Tag: marquez

2014 Book #18: In the Night of Time

2014 Book #18: In the Night of Time

I’m usually not one to read historical novels, but I kept running into In the Night of Time, and when I saw that the library happened to have it, I gave it a try. The book’s size is daunting at roughly the size of The Goldfinch...

2013 Book #37: The Autumn of the Patriarch

2013 Book #37: The Autumn of the Patriarch

There is no way I can do this book justice, but I guess that goes for everything I’ve read by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Autumn of the Patriarch has been on my Fail Pile for several years now. I tried reading it a few years ago, but I just...

2013 Book #9: Love in the Time of Cholera

2013 Book #9: Love in the Time of Cholera

I’m not usually one to write a blog post immediately after I finish a book, but here goes. (Okay, I’m not writing immediately after. It was Litter Box Time, and it couldn’t be avoided without a mutiny.) I’ve been meaning to...

2011: The Year in Books

2011: The Year in Books

I did it. I read fifty books this year. After 2010’s embarrassing performance, I’m rather proud of myself, especially since that fifty includes some really long ones like Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell and 1Q84 and some really hard...

2011 Book #17: Crime and Punishment

2011 Book #17: Crime and Punishment

So. I read Crime and Punishment and liked it, though not as much as I thought I would when I was halfway through. At one point, I thought it might trump One Hundred Years of Solitude, but it didn’t. I’m not going to summarize it here...

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