#KINDLE Þ Help Me, Jacques Cousteau ß eBook or E-pub free

If you enjoy eloquent writing and a misfit group of humans with detailed personalities, you will inhale this book If you re looking for a plot driven book, you won t find it here This book is utterly random and I enjoyed it for its character depth. Got about halfway through, which was long enough for me to put it into my books that are not offensively bad, but which are not particularly engrossing which will make no impact whatsoever on my life or memory even days after reading category Got about halfway through, which was long enough for me to put it into my books that are not offensively bad, but which are not particularly engrossing which will make no impact whatsoever on my life or memory even days after reading category #KINDLE ⚢ Help Me, Jacques Cousteau é Help Me, Jacques Cousteau presents the life and times of Hazel, who is born into an extraordinary family alongside her brother Andrew Hazel s experiences, at once odd and completely believable, involve a diverse cast of family members who share only one thing a penchant for eccentric behavior In portraying a strange, compelling, dysfunctional family, Adamson demonstrates her powerful prose style, uniquely combining a scientist s loving attention to detail, a comic s unerring delivery, and a poet s sublime ear I love the title which really has nothing to do with anything but I didn t love the book at all.The first chapter was well written and promising After two years in Australia a Canadian family goes back home by boat It was easy to be intrigued by the child Hazel, intelligent and observant, but as we follow her through the chapters of her childhood and teenage years she gets less and less interesting and the writing getsandsloppy She talks about her messy family , her parents I love the title which really has nothing to do with anything but I didn t love the book at all.The first chapter was well written and promising After two years in Australia a Canadian family goes back home by boat It was easy to be intrigued by the child Hazel, intelligent and observant, but as we follow her through the chapters of her childhood and teenage years she gets less and less interesting and the writing getsandsloppy She talks about her messy family , her parents and brother, her crazy uncles, crazy grandparents, crazy neighbours, boss, school mates, etc etc Everyone is just so unusual and has tons of idiosyncrasies but none of the characters comes to life on these pages and the book just fizzles out, or rather goes out with a bang as a plum pudding explodes A superb adventure story with all the panache of a great adventure Full of unexpected twists Haunting and extremely funny I just don t see it Characters Hazel s family was a bunch that never lost their realism I could see these people living on the edge of my life Little habits and endearing traits rang true, even at their most flamboyant and obsurd Hazel herself reminded me a lot of Alaska from Looking for Alaska by John Green She possessed the same mystery and unknown air that Alaska had, but was less screwed up andobservant From the first chapter there was a magnetism to Hazel that I lapped up 5 flowers.Writing The vo Characters Hazel s family was a bunch that never lost their realism I could see these people living on the edge of my life Little habits and endearing traits rang true, even at their most flamboyant and obsurd Hazel herself reminded me a lot of Alaska from Looking for Alaska by John Green She possessed the same mystery and unknown air that Alaska had, but was less screwed up andobservant From the first chapter there was a magnetism to Hazel that I lapped up 5 flowers.Writing The voice of this novel was very odd and rich Hazel s perspective reminded me of my own lack of logic The plot twists surprised me in astonishingly clever ways My one problem was how no matter what age Hazel was, her view of the world remained the same Perhaps this added to the exotic mystery of this novel, but it took me away from the actual story 4 flowers.Plot What plot The story centers around Hazel s family life, but there was no driving mission The story would ve felt fake otherwise 3 and a half flowers.Originality I am definitely going to read The Outlander now because of Adamson s strong and refreshing voice 4 and a half flowersIf you d like to readof my review, please go to my blog Although it took a while for me to get used to Adamson s style of prose and short story like format, once I met all her characters, I fell in love with them So real and qwerky It has the pace of a lazy slow summer afternoon, or a hot humid summer night, and by the end, I just wantedTruly an enjoyable read. I really enjoyed this book although there was sometime off about it I can t put my finger on it maybe it was too short Then that s not off at all I did appreciate how she managed to have a completely different voice than some of her characters in THE OUTLANDER I often wondered if it was semi autobiographical There were times when she would describe situations so intensely accurate, that I felt I was describing it myself A young person s view of the world and how it operates, of her parents I really enjoyed this book although there was sometime off about it I can t put my finger on it maybe it was too short Then that s not off at all I did appreciate how she managed to have a completely different voice than some of her characters in THE OUTLANDER I often wondered if it was semi autobiographical There were times when she would describe situations so intensely accurate, that I felt I was describing it myself A young person s view of the world and how it operates, of her parents and our self image How she managed to remember the feelings that some of us might have had as young people I m envious to remember like she does Subtle and a little underdeveloped but enjoyable Central character doesn t really get interesting until the final chapters but Adamson did a good job creating the world in which she and her family exist I was just starting to really enjoy the whole scene when the book ended This book gave me stylisitc and topical ideas for my own writing. The prose in this book itself is lovely, which is the only reason that I finished reading it It consisted of completely random events in the main character s life and while they painted a wonderful picture of her world, very vivid and interesting in themselves, they revealed no real plot I am rarely taken off guard by an ending, but this one threw me I guess it was the only real way to end a story that had no real story to it.If I had to categorize the story I would say that it was like a s The prose in this book itself is lovely, which is the only reason that I finished reading it It consisted of completely random events in the main character s life and while they painted a wonderful picture of her world, very vivid and interesting in themselves, they revealed no real plot I am rarely taken off guard by an ending, but this one threw me I guess it was the only real way to end a story that had no real story to it.If I had to categorize the story I would say that it was like a strange fever dream or a really weak acid trip I am in love with Adamson s writing style funny, eccentric, and brilliant This is one of her earlier novels depicting a dysfunctional family, told from the point of view of the daughter One of my favorite passages, which probably makessense in context knowing the mother s personality but here it is anyway She tells my father that The Little Mermaid is an evil pile of nonsense, and The Ugly Duckling is for saps It s mean she says, to suggest to ugly little kids that someday t I am in love with Adamson s writing style funny, eccentric, and brilliant This is one of her earlier novels depicting a dysfunctional family, told from the point of view of the daughter One of my favorite passages, which probably makessense in context knowing the mother s personality but here it is anyway She tells my father that The Little Mermaid is an evil pile of nonsense, and The Ugly Duckling is for saps It s mean she says, to suggest to ugly little kids that someday they ll walk into a room and all heads will turn ad they ll instantly get dates and end up on TV My mother says we all have to face facts, eventually