Giovanni Benedetti

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (7 of 8)
Location: Siena Italy


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,067,429 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 8
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
What a letdown this book has been! I guess my expectatins where way too high, possibly because of all the hype on this unconventional novel, or possibly because of so many positive reviews I've read around. I don't know, maybe it's me, but something jsut didn't click.
The original idea the whole plot is based on is pure genius, the girl who tells the story of her abduction, rape and murder, the way she narrates the circumstances, the reactions, the people she loved left there with their lives completely shattered by grief. All this is really well developped, I'll give the author that, and the first 2-3 chapters are quite captivating. But then, for some reasons, everything goes blank,… Read more
Nebraska ~ Bruce Springsteen
Nebraska ~ Bruce Springsteen
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic masterpiece, 16 Jun 2010
One of my favorite Springsteen album, this one is a super-classic, you can't go wrong with it, especially if you're more on the 'just voice 'n guitar' side of it. That's where Ghost of TJ drew its roots from. Really mellow stuff.
I think as well it's worth checking out a Cd called 'Badlands - A tribute to Springsteen Nebraska', a very nice cover album with tons of famous artist on it revisiting and re-interpreting this classic album.

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