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Shortly before her death, Lispector told a reporter that of all her books G. Also, the author Lispector definitely plays around a lot with words in extremely unconventional ways, but she also paradoxically uses that unconventionality to demonstrate how weak and useless words can be in describing existence itself, as well as some of life’s most fundamental elements, such as love.

Am I getting closer? This book reminds me of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Daquilo a que na verdade apenas chamo, mas sem saber-lhe o nome. Other times you read a book that has 5 stars or is close to paico stars and you realize that was just the case because the book was another dumb fad.

Kafka a su lado es bastante normal At best, the star-rating system can help you filter out books that are ridiculous from books that are actually worth your time. It makes you think about existence itself.

A paixão segundo G.H.

Then some people would expect that this book would be as “amazing” as the latest best-selling thriller or even another great 5-star philosophical book. The work takes the form of a monologue by a woman, identified only as G.


Having jettisoned that a while ago, I found it to be really well-done, but quite a waste of intellectual energy. Are all the strange things she’s describing after “she woke up” to reality true? Thanks for telling us about the problem. I was maybe 50 pages in and I was still going “what the fuck is going on” and had to see if I was dumb and just didn’t “get it.

This transformation would be a discontinuity in the texture of consciousness gg simple things are universal and progress toward infinity and through this all words would be stripped of their constructed meaning and become mere seed.

I don’t know that I gave in to this book enough – I was so repulsed by the premise that I found it hard to give in to all the profound philosophical thought.

Maybe this book is about the deconstruction of you, the human.

A paixão segundo G.H. by Clarice Lispector (3 star ratings)

Weird time for reviewing weird books? Sousa, translator of the novel from Portuguese to English, re-examines the way most criticism addresses the key issue of the language dynamics of the novel. A very difficult book to rate, but essentially one extended, phantasmagorical, psychological, and philosophical exploration between the self and non-self.

To accompany the irregular plot and substance of the novel, Lispector uses unique techniques to help convey her overarching ideas and themes. Gave up halfway but it intrigued me enough to perhaps give it another go in the future so 2.


Clarice was a Brazilian writer with a lot of existentialism in her books. Throughout the novel, “G. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The room was the opposite of what I had created in my house, the opposite of the soft beauty that came from my talent for arrangement, my talent for living, the opposite of my serene irony, of my sweet and exempt irony: A very strange journey into the heart, soul, and moral fiber of a woman at wit’s end.

That’s it–that’s all I can say for now. Why do I exist? Hay que leer muy pausadamente y muy concentrado cada una de las palabras de esta obra.

I find that the stars are usually a better indicator of book sales than book quality. Apr 12, Saba R.

Very well written, but it is so abstruse that you can’t help but wonder whether Lispector’s poetic sentences are actually meaningful and deep or pure gibberish. Retrieved from ” https:

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