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If, like me, you need action and lots of story, 2666 is just too long and too much waiting.
I actually had to restart the book at some point, just so I could catch up on the things I forgot while reading the book.
The writing in itself is beautiful, a poet's book, written by a poet, and translated beautifully by Natasha Wimmer.
Rarely do I not finish a book. I couldn't even get thru the first section. Very boring. Perhaps I will try again someday as this was on a short list of books I must read in my... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Barb
It is hard to say which novel I enjoyed more this one or the Savage Detectives. They are both monumental works of fiction. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Oenophile
I swear if I see the word "archimboldi" one more time I will burn this novel. Redundant and terrible, yet somehow one of his best books?Published 1 month ago by Darcy Hendershott
Even though it was used, the quality was great (much better actually then most of my books when I'm done reading them)! And the price was GREAT.Published 1 month ago by Dizzy
It keeps unwinding. Impressive! Somehow reminds me of Pynchon--level of knowledge maybe.Published 1 month ago by ctspjms
Let me be totally clear, I am not an English major or a writer. This fact is important because I feel all the hype around this book came from people with those types of credentials... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Adam Austin