City on Fire

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It's New Year's Eve, 1976, and New York is a city on the edge. As midnight approaches, a blizzard sets in - and amidst the fireworks, an unmistakable sound rings out across Central Park. Gunshots. Two of them. The search for the shooter will bring t ...Continua
Petulia
Ha scritto il 12/03/16
La frase piu' bella e' nei ringraziamenti: "il libro e' una fatica condivisa". Soprattutto dai lettori, aggiungo io. Una storia lenta e noiosa, senza colpi di scena, inutilmente prolissa e dosata con il contagocce, piena di espedienti ridicoli. Costr...Continua
Mav
Ha scritto il 07/03/16
(Middle-class) Anarchy in the U.S.A.
E' scritto davvero molto bene (ma qual è il giovane scrittore americano contemporaneo che non scrive molto bene?). C'è grande cura e tenerezza verso i numerosi personaggi, a cui si finisce per affezionarsi, anche. C'è una lodevole ambizione, descrive...Continua

Shuyulins
Ha scritto il Jun 08, 2016, 22:03
The Loneliest Man in the World, she said, only has room in his hear for one person, and if he can't have that person, he locks himself away. He tells himself no one could possibly love him, but really, it's that he refuses to love anyone else.
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Shuyulins
Ha scritto il May 31, 2016, 03:05
Mostly, though, New York was the people. He'd never seen so many as confronted him that morning. Before him on the sidewalk, at head height, were to many other heads to count, moving up and down with the bodies they were attached to, like ripe fruit...Continua
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Calvin
Ha scritto il Apr 24, 2016, 20:04
He ascended through Brutalist atriums and Byzantine stairways, his arms feeling yanked from their sockets, his eyes that special brand of bus-ride dry. Mostly, though, New York was the people. He'd never seen so many as confronted him that morning. B...Continua

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