Number 1 book for ages in South Korea. Irritating bits made up for by the sheer weirdness. A page-turner too. DEMIAN by Herman Hesse.
What a surprising read after her Neopolitan Novels. Stay with it and you will be stunned.”DAYS OF ABANDONMENT” by Elena Ferrante
A few overdrawn passages but the beautiful build-ups and conversational motifs are incredible. YOUR FACE TOMORROW by Javiar Marias.
It is always better/to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning./For every one of us…BEOWULF: NEW TRANSLATION by Seamus Heaney.
“So much to do today/ Kill memory, kill pain/ Turn heart into stone/ and yet prepare to live again” “REQUIEM” by Anna Akhmatova
The little man who could not grow, armed with a toy drum, wreaks havoc on the consciousness of Europe. THE TIN DRUM by Gunter Grass.
Takes an impossible image or concept and then makes it profound and whimsical. “THE LIBRARY OF BABEL” by Jorge Luis Borges