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John Dos Passos
Birth date: January 14, 1896
Died: September 28, 1970
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it 7 months ago
Manhattan Transfer fu pubblicato nel 1925, quando Dos Passos era ancora dalla parte di Sacco e Vanzetti. “Ciò che c’è di più tremendo a New York è che quando ne avete fin sopra i capelli, non sapete più in quale altro posto andare. È il tetto del mondo. La sola cosa che ci rimane è girare e girare...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
I get what Dos Passos is doing in this novel and I get why it's important and I'm glad he wrote it. I'm just not that glad I read it.
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
I get what Dos Passos is doing in this novel and I get why it's important and I'm glad he wrote it. I'm just not that glad I read it.
Beyond the Pages
Beyond the Pages rated it 4 years ago
Bustling, jumpy and intense. For me, Manhattan Transfer was a different reading experience than I'm used to, but in a good way! Looking deep into New York life, you never get a sense that you're standing still, in the moment. There's always things going on around the single bit of narrative you're r...
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Chrissie's Books rated it 5 years ago
This is a semi-autobiographical novella. The American author is writing of his own experiences as a volunteer ambulance driver in France during the First World War in 1917. The writing is disjointed, a scathing commentary of war. It covers disparate events; there is little continuity to the story. E...
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