Saturday, March 29, 2014

The Professor and the Siren by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

The Professor and the Siren by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa[Expected publication: July 2014 by NYRB Classics
★★.5
I liked the first story about the siren, but the other two stories I honestly couldn't tell you a thing about them. I skimmed them because they bored me a lot. There was a lot of potential in the first story that could have easily covered all the pages in this book, but instead it ended abruptly and it was very unsatisfying.

There's not a lot you will miss by not reading this book. And I say that as a person who LOVED the writing style in the first story (other than the ending).

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