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Beautiful Maria of My Soul by Oscar Hijuelos
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Oct 27, 2010

it was ok
bookshelves: fiction, historical-fiction, abandoned
Read from August 24 to October 27, 2010

Just didn't do anything for me. I last about 3 CDs worth but reading about "the most beautiful girl in the world", and the dozens of ways to say that, just got plain tiring. She wasn't really all that interesting as a main character -just a blank slate. And while the seedy underworld of Havana was well described, everyone seems to be a lout. I just moved on.

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08/24/2010 page 1
10.0% "Just started this audiobook, but a really good reader so far. Lyrical story too"
09/11/2015 marked as: abandoned

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