Kiss and Tell

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Dr. Samuel Johnson observed that everyone's life is a subject worthy of the biographer's art. Accused by a former girlfriend of being unable to empathize, the narrator of Kiss & Tell takes Johnson's idea to heart and decides to write about the next p ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/01/14
The description on Isabel's life is rather mundane indeed, I have not fallen in love with Isabel as the critic suggests readers may do during reading the book. But the thinking about biographies is intriguing. At times it can be quite annoying coz it...Continua
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Ha scritto il 09/08/13



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Jessie Chow
Ha scritto il 21/11/12

I like the way that Alain De Botton speaks, as much as the way he wrote.... He is such a genius.

Ha scritto il 18/04/12
書名"Kiss & Tell" 翻成【吻了再說】真是令人無言。跟【愛上浪漫】(The Romantic Movement)同冊書架上,不知情的朋友還暗自意外我口味挺重...orz 一如狄波頓的寫作風格,字裡行間時現機鋒;然而情人眼裡出西施,作傳的樂此不疲,外人讀來卻無謂無味地直打瞌睡。花了很長的時間依然無法讀完此書... 直至翻到最末,這則以冗長的敘述所形成的故事在兩頁之內急轉直下嘎然結束,才突然疑心,我是不是被作者給設計了?狄波頓為伊莎貝寫下的"傳記",不是讓讀者"了解"他的伊莎貝,而是讓作者...Continua
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