Diana Foster

Pyrometallurgy
Helpful votes received on reviews: 34% (19 of 56)
Location: Manchester, UK
Anniversary: 18 May
Birthday: 18 April
In My Own Words:
29 years old. Creative artist in Manchester UK.

Interests
'The Catcher in the Rye', 'On the Road, Jack Kerouac, Bukowski, Richard Brautigan, Salinger, Camus, Sartre, Beats, Beat fiction, Beat novels, Beat poetry, Beat, road novels, road movies
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 5,120,832 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 56
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Writing, 29 Mar 2013
These stories are written in a wonderfully racy colloquial Spanglish. The writing is unique and intriguing, often excellent.

The book gives the reader a great insight into the life of the immigrant Dominican community to the USA. All of the stories - bar one - are about a teenage boy/man called Yunior. One can only assume that Yunior is the author Juniot Diaz himself, especially in the final story 'The Cheater's Guide to Love.'

My only criticsm is that beacuse they are all about the same character - Yunior - they tend to become somewhat tiresome if you try to read one directly after another. My advice would be to take a break between each story.

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