The Book Of Chameleons
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Portuguese Literature
, African Literature
Very strange novella, and I don't know why it won the awards and plaudits that it did. Am I the boy declaring the emperor has no clothes, or have I missed the point? Either way, I wouldn't recommend spending your own money on it. This should probably be either 1* or 4*, but as I don't know which, I'...
Translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn. I was born in this house, and grew up here.Narrated by a tiger gecko. Short quick read where I'm not sure if I like it or not. Different it is, where the idea is far more interesting than the delivery.
If you've always dreamed of reading a book narrated by a gecko who happens to be the reincarnation of Jorge Luis Borges, this is your lucky day. Otherwise, skip it.