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Elias Canetti
Birth date: July 25, 1905
Died: August 14, 1994
Non Fiction
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it 2 years ago
Radici come rami. Da Rustschuk a Vienna, fino a Manchester e a Zurigo. Città, lingue, culture differenti. E libri. Tanti. “Ogni volta che avevo finito un libro, ne discutevo con mio padre e talvolta mi eccitavo a tal segno che lui doveva calmarmi. Non mi disse mai però, come usano fare gli adul...
DubaiReader rated it 5 years ago
I had been wanting to read this book ever since I visited Morocco and wandered through the streets and market of Marrakesh. It's quite a short book and very atmospheric, but I didn't think it was particularly well written, given that Elias Canetti was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1981. ...
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it 5 years ago
A vivid, eloquent and well-written account of a nomadic, rather privileged childhood, told by a narrator smug, snobbish and self-righteous to the point of nausea.
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 7 years ago
I did not enjoy this third part of the memoirs of Elias Canetti as much as the first two, but nonetheless a very well-written book. Too much reportage in this third, name-dropping the norm, but still the ending was well worth my time.
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 7 years ago
Another great segment in the trilogy. It was rewarding to read as Canetti matured. The next, and last book, should be a knockout as he becomes the writer he has worked so hard to be. This was a man who read everything he possibly could and his self-study was remarkable in its expansive ideal.
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