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Pedro Juan Gutierrez: Havanska trilogija

Havanska trilogija.
Nisam je dovršila. 
Još.

ali uskoro ću...

 sigurna sam jer prvi dio sam dio završila jučer (počela sam ga čitati na staru godinu), a neće dugo proći  i ostala dva ću vjerovatno pročitati u dahu ( i vjerovatno često namrgođenja čela, sa mučninom u želucu).

 Teško je prestati čitati, to je jedna od takvih knjiga. Što to točno znači: teško za prestati čitati? Može to biti iz sto razloga, može to biti krimić, drama ili neka knjiga pjesama, može to biti jer nas knjiga čini sretnijim, a može biti i obrnuto, pa to samo po sebi ne znači previše, zar ne? 

Zato neću reći da je knjiga čitka. Kao što je George Orwell točno zaključio, kratki ogledi knjiga su besmisleni, a ja ih srećom ne moram pisati za sitne pare (ni kratke oglede ni uopće nikakve oglede) kao njegov neuhranjeni nesretnik kojeg opisuje u jednom od svojih članaka, a što me zapravo podsjeća na samom junaka ove knjige koji je također neuhranjeni novinar. Meni za sada ne prijeti izravna neuhranjenost, ali s obzirom na svoj status stažista (čitaj zaposleni neplaćeni status) nije baš da sam posebno daleko od njega. 


Ova knjiga je: mučna. Neuvijena. Depresivna. Pomalo luda. Maštovita. Očajna. Strastvena. Uvrijedljiva. Nasilna, pa zatim neobična nježna. Kao sam pripovijedač baziran na samoj osobi pisca. Kuba gladuje, očaj, strava i ludilo, a kao i mnoga mjesta gotovo nemoguća za život obavija je neka čudna izmaglica fantazije i čudnovate sreće. Bolnog osmijeha. Zarobljene slobode. 

Teška tema. Glad i neimaština na Kubi devedesetih. Radnja isprekidana. Ispričana sa nekakvih šezdesetak kratkih priča. Bez reda. A kakvog reda može imati siromaštvo i patnja? dugotrajna glad? izmorenost fizička i duhovna? Gubitak perspektive? Maštovit seksualni život kao nekakva borba protiv sveprisutne smrti, boli i besmisla? Odnosi koji su napola ludi što nimalo ne iznenađuje.... 

Mislim ja tako o onome što sam pročitala...pitam se ima li ovisnosti o bijedi, o boli...pitam se ima li izlaza nakon što se određene stvari dogode, pitam se o ljudskoj prirodi i okolini i koliko jedna zapravo stvara drugu, svakakva nekakva pitanja mi se motaju po glavi. Da sažmem....kad je pročitam do kraja, napisati ću više o njoj, a za sada ću pustiti da mi se glavom motaju pitanja.

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