This mArvelous book is not light reading but it is reading with great emotional rewards. It is a companion to the Stories of God, the book of Hours and The Sonnets of Orpheus. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Ray A Burleigh
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 10 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 13 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 14 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 17 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 23 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 on May 23, 2013 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