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Kenzaburō Ōe
Birth date: January 31, 1935
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La vita è un libro
La vita è un libro rated it 10 months ago
E' un libro non facile da leggere, lento e profondo. Non c'è una narrazione lineare, ma avviene attraverso ricordi di dialoghi e di riflessioni passate prendendo spunto principalmente dell'ascolto di audiocassette lasciate all'amico-cognato da un famoso regista suicida. Il titolo e la copertina hann...
jwilley44
jwilley44 rated it 3 years ago
I am a little ashamed to admit that I did not want to read this book because I thought the title was so cheesy, but I am glad I got past that and read it. The theme is a little cheesy (I feel cynical calling a story about finding inner peace, cheesy), but the way it is presented is not at all cheesy...
Nicole~
Nicole~ rated it 4 years ago
You and I exist in alternate different forms in countless other universes...At each of those moments you survived in one universe and left your own corpse behind in another.- Kenzaburo Oe: A Personal MatterBird, the protagonist, is confronted by a grave problem, a problem that threatens his future f...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: fraudio, summer-2013, japan, nobel-laureate, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, translation, published-1958, plague-disease, slit-yer-wrists-gloomy, wwii, ouch, lifestyles-deathstyles, debut, next Read from August 14 to 18, 2013 gboxNarrated by Eduardo BalleriniOne wouldn't want to g...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
gboxNarrated by Eduardo BalleriniOne wouldn't want to grapple with this if on a downer, you know, the back yard filled with black dogs and storms torrenting within the four walls of one's chest; this is human misery on a stick.
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