In this way, we do not know which chapter to expect next until it is time to actually read it.
Hopscotch is a story (or stories, for it can be read multiple ways) of a bohemian drifter, written in a surrealistic style that is captivates and entrances.
I was too impatient at that point in my life, and needed to become a mellower person, to read slower, with more of a sense of play and participation.
From the creative mind of Julio Cortazar, a disturbing book of an Argentine political exile living in Paris. His return to Buenos Aires is just as harrowing. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Richard May
The book arrived in great quality during shipping. However, as soon as I started reading the first 4 chapters, I realized how boring the book actually was. Read morePublished 8 months ago by James
This verbal and narrative artifact was read by me in the sequence suggested by the author, beginning in chapter 73 and then following the order from 1 to 56, with interspersed... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Guillermo Maynez
you'll feel entangled with this poem to the art of love in the form of prose from the first to the last page and back. feel glad to read such an offer by the genius cortazar.Published 15 months ago by Joao Pedro M. Lopes
Chapter 34..... WORST, then BEST part of this book. Read this book at the same time as someone else so that you can point out all of its idiosyncrasies to each other.Published 18 months ago by Cara
I missed this book very much and was so happy to be reunited with it! It had just popped into my head and, moments later, it popped up on my screen when I 'searched' Amazon.com!! Read morePublished 23 months ago by Ava Wooton
Ordinarily I wouldn't go for a 'read it in whatever order you want' kind of set up, but I'll be damned if the chapter sequence that Cortazar recommends doesn't create one of the... Read morePublished on March 10, 2012 by jafrank
Hands down, the best novel I've ever read. But I may be bias because this particular book feels personal. (Like the author, I'm a child of multiple countries. Read morePublished on January 10, 2012 by codexstatic
Hopscotch certainly makes my TOP 10 list of Latin American Literary classics of the 20th Century--with its exquisite flow of poetic prose and its exciting mix of eccentric... Read morePublished on August 29, 2011 by TMODN