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‘This book is an aria and a wolf-whistle of our half-century’ Michael Ondaatje 'Extraordinary. . . Underworld is a rousingly impressive achievement in almost every novelistic department – dialogue, structure, timing, precise description, heartfelt ve ...Continua

un romanzo eccessivo, spaventa al solo vederlo. ma il mio consiglio è: infliggetevelo. seguendo le tracce di una pallina da baseball, una capacità di scrittura formidabile presenta una galleria incredibile di personaggi, situazioni, problemi.

Wrote 7/27/14



Wrote 7/30/13
Un magnifico affresco dell'America del secondo novecento. Un capolavoro senza tempo, dove la scrittura vince sulla trama, dove ogni vicenda, trattata alla stregua di un piccolo racconto, trova uno spazio formidabile in un caleidoscopico puzzle che fa...Continua
Wrote 7/25/13
Underworld è forse uno dei romanzi più celebri dello scrittore italo-americano Don DeLillo. Pubblicato nel 1997 (in Italia nel 1999 da Einaudi con la traduzione di Delfina Vezzoli), è uno dei romanzi più importanti degli ultimi vent'anni, ed è un ese...Continua
Wrote 3/1/12

took me forever to read this book in the original language, but it was worth it

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Wrote Dec 06, 2010, 14:26
She'd been pulling color out of her work for years. For a while she used bitumen and house paint. She liked to mix colors in clamshells she'd brought back form Maine a dozen years ago. But there was less color to mix now. It felt right for her to pul...Continua
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Wrote Dec 06, 2010, 13:56
The World Trade Center was under construction, already towering, twin-towering, with cranes tilted at the summits and work elevators sliding up the flanks. She saw it almost everywhere she went. She ate a meal and drank a glass of wine and walked to...Continua
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Wrote Nov 12, 2010, 21:38
I believed we could know what was happening to us. We were not excluded from our own lives. That is not my head on someone else's body in the photograph that's introduced as evidence. I didn't believe that nations play-act on a grand scale. I lived i...Continua
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Wrote Sep 29, 2010, 19:53
Lenny switched abruptly to ad lib bits. Whatever zoomed across his brainpan. He did bits he got bored with five seconds in. He did psychoanalysis, personal reminiscence, he did voices and accents, grandmotherly groans, scenes from prison movies, and...Continua
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Wrote Sep 15, 2010, 13:07
The tenor was hitting cubist notes and we'd had a number of half drinks and the drummer was firing rim shots or whatever they do and in the local noise and the wider dislocation of a nightscape that was unfamiliar, I tried to understand what Sims was...Continua
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