Das Leben Kleben
Publish date: 2010
Pages no: 460
Edition language: Deutsch
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It's hard to review this book, as I enjoyed some parts, but also felt that it was trying to be too many things while failing to fully achieve any of them. The main character is Georgie who has separated from her husband and is desperately searching for a man to replace him. Her choice of Mark Diab...
Stopped, page 51.Not a light touch. The humour of a tractor driver/glue sniffer. I don't mind cartoon characters if they can dance. But these ones start off callous and indifferent to each other from page 1. No idea if the narrator's repetitive, cynical voice is destined to undergo an epiphany. Won'...
The second book by Marina Lewycka I've read (the first being Two Caravans). Just as wonderful, entertaining and moving as I expected from her. Her characters are loveable & outrageous yet so well defined finishing the book is almost like losing a group of friends. The reason i've marked this with 4...
Hm, ne... Also so wunderbar fand ich's nun nicht, aber das kann auch gut an der Leserin liegen.
Now, if anyone's interested in reading Marina Lewycka, a piece of unrequested advice: stick to A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian and (probably) Two Caravans - I haven't read the latter but I listened to the author reading from + talking about it and it seems pretty interesting.As for this on...