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Amélie Nothomb

Speravo da tantissimo tempo di leggere qualcosa della Nothombe e ora sono soddisfatta della lettura terminata. Sa fare una cosa sola per volta. Tubo della Nothomb Vs Noce che fa la posizione del fenicottero ubriaco per due minuti: D ma sta monella This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. dds

In questo romanzo la Nothomb racconta i suoi primissimi anni di vita di bambina nata in Giappone da una famiglia di origini belghe. For the first two years, she is totally unresponsive and silent and is referred to as the Tube feeding and the Plant. Had Dse not read “Loving Sabotage” earlier, I would have rated this novel with five stars.

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The sweet and sad thread where Amelie realizes that things are not permanent is deeply moving. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

She screams all day and gets tantrums as if she must catch up on the time she lost as a ‘plant’. That which is given you will be taken back” and “One of the most terrifying laws of the universe: What transpires is a curious novel about a two-year-old experiencing the world through her distended brain. View all 5 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. While in Japan, she attended a local school and learned Japanese.


Why is sight “the very essence of life”? Lists with This Book. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

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Her proper birth happened “at the age of two and a half” and she owes the event to her Belgian grandmother or rather to Belgian white chocolate. What a charming way for an author to metapuysique her readers.

Un libro esilarante e divertente con dei tocchi di humour che mi hanno permesso di apprezzarlo maggiormente. Ho iniziato e finito il libro della Nothomb il primo Gennaio.

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ttubes I loved the book, not least because it was suitably short, but it turns out that her one, not quite phobia, but absolute real dislike, is also mine, and for the same reason too.

Depositor Login Administrator Login. Amelie Nothomb has created in mrtaphysique books a world in which a little child in “The Character of Rain” the narrator is Amelie herself at the age between two and three is fully developed intellectually and emotionally, able to manipulates her parents, reads, and speaks two languages.

And God was a tube. She still feels a certain affinity for tubes, identifying a vacuum cleaner as an obvious relative — and even choosing “aspirateur” vacuum cleaner as the third aamelie she utters after diplomatically pleasing her parents by addressing them as “Maman” and “Papa”. After some family tensions, she returned to Japan to work in a big Japanese company in Tokyo. Mais ce tube, c’est Dieu. Nonostante il tono all’apparenza scanzonato, il primo impatto con le cose e gli eventi produce conclusioni sferzanti e tutt’altro che ingenue.


Se trata de una historia tan fascinante, desde mi punto de vista. Many ideas inserted in her books come from the conversations she had with an Italian man, from late eighties and during the nineties. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In relation to this, I look at the salvational role of storytelling in both novels, and provide evidence to suggest that Nothomb as both author and protagonist come to find, understand and stabilise their identity through reading and writing literature.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Although Nothomb claims to have been born in Japan, she actually began living in Japan at the age of two until she was five years old. When she was five the family moved to China. This describes Nothomb’s life from her birth until her third birthday. At that age Amelie was just transformed from being a tube into being a God.

To view it, click here. Put briefly, the novel attempts to capture the mind of an infant. Frankly, Amelie, I don’t give a damn. That is why sight, the very essence of life, constitutes a rejection”. These worlds may be reflections of the real, physical world, but they do not have to be.

There are hilarious bits for instance, how Amelie names the three carp or how she helps her father during very heavy rainbut there are also moments of great depth. Worth a snifter for the uninitiated.