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Flection on the mania of acuisition Collections of Nothing begins with the stamp collection that King was given as a boy In the following years rather than rarity or pedigree he found himself searching out the lowly and the lost the cast off and the undesired objects that merely by gathering and retaining them he could imbue with meaning even val.

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✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Collections of Nothing By William Davies King ⚣ – Amish-historical-romance-fiction.co Nearly everyone collects something even those who don’t think of themselves as collectors William Davies King on the other hand has devoted decades to collecting nothing—and a lot of it With ColleNearly everyone collects something even those who don’t think of themselves as collectors William Davies King on the other hand has devoted decades to collecting nothing—and a lot of it With Collections of Nothing he takes a hard look at this habitual hoarding to see what truths it can reveal about the impulse to accumulatePart memoir part re.

eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of

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  1. Rachel Rachel says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFOh god you don't know how it pains me to give this book two stars The cover is beautiful and the subject matter fascinating I know that William Davies King is a kindred spirit a fellow collector obsessive but that doesn't change the fact that I feel after finishing this book like someone just threw up on me If you want to write a book about your weird habits so that I can admire and respect them please do If you want to write a book and talk circularly and melodramatically about how your parents didn't love you enough and how you


  2. Lobstergirl Lobstergirl says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFIn some ways this memoir strikes me as the most naked kind of confessional as if the author instead of being a collec


  3. Brent Legault Brent Legault says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFI was with King for the first few chapters in spite of the occasional cornball line I thought he might collect those too And I'm sympathetic to anyone who devotes the hours and days and years to such impractical activity But about halfway through on page 94 to be precise King lost me with his therepyphilia I can't stand the idea of therepy except perhaps for people who have lived through some genuine tragedy or abuse and I don't have time for anyone who looks to writing as a source of it I also didn't like the way King seemed to soften his prose and crank up the corn after his revelation that he'd spent the last eight or so years in therepyI felt betrayed Here I thought I was reading


  4. Carrie Carrie says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFI had really high hopes for this book and there were moments that were everything I'd hoped for but mostly I found the whole thing rather dull almost shockingly so And sometimes uite repetitive Ultimately Davies can't seem to decid


  5. Susana Susana says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFReally an autobiography in very academic language which is not what I expected


  6. Christina Christina says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFIf you want to read an autobiography of a collector this is a good place to start King talks about his collection habits and how they have changed during his life and had an influence in it In some ways this is the typical tale of the negative image of an collector he collects because he lacks something in his life and collecting takes overe ruins relationsships and the like King also has the typical thoughts about what will happen with his collection after he is no longer here and how it will live on in some way or other and thereby keeping him alive in a wayA lot of the book is textbook this is how collectors are but I get the im


  7. Daphne Daphne says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFEither this book is really pretentious or I am not its intended audience Or I suppose bothThe author spends a lot of the book circling back to analytical thoughts about his collecting habit I can tell you what it


  8. Boyd Boyd says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFI agree with everyone who was disappointed in this book Fascinating topic dull and self absorbed treatment by William Davies King I don't see how anyone could enjoy spending time inside what apparently is a rather sparsely furnished mind If you want to read a fabulous book biography rather than autobiography though about someone with a mania for collecting peculiar detritus read Deborah Solomon's UTOPIA PARKW


  9. Vickie Vickie says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFI liked the way this book started out While reading this book I found myself alternately wanting to collect some obscure thing the waxed inter packing of cereal and other food boxes?or getting a dump box and throwing out every item in my house I no longer use The later part of the book where King tries to come to terms with his collecting I found cumbersome As if the over abundance of objects in his world resulted in an over abundance of words The final chapter does wrap in up in a way that makes the book a worth while read


  10. Kate Kate says:

    eBook amish historical romance fiction.co Æ Collections of Nothing PDF/EPUB ¾ Collections of collections pdf, nothing kindle, Collections of pdf, Collections of Nothing PDFSome parts are wonderfully written some parts are too much My general sense of Dave King is that he is a genius but that I would hate him I like the idea paying attention and finding value in mundane things such as security envelopes see cover which isn't exactly what he is saying but that's what I am taking to my life His treatment of personal relationships and horrible cruelty about his sister were very offputting which is why I didn't give 5 stars I bet that a lot of people will find it too precious but I think he does precious well


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