Nora Gluckmann

Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (142 of 194)
Location: Aylesbury,England, UK
Birthday: 7 Mar
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I was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina)from Jewish Russian parents, and live in England now. Graduated and worked as an Architect in BA,and in town planning (Plan de B.A.= Le Corbusier and Niemeyer)- Married and moved to Rome : I imported Swedish furniture- with a small team--and worked in interior decoration-I had2 daughters ..Lived for a year in Washington and started painting; participated i… Read more

Iprefer music: Classical (sometimes jazz)specially Bach, Mozart, romantics and Mahler, a favorite as a musician and a personality.I read quite a lot :Art, English,French and Spanish literature:Philosophy, poetry Painting, Psychoanalysis,novels.
Now I… Read more

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 90,527 - Total Helpful Votes: 142 of 194
Rayuela/ Hopscotch (Letras Hispanicas/ Hispanic Wr&hellip by Julio Cortazar
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
The three books you ask me to review were all Christmas presents - I gave them because I remember having read them years ago (Cortazar and Chesterton) and some 4 or 5 years ago ( Bulgakov) and having found them beautiful and interesting books-5 stars-a good present for those friends.
I remember all of the 3 books with love, specially "Hopscotch" because written by Cortazar , Argentinian as I am, and a first class writer., as I read now, appreciated everywhere
Anyhow I am sincerely sorry but with the poor details remained,(and the remarkable decay of my age) I never could write a good or even a mediocre review as they deserve.
Thank you very much and as usual, my… Read more
Breville VTT222 White 2 Slice Toaster by Breville
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Finally the perfect toaster ! I am bursting with gratitude and admiration.

No fuss, nothing special. No difficulty and no problem, no problem at all.

Therefore every GOOD MORNING you introduce 2 slices of normal bread and you know, you obtain 2 slices of good delicious toasts.

White ,simply, not expensive, THE perfect toaster, Finally.
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I have not yet finished to read this book but I am afraid I will never do it, simply because I cannot stand it.
This book managed to make me nervous and I don't remember a book producing this ugly effect ever, but perhaps It can be a nervous consequence of a state of boredom. I hate feeling bored.
Up to now they are only subjective reasons.The writing is unbearable.But I am reading a translation !
The young author probably wants to impress by her apparent great culture and wants the immediate effect , so she practically produces a bombing of names and facts regarding great names in Music, Literature, Art, etc. thinking this is the way Culture is present in a remarkable… Read more

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