8 edition of High Dive found in the catalog.
June 10, 2008
by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
Get this from a library! High dive. [Jonathan Lee] -- A tale inspired by the Brighton Hotel bombing assassination attempt on the lives of Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet is told from the perspectives of an IRA bomb maker, a former star. The part of their histories Lee presents in the novel are the twists and turns as they dive toward the moment of impact – the metaphorical splash, the literal explosion of the hotel bomb. Narratively, and implicitly acknowledged in his book's title, the journey or "high dive" is the story, not the aftermath.
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High Dive by Jonathan Lee 2 out of 5 stars The Brighton Grand Hotel bombing of High Dive commences in with an IRA initiation ceremony for Dan, one of the main characters in this book. The other two main characters are Philip Finch (also known as Moose), the Deputy General Manager of the Grand Hotel in Brighton, and his teenage /5.
High Dive imagines an attempt to assassinate Margaret Thatcher by Irish rebels. In the process it exposes the futility of violence. The writing is colorful, and does a good job of painting pictures of the Irish poor in Belfast, and the posh lives of the spoiled at a British seaside hotel/5(63).
• Jake Arnott’s latest book is The House of Rumour (Sceptre). High Dive by Jonathan Lee (William Heinemann, £). To order a copy for £, go to Author: Jake Arnott. High Dive is, of course, a historical novel, detailing events that took place more than 30 years ago, yet there is always a sense of immediacy to the prose In the mundane, Jonathan Lee finds the deep end, where all are diving for dear life.”/5(60).
High Dive book Book Summary. A bold, astonishingly intimate novel of laughter and heartbreak, High Dive is a moving portrait of clashing loyalties, guilt and regret, High Dive book how individuals become the grist of history.
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She just got out of collage and her father died not so long ago, and her mom is /5. HIGH DIVE By Jonathan Lee pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ In October a bomb went off at the Grand Hotel in the English seaside town of Author: Emily Bobrow. High Dive features a private dining room and an outdoor patio with 80 seats.
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High Dive is a moving and charismatic novel It succeeds, through its multiple sympathies and scrupulous empathy, on its own terms" (Financial Times) Book Description.
A major new novel from one of Britain's brightest literary stars/5(63). In “High Dive,” the vibrantly cinematic new novel by Jonathan Lee, a year-old Irish Republican Army volunteer named Dan checks in under a pseudonym at. “Lee is a wonderful writer; High Dive a novel with extraordinary qualities It’s a book with virtuosity shot through many scenes.” —Newsday “Brilliant A poignant, multi-voiced account of the precarious weeks leading up to the explosion, High Dive offers an intimate look at tragedy, loyalty, and a.
“High Dive,” even with Moose on the springboard, is actually the least vertiginous of Lee’s books, the one least concerned with seeing the cosmic joke from a cosmic distance in the manner of Author: Thomas Mallon. Improve your students’ reading comprehension with ReadWorks.
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The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Jonathan Lee. High Dive. Alfred A. Knopf. First American Edition, High Dive is a heavily-fictionalized character-driven historical novel by Jonathan Lee about the Brighton Grand Hotel terrorist bombing.
Roth says High Dive is “a literary tour de force, that rare combination of knuckle-busting real-life tension, and the deep-felt humanity, the heartbreak, of the lives that are affected.”Author: Nancy Tartaglione. "HIGH DIVE possesses the pacing of a great suspense novel and the emotional depth of a well-developed character study." All this would be well and good it would be pretty straightforward to read the book as an exploration of political divisions, Dan’s motivations, and a steady leadup to the explosion except that Lee isn’t satisfied.
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