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I loled a lot, which is, I think, the ultimate aim of it.
Eres Una Bestia Viskovitz : Alessandro Boffa :
It’s a collection of charming short stories and even though after reading couple of them you more or less know what to expect of the next one, it was quite interesting for me to follow the adventures of unlucky Viskovitz as different species of animals. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? So there we were on that ice floe, just viakovitz two ciskovitz us, adrift in the polar night.
But, about a third of the way through it started to grow a little dull.
You’re an Animal, Viskovitz!
Jun 03, Trin rated it really liked it Shelves: In focusing a lens of connective individuality on so many different vessels, Boffa achieves a collision of the ephemeral and eternal. Ingenioso, divertido, sin desperdicio!!! This is erotica in code, sort of. May 06, Taylor rated it it was ok Shelves: The stories are usually hilarious, with an given who he is in each story absurdly astute and scheming protagonist – master I read the prologue, and immediately knew that I would like this book.
The wondrous Ljuba makes eyes at him, yet invariably he has to settle for the homely Jana. The stories are hilarious, raunchy, and sometimes stupefyingly weird. I was eager to move through each little chapter, encountering new animals on the way. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. One of my favourites was as a quixotic genocidal scorpion, another as a sponge sporting a rather disturbing sex scene.
When I started it I thought it was great, very clever and totally original. From the drug dog addicted to the drugs he’s trained to find, to the lion in love with the antelope he should eat, and a sponge that ends up mating with itself and every family member it has in an incestuous flurry, this book This is an excellent collection of short stories which reveal more about the human condition through animals than most literature can achieve with thousands of words about human characters.
Scientific jargon is turned into wordplay and witty aphorism; theatrical reversals and philosophical insights abound. Apr 22, Elizabeth rated it really liked it. It’s also easily readable in one sitting.
Jan 25, Bonnie Jeanne vkskovitz it it was amazing. Though the main premise reminded me of Pelevin’s The Life of Insects, the satire in this book is not as biting or dark and much more playful and amusing.
I had to start read it a couple of times, but when I got familiar with the peculiar jargon I really liked it. Besia light winter read. Basically, it takes Ovid’s metamorphosis and follow a male named Viskovitz through his romantic pursuit of a mate named Ljuba in the bodies of many different species. Various animals wrote to this biological agony-aunt asking for tips for better sex and procreation, and she gave them very pertinent advice. I’d especially recommend ‘You’re an Animal Viskovitz’ to all linguistic maniacs and those who’d like to enrich their vocabulary.
At it was, it felt a little insubstantial after the initial surprise bdstia what it was doing.
More unz this book and his opinion on writing it, you can find here. This is an excellent collection of short stories which reveal more about the human condition through animals than most literature can achieve with thousands of words about human characters.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Viskovitz is an animal, literally.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Of course with a collection of stories, even if they are from the same author with the same style, there were a few I didn’t like very much. It has been translated to over twenty languages.
When I started it I thought it was great, very clev I picked this up in a charity shop purely uha the cover looked pretty and it had an odd title.