The Motorcycle Diaries
Publish date: 2004
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 166
Edition language: English
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...
One of my biggest complaints about modern US civics education (where it appears to exist at all) is the short shrift given to certain historical figures. All most of us ever learn about Ernesto Guevara is that he was a revolutionary, assassinated by the CIA, and that revolutionaries are "bad." (Ne...
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