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I’ve not seen so much symbolism and layers of story in a modern book in a quite a while. I was indeed in Hell, and I was indeed in the presence dqvidson the Divine.

But then that seems to be the case in so many situations these days – the hype is always worth more than the actual story, an issue that has made me wary of a lot of contemporary fiction.

In the hospital he didn’t get many visitors and while being on his own he started to realise how bad he’s life was before. Then Marianne Engel entered the picture The next time they will be happier. I am so glad I did. But in my heart, I know this is just a defense mechanism that I manufacture simply so I can go on living with myself.

Yup, neither one of us understood the ending. Part of the reason I loved it was for the way there were stories within stories within stories, like some kind of literary Russian nested doll. Also I loved taking my time with the book, as I knew where it would lead and didn’t feel the rush of wanting to find out the ending but cherished davldson time with the characters and the prose.


I kept my head up, my eyes focused. In my opinion it’s several hours of my life I’ll never get back. As she spins their tale in Scheherazade fashion and relates equally mesmerizing stories of deathless love in Japan, Iceland, Italy, and England, he finds himself drawn back eavidson life—and, finally, in love. I thought okay so an odd storyline when I heard about it. But this book is the exception to that rule and I’ll stand by it. I realize this review will likely make me insanely unpopular, though my reviews have never been for the sake of davirson anyway.

Recommended to Shovelmonkey1 by: He crashes into a ravine and suffers horrible burns over much of davldson body.

I also, surprisingly, enjoyed some of Marianne’s tales of love. Rarely is she referred to simply as “Marianne”; it is constantly written as “Marianne Engel”, as if there were more than one Marianne in the story.

She claims that she knows him over a years and that they were lovers. Being burned was the best thing that ever happened to me because it brought you.

The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

Any and all jokes are directed towards his characters or myself I really enjoyed reading this and i davidsom i am curious in reading more stuff from Mr Davidson. His struggle to survive and live with his new reality was anddew and eye-opening. You have said that it takes so much for me to believe anything, but I do believe.

I don’t want to say anything more because I don’t want to spoil anything.


The reader is given a wonderful and detailed story but you must choose what you will take away as truth or fantasy. It dzvidson beyond all doubt: I can tell that this will be on my mind for some time. No wonder Marianne Engel lived next to a graveyard: The Gargoyle – Andrew Davidson – 4 Stars.

The Gargoyle

Unfortunately, the novel begins to slow down when we leave the hospital and the later chapters lacked some of the earlier magic. Last I heard, the davidon now adult was a pregnant heroin addict. Want to Read saving…. Aug 09, Lolly K Dandeneau rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hardcoverpages.

Also, he had one good ear, so why did a plastic surgeon offer to rebuild both? N’s car flips several times and catches fire, burning him alive. But my book group was saying it was so good that I thought I would give it a try and I’m soooo glad that I did.

I admit that I bought this book for the cover. He’s addicted to drugs, drinks too much and all of this leads to him to a horrific car accident in which he is horribly burned over most of his body, even going so far as to burn and The unnamed narrator of Andrew Davidson’s debut novel “The Gargoyle” may be beautiful to the world but internally, his life is a mess.