With its compelling meditations on the nature of thought, identity, memory and scientific research, the novel is clearly a result of extensive research and questioning of the field:. The possibility of career advancement, success? It is the way of science, Margot thinks. A scientist searches for her subject as a predator searches for her prey. But no spoiler alerts here!
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The pain of her hopeless love dulls with repetition, until by the end we are a bit numb to her predicament. Yes, some of her personal and professional limitations could be ascribed to the prevailing expectations of women in the s, but throughout the decades she continues to make decisions that limit rather than expand her agency. She has, in a way, fallen victim to the predatory scientific repetition upon which she built her career. The author has perhaps inhabited the personae of her characters to a fault.
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Book Review in Fiction. A haunting tale of science, obsession, and impossible love. Now, will she deliver again? The audience has no vested interest in the principal characters, the story, or the conflict imposing the challenges they must overcome in its traditional three-act narrative structure i. It has no ability to engage the emotions of the viewers. We don't care about the principals or their plight.
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