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The narration can be sometimes exciting, but most of the time it di boring, and overly detailed. Its some sort of rebellion for following the norms of society – being normal whatever that meansbeing different and still achieving an optimum state of fulfillment and bliss.
It’s fantastical, surreal and absurd. A critique, it seems, of some of the upper-class ways of life. There were events that seemed like they should have felt important, but they went by quickly and without much indication of whether they were meant to be sad or humorous or taken as just a recounting of emotionally bland facts. What An all around story-teller in the strictest sense, Calvino guides the reader through a delightfully conceived but ultimately unfulfilling novella in The Baron in the Trees.
Valentina Ceriati rated it did not like it Aug 13, Want to Read saving…. The main character the Baron, not the narrator although it’s true for both is not fun, funny, or remarkable. I kept reading, thinking surely I would find barobul worthy theme, remarkable characterization, or something of note, but I never found it.
Baronul din copaci
The plot is more original than other books of the same age, but I found it hard to read just because I didn’t like how it was written. It was the love so long awaited by Cosimo and which had now inexplicably arrived, and so lovely that he could not imagine how he had even thought it lovely before.
Italo Calvino was born in Cuba and grew up in Italy. Preview — Baronul din baronull by Italo Calvino.
There were some funny parts — I enjoyed just about every mention of Batista. Books by Italo Calvino. And the thing newest to him was that it was so simple, and the boy at that moment thought it must be idn that always.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His style is not easily to classify; much of his writing has an air reminiscent to that of fantastical fairy tales Our Ancestors, Cosmicomicsalthough sometimes his writing is more “realistic” and in the scenic mode of observation Difficult Lovesfor example.
I have no trouble with that or the reality it sets aside. Charming little tale, but definitely not my style.
Baronul din copaci by Italo Calvino (2 star ratings)
The book has a curious and whimsical premise: Laurel rated it did not like it Apr 28, I nostri antenati 3 books. The premise is fun, but it’s dealt with in sort of a fairy-tale, Swiss Family Robinson -esque way, in which the hero easily overcomes all odds despite logic to the contrary.
What if someone decided to go live in the trees? He lives a pretty dull life despite his treebound existence, and the ending is not satisfying.
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And some cute parts, and some exciting parts, and some interesting parts — creative solutions to practical problems of not being able to touch ground.
I also hated all the pointless cruelty to animals. A Bildungsroman, a picaresque, a fable. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Baronul din copaciplease sign up. I was more than half way through and wasn’t particularly enjoying it, so I’m going to go ahead and declare it “read,” and if it decides to come back to me, I’ll maybe finish it emphasis on maybe and probably not change my opinion.
It was a fun idea, and is carried off in a fairly entertaining, whimsical style.
Harleen rated it did not like it Oct 17, Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Baronul din copaciplease sign up. This was not a bad book, though it seemed to drag on once the novelty of the boy in the trees began to wear thin.
Arboreal aqueducts, rich Spanish exiles, sexual rendezvous, and the eternally important relationship in any man’s bxronul Finally, the evident lack of Calvino’s capable prose is another difficult point to ignore. Piuttosto, se volete vivere su un Premetto che ho apprezzato Marcovaldo, Il visconte dimezzato, le Cosmicomiche, quindi non ho niente contro Calvino. What presents itself as appropriate subject matter? If you’d like to read a lot of descriptions of how someone goes about living in trees, this is definitely the book for you.
While I’ve really enjoyed other books by Calvino, I can’t really recommend this one.