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Vacuum in the Dark

Vacuum in the Dark By Jen Beagin Vacuum in the Dark From the Whiting Award winning author of Pretend I m Dead and one of the most exhilarating new voices in fiction a new hilarious edgy and brilliant one of a kind novel about a cleaning lady

  • Title: Vacuum in the Dark
  • Author: Jen Beagin
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Vacuum in the Dark By Jen Beagin From the Whiting Award winning author of Pretend I m Dead and one of the most exhilarating new voices in fiction, a new hilarious, edgy, and brilliant one of a kind novel about a cleaning lady named Mona and her struggles to move forward in life.Mona is twenty six and cleans houses for a living in Taos, New Mexico She moved there mostly because of a bad boyfriend a junkie From the Whiting Award winning author of Pretend I m Dead and one of the most exhilarating new voices in fiction, a new hilarious, edgy, and brilliant one of a kind novel about a cleaning lady named Mona and her struggles to move forward in life.Mona is twenty six and cleans houses for a living in Taos, New Mexico She moved there mostly because of a bad boyfriend a junkie named Mr Disgusting, long story and her efforts to restart her life since haven t exactly gone as planned For one thing, she s got another bad boyfriend This one she calls Dark, and he happens to be married to one of Mona s clients He also might be a little unstable.Dark and his wife aren t the only complicated clients on Mona s roster, either There s also the Hungarian artist couple who with her addiction to painkillers and his lingering stares reminds Mona of troubling aspects of her childhood, and some of the underlying reasons her life had to be restarted in the first place As she tries to get over the heartache of her affair and the older pains of her youth, Mona winds up on an eccentric, moving journey of self discovery that takes her back to her beginnings where she attempts to unlock the key to having a sense of home in the future.The only problems are Dark and her past Neither is so easy to get rid of.A constantly surprising, laugh out loud funny novel about an utterly unique woman dealing with some of the most
    Vacuum in the Dark By Jen Beagin

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    1. Lolly K Dandeneau on said:

      via my blog While her parents were busy ruining their marriage, she d spent three or four days a week with her paternal grandfather, Woody Boyle, a mild mannered man, an avid reader and functional alcoholic But he d taught her all of life s essentials how to spit like a man, take a good photograph, drive stick, make a stiff drink, swim butterfly, French braid, and, perhaps most importantly, how to play dumb Mona s voice is always entertaining for me as via my blog While her parents were busy rui [...]

    2. Bandit on said:

      Beagin s debut which I read back when it appeared on Netgalley was quite something Her darkly humorous take on the life of a genuinely singular cleaning lady was a strangely pleasurable read And one I d never imagine getting a sequel And yet here we are And the cleaning lady is still at it, vacuuming in the dark, which is not only an occasionally apt job description, but a nice metaphor for her life, no less messed up, confusing or confused since the last time, despite tucking a few yea Beagin s [...]

    3. Dennis on said:

      I m going to have to put this one down for now It s just not the type of book I know would resonate with me.

    4. Jennifer on said:

      2.5 5 starsWhen I first got this book I had no idea that it was connected to a previous book Pretend I m Dead I thought about reading the first book But then decided to just read this book and see if it could stand on its own It definitely does Although the main character Mona s story does apparently begin in the first book.This book is divided into four parts It s basically four different stories that are connected and all narrated by Mona.This is a very adult book The humor is at times 2.5 5 s [...]

    5. Janet Newport on said:

      Thank you NetGalley and Scribner for this arc What Constantly surprising, laugh out loud funny dealing with some of the most universal in America today I must be inhabiting a different America I requested this book based on the publisher s blurb The first book of this series had received somewhat mixed reviews I ve not read it , but seemed to have settled around 3.5 stars So I thought I d try this one3 D rating from me Desperate.Depressing Dismal And I Thank you NetGalley and Scribner for this a [...]

    6. Angela on said:

      4.5 certainly 4 chapters, that made up this mad hatter of a novel Vacuum in the dark and Mona are the most deliciously weird things that have entered my life lately There was a book before this one, and I m hoping there s going to be a book after this one because where we left off was one tick shy of a grave in the desert Jen Beagin strings together words into sentences that my brain would never even think belonged on the same page, but they re beautiful in their entirety Taken one sentence 4.5 [...]

    7. Kales on said:

      Honesty first I didn t get this book I didn t understand it and felt the whole time, that I was missing something huge, symbolic or overall important That said, I don t want to rate it too terribly just because I was missing something or it wasn t my normal type of book It was well written, rather interesting and I finished it, so that says something I just don t want to discourage people who might enjoy this type of story, when it is not really my cup of tea.This reminds me of my reaction Hones [...]

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