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Good Behaviour I Do Know How To Behave Believe Me, Because I Know I Have Always Known Behind The Gates Of Temple Alice The Aristocratic Anglo Irish St Charles Family Sinks Into A State Of Decaying Grace To Aroon St Charles, Large And Unlovely Daughter Of The House, The Fierce Forces Of Sex, Money, Jealousy And Love Seem Locked Out By The Ritual Patterns Of Good Behaviour But Crumbling Codes Of Conduct Cannot Hope To Save The Members Of The St Charles Family From Their Own Unruly And Inadmissible Desires.


10 thoughts on “Good Behaviour

  1. says:

    She must have noticed my bosoms, swinging like jelly bags, bouncing from side to side without words she conveyed the impression of what she had seen as unseemly the Fat Lady in the peepshow.Aroon St Charles topsy turvies the pedestal biosphere that doesn t leave the suffocating family life Oops, heads and tails are the same damn fix The outside life must look like dim glamour in her imaginations Other people who don t look like her whirling in arms inside blurry parties Letters from spoile She must have noticed my bosoms, swinging like jelly ba...


  2. says:

    The St Charles family are hit by hard and changing times in 1920 s Ireland These are the dying days of Anglo Irish aristocracy where appearances must be preserved and emotions muted and controlled.Events are narrated through the eyes of a child, Aroon St Charles, revealing subtle details which are confused and not understood by her, but as a reader reveal the truth she is too young and naive to grasp Secrets, lies and tragedy surround the family as they each struggle with life events Aroon s The St Charles family are hit by hard and changing times in 1920 s Ireland These are the dying days of Anglo Irish aristocracy where appearances must be preserved and emotions muted and controlled.Events are narrated through the eyes of a child, Aroon St Charles, revealing subtle details which are confused and not understood by her, but as a reader reveal the truth she is t...


  3. says:

    Another Anglo Irish family whose members are dedicated to mutual assured destruction, even as they slide into genteel poverty Nobody in the St Charles household would dream of treating the dogs or horses badly servants and local tradesmen don t fare so well But the brunt of their vituperation is saved for ...


  4. says:

    When I read this in the early eighties, it was a huge eye opener for several reasons It was probably one of the first contemporary novels that made me think ah, now I know what is meant by a classic Even though I was a fairly unsophisticated reader at the time, I could tell that the writing was superb, I just knew that the characters were true to life, and I even suspected that they were portraits of real people I admired the way Molly Keane was able to ridicule all our human foibles while When I read this in the early eighties, it was a huge eye opener for several reasons It was probably one of the first contemporary novels that made me think ah, now I know what is meant by a classic Even though I was a fairly unsophisticated reader at the time, I could tell that the writing was superb, I just knew that the characters were true to life, and I even suspected that they were portraits of real people I admired the way Molly Keane was able to ridicule all our human foibles while maintaining a certain sympathy for her characters on the part of the reader If she hadn t been nominated for the Booker prize in 1981, this novel would have escaped my attention, and that of many other readers, I suspect Looking back to the early years of the Booker short list, I realise that it brought to our attention some auth...


  5. says:

    Good Behaviour is an exquisite read Aroon St Charles is a daughter of Irish upper class family, a Big House family in the country She narrates the going on s of her life and boy, is it vile The book is most often described as a dark comedy and it is indeed very funny at times but mostly it makes the little hair on your back rise and groan with frustration at Aroon s naivety A distant mother, drunkard father,gay brother, many deathsall masked under the icy Good Behaviour Nothing is ev Good Behaviour is an exquisite read Aroon St Charles is a daughter of Irish upper class family, a Big House family in the country She narrates the going on s of her life and boy, is it vile The book is most often described as a dark comedy and it is indeed very funny at times but mostly it makes the little hair on your back rise and groan with frustration at Aroon s naivety A distant mother, drunkard father,gay brother, many deathsall masked under the...


  6. says:

    Love, love, loved this book Beautiful writing, sad story, great characters Oh, just go and read it The only thing I found odd was that Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift which I read last year, was so very similar, so similar that I m surprised no one has pointed this out Same time period,...


  7. says:

    Just not my cup of tea I couldn t even figure out if it was supposed to be funny or just sad I definitely seem to have different tastes to the rest of my book club although that said, most of them didn t like any of the characters in this, either, so maybe we were in sync thi...


  8. says:

    I shall be careful when referring to warming feet hate to get that mis interpreted


  9. says:

    It s not you, Molly, it s me You write brilliantly and you know humans all too well It s just that very few things frustrate me as much as people who deliberately delude themselves, so I just couldn t stand Aroon I know, it s all bleak humor, but I mostly found it just bleak, without anything to help me enjoy the book but your way with words and the genius balancing of everybody s unlikability which is a lot, I admit So wth your permission, I ll continue to admire Good Behaviour, but I can It s not you, Molly, it s me You write brilliantly and you know humans all too well It s just that very few things frustrate me as much as people who deliberately delude themselves, so I just couldn t stand Aroon I know, it...


  10. says:

    una famiglia terribile, che si ostina a ignorare l incombente disastro finanziario, che soffoca qualunque aspirazione, in cui la ricerca d a della grassa e impacciata aroon diventa l unico e a tratti terribile e disperato guizzo di umanit , in cui, in nome delle buone maniere, si ignorano suicidi, morti, tresche, rapporti affettivi poco chiari un romanzo allo stesso tempo triste e divertente, con un colpo di coda di perfidia che fa oscillare tra le lacrime e il sorriso molto cinico, molt una famiglia terribile, che si ostina a ignorare l incombente disastro finanziario, che soffoca qualunque aspirazione, in cui la ricerca d a della grassa e impacciata aroon diventa l unico e a tratti terribile e disperato guizzo di umanit...


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