Let the Great World Spin

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It's New York, August 1974: a man is walking in the sky. Between the newly built Twin Towers, the man twirls through the air. Far below, the lives of complete strangers spin towards each other: Corrigan, a radical Irish monk working in the Bronx; ... Continua
Ha scritto il 21/07/15
"All the lives we could live, all the people we will never know, never will be, they are everywhere. That is what the world is." (A.H.)
This is a gorgeous book, multilayered and deeply felt, and it’s a damned lot of fun to read, too. Leave it to an Irishman to write one of the greatest-ever novels about New York. There’s so much passion and humor and pure lifeforce on every page ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/08/13
Il rumore del mondo e la serenità del distacco
http://readyng.wordpress.com/2013/08/27/questo-bacio-vada-al-mondo-intero/
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Ha scritto il 28/01/13
SPOILER ALERT
A complex but very rewarding cluster of stories set in New York and about New York with the nexus of all the stories the day that Philippe Petit walked a tight rope between the twin towers of the World Trade Centre However another character equally ...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/08/11
A great post 9/11 novel, set in 1974, where 9/11 isn't even mentioned.
Ha scritto il 17/02/11
Vite sospese ai piedi di un "saldo" funambolo !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8RLTZPId5g Let the show begin It's a sorry sight Let it all deceive Now I'm Pains in me that I've never found Let the show begin Let the clouds roll There's a life to be found in this world And now I see it's all ...Continua
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