Desert

Desert

Book - 2009
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The international bestseller, by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2008, available for the first time.
Publisher: London : Atlantic, 2009.
ISBN: 9781848873810
9781848873803
Branch Call Number: FIC LECL
Characteristics: 352 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dickson, C.

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daffodill Jun 28, 2010

Loved the vivid descriptions of the landscape, it made you feel you were there in this vast expanse of desert. Interwoven with the people that live there and abroad. Each with their own culture,so different to ours.


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quenz
Mar 05, 2012

At times seemed tedious in describing the minutia of Lalla's experiences. But at the end of the book I was stunned by the brilliance of the story. I plan to read it again to better understand the culture of the desert and to fully appreciate Le Clezio's descriptive language.

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mayatroll
Jul 12, 2011

great concept, but overly flowery language makes it almost absurd. I didn't enjoy this book overall- I felt the same things were described over and over again in similar ways with very little actual point.

daffodill Jun 28, 2010

Loved the vivid descriptions of the landscape, it made you feel you were there in this vast expanse of desert. Interwoven with the people that live there and abroad. Each with their own culture,so different to ours.

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