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I can’t even believe I wrote a review segund this–it’s been a while since I read this book and so far I almost never write book reviews. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

pxixao In Joselito’s review”I suspect Clarice Lispector copied here the style in Fernando Pessoa’s “The Book of Disquiet” to produce this exasperating, introspective, highfalutin nonsense. I had to break a lot of mental habits simply to write the few words above. Am I getting closer? Refresh and try again.

A Paixão Segundo G.H

Also, the author Lispector definitely plays around a lot with words in extremely unconventional ways, but she also paradoxically uses that unconventionality to demonstrate how weak and useless words can be in describing existence itself, as well as some of life’s most fundamental elements, such as love. This lady freaks out about a cockroach. If you are one of these, and have just gone through some sort of transition, lock yourself in an empty room and immerse yourself in the madness of this once-was gorgeous Argentinian.


Long periods of stream-of-consciousness philosophical musing are interspersed with brief moments of snapping back to Clarice Lispector’s The Passion According to G.

In which I cannot hide, for there is no “inside,” and my nakedness would absorb my entir “My temptation is toward the irredeemable, for it is through redemption one’s identity is revealed. When a book makes you cry it’s not because “John was a good person who many people loved.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving…. Almost equal parts wisdom and nonsense.

Several of her works have been turned into films and she was the subject of a recent biography, Why This World, by Benjamin Moser. Injured in an accident inshe spent the last decade of her life in frequent pain, steadily writing and publishing novels and stories until her premature death in I find that the stars are usually a better indicator of book sales than book quality. Views Read Edit View history.

The first quarter of the book is the plot-heavy part: The work takes the form of a monologue by a woman, identified only as G. It’s quite modernist, specifically in that construction-of-personal-truth kind of way, and although G. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A lot of conscious effort has to be expended on my part to make sure the sentences I’m writing does not follow temporally, causally, or logically from the previous one in some conventional or obvious way to me.

I both enjoyed it and didn’t.

It has 3 stars because paxao just weird. Is this book really “a commendable work of genius”? Let’s say I gave this book 5 stars. I’m unsure what to make of this book, there’s were parts I enjoyed but not enough to keep going. The prose is constructed with the ethereal always deeply entrenched.


Sometimes a book is rated 3 point something but when you read it you realize it should have been rated 5 stars. Overwhelmed segndo anger, she opens the door to the wardrobe. It makes you think about existence itself.

A paixão segundo G.H.

Weird time for reviewing weird books? This transformation would be a discontinuity in the texture of consciousness for simple things are universal and progress toward infinity and through this all words would be stripped of their constructed meaning and become mere seed.

Sad to say, though, I think I’m growing out of meandering existential crises — as beautiful as they may be — or, at least I am when they spend a bit too much time taking themselves a bit too seriously.

Ser humano em conflito permanente, Clarice procura selecionar e induzir seu leitor: What does it actually mean if a book was “ok” or that you “liked it” or that “it was amazing”? I was bored yet conscious of the experience.