Lamb Bright Saviors
Robert Vivian
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Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PMBy Robert Vivian

Robert Vivian s prose is lyrical and harrowing harrowing in the Biblical sense, Sven Birkerts said of The Mover of Bones, the first book in Vivian s Tall Grass Trilogy That same lyrical power carries this new volume to a place of hard won hope and redemption at once both spiritual and earthly Lamb Bright Saviors begins as an apocalyptically inclined itinerant preacher Robert Vivian s prose is lyrical and harrowing harrowing in the Biblical sense, Sven Birkerts said of The Mover of Bones, the first book in Vivian s Tall Grass Trilogy That same lyrical power carries this new volume to a place of hard won hope and redemption at once both spiritual and earthly Lamb Bright Saviors begins as an apocalyptically inclined itinerant preacher staggers across the Nebraska prairie With his young assistant, Mady, in tow hauling a wagon stacked with bibles, it s not long before the preacher finds he s come to the final fulfillment of his self proclaimed life s work to die in front of a group of strangers Odd as his own end of days might be, the lives and struggles of the strangers attending this deathbed scene are even odder As the dying preacher unleashes a barrage of hallucinatory ramblings and rantings in the hope of imparting wisdom, each ragtag member of this unlikely congregation must reckon with his or her own dark past And, through it all, the irrepressible Mady lends the preacher s strange performance a surprising and unforgettable dignity and humor.
  • Title: Lamb Bright Saviors
  • Author: Robert Vivian
  • ISBN: 9780803213807
  • Page: 131
  • Format: Paperback

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Ryan Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
There s so much to say about this book but paradoxically nothing can really be said about this book it really presents a non linear message in such a way that each reader can pull some type of meaning out what that meaning is can be very difficult to describe Like Mover of Bones, this is written in a series of monologues from a number of different characters perspectives, simultaneously capturing a unifying plotline as well as a greater unifying theme of portraying the challenges and efforts tow [...]
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Joanne Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
If you are looking for a book that is full of beautiful writing that you really need to think about as you are reading every word, then this fictional story is for you We are introduced to several characters within this novel that committed a crime against a helpless woman years ago, and now their lives have come full circle as they are all gathered in her home for a very unlikely event.As a travelling preacher suddenly finds himself on death s doorstep, the young girl that travels with him seek [...]
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Sophfronia Scott Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
I read a review of this book that lamented its lack of dialogue, but here s what you need to know to truly appreciate Lamb Bright Saviors the most explosive exchanges happen not with words, but in the metamorphoses that happen within us just by encountering another person The effects of such exchanges often have a depth for which we have no words Robert Vivian, however, understands this unspoken language intimately and he acts as our patient interpreter as the characters in his novel 4 local men [...]
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Sherrie Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
When I first started reading this book it was kind of strange I couldn t figure out what was going on But once I figured out what was going on, boy, I didn t want to stop reading As the book opens it s telling you about the preacher and the girl traveling with a big wagon of bibles The preacher is preaching to no one, just talking up to the sky Then he drops and the girl leaves her bibles to go to him And then 4 strangers that were fishing come bay and pick him up and take him to a nearby house [...]
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Full Stop Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
full stop 2011 01 09 rReview by Max Rivlin NadlerAs if torn from Wise Blood, Robert Vivian s Lamb Bright Saviors begins with the awesome image of an imposing reverend crossing the modern day Nebraska prairie, railing about salvation and trailed by an attractive teenage girl dragging a stack of bibles in a red wagon The preacher turns a pirouette in the air, and falls face first into the dirt The girl begs some drunks by the nearby reservoir to help him into a house up the road But the death thro [...]
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Lisa Sep 29, 2020 - 23:11 PM
You want a tour de force Try Lamb Bright Saviors by Robert Vivian A traveling southern preacher s life mission to die in front of a group of strangers Imagine a combination of Bastard Out of Carolina, Paper Moon and Waiting for Godot Told from multiple characters points of view this unusual storyline takes you on a deep emotional journey I was stunned and transported by the tidal wave of artful brilliance found in this book.
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Lamb Bright Saviors By Robert Vivian Robert Vivian s prose is lyrical and harrowing harrowing in the Biblical sense, Sven Birkerts said of The Mover of Bones, the first book in Vivian s Tall Grass Trilogy That same lyrical power carries this new volume to a place of hard won hope and redemption at once both spiritual and earthly Lamb Bright Saviors begins as an apocalyptically inclined itinerant preacher Robert Vivian s prose is lyrical and harrowing harrowing in the Biblical sense, Sven Birkerts said of The Mover of Bones, the first book in Vivian s Tall Grass Trilogy That same lyrical power carries this new volume to a place of hard won hope and redemption at once both spiritual and earthly Lamb Bright Saviors begins as an apocalyptically inclined itinerant preacher staggers across the Nebraska prairie With his young assistant, Mady, in tow hauling a wagon stacked with bibles, it s not long before the preacher finds he s come to the final fulfillment of his self proclaimed life s work to die in front of a group of strangers Odd as his own end of days might be, the lives and struggles of the strangers attending this deathbed scene are even odder As the dying preacher unleashes a barrage of hallucinatory ramblings and rantings in the hope of imparting wisdom, each ragtag member of this unlikely congregation must reckon with his or her own dark past And, through it all, the irrepressible Mady lends the preacher s strange performance a surprising and unforgettable dignity and humor.

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