Never Mind

Edward St. Aubyn

Never Mind, the first installment in Edward St. Aubyn's wonderful, wry, and profound Patrick Melrose Cycle, follows five-year-old Patrick through a single day, as the Melrose family awaits the arrival... of guests. Bright and imaginative, young Patrick struggles daily to contend with the searing cruelty of his father and the resignation of his embattled mother. But on this day he must endure an unprecedented horror—one that splits his world in two. In Never Mind, St. Aubyn renders this vivid tragedy with profound grace and precision, and introduces us to the unforgettable, complex figure of Patrick Melrose.
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Vitajte v amorálnej anglickej spoločnosti, ktorej nie je nič sväté.Dej sa sústredí okolo postavy Davida Melrosa, ktorého všetci uznávajú, alebo prinajmenšom tolerujú. Nikto sa s ním nechce ťahať za prsty.David je psychopat. Jeho rodina si s ním prežila veľa príšerných vecí. Najstrašnejšie je však to, že hrozné správanie hlavy rodiny zasahuje aj do života päťročného syna Patricka. Otcovo[...]

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Never Mind, the first installment in Edward St. Aubyn's wonderful, wry, and profound Patrick Melrose Cycle, follows five-year-old Patrick through a single day, as the Melrose family awaits the arrival of guests. Bright and imaginative, young Patrick struggles daily to contend with the searing cruelty of his father and the resignation of his embattled mother. But on this day he must endure an unprecedented horror—one that splits his world in two. In Never Mind, St. Aubyn renders this vivid tragedy with profound grace and precision, and introduces us to the unforgettable, complex figure of Patrick Melrose.