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Mi vida en Rose (2000)
por David Sedaris
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Definitely amusing, more in the first, more various part (even if mainly family-related) than in the second, more focused on the struggle with French language. Overall, a typically engaging, funny and - not seldom - thought provoking book by Sedaris. ( )
Ok, this book was laugh out loud good. This was the first Sedaris book that I've read, and I'll be reading more.
I thought Sedaris was supposed to be so funny. The humor here seems quite bland, maybe chuckleworthy in a Garrison Keillor sort of way, but that's about it. I expected more.
This series of essays did make me laugh at points. I didn't enjoy it as much as some of his other books.
In this witty collection, essayist David Sedaris turns his cranky gaze to his family, life in New York, and his efforts to learn French while living in France with his boyfriend. Sedaris is good at turning a phrase, but to me he came across as rather whiny. Moreover, this collection hasn't aged well; for example, there are many references to soap opera characters from defunct shows. I'm not sure I'll read any more by him.
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Whereas ''Naked'' reads like a series of overlapping autobiographical essays, this volume feels more like a collection of magazine pieces or columns on pressing matters like the care and feeding of family pets and the travails of dining in Manhattan. But if Mr. Sedaris sometimes sounds as though he were making do with leftover material, ''Talk Pretty'' still makes for diverting reading.
The gifted Sedaris has not been hard enough on himself. At the risk of sounding patronizing, I suspect there is a better writer in there than he is as yet willing to let out.
This collection is, in its way, damned by its own ambitious embrace of variety; with so many pieces assembled, the stronger ones always punish the weaker... But reading or listening to David Sedaris is well worth the lulls for the thrills.
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Sistema Decimal Melvil (DDC)814.54Literature English (North America) American essays 20th Century 1945-1999
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Hachette Book Group
3 ediciones de este libro fueron publicadas por Hachette Book Group.
Ediciones: 0316776963, 0316777722, 1570428654