This is an existentialist must read.
Beautiful, sublime and painterly...
Malte Laurids Brigge is a queer fellow, indeed. Read his notebooks if you have a queer bent of mind, and if you can stomach drifting into the recesses of an uncanny consciousness,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Pietro Krepompkin
This is a complicated work that operates on a number of levels. It's a vaguely autobiographical take on Rilke's brief time living in Pre-WWI Paris, it's also a contemplation on the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by jafrank
This marvelous little book should be required reading for every adult. It reads like a lyric poem, with a perfect flourish at the end.Published 11 months ago by laura
Easily one of the best books I've read all year and probably one that will stay at the top of my list for years to come. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Rachel Kowal
This is a good translation and I like the imagery of the writer, however, it is not the type of book you can put down and then pick right back up a week later so make sure you... Read morePublished 20 months ago by David Braswell
It is very hard to describe this book as it is written in the form of notes, and there is no clear story line, or plot in this book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by whj
This is an important book in literary history. It describes in "ultra realism" the rise of mass culture, the loss of individualism and personal value in 20th century... Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by Marty
This book is a dense jungle of metaphor, symbol and history. First time readers will be taken aback by the haunting beauty of the descriptions and situations, but long time... Read morePublished on February 5, 2013 by Alex