Il titolo e' fuorviante, ci si aspetta il classico romanzo rosa, la lettura ideale da " spiaggia" in realtà non è' proprio così. Elisabeth Gilbert ci racconta cosa e' successo fra lei e Felipe e per farlo ci racconta l'evoluzione del matrimonio, dalle sue origini ad oggi. Devo dire che è stata una lettura interessante, sono contenta di averlo letto....Continua
The first part is like a research paper on marriage which is not very interesting because there is no resonance for myself. Perhaps this would be better for people who have been married. This book is not as interesting as the previous book by the same author. There is no such sense of quest and search in this one....Continua
The narrative is sadly less memorable than Eat, Pray and Love. But it would be unfair for me to compare this book with with her first best-seller. It is enough that Elizabeth Gilbert wrote a wonderful sequel to her love story. I still enjoyed Ms. Gilbert's writing voice which is just as clear and compelling. I cannot wait to read her next book....Continua
Elizabeth Gilbert (author of Eat, Drink, Pray) had vowed she would never marry again, especially after a very painful divorce that left her feeling drained and depressed. This book focuses on her evolving and changing views about marriage and commitment, highlighted by contrasting traditional American views with those of other cultures. In the process, she explores marriage throughout history.
However, this is not a thesis or research study but the result of one woman's personal views about marriage and how she opens her heart (and mind) to the possibility of marriage. I found it fun to read and learned plenty about marriage throughout history. For those who are serious history buffs, the info would probably be "history lite" but I'd suggest this to anyone contemplating marriage....Continua