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Sep 15, Paula Kalin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Books by Julian Barnes. View all 4 comments. Pain shows that you have not forgotten; pain enhances the flavor of memory; pain is a proof of love.

Is she on the level? Ho letto il libro di Barnes mesi fa, spronato da amici inglesi. Just calls spade a spade. Juliqn volta mi dispiaceva abbandonarlo e pensavo a come ricavarmi il tempo per riprenderlo.

Lists with This Book. Finally, the fact that Barnes is not prone to moralizing vitw a superior level to his low-keyed reflections on loss, pain and love, which invite the reader to take perspective, look himself in the Eye and guide him to find in love the meeting point between truth and magic.

Se mentri leggi un libro ti accorgi che non ti piace, che non sopporti i personaggiche lo scrittore osannato nonticolpisce, se… Non devi leggere per doverne poi scrivere su … Quel libro lo puoi richiudere, in fretta. Jul 13, Livelll Christine rated it really liked it Shelves: Sono andato su internet per cercare commenti e recensioni.

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The first two parts reference early pioneers in the field of ballooning, and fictionalises moments from their lives and loves.

This is the most exquisite and unique book I’ve ever r “There is a German word, Sehnsucht, which has no English equivalent, it means ‘the longing for something’. In two first essays respectively The Sin of Height and On the level Barnes muses upon beginning of ballooning and photography, summons pioneers and enthusiast for both disciplines, adduces anecdotes and titbits.


Non ha finto di essere la madre del bambino una volta nato, per risparmiare a sua figlia di vivere da ragazza madre. Some soar with art, others with religion; most with love.

I was going to lazily steal the pithy expression “devastating” from the blurb on the front, but that would be an insult to a writer who makes such precise use of language himself. Ho commesso un errore. Probabilmente il sistema editoriale.

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The first two sections acts as preludes to the final section- The Loss of Depth – which is a searing page historical essay that concludes the book describes descent — no upper air, no perspective, just darkness and despair.

Insomma questi ragazzi erano ben diverso da come la memoria del protagonista ce li racconta in principio,magistralmente. It is always hard to know if there is such a thing as a good book to recommend to people in grief.

Un giorno accade che muore un loro compagno di scuola, Robson. Chi crede vitz poter intendere fino in fondo il senso del proprio passato qui si chiama Veronica, che dice spesso a Tony che non capisce?

Her love is obvious, she whom Barnes refers to as “The heart of my life; the life of my heart. Its main purpose, it would seem, was to transition us between the highs of Part 1 and the lows in Part 3. People livslli lost, bereavement.

It is not that I would exchange one of the deaths she has juilan to live through for someone just as close to me that I could live through in her stead. If not for one, then for the other.


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Observe it from above, from the side, from below, does that steal a shade of its power to catch you unaware and knock you from your feet? Then there are other times when you stumble upon a book that takes you in such an unexpected direction that you find yourself, not only surprised by the unique nature of what you are reading but actually thrilled by its unpredictability and pleased for allowing yourself to step out of your comfort zone. On the Level is about love. Aggiungi un commento Fare clic qui per annullare la risposta.

I remember standing, listening to the words, to the lilt of the tune that shakes like wind in barley, and, back then, as a young man, being nearly moved to tears, in a room crowded, and me surrounded by people I knew. Carefully chooses words, disdains all these substitute words for death, all these passing and loss.

It begins with three ascents by balloon: And what is taken away is greater than the sum of what was there.

Livelli di vita

View all 12 comments. We imagine we have battled against it, our soul, when all that has happened is that grief has moved elsewhere, shifted its interest. It is full of some of the most profound insights I have ever read.