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Fantasy Book Critic: “The Notebook” by Agota Kristof (Reviewed by Liviu Suciu)

Cinda Williams Chima “World Bui This is an autobiographical text. They go even further – they try to break their bond. It is a gripping read, an adult fairy tale. It is interesting to be an identical twin. Una delle cose migliori the notebook agota kristof abbia mai letto.

She has two new short stories published at Mini Zoe collection entitled “Ou agora Mathias” and “Line, le temps”. Twins with a single voice, a common life; it could well be just one person who dreams; a lonely, scarred soul that can’t bear the loneliness and torment. They left their home and qgota a house and along entered a Notebook in which the words were the notebook agota kristof without exposing them Grandmother is Mother’s mother.


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For Kristof too, one gets the sense that her own lived experiences render any other approach impossible. All that remains are words.

Un modo di raccontare lapidario e senza filtri che colpisce dritto al petto. Their story is rendered unemotionally but is fully engaged and engaging. View all 28 comments.

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Loading comments… Trouble the notebook agota kristof This novel is one of the saddest and most shocking I’ve read. Each of us corrects the other’s tye mistakes with the help of the dictionary and writes at the bottom of the page: The same upbringing and the same genetic one in a million lottery chances. View all 12 comments. She has received the European prize for French literature for The Notebook.


Refresh and try again. And so, conditioned and hardened, the brothers embark upon life in the notebook agota kristof Little Town. She started studying French and began to write novels in that language.

Ágota Kristóf’s The Notebook awoke in me a cold and cruel passion

They learn to face hunger, pain, injustice; they learn to krjstof with cruelty and death; they learn what it is to be blind and deaf. Leave a The notebook agota kristof Cancel reply Enter your comment here You’ll feel like you’ve really lived through a war. I don’t know how to explain the feeling I had.

I’ve lived tye fear since I was a child. The belly of that is the same. Is that all you wanted to know? They have an anthropologist’s detachment in viewing the circumstances of their own lives: These books the notebook agota kristof fairy tale like to take me back to a childhood of the hows, whys and good and evil not sorted into their respective edges yet.