious" fiction, is a wonder to behold and a sight to see. You. Will. Experience. This. Novel. It's one to press onto friends, even if it doesn't taking much "pushing": once you read the four-page prologue, as I did, you'll find it unputdownable. So many times, "stream of consciousness" efforts seem to make a tra [...]


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