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Ilona llega con la lluvia by Álvaro Mutis

Beautifully written, Ilona Ilega con la Luvia captivated me with its slow rhythm and poetry. The story starts off with a character that reminded me of Delboy from Only Fools and Horses. The novella soon develops into quite a story (that has little to do with British humour.) Wonderful and unusual characters reminded me of friends and dear people. I certainly wouldn't mind reading something else by this writer. I'd say his writing really suits me...In short, this novella felt different (in a sense of a change that's welcomed).

Finally, Ilona is such a captivating heroine. Lover and a friend of the protagonist, one of those people that can never rest in one place and that never surrender to life.

What more can I say? A lot more actually... this book if any really deserves a better review...When I have time, I'll write more about it.

Prekrasna novela, posve me očarala svojim polaganim ritmon i poetičnošću. Počinje sa brodolomom (u financijskom i moralnom smislu) lika koji me pomalo podsjeća na Delboya iz Mućki, a razvija se u nešto stvarno posebno, u priču koja ima malo veze s britanskim humorom. Neobični i divni likovi, koji me podsjetiše na prijatelje i drage ljude. Rado bih pročitala još koje djelo ovog pisca, rekla bi da mi njegov način pisanja baš odgovara. Nepretenciozan, a opet maštovit....U nedostatku bolje riječi ukratko ću ovo opisati kao nešto drukčije, pomalo gotike i mistike, mješavina svakodnevnih nedumica i vječnih pitanja. Tako ugodno za čitati, a sa dovoljno sadržaja da vas zaokupi...Točno onakav odmor kakav mi je trebao.
I da...

Tko je ona? Ilona je genijalna junakinja, ljubavnica i prijateljica glavnog lika, jedna od onih žena koje se nigdje ne mogu smiriti i koje se nikada ne predaju. 

No, ova knjiga odista zaslužuje bolje recenziju i kada budem imala vremena, napisati ću nešto o njoj.

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