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  1. says:

    We never learn the real name of the narrator in Joseph O’Neill’s new novel but we do learn that his professional name begins with the letter X He won’t reveal his given name under pain of humiliation X thinks of himself with a little help from his former lover as “the dog” as in “it appears I’m in the doghouse” He thinks fairly rationally probably due to his legal training but with long trailing parent

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    First I have to admire O'Neil for taking uite a risk after his successful and engaging novel NETHERLAND which not only put him on the map but established him as a fine author in the theme of dislocation and alienation Here too his themes are largely about the displacement of foreigners In this case the protagonist and unnamed narrator a Ne

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    45 A very interesting book And not at all what I expected from Joseph O'Neill whom I'd taken for American fiction's Mr Boring on the strength o

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    Joseph O’Neill’s “The Dog” arrives trailing clouds of glory from his previous novel “Netherland” which was longlisted for the Booker Prize won the 2009 PENFaulkner Award and managed to make cricket c

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    I see that one reviewer has already described this book as too smart for most people so there in a nutshell you have it One the one hand it is a breathtaking analysis of the Gulf States coupled with a masterly exploration

  6. says:

    Amazing but how can I say this without insulting the general public I can't not for everyone because it's too smart for most people Comically philosophical smart and minimally sarcastic it solidifies O’Neill’s place among the literary el

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    With a heavy heavy disclaimer that Joe O'Neill is an old and good friend I will say that I am still making up my mind about this book but there is much that is seriously brilliant here It is Bartleby for the 21st century Also undercurrents of

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    Never written a review this early into a book but the writing is absolutely eye watering I've never read a literary writer whose prose looks so much like programming language and by that I mean lots and lots of nesting statements This is not

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    Man Booker Longlist? Publisher's Weekly Top 10? Surely notI was really hoping for a book based around the ironies that form modern day Dubai instead I got a rambling nonsense of facetious observations pornography meaningless words and multi bracketsSo here's an example of one needlessly wordy sentence I felt ashamed specifically ashamed that is which is to say filled with shame additional to the general ignominy that is the corollary of ins

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    This is the story of a man who moves to Dubai to work for a company with incredible wealth but uestionable dealings While it seems like a decent capture of some of the uniue elements of the culture and feel of Dubai a city with 90 percent ex pats and money than they know what to do with I didn't connect well to

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Futuristic Shangri la he struggles with his new position as the “family officer” of the capricious and very rich Batros family And he struggles even helplessly with the “doghouse” a seemingly inescapable condition of culpability in which he feels himself constantly trapped even if he’s just going to the bathroom or reading e mail or scuba diving A. Amazing but how can I say this without insulting the general public I can t not for everyone because it s too smart for most people Comically philosophical smart and minimally sarcastic it solidifies O Neill s place among the literary elite His sentence structure is a marvel in itself smart almost run ons that snowball into brainy legalese punch lines Heavy on anecdotal backstory soft on plot but constantly entertaining A New York lawyer immigrates to Dubai perhaps fleeing a traumatic breakup to work for the tremendously rich family of a college friend As the family officer in this bizarre desert wonderland our narrator navigates the strange conflicts signature t

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The Dog Author Joseph ONeill

The author of the best selling and award winning Netherland now gives us his eagerly awaited stunningly different new novel a tale of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai Distraught by a breakup with his long term girlfriend our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis In Dubai at the height of its self invention as a. First I have to admire O Neil for taking uite a risk after his successful and engaging novel NETHERLAND which not only put him on the map but established him as a fine author in the theme of dislocation and alienation Here too his themes are largely about the displacement of foreigners In this case the protagonist and unnamed narrator a New York attorney was born in Switzerland and raised in the US A bit of cheeky irony we don t know his name but we do know his alter ego or alias He was hired by an obscenely wealthy Lebanese family to move to Dubai and act in the role of fiduciary and legal overseer Family Officer of their funds They also ask him to keep a close eye on and Cenote engaging novel NETHERLAND which not only put him on the map but Sottomissione established him as a fine author in the theme of dislocation and alienation Here too his themes are largely about the displacement of foreigners In this case the protagonist and unnamed narrator a New York attorney was born in Switzerland and raised in the US A bit of cheeky irony we don t know his name but we do know his alter

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Comic and philosophically profound exploration of what has become of humankind’s moral progress The Dog is told with Joseph O’Neill’s hallmark elouence empathy and storytelling mastery It is a brilliantly original achingly funny fable for our globalized timesA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 PWs Best of the Year 201. With a heavy heavy disclaimer that Joe O Neill is an old and good friend I will say that I am still making up my mind about this book but there is much that is seriously brilliant here It is Bartleby for the 21st century Also undercurrents of Kafka the stranger and remains of the day A lot to think about before bedtime