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Baletul mecanic

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389 pages
Published 1975 by Editura Minerva
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Mar 20, 2015 Soldeanu Elena silvia rated it it was amazing
This books is one of the best i've ever read. The intensity of it followed me for weeks after i was done. I can't even believe how it was possible to just dig so deep into the human soul as this book did.. It was so intense i think i read it in one day and i don't think i could ever read it again as it would fuck up my mind completely over again.
If i could give it ten stars i would, it's that good.
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Dec 20, 2011 Liviu rated it it was amazing
One of the iconic books of my childhood and teen years of the truly bleak 1980's of communist Romania, this tale of obsession and passion, high life on the Riviera and ruin in Romania was a breath of fresh air in the stale socialism-realist offering of communist Romania; like with a few of the other "approved" works of the author, the only reason the book was reprinted by the communist regime was to highlight the "degeneracy" of the old aristocracy, but unwittingly they offered a glimpse at the ...more
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Aug 30, 2016 Alexandra Radu rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Romanul se deschide cu stereotipul tânărului bogat, mistuit de o pasiune arzătoare pentru o oarecare 'Angela cu ochi de azur', ruinându-se încet și sigur prin cazinourile, barurile și hotelurile de pe Riviera Franceză. Această parte am simit-o până la un punct ca pe acel 'senzațional de carton' despre care vorbea Eugen Lovinescu. Povestea și analiza psihologică devin mai profunde și interesante de abia în partea a doua a romanului, care îl găsește pe Dan în subsolul unei clădiri abandonate din ...more
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