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L'odore dell'India
3.62
it was ok
Fortunatamente sono solo 100 pagine, altrimenti non sarei mai arrivato alla fine. Frutto dell'immaginazione di un grande intellettuale ed abile scritt ...more
May 14, 2015
May 16, 2015
 
A Brief History of Seven Killings
3.86
it was amazing
One of the best books i've read in a log time, A Brief History is not an easy reading, but once you get into it, there's no way out. It is brilliant w ...more
May 22, 2016
May 24, 2016
 
The Leopard (Harry Hole, #8)
4.07
liked it
Fun and intriguing. English translation not very good.
But the END... really??!
Aug 10, 2015
Aug 11, 2015
 
Storia del nuovo cognome
4.37
it was ok
In breve:
Siamo migliori amiche, ci odiamo, siamo abbastnza amiche, siamo amiche inseparabili, non ti abbandonerò mai più, non ti voglio mai più vedere
...more
Nov 2016
Nov 09, 2016
 
Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains
3.97
liked it
A collection of short stories from the 80s, a couple of them are very good, a couple ok, and a few quite boring. All in all enjoyable, but definitely ...more
Nov 30, 2014
Dec 01, 2014
 
The Fishermen
3.81
it was ok
Tragedy just for the sake of it...
Jun 20, 2016
Jul 02, 2016
 
Mr Gwyn
4.04
liked it
Come spesso accade, Baricco condisce un’idea originale ma non molto sviluppata, con una prosa attenta, articolata ed elegante. Il risultato è un roman ...more
Dec 07, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
 
Playing With Fire
3.40
did not like it
Someone gave me this book while i was on vacation in Colombia. As i had nothing left to read, i started reading Playing with fire, and realized it was ...more
Feb 04, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
 
The Call of the Wild
3.82
really liked it
If you are a lover of the wild nature, you will love this book. If you are a dog lover, then you will fall in love with Buck. And if you are none of t ...more
Mar 28, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
 
The Japanese Lover
3.79
it was ok
The Japanese Lover has absolutely nothing of the magic Isabel Allende is (used to be) capable of.
it is flat and boring, predictable from the very fir
...more
Sep 12, 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
Il passato è una terra straniera
3.58
did not like it
Raramente do una valutazione così bassa ad un libro...
Ma raramente ho letto un libro così insignificante: trama da film di secondo livello, scrittura
...more
May 10, 2017
May 10, 2017
 
When the Moon is Low
4.10
liked it
Even though it is fiction, the early life and exodus of the Kabuli Waziri family are credible enough to be real. But while there is space for plenty o ...more
Oct 16, 2015
Oct 20, 2015
 
Bàrnabo delle montagne
3.61
really liked it
Più che ogni altra cosa, sono le montagne e l'amore per la montagna i veri protagonisti di Bàrnabo delle montagne.
L'attesa, la disillusione e l'angos
...more
Dec 2015
Dec 02, 2015
 
Heroes of the Frontier
3.47
really liked it
Finally a good Eggers book again! After the deception of The Cyrcle and The Hologram, I was really hoping for something better: and this time I am not ...more
Sep 26, 2016
Sep 27, 2016
 
Éducation européenne / La vie devant soi
4.22
it was amazing
Commovente, ironico e divertente. La vita del giovane Momo è raccontato con grande maestria nello stile magnifico di Romain Gary. Il miglior romanzo c ...more
Mar 22, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
 
Vita di vita
3.00
liked it
Fantastici i dialoghi in romanesco e in italiano parlato da stranieri. Un po' scontato il viaggio in Gambia e la descrizione degli "Africani", ma non ...more
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 24, 2015
 
The Circle
3.47
it was ok
The idea behind The Circle is really not bad, definitely not very innovative, but not bad. But the story is way too slow, and the the whole book incre ...more
May 28, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Vai e vivrai
4.07
really liked it
La vera storia di un episodio poco conosciuto, la diaspora degli unici ebrei neri d'africa, dall'Etiopa alla Terra Promessa. Appassionante e commovent ...more
Aug 10, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
 
Cockroach
3.36
really liked it
Fanny and at the same time extremely sad, almost painful.
Remarkably written, one of the few really good surprises of my 2015 readings so far.
Aug 17, 2015
Aug 23, 2015
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
3.89
really liked it
Wonderful novel, some of the best dialogues i've ever read, a fantastic character. Genius. 4 stars because it's too short of a book to deserve 5.
Mar 30, 2016
Mar 30, 2016
 
Habibi
4.04
really liked it
Didn't know that graphic novels could be drama too... so i didn't really know what i was getting into till i how tough it is. But really good.
May 2017
May 01, 2017
 
The Lives of Others
3.63
liked it
A tratti un po' noioso, decisamente pesante.
Ma chi cazzo l'ha scritto (o tradotto) l'epilogo 1? Fa schifo...
(letto in italiano)
Feb 18, 2017
Feb 20, 2017
 
Of Africa
3.82
really liked it
Not always easy to read, and a bit too focused on religion, but definitely worth reading.
A little partial at times?
Feb 14, 2016
Feb 17, 2016
 
La ragazza dello Sputnik
3.82
liked it
Definitely not my kind, but worth reading. Peculiar and different.
I'll never read another Murakami again though...
Jun 19, 2015
Jun 20, 2015
 
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
Sensibile e delicato al punto tale da essere quasi poetico. Personaggi veri, dialoghi eccezionali.
Opera d'arte.
Mar 30, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
 
Winner Take Nothing
3.77
it was ok
A collection of non very inspiring, not catchy, very short stories. Definitely not Hemingway's masterpiece.
Mar 22, 2017
Mar 22, 2017
 
L'Arabe du futur : Une jeunesse au Moyen-Orient (1978–1984)
3.98
really liked it
I am not much of a BD reader, but L'arabe du futur, with its satire and humor is really a good one!
Apr 23, 2017
Apr 23, 2017
 
White Noise
3.86
it was ok
Am i the only one who really doesn't see the POINT in this book?
Really, WHY? What's this all about?
Aug 25, 2016
Sep 07, 2016
 
Beloved
3.76
really liked it
Nonostante il pessimo titolo in italiano (Amatissima), romanzo splendido. Intenso e struggente.
Mar 04, 2016
Mar 14, 2016
 
Raise Up Off Me: A Portrait of Hampton Hawes
4.45
really liked it
Strong, hard, sad, extremely funny. But most of all, real.
Best book i've read in a long time.
Mar 2014
Mar 01, 2014
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