Literati has ratings and 37 reviews. Gift said: Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch!Nach den ersten 1. p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. McCrea, Barry Traducción de Luis Nacenta. Traducción de: The first verse . Literati: Barry McCrea, Luis Nacenta: Books –

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He starts to meet men he can date, relishes his freedom, and starts tip-toeing towards coming out. Jordan rated it liked it Dec 17, Found the ending very disappointing. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Apr 29, K8e rated it liked it. He has always been gay, as far as he knows, and has suffered unrequited love for a straight friend.

So, of course, I was going to read this no matter what.

Literati by Barry McCrea (3 star ratings)

The Dublin portrayed by Barry McCrea is a vibrant, moving city that stands up well. I don’t know what this book was supposed to be about. Ein ziemlich komplexes, originelles, spannendes aber auch oft frustrierendes Buch! There was no real ending. I only wish I could have thought of the original idea myself. Mar 29, Liz rated it it was amazing.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It tortures the reader a bit too much in spots–we want Niall to regain his senses, to remember how much he loves his friends and his studies, and how intrigued he was by the Dublin gay scene and one particular man.


Harry problem is that I filled in the blanks of the book with such zeal that I ended up thinking that the hero’s two companions were avatars of himself created by his deranged mind. May 17, Rachel rated it it was ok. They ask questions out loud, and find the answers in random books, reading the random “first verse” that they land on Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The First Verse

Niall’s fascination turns into a dangerous obsession, where every decision he makes is controlled by these selected verses and his life revolves entirely around John and Sarah—who is more than just an eccentric intellectual. He grew up in Dalkey, Co.

I read a short story by Mccres that was based on this novel and I enjoyed it, but this book is kind of a mess. Niall is as self-absorbed and hapless as TSH’s Richard Papen at times, as erudite, and as pitiable, but, just as often, as plausible.

The plot explores the concept of the Sortes Virgilianae. The mccrae comes because this is a quite interesting plot, light despite its topic, and quite fun.

I finally abandoned the effort and donated it to a college library. May 19, Kerri rated it it was ok Shelves: I read this novel several years ago. Niall’s fascination turns into a dangerous obsession, where every decision he makes is controlled by these se Dublin youth Niall Lenihan is a college freshman, closeted and adjusting to the freedom of being away from home for the first time.


I first read an excerpt from this novel in a short fiction anthology a few years back. Richard rated it liked it Dec 08, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

The rough and ready Dublin scene heralds litedati awakening of him as a sexual being, an Niall is a young Dublin student who has got a place on a scholarship to the prestigious Trinity College. View all 4 comments.

Refresh and try again. Still, I’ll give the author his due for an original plot and a gift with language. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Lists with This Book. Every mystery novel about literature starts with 3 stars. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Juan rated it liked it Dec 09, And I might have tried a sorte myself. English Choose a language for shopping. So then we have to root for Niall to escape the cult. I couldn’t get enough of it.

Barry McCrea

At others, I sat staring at the page wondering where this was going, and why McCrea had written yet another scene in a pub.

Mmccrea left it sadly d So, I found this book completely captivating.

Vor diesem Hintergrund- nur drei Sterne.