The Motorcycle Diaries
Publish date: 2004
Publisher: Harper Collins India
Pages no: 165
Edition language: English
I didn't mind this book. It wasn't great, but nor was it terrible. It was interesting getting a perspective on what drove Guevara to take the path that he did. In some ways it was a brave book because there was no sanitising of Guevara's words; some of them I didn't agree with and found misplaced. B...
I started this book when I was 17 but I never finished it. I remember that, at the time, I really liked it. Now, with 25 years I finished it and, it might be for personal growing or life itself that I did not found it so interesting anymore. It's just another diary, interesting but not as much as ...
2.5 StarsNothing groundbreaking in this short read. I was interested in reading this after my visit to Cuba. Ernesto "Che" Guevara was, if nothing else, an interting and complex person. In reading the novel you follow a young Che on a trip through Latin America before he graduates Medical School ...
This is the fist of the diaries that Che Guevara wrote when he first set of on a journey around South America. It starts as two lads having a bit of a laugh on a motorbike, and as het meets more people he starts to seethe with the injustice that they suffer.Well written and well translated.
This makes me feel old, but in a good way. I don't want to be carousing about drunk on stolen wine, ill, with no money, pitching off my broke-down motorcycle over and over, misrepresenting my credentials and trying to score with cute women. I mean, it sounds good on paper, but I've made different ch...
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