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Jean Echenoz

3.62 of 5 Votes: 4
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Lightning (2010)
language
English
3.72 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: La figura enigmática del científico Nikola Tesla sirve como pretexto para contar en una inquietante, breve y nebulosa novelita su historia bajo otro nombre. Si en la película "El Gran Truco", Christopher Nolan ponía a David Bowie a actuar su persona, aquí Jean Echenoz pone a un s...
1914 (2012)
language
English
3.54 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This very short novel, published in English as "1914" is a good introduction to the experience of WW1 for the average soldier. It is a quick read and not filled with historical data or reenactments. Is is assumed that we all know these things. In fact at a few different points E...
Running (2008)
language
English
3.77 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Fome. Fomísimo. Pero lo leí entero a la espera de algún final chistoso o absurdo o qué se yo. El hueón corría y era bueno en ello y luego ya no. De fondo, el comunismo checo. Y sería. Sin épica, sin poesía, sin paisajes, sin esa cosa mínima que sí hay en "De qué hablo cuando habl...
Des éclairs (2010)
language
English
3.72 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Gregor is quite a remarkable character. On the one hand he is a brilliant, beta scientist; so one would think he is exact; one the other hand he has all these general ideas which he doesn’t care to work out in more exact details before going ‘on the market’ and thus showing himse...
Courir (2008)
language
English
3.77 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Kertomuksellinen elämänkerta Emil Zátopekista; tsekkoslovakialaisesta juoksijasta, jonka ura huipentui Helsingin olympialaisissa kolmeen kultaan (5000 m, 10000 m ja marathon). Kerronta etenee vauhdilla eteenpäin ja tässä keskitytään lähinnä Zátopekin juoksu-uraan, mutta samalla t...
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