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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.
My review is admittedly influenced by the fact that I had never read the author previously and did not know what to expect. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Christopher Sweeney
My dad, who is probably the most computer illiterate person I have ever encountered received this book from me as a gift. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Ivan Record
This book is pure magic. Forget what you've heard about Bolano the person. He's left us with something that transcends his biography. Read morePublished 1 month ago by bibliophunk
Looked forward to this hefty novel, but after slogging through it every so slowly, gave up. Couldn't believe in the characters or the story.Published 2 months ago by BD
This book changed how I view literature. I completely understand why others don't care for it, and that's fine. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mediocre Gatsby
This was a tough book to read. At times I thought I would never finish. Not that I wanted to quit, it's just that long. Read morePublished 3 months ago by SusanB