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  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • Punishment
  • Linden MacIntyre
  • English
  • 16 December 2017
  • 0345813901

10 thoughts on “Punishment

  1. says:

    Oh man Now what am I going to do I m finished and it was fan freaking tastic I m no longer going to be able to reach for this book I finished it in a weekend Everything has been left neglected and I just sat glued to these pages You knew what could was happening, but you had to, you had to s...


  2. says:

    This past week the Canadian press and Canadian communities have been asking a lot of questions about crime and punishment With the very public revelation of Jian Ghomeshi s criminal behaviour, the public conversation includes calls for criminal prosecution all the while enacting a sort of collective trial, sentencing and punishment in the press and social media While listening and reading stories of his violent and repugnant behaviour, I was reading Linden MacIntyre s new book, Punishment This past week the Canadian press and Canadian communities have been asking a lot of questions about crime and punishment With the very public revelation of Jian Ghomeshi s criminal behaviour, the public conversation includ...


  3. says:

    My future appeared to me as a landscape suddenly revealed by the cresting of a hill It wasn t grim but it was barren and it sprawled endlessly beyond the curve of the horizon It was a scalding moment, delusions scoured from the surface of reality Solitude and celibacy, I thought And, I had to admit, under the alcoholic anesthetic, it didn t feel all that bad Even if I reframed the words made them, say, abandonment and isolation they still described a kind of freedom I remember stumbMy future appeared to me as a landscape suddenly revealed by the cresting of a hill It wasn t grim but it was barren and it sprawled endl...


  4. says:

    MacIntyre at the top of his game This book was one of the best I ve read in many a long year The book is set in a small maritime Canadian town in and around 2001, The story is about a 55 year old man by the name of Tony Breau who returns home to the town where he grew up after an absence of 4 decades Tony has suffered a lot of changes in his life He has left his job of thirty years because of an incident that happened at the prison he was working in, and his wife of twenty years has left him MacIntyre at the top of his game This book was one of the best I ve read in many a long year The book is set in a small maritime Canadian town in and around 2001, The story is about a 55 year old man by the name of Tony Breau who returns home to the town where he grew up after an absence of 4 decades Tony has suffered a lot of changes in his life He has left his job of thirty years because of an incident that happened at the prison he was working in, and his wife of twenty years has left him Tony finds himself falling back into the community where he grew up, and he reacquaints himself wi...


  5. says:

    A page turner with twists turns, am I reading the same book everyone else is 2 1 2 stars at best I read 200 pages and still didn t give a s t about Tony or the town Go to the store, pick up papers, ignore the gossip, drop by to visit, go home, walk the dog, drink wh...


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I couldn t put this down It s a story of betrayal and small town corruption No good deed of the hero s seems to go unpunished Until the last page


  7. says:

    Part of an interview by Atlantic Monthly, of Linden MacIntyre, November, 2014 The same moral imperatives and the same materialistic motivation applied to the large global situation in 2002 2003 in reality and the small microcosm situation that I imagined in a little place in the middle of nowhere, where there s this notion that by eliminating a negative presence in a community, you have made the community safe and you have protected important values and principles Even if in doing so you have Part of an interview by Atlantic Monthly, of Linden MacIntyre, November, 2014 The same moral imperatives and the same materialistic motivation applied to the large global situation in 2002 2003 in reality and the small microcosm situation that I imagined in a little place in the middle of nowhere, where there s this notion that by eliminating a negative presence in a community, you have made the community safe and you have protected important values and principles Even if in doing so you have offended the most fundamental principles that keep the society safe and make it work properly, which are the principles of justice and how sometimes an obsession with law and order causes us to become a little bit blind when it comes to the fundamental principles of justice itself And this is what happens in the book You have an emotional response to a situation, you have it exploited by an individual with a very strong point of view, you have a scapegoat, and you have a disaster And you ...


  8. says:

    Punishement is told by Tony Breau MacMillan , a recently retired prison officer Tony was involved in quelling a prison riot at Kingston Penetentiary in 2000 He finds himself at odds with his colleagues but follows the directive of his superior as to when to intervene in the situation As a result one of the prisoners dies and Tony again finds himself at odds when he tells the truth at the inquiry which follows With his life in danger as much from the prisoners as from his now discredited sup Punishement is told by Tony Breau MacMillan , a recently retired prison officer Tony was involved in quelling a prison riot at Kingston Penetentiary in 2000 He finds himself at odds with his colleagues but follows the directive of his superior as to when to intervene in the situation As a result one of the prisoners dies and Tony again finds himself at odds when he tells the truth at the inquiry which follows With his life in danger as much from the prisoners as from his now discredited superior he is encouraged to take an early retirement This leads him back to his home town of St Ninian where he...


  9. says:

    Linden MacIntyre is hit and miss for me I loved The Bishop s Man, but only made it through a quarter of The Long Stretch before giving up This is a hit Anyone who s read MacIntyre s work will recognize Punishment the setting, the light lilt in the dialogue, the outsized characters But it s a recognition that thrills, like going home for Christmas and knowing that your drunk, unpredictable cousin will be there.Tony Breau is a retired corrections officer He was living in Kingston before a t Linden MacIntyre is hit and miss for me I loved The Bishop s Man, but only made it through a quarter of The Long Stretch before giving up This is a hit Anyone who s read MacIntyre s work will recognize Punishment the setting, the light lilt in the dialogue, the outsized characters But it s a recognition that thrills, like going home for Christmas and knowing that your drunk, unpredictable cousin will be there.Tony Breau is a retired corrections officer He was living in Kingston before a traumatic, potentially criminal, incident forced him into retirement and his marriage fell apart Now he s home in St Ninian Unfortunately, it isn t as peaceful as he anticipated An old lover Caddy rears her still beautiful hea...


  10. says:

    There is so much to like about this book Tony Breau, a corrections officer takes early retirement after telling the truth about an incident that results in the death of a prisoner He heads back to the small community where he grew up There he meets up with his teenage girlfriend, now a widow, whose granddaughter has died of a drug overdose in the house of Dwayne Strickland Strickland also has returned home after spending many years in prison including one where Tony worked and tried to rehab Ther...


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Punishment characters Punishment , audiobook Punishment , files book Punishment , today Punishment , Punishment 7db54 In Punishment, His First Novel Since Completing His Long Stretch Trilogy, Scotiabank Giller Winner Linden MacIntyre Brings Us A Powerful Exploration Of Justice And Vengeance, And The Peril That Ensues When Passion Replaces Reason, In A Small Town Shaken By A Tragic Death.Forced To Retire Early From His Job As A Corrections Officer In Kingston Penitentiary, Tony Breau Has Limped Back To The Village Where He Grew Up To Lick His Wounds, Only To Find That Dwayne Strickland, A Young Con He D Had Dealings With In Prison Is Back There Too And Once Again In Trouble Strickland Has Just Been Arrested Following The Suspicious Death Of A Teenage Girl, The Granddaughter Of Caddy Stewart, Tony S First Love.Tony Is Soon Caught In A Fierce Emotional Struggle Between The Outcast Strickland And The Still Alluring Caddy And Then Another Figure From Tony S Past, The Forceful Neil Archie MacDonald Just Retired In Murky Circumstances From The Boston Police Force Stokes The Community S Anger And Suspicion And An Irresistible Demand For Punishment As Tony Struggles To Resist The Vortex Of Vigilante Action, Punishment Builds Into A Total Page Turner That Blindsides You With Twists And Betrayals.


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