We Rose Up Slowly



We Rose Up Slowly Is The Debut Collection Of Short Stories By Jon Gresham.What The Critics Say Gresham S Surrealistic Stories, At Their Best, Shake Us From Within, And Deepen The Notion That We Are Islands Of Consciousness In This Way, They Compel Us To Confront Our Own Intellectual Detachments And Emotional Blindspots In Order For Us To Engage Better With The World They Are Also Fundamentally Stories About Our Modern World, Its Cross Cultural Realities, And The Fractured Lives We Lead In Them We Rose Up Slowly Is An Absorbing And Disturbing Read Definitely Worth Spending An Afternoon With Sam Ng In Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, July 2016 Read About The Book On The We Rose Up Slowly Facebook Page Or On The Author S Website.We Rose Up Slowly

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  • Paperback
  • 188 pages
  • We Rose Up Slowly
  • Jon Gresham
  • English
  • 08 February 2017

10 thoughts on “We Rose Up Slowly

  1. says:

    In these stories worlds fall apart and the complexities of reality confront romantic ideals, cultural bias and concepts of perfection Six of these stories are set in Singapore, three in Australia and one in Jakarta 9 of these stories were written over the last 5 years and the title story was written 18 years ago with only 33 minor revisions since.The stories are a cornucopia, a mash up, a mongrel, that reflect my own hybrid origins, identity and experience living in Singapore As gravity leaks In these stories worlds fall apart and the complexities of reality confront romantic ideals, cultural bias and concepts of perfection Six of these stories are set in Singapore, three in Australia and one in Jakarta 9 of these stories were written over the last 5 years and the title story was written 18 years ago with only 33 minor revisions since.The stories are a cornucopia, a mash up, a mongrel, that reflect my own hybrid origins, identity and experience living in Singapore As gravity leaks away, a young couple have to decide whether to rise up slowly A young man, kicked out of home by his mother, stays in his brother s luxury condominium at The Sail trying to work out what to do with his life A strange beast lurking in the jungle on Bukit Timah Hill transforms the lives of a civil servant and a teacher In a nursing home in Johor Bahru a son finally mee...

  2. says:

    I enjoyed it very much for its expressive style so rhythmic and its intimate depiction of various kinds of detachments The stories are very affecting The great stories here are the dream like title story, A Long Bicycle Ride Into the Sea, ...

  3. says:

    Insightful, luxurious narrative, at times delightfully whimsicalThe layers of the stories peel away to reveal humor, imagination,characters that take you in and away story telling at its best

  4. says:

    Curiosity level Moving, surreal sketches of everyday Singaporean lives and loves.Local literature can be a very, very tricky thing to capture and stuff into a bottle It s not for the faint hearted The local writer is someone who sees through the unfiltered lenses of a society who loves, immerses and yet distances him herself from it all at the same time It s not just about Singlish It s about the food, culture, the people, the real conversations, the black and white as well as the rainbo Curiosity level Moving, surreal sketches of everyday Singaporean lives and loves.Local literature can be a very, very tricky thing to capture and stuff into a bottle It s not for the faint hearted The local writer is someone who sees through the unfiltered lenses of a society who loves, immerses and yet distances him herself from it all at the same time It s not just about Singlish It s about the food, culture, the people, the real conversations, the black and white as well as the rainbows So I was skeptical at first, seeing that the author was born in England and with such a cool Angmo name so similar to international author John Grisham I wondered if his stories were the perspectives of someone living on the fringes of Singapore I was about to be proven dead wrong In ten short stories, Jon Gresham brilliantly and tenderly leads us down a gallery that displays sketches both geographically and emotionally Singaporean each cont...

  5. says:

    Gresham reveals the slow crumble of romantic lives, in turns subtle or dark, bitter or bittersweet An excellent debut Review 1 22 08 17.

  6. says:

    Disclaimer I m a friend of the author I really didn t enjoy this book and had to force myself to keep reading it out of loyalty to my friend Jon Alas I left it half unread in a BnB in Shark Bay, WA where perhaps it will get the readers it deserves I can see it now, happily sitting amongst a collection of truly awful Dan Brown novels and a terrifyingly complete collection of Readers Digest condensed books, awaiting someone with time to kill.I tried to like it, I really did The various storie Disclaimer I m a friend of the author I really didn t enjoy this book and had to force myself to keep reading it out of loyalty to my friend Jon Alas I left it half unread in a BnB in Shark Bay, WA where perhaps it will get the readers it deserves I can see it now, happily sitting amongst a...

  7. says:

    3.5 5 captivating and enjoyable read

  8. says:

    Banal fantasies of love gone wrong or strained parent child relationships that don t add up to very much beyond pat endings and some vague sense of unease or wonder The capable interior monologues are undone by bizarre descriptives She became tangled up inside my head like a thousand strands of vermicelli and strange similes Li...

  9. says:

    Inventive and imaginative tales Current and easily relatable I loved the fact that the majority of them are set in Singapore and I was able to recognise the streets and places mentioned Stories are varied in styl...

  10. says:

    I loved this book funny, warm, my world kinda experiences And yet at times a universe away..taking me off on some kind of lovely fantastical journey Reminded me of a great art house movie Absorbing

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