Glenn Close as Albert Nobbs was brilliant acting. as a play titled The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs in which Close starred Off-Broadway in encarnando al mayordomo Albert Nobbs, en una historia sacada de la vida real y. Set in a posh hotel in nineteenth-century Dublin, Albert Nobbs is the story of an unassuming .. Una joya literaria de la literatura irlandesa, es este pequeño libro que Un hombre solitario con un universo diminuto, solo él y su vida, su historia . .. story “The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs” which was made into a movie, . Buy La singular vida de Albert Nobbs by George Moore (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible.

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I think part of the reason for this was its layout, with speech being in text and not separated, it made the reader feel almost overwhelmed by the information coming off the page.

In the movie, Albert goes to xingular Hubert and his wife, whereas in the book she does not. Hubert, who reveals that he Mr.

I gave it 5 Netflix stars. Singjlar truly felt for the characters and appreciated the realism but the end could have used some work. Nov 18, Carmen rated it it was ok Shelves: Albert Nobss is a gender-bending examination of sexuality from the early-twentieth century, with discussions of everything from same-sex cohabitation to polygamy, but it also borders on the absurd, as if Moore were piling on improbable scenarios for shock value.

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The novella was, essentially, a fireside retelling of the story. Usually I like to do it the other way around. Dec 24, Rottgrl88 rated it did not like it. Apr 13, Warmisunqu Austen rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 23, Zingular rated it it was ok Shelves: I am assuming both the play and the recently released film must take extensive liberties with Moore’s original story.

The story was based on: Only a woman can help her raise a family and only a room can help her keep her house.

Albert Nobbs

Ssingular was surprised to find that the movie differed from the book in several respects. This flea is you and I, and this Our marriage bed, and marriage temple is. And I almost never like the movie more. Long out of print, George Moore’s classic novella returns just in time for the major motion picture starring Glenn Close as a woman disguised as a man in nineteenth-century Ireland.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not sure why I thought I would like this. Albert Nobbs is a work which is clever, relevant, and important, and which has made me want to read the entirety of George Moore’s back catalogue sooner rather than later. George Augustus Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.

Below are further details about the novella: It demonstrates the very versatility of clothing in terms of gender performance, and the disparities which existed and still exist bet I probably would not have heard of Albert Nobbs had one of my best University friends not written about it for her Master’s dissertation. I think that fact made the movie more compelling for me. However, I didn’t think it was as well written as his Drama in Muslin, and I wasn’t a huge fan of the ending.

Besides Albert herself, the cast of Moore’s store are little more than set pieces in an equally shallow sketc George Moore played with more than a few interesting concepts and a particularly intriguing character in his novella, but I am left with an overall feeling of disappointment after reading Albert Nobbs. I just found it a little difficult to read and a little formal for my taste. I was struggling to r This came to me as a recommendation from Carolyn McBride.

His writings influenced James Joyce, according to the literary critic and biographer Richard Ellmann, and, although Moore’s work is sometimes seen as outside the mainstream of both Irish and British literature, he is as often regarded as the first great modern Irish novelist.

Therefore, the book lacked that wonderful personality and depth of character that came from actress Janet McTeer’s ‘Hugo’ not to mention more scenes between Albert and Hugo which were both heartwarming and sad. Unusual period drama featuring Oscar-nominated performances.

However, I didn’t find it half so entertaining a storyline as the elaborated and expanded screenwritten version for Albert Nobbs starring Glenn Close as Albert.

I would recommend this to others. Sep 12, Leanne Booksandbabble rated it liked it. Albert Nobbs becomes obsessed with the thought of a normal life, something that would have been in the grasp of any normal man, but is illusive to Albert.


Hats off to the screenwriters and the playwright, if applicable for an incredibly moving and imaginative adaptation. I was also impressed with the acting of Janet McTeer, singulzr very likable character. Mar 01, Hollowspine rated it really liked it. Joe gets Helen pregnant in the movie; in the book he doesn’t. Wherein could this flea guilty be, Except in that drop which it suck’d from thee?

La singular vida de Albert Nobbs

Nos habla de varias vidas, pero hay singilar en particular, Albert Nobbs. I think that is more a product of the society about which it was written, than a plot flaw. My biggest problem with it is that there are almost no paragraph breaks and no quotations.

I think I liked the cover better than the book. It’s a long short story or a short novella,so it’s a quick read.

No solo es un hombre solitario, es un hombre solo, en realidad una mujer vestida de hombre inmensamente sola en el mundo. It makes it hard to figure out who is speaking to whom. I’m glad I didn’t know anything about the plot before seeing the movie.

Forced one night to share his bed with an out-of-town laborer, Albert Nobbs’ carefully constructed facade nearly implodes when the stranger disovers his true identity-that he’s actually a woman. Lx 1 question about Albert Nobbs….

Albert Nobbs is fascinating, and remarkably well fleshed out considering its length. I did find the ending a little obscure, but I may just need to reread it. When I did rent the film last week it was obvious that it didn’t provide enough meat dee a 90 minute movie, which I abandoned halfway through. Then one day she happens to meet another ‘perhasper’ and he plants the idea in that she should get married to a woman.