I finished Madonna in a Fur Coat by Sabahattin Ali, a @theboxwalla selection!
I was nervous going into this book because I have seen so much of it on bookstagram lately, and everyone loves it! And I have a tendency to not necessarily love the most loved books. And I have to say I really enjoyed it.
The first 50 pages or so are strange, I felt like I had walked into a house of mirrors for that little bit.
And then the book went into a different direction than I was expecting - and I really liked it! I found the book quite cinematic, it felt like a French New Wave film.
I loved the ending, it was a really well done conclusion!
Although this isn't my new favourite book, I really enjoyed it and definitely recommend reading it.
I was reading about the author, and he seemed to have had quite a short and difficult life. I really hope to read more of his work in the near future.
Thank you @theboxwalla , you've done it again, a wonderful read for my second book of the year, and #myyearoftranslation !
Painting: Olympia by Manet
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