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I am recommending it to all as a must read!
I didn't even feel cheated that the author never took his original story farther, because by the time I got to the end I had almost forgotten those characters.
DIVISADERO, the book, offers two intertwined stories, connected through the peculiar literary researches of one of the modern characters named Anna.
I was not interested in this book at all. I wanted more than beautiful writing to take me along with it.Published 1 month ago by J. H. Clements
The book was too introspective and jumped around from character to character too much. Was not a fun read.Published 6 months ago by June Kaye Fitch
I loved The English Patient (5 stars) and The Cat's Table (4 stars) but I could not get into this. I kept skipping thru the CD sections and the narrator was still talking about... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Eden Elizabeth
The characterisation in this novel is complex. The novel starts easily and clearly but the characters lives soon diverge. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rita Felton
I felt like I was floating down a river, reading this novel. The landscape changed, but the river just swept along with me somehow safely inside. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John Blaine
This book was our book group selection for the discussion on April 13, 2014. Not everyone enjoyed the book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by W. Jamison
This is the third novel of Ondaatje and the third time I have immensely enjoyed the simple pleasure of reading. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jay Burns
I love Michael Ondaatje's writing and was intrigued by the title since I once worked on Divisadero St. in San Francisco. The exquisite writing did not disappoint. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Roger Z. George