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This is my first book by Mario Vargas Llosa and I enjoyed it. It wasn't really what I was expecting knowing that he is a Nobel Laureate but it was quite enjoyable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen F. Potts
A girl in search of self devastates on her way the life of a man who is in and out of her life for almost four decades. Read morePublished 6 months ago by lovevonbeautyvonlove
I was pointed to this book by my mother, who read it with all her friends and each loved it. A saga of a strong woman (classic for Llosa) dragging a man behind. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Martyna Bialek
Some people reading a book after 10 pages if they don't like it. With so much available to read, this seems like a reasonable policy. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Paige Turner
Although Vargas Llosa has an international reputation for being a wonderful writer, I have never liked his work in either the original Spanish or in English translations. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Guinan02
I became a fan of this author a few years ago, reading a few back to back, really enjoying Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. So I started this one with no hesitation. Read morePublished 9 months ago by millibug
LLosa weaves a good story around the relationship between a young Peruvian living in Paris and his dream girl. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Raymond D. Marshall
I enjoyed the beginning. The love story of the bad girl and the good boy was romantic and interesting, but after the first couple of chapters it was the same thing over and over... Read morePublished 10 months ago by I P
The beginning seems ok but the second part plunges one into boredom of such proportions that I couldn't keep reading. The author thinks he knows what the reader wants to read. Read morePublished 11 months ago by michael wasserman