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On dokuzuncu yüzyılın başlarında, filozof Kant’ın da doğum yeri olan Königsberg’deki bir genelevde bir hilkat garibesi doğar. Doğarken annesinin ölümüne sebep olan bu canavarımsı yaratık sağır, dilsiz ve ürkütücü bir şekilsizliktedir. Ne var ki çok gizli bir yeteneğe de sahiptir: İnsanların zihnini okur, kalplerinin en derininde olup biteni bilir. Herkül adı verilen bu bebOn dokuzuncu yüzyılın başlarında, filozof Kant’ın da doğum yeri olan Königsberg’deki bir genelevde bir hilkat garibesi doğar. Doğarken annesinin ölümüne sebep olan bu canavarımsı yaratık sağır, dilsiz ve ürkütücü bir şekilsizliktedir. Ne var ki çok gizli bir yeteneğe de sahiptir: İnsanların zihnini okur, kalplerinin en derininde olup biteni bilir. Herkül adı verilen bu bebeğe hayatın bahşettiği en büyük armağan, onunla aynı gün genelevde dünyaya gelen güzeller güzeli Henriette Vogel ile birbirlerine duydukları kopmaz aşktır.Ama içinde yaşadıkları dünya –tahmin edebileceğiniz gibi– böyle bir aşkı kaldıramaz, âşıklar birbirlerinden uzağa savrulurlar. Yeteneği başına bela olan, çetin düşmanlar edinen Herkül, on dokuzuncu yüzyıl boyunca aşkının peşinde Avrupa’yı bir ucundan diğerine dolaşır. Tımarhaneler, ucube sirkleri ve manastırların içinden geçerken, dönemin yüksek kurumlarındaki mühim şahısların içyüzüne tanık olur, dehşete kapılır: Gözlerimizin önündeki, kan, hırs ve toplumsal baskıyla, çürüme ve kutsalın kötüye kullanılmasıyla dolu bir tarihtir. İnsan olmanın anlamını sorgularız kahramanımızla birlikte, ama her şey bir yana, garip de olsa sarsılmaz bir aşk öyküsüdür dinlediğimiz.Güzel ve çirkin, saygın ve alçak, yüce ve düşük gibi kavramlarımızı yerinden oynatan, aşkın, nefretin ve duyguların gücünü vurgulayan Carl-Johan Vallgren’in bu müthiş romanı, günümüz İsveç edebiyatının öndegelen yapıtlarından biri. Yazarına İsveç’in en önemli ödülü olan August başta olmak üzere sayısız ödül kazandıran ve çok sayıda dünya diline çevrilen kitap şimdi Türkçede......

Title : Bir Garip Aşk Öyküsü
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Number of Pages : 312 Pages
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Bir Garip Aşk Öyküsü Reviews

  • Morana Mazor
    2019-04-03 19:25

    Oduševljena! Bizarno, drugačije,a odlično... Neka vas naslov ne zavara, nije riječ o ljubavnom romanu.. Engleska inačica naslova puno bolje približava radnju "Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot: His Wonderful Love and His Terrible Hatred". Čitajte!

  • Leajk
    2019-04-09 01:28

    För att vara rättvis mot boken har jag delat upp recensionen i två delar, det positiva och det negativa.Det positiva med den här boken:- titelnFantastisk så klart (innan man läst boken), det var framförallt den som övertalade mig att läsa boken- den korta historien i början om en koloni av döva En idyllisk bild av ett samhälle, intressant bild av dövhet- delar av beskrivningen av Vatikanens hemliga bibliotekFörmodligen mest eftersom delar av mig älskar en konspirationsteoriDet negativa: - historienSträcker sig över tid och rum att kännas intelligent eller spännande. Den 'fule' Hercule Barfuss och den 'vackra' Henrietta Vogel föds på samma bordell som varandras övertydliga motsatser. Eftersom hon endast är där för hjältens skull är hon rakt igenom god och störs aldrig av Hercules groteska yttre utan älskar honom utan en tanke på annat. Henriette rövas bort av en ond sadist och Hercule jagar henne över hela Europa eftersom han i princip är definitionen av besatt kärlek. Under jakten är det naturligtvis förfärligt synd om Hercule eftersom alla hatar honom för hans yttre. - språketVill vara bombastiskt och romantiskt men säger egentligen aldrig något av värde. Jag blir frustrerad gång på gång för jag ville verkligen att en bok med en sådan fantastisk titel skulle betyda något. - karaktärernaSom nämndes innan är de tecknade med samma finess som en turist-karikatyr. Man kan för all del ha ytliga symboliska karaktärer och komma undan med det (som Dickens), men då måste något annat väga upp för det, en bra historia, ett fantastiskt språk, osv. Både Hercule och Henriette är platta att jag känner att de är två klippdockor som författaren leker med för att visa att kärleken är FANTASTISK och överkommer allt. Slutsats:Min gissning är att Vallgren inför den här boken förläste sig på Den unge Werthers lidande och Skönheten och odjuret.

  • Pete
    2019-04-13 01:08

    Wow, I really wanted to like this book, it seemed that it would be intersting, and it almost was. It had the elements of a short story and it dragged because it was made into a novel. The characters were hollow accept for the "Hero" Barefoot, but even then... The story telling was disjointed and confusing, I often had to double back in a chapter to see if I skipped a major event that was being discussed or I needed explanaiton that was skipped over. The non-sequesntial stroy telling can be done well, this was not. I don't know why I have even ranked this book with two stars, except to say that there is some exceptionally beautiful sections in this book, the words and the way they are written is stunning. The book starts very well, the first two chapters I was eager to see where this was going, but when I got there I realized that I just didn't care. Maybe I am just an idiot, but this was a good idea woefully short on a good execution.

  • Frosty Dahlia
    2019-03-28 20:14

    I read this book on the original language (Swedish) and it really is one of the best books in Swedish literature for a very long time. It takes you through adventures both amazing and horrible and feelings of joy and despise. The reason it doesn't get five stars is that on occasion it gets somewhat pretentious but overall it is a great piece. It really is a shame about the title. I just know how a title like this puts me off reading the book and I would never have read it unless two colleagues of mine recommended it. Therefore, please ignore the title and enjoy the great adventures of Hercule. You will not regret it.

  • Amanda
    2019-04-07 18:14

    Actual Rating: 3.5 starsI really liked this book. I thought it was great and it is a Swedish novel I would certainly recommend to everyone!The story follows our protagonist Hercule Barfuss. He is born a dwarf with a severely deformed body. He is deaf and cannot speak. However, he has been given the gift of being able to read other people's thoughts. An incredibly moving and at times horrendous story which follows Hercule's life over about 80 years.What really makes this book stand out, at least to me, is the extensive imagery. The language is so full of pictures and metafors, similes and symbols and while that at many times really added to the story, it sometimes became a little too much. We as readers could loose ourself in the images and nearly miss what Vallgren wanted to say. -- With that said, the imagery is one of this book's great strengths. The intricacies of the writing style and the use different techniques definitely makes this book suitable for re-reading in the future.Furthermore, the book discusses a range of interesting topics; religion, language, emotion, love, hate and so much more. However, one of the reasons to why I did not rate this book higher than 3.5 is partly due to the epilogue. As the last part, it is the feeling from that episode you bring with you after finishing the novel. Unfortunately I found the epilogue to be incredibly dry and in general just unnecessary. It left me feeling bored and just kind of meh. With that said, as a whole, I think this book is really great. With a very strong imagery and interesting writing style Vallgren manages to really capture the reader's attention and tell a story about longing, love, hate and the cruelty of the human kind.

  • Emily
    2019-04-20 23:31

    This is a page turner, for sure. I couldn't really quit once I'd gotten a chapter or two into it. It reminded me of another carnivalesque "freak" novel, Geek Love. But I liked this one a lot better than Geek Love. Despite the fact that this novel sometimes seems to be "a series of unfortunate events" it has an underlying optimism and love for its characters that keep it from getting too bleak. And it does get bleak, yes indeedy do. Dickensian bleak without the Dickensian filter shielding us from the truly bleak stuff. But there's love under it somehow. And mind reading. Which is fun. I really enjoyed the perspective switches and the detective work of piecing the story together that way. The bad news? The frame of the story feels kind of lame. The opening and closing letters are a bit ponderous and feel tacked on and unessential. The ending feels lazy. It sort of amounts to "and this happened and then this happened and then this happened." This was because the love/hate story was essentially over. But then it wasn't. I either wanted the story to end where it ended or to be more fully fleshed out after. It feels more undone than too long, really so I vote for more fleshed out!There seems to be a potential for another book written by the main character and I wondered if that book will come out in the future. However, I wanted that book IN this one. There's so much potential in this story that isn't realized. It feels sketched in when it could be painted. But the sketch is a really interesting sketch, so it's worth it even so.

  • Katerina
    2019-04-20 22:23

    Ой, эта премилая скандинавская литература. Пролог рассказывает читателю о языке глухих, об универсальности языка чувств, о верности и преданности; потом следует удивительная история двух детей, родившихся в один день, таких разных, но истово преданных друг другу, а потом сразу — ррраз! — отрезал грудь! жестко изнасиловал! призвал инквизицию!В общем, "вокруг кричала толпа, валялись трупы животных и затоптанных людей", а Эркюль, значит, "услышал голос чистой, ничем не замутненной любви".Нет, ну это прелесть что такое.

  • Leylak Dalı
    2019-04-14 20:33

    19. yüzyılın başında bir genelevde doğan, üstün güçlere sahip hilkat garibesi Herkül ile aynı genelevde aynı saatte doğan güzeller güzeli Henriette'nin maceraları, aşkları, düşmanları, dostları, engizisyon, tımarhaneler, sirkler ve daha neler neler...Katman katman bir öykü sizi bekliyor, mutlaka okuyunuz

  • Zeren
    2019-04-14 22:36

    Etkileyici bir başlangıcı ve sonu olan bir romandı benim için. Ama ortalarındaki tekrardan hayli sıkıldım, hikayenin yönünü tahmin etmek de pek zor değildi. Sondaki sağır ve dilsizlerle ilgili verilen yaşamsal bilgiler kendi adıma romanın genelinden çok daha çarpıcıydı. Arka arkaya yaptığım çok iyi okumaların gazabına uğramış da olabilir.

  • Annika Kronberg
    2019-03-21 21:34

    Läste 120 sidor, gav upp. Det enda jag tycker om är titeln och omslaget (Bonniers läsarfavoriter). Tycker inte om språket, fastnar inte för karaktärerna, historien är för långsam.

  • Mark Ryan
    2019-04-17 23:36

    Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot: His Wonderful Love and His Terrible HatredNow you have finished wondering at the title we can, oh, you want a little more time with it, ok. The Horrific Sufferings of the Mind-Reading Monster Hercules Barefoot: His Wonderful Love and his Terrible Hatred. Ok can we continue.This was my first Carl-Johan Vallgren and I have to admit it was the title and cover design that made me buy it a long time ago in a random book store, subsequently it was placed on a shelf and never touched again for a good five years or so. Until last week when finally it got to be a book and I picked it up and decided I would get it read.It happened slowly, after many books recently for younger audiences I had settled into a large font and quick to finish pages but that is not what you get with Hercules Barefoot’s story. If you want a book to read in the moments before bed at the end of your day please do not pick this as I did because it will be a struggle. This is no comment on the story or writing as both are incredible.We follow the life of Hercule Barfuss an incredibly deformed newborn in a brothel who somehow avoids being snuffed out before his first breath. He has a thick carpet of hair on his back, his arms resemble nothing more than twigs and his head is unusually large. His stature is that of a dwarf and his body is covered in a random smattering of hard black protrusions. By normal 1800s standards he should have been proclaimed spawn of satan and killed.The book follows his life at different stages and I loved the way that we jumped along his personal timeline sometimes not quite knowing the amount time we had moved on. His life is rich with religion and historical rubbernecking but it never detracts from the core tale of Hercule Barfuss and his search for his true love Henriette Vogel. There is a time spent locked away in a monastery where the local town believe he is a miracle-worker, a trip to the vatican where he quickly discovers plans afoot to kill him. A brief stint helping a princess win card games and then after the most tragic event that could befall him. A good amount of bloody, painful, satisfying revenge.Does this sound like your kind of book because I honestly believe everyone could find something they enjoyed through its pages and we haven’t even touched on Hercule’s ability to not only read minds but control them too.4 out of 5 tortured monks

  • Έλλη Δ
    2019-04-08 19:09

    http://stonasterismotouvivliou.blogsp...Ο Σουηδός συγγραφέας Καρλ Γιόχαν Βαλγκρεν εξέπληξε το αναγνωστικό κοινό με ένα γοτθικό παραμύθι, πλασμένο από τα υλικά του γνήσιου τρόμου, της μεταφυσικής και της ερωτικής παραφοράς!Ένα ερωτικό δράμα που κορυφώνεται σε Ύμνο προς την Αγάπη!! 813, Γερμανία.Μια νύχτα με θύελλα ένας γιατρός καλείται να ξεγεννήσει δύο πόρνες.Η μία γεννά ένα υγιέστατο, πανέμορφο κοριτσάκι. Η άλλη όμως, από ένα καπρίτσιο της τύχης, φέρνει στον κόσμο ένα φριχτά παραμορφωμένο αγόρι, το οποίο είναι κωφάλαλο, αλλά προικισμένο με υψηλή ευφυία κι ένα εκπληκτικό χαρισμά: "Να ακούει τις σκέψεις των άλλων". Η πανώρια Ενριέττε και ο τερατόμορφος Ερκίλ μεγαλώνουν μαζί, σε ένα ιδιότυπο περιβάλλον στοργής κι ακολασίας, κι αναπτύσσουν μια αγνή ακατάλυτη αγάπη. Κοντά στην εφηβεία τους όμως, ένα τραγικό συμβάν θα τους χωρίσει.Ο Ερκίλ θα δοκιμάσει μια ζωή γεμάτη βάσανα καθώς η παραμορφωσή του θα τον θέσειστο στόχαστρο των ανθρώπων.Από τα αδιάκριτα βλέμματα αποστροφής μέχρι τα απομεινάρια της Ιεράς Εξέτασης και το Ινστιτούτου Μελέτης Τερατογενέσεων, από το ιδιότυπο τσίρκο του μέχρι τα βρόμικα σοκάκια του Αμβούργου, ο Ερκίλ θα περιπλανηθεί σε έναν εχθρικό κόσμο αναζητώντας τη χαμένη του αγάπη. Μέσα στο μίσος και την κατακραυγή, τον φόβο και την εξαθλίωση η μορφή εκείνηςθα του δώσει κίνητρο να ζήσει και να δημιουργήσει. Θα καταφέρει να την ξαναβρεί;Θα του επιτρέψουν όσα μεσολάβησαν στη ζωή της Ενριέττε να την έχει ξανα δικιά του όπως στα παιδικά του χρόνια;Πάνω απ όλα όμως στέκει το ερωτημα: Θα κατορθώσει ο έρωτας να δαμάσει το τέρας; ΣΧΟΛΙΑΣΜΟΣΟ "Άγγελος και το Τέρας" αποτελεί ένα συγκλονιστικό βιβλίο εποχής.Αναπαράγοντας την αρχέτυπική αντίθεση από την Πεντάμορφη και το Τέρας, ανασυστήνει μοναδικά τα τοπία της σκοτεινής(γκόθικ) λογοτεχνίας, διαποτίζοντάς τα με τον γνήσιο Ρομαντισμό, όπως ξεκίνησε από μεγάλους Γάλλους όπως ο Βίκτωρ Ουγκό.Μια μαγευτική συνύπαρξη τρόμου, Ιστορίας και λυρισμού που σαγηνεύει, απορροφώντας τον αναγνώστη στην υποβλητική του ατμόσφαιρα, ενόσο ο συγγραφέας πλέκει τον μύθο του σε γρήγορο ρυθμό με εναλλαγές συναισθημάτων εικόνων και προσώπων, χαρίζοντας μια γοητευτική περιπλάνηση. Ο κεντρικός του ήρωας είναι ο Ερκίλ Μπερφούτ, παραμορφωμένος και κωφός -σαν τη φιγούρα του Κουασιμόδου από την "Παναγία των Παρισίων"- διαθέτωντας μια καρδιά που, αδιαπραγμάτευτα ερωτευμένη, διατρανώνει αίτημα ανθρωπιάς- σαν τον ήρωα του Ουγκό!Διότι ο ήρωάς μας θυμίζει πως κάθε ύπαρξη που γεννιέται δεν αποτελεί παρά ένα αίτημα αγάπης...Η γέννησή του παραμορφωμένου Ερκίλ, ταυτόχρονα, με ένα αγγελόμορφο κορίτσι, σε δεσμό σχεδόν αδερφικό, θυμίζει λιγάκι το γοτθικό μυθιστόρημα Ο Αδελφός- Βάτραχος... Παράλληλα όμως, ο Ερκίλ είναι ένα πλάσμα τόσο αλλόκοτο που παραπέμπει ευθέως στον Ζαν Μπατίστ Γκρένουιγ από το Αρωμα του Ζίσκιντ: Τερατωδώς διαφορετικός και φρικιαστικά ευφυίης ο Ερκίλ είναι, σαν τον Γκρενουίγ, ευλογημένος- μαζί και στιγματισμένος- με ένα χάρισμα που αντισταθμίζει τη σωματική του ανεπάρκεια και τρομάζει τους ανθρώπους:Έχει τη δυνατότητα να διαβάζει τη σκέψη των ανθρώπων κι ενίοτε να τούς υποβάλλει τη δική του βούληση! Αυτό τον θέτει στο στόχαστρο της Ιεράς Εξέτασης για να αναδείξει ένα σκηνικό σαδισμού και πολιτικων σκοπιμοτήτων που- με όχημα τη δεισιδαιμονία- διεκδικούν χρήμα κι εξουσία, μέσα από σκοτεινές διαδρομές που άπτονται των διαβολικών διαστροφών όπως τις βίωσε ο σατανικός Καλόγερος του LEWIS MATTHEW-GREGORY!!!! Υπάρχει πολιτική χροιά σε αναφορές στο σιδερένιο χέρι του Κλέμενς Μέττερνιχ, καθώς και στην εξαχρείωση της δικαστικής εξουσίας που δε διστάζει να καννιβαλίσει ένα αθώο κορίτσι! . Γενικά στο οδοιπορικό του Ερκίλ φιλοτεχνείται το πορτρέτο μιας σκοτεινής εποχής όπου η επιστήμη κι η τεχνολογική εξέλιξη κάνουν τα δειλά τους βήματα, ενω στο προσκήνιο έρχεται κι ο κόσμος των κωφαλάλων με τη Νοηματική Γλώσσα να αποτελέι έναν πολύπλοκο δίαυλο επικοινωνίας που εξοβελίζει την απομόνωσή τους και τους καθιστά ομοτράπεζους στον χώρο της πνευματικής δημιουργίας!Όλα αυτά είτε κατονομάζονται είτε αποδίδονται αλληγορικά.Για παράδειγμα ο παράξενος κύκλωπας σύντροφος του Ερκίλ κι ο υπόγειος κόσμος του, αντιπροσωπεύουν την επανάσταση του πνεύματος που απαρνείται την ασφάλεια των αλυσίδων κι "οικοδομεί μυστικά την ανάταση του Ανθρωπου!Γιατί πίσω από την δυσμορφία του Ερκίλ και τα βάσανα που του επέφερε κρύβεται η κατακραυγή των μαζών προς εκείνους που διαφοροποιήθηκαν, που αναζήτησαν νέους δρόμους προόδου, μακρυά από προκαθορισμένες νόρμες αισθητικές, ηθικές, νομικές , πνευματικές.μοναδικο μειονεκτημα ισως το υπερτονισμενο ενιοτε μεταφυσικό στοιχείο...Ο ίδιος ο μύθος του βιβλίου καταιγιστικός με τον αναγνωστη να κατακλύζεται από την αγωνία αν θα ξαναβρεθούν οι δυο που αγαπήθηκαν τόσο.Παρά την κυρίαρχη μορφή του Ερκίλ -κι η Ενριέττε κρύβει το δικό της δράμα που αναδεικνύει τη δεινή θέση της γυναίκας και την εξαθλίωση των φτωχών στρωμάτων που ήταν έρμαια στις ορέξεις των ισχυρών.Η κοπέλα "σέρνει" τα σημάδια τις αλυσίδες της πιο απάνθρωπης φυλακής, αλλά και τη στοργή ενός ερωτευμένου ευεργέτη που η παρέμβασή του δίνει απρόσμενη τροπή στα πράγματα.Σε όλα αυτά βρίσκει τη θέση του ο Ερκίλ, σαν το ξεντιεμένο που επαναπατρίζεται σε γη κατακτημένη...Δεσπόζων στοιχείο στον Άγγελο και το Τέρας είναι σίγουρα το "Αείζωον Πυρ" του Έρωτα που με τη θεία πνοή του σηματοδοτεί την αρχή και το τέλος...Ένας σπαρακτικός έρωτας σαρώνει τις σελίδες του βιβλίου και παραδίδει τους ήρωές μας σε μια παραφορά κολασμένη- μαζι και παραδείσια.Τόσο παντοδύναμη που αντιμάχεται μονάχη και γυμνή την απόλυτη φρίκη η οποία κορυφώνεται σε μια ακολουθία μακάβρια βγαλμένη από τον Άδη και πυρακτωμένη από τα καμίνια του δαντικού έπους!Κι όμως!!Μέσα σε ένα πανόραμα αίματος, παραφροσύνης και εκδίκησης που σκηνοθετέι ο συγγραφέας διαβαίνει τούτη η τρισεύγενη αγάπη που καταφάσκει τη σάρκα αλλά ανυψώνει την ψυχή ως τον Ουρανιό Προορισμό της-για να καταπραύνει , να σκορπίσει ομορφιά και να δώσει κίνητρο στη ζωή να συνεχίσει.Το μυστήριο tremendum που μεταμορφώνει το Τέρας σε άγγελο- πηγή φωτός.Το ευλογημένο πόδι που συντρίβει το μίσος!Γιατί τούτο το εξαίσιο ζεύγος-Αγγέλου και Τέρατος δεν δηλώνει μονάχα ένα αταίριαστο, αλλά απόλυτο πάθος, μα εκφράζει ταυτόχρονα και την καθεαυτήν αντίφαση που κρύβει η ανθρώπινη φύση. Δύο αντίρροπες τάσεις κι ανάμεσά τους ο εγωισμός που κατακρυμνίζει στο Θηρίο ή η Αυταπάρνηση του έρωτα που ατενίζει τον Θεό.Αυτό τον δυισμό της ανθρώπινης φύσης εκφράζουν η Ενριέττε κι ο Ερκίλ:Το μίσος ως επιλογη εγκλωβισμού σε ένα εγωκεντρικό εγώ που καταπατά ή την αγάπη ως έμπνευση προσφοράς στους γύρω...Γιατί, όπως στη ζωή του Ερκίλ, ο Άγγελος και το Τέρας ενυπάρχουν ταυτόχρονα σε κάθε άνθρωπο ως δυο εξίσου ισχυρές δυνατότητες, κι είναι επιλογή του ατόμου ποια θα πραγματώσει, κατακρυμνιζόμενος στην άβυσσο ή επιτυγχάνοντας ανάβαση στον ουρανό.Το βιβλίο αυτήν την εποχή, είναι εξαντλημένο, αλλά αναζητήστε το στα σπάνια βιβλία του PUBLIC ή σπεύσατε να το αποκτήσετε αν το πετύχετε σε κάποιο παλαιοπωλείο/πάγκο με μεταχειρισμένα βιβλία!

  • Jenny
    2019-04-20 01:15

    Although the characters are quite one dimensional, and despite that the heroine is a damsel in distress dressed like an angel in white, and despite a few turns of the story that feel illogical and therefore disturb the flow of the story, I really enjoyed the book. Despite that the love Hercule feels for Henriette is manic and obsessive the book manages to say something important about love and hate and human nature. It's a brave book in the sense that it allows love to prevail over hate and sorrow while it aims for higher literary grounds in a time when undying love and happy endings are banned from "good literature". "Hercules Barefoot" must have been heavily inspired by Patrick Süskind's "Perfume" but unlike the latter, this book leaves me with a little more rather than a little less faith in mankind.

  • şenay izne ayrıldı
    2019-03-25 22:28

    orta çağ avrupası'nı veya rusyası'nı tarih kitaplarından değil de romanlardan okumak daha keyifli geliyor bana. işin içinde grotesk varlıklarla gerçeküstücülüğe göz kırpıyorsa tadından yenmiyor. bu kitap bir de üstüne görece yakın tarihe uzanıyor, vatikan'ın çürümüşlüğüne dokunuyor ve sağır-dilsiz dünyasının hiç bilmediğimiz önemli bilim insanlarının, sanatçılarının adını anıyor. bir de sonlara doğru kahramanın aşkının intikamını alacağı yerde atmosfer deliriyor, duygular şelale, orada bir aydınlanma yaşaması muazzam anlatılmıştı. okunası.hamiş : isveççe aslındaki adıyla biraz oynanmış, ama ingilizce adı orjinal adını katletmiş resmen.

  • Nancy Hill
    2019-03-24 18:23

    Deeply layered, rich characters, dark and foreboding, yet full of hope. Incredibly researched. Imaginative, seductive, surprising, a dream of a book from which I did not want to awaken.

  • Elsa
    2019-04-16 19:09

    Präktig och förutsägbar.

  • Brooke
    2019-04-01 02:35

    This one was fairly grotesque and hard to handle in parts (the description of the protagonist gives me the serious willies, par example), but as you all may have started to learn about me, I like reading about grodie stuff in books. I thought the pacing was interesting (a.k.a. kinda bad) in that the author was very quick about moving the action from one major event to another, yet he tends to expound excessively on some of the more mundane details of the story. I liked the ending; I liked the dark tone to the story; I'm not sorry I read it. Would I tout it as "the Perfume for a new generation" or insist everyone I know and love read it or else doom themselves to living utterly unfulfilled lives? Meh. Prolly not.

  • Soniaibz
    2019-03-22 01:21

    Cuenta una historia interesante, curiosa y original. A pesar de ser un libro que no me ha enganchado, y en el que algunas partes se me han hecho un poco pesadas, la curiosidad por saber más me hacía continuar. Creo que le falta algo para terminar de ser un libro increible. Siento que no empaticé con los personajes y perdía interés en los saltos de la historia o al introducir a nuevos personajes porque rompía el ritmo.Aún asi me ha gustado (no mucho ni muchisimo pero ha estado bien), y creo que el titulo puede engañar; desde luego es una historia de amor (una que se sale mucho de lo habitual), pero también de intrigas, de venganza y de sufrimiento.

  • Kate
    2019-04-01 18:08

    This was a pretty weird book. Not bad weird, but it was definitely not what I was expecting. Much like Life of Pi, it was extremely gory in parts, which seemed unnecessary but definitely added to the whole idea of the intensity of the main character's hatred. It reminded me a little of The Count of Monte Cristo...it's a book about revenge and forgiveness. It also reminded me of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (though I'm going off the Disney movie since I've never read the book). The main female character in this book, Henriette, doesn't see Hercule the way everyone else sees him. He is deformed but she only sees the beauty of his soul and she loves him unconditionally for it.

  • Uykusuz Okumalar
    2019-03-26 23:13

    19.yy Almanya'sında geçen bu hikaye, aşktan ziyade dönemin insanlarındaki yozlaşmaya,eşitsizlik ve adaletsizliğe, kutsal adledilen şeylere gösterilen saygısızlığa ve çıkarlar doğrultusunda nasıl kullanıldığına, alt sınıftaki insanların yaşadıklarına dikkat çekiyor. İnsanların en büyük sorunlarından biridir belki de, farklı olanı ötekileştirmek,yargılamak,kabul etmemek hatta kötü ilan etmek. Herkül'de bu saçma yaklaşımdan fazlasıyla payını alıyor. Edebi yönünün gücü ve içerdiği mesajlarla mutlaka okunması gereken bir kitap!

  • Neetha Philip
    2019-03-25 20:27

    This book takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of emotions. While the book captures the essence of Hercules' character it also leaves the reader with a sense of pessimistic optimism. Hercules, the mind reading monster, gets the only thing he wanted--love, from the only person he wanted it from--Henrietta. However, circumstances lead Hercules on a search for revenge. This book is truly heart-breaking. One finds oneself filled with self-disgust. It brings out the fact that humanity is so unsatisfied, that one desire quenched, will only lead to another unquenched.

  • Azelea
    2019-04-04 20:11

    Bir Garip Aşk Öyküsü gizli saklı kalmış gün ışığına çıkmamış ama çok dokunaklı bir hikayenin anlatıldığı okunulası bir roman... Dünyaya gelirken neredeyse her türlü insanı vasıftan yoksun olan sağır, dilsiz ve hatta ucube bir hilkat garibesinin aşkının peşinden koşmasını anlatıyor kitap. Sağırken bile herkesten çok duyabilmesini aynı zamanda. İsveç edebiyatıyla tanışmış oldum bu roman sayesinde, yazarın dilimize çevrilmiş tek kitabı buymuş, bir an önce devamının gelmesini diliyorum.

  • Elisa Lironi
    2019-04-20 02:30

    This Swedish novel had the perfect elements and settings which could have made it an extraordinary book: a deformed mind-reading "hero", overwhelmed by love and hate, living his life in a bordello, a freak show, a Jesuit monastery, an asylum and many more. Although the storyline and its characters remained too shallow for me to fully appreciate, the book wasn't bad and was definitely fun to read.

  • John Hatley
    2019-03-30 21:26

    A truly amazing book, horrifying at times, but a truly astonishing love story.

  • Sinem A.
    2019-03-28 01:24

    film gibi kitap! ötekileştirmek ve içselleştirmek karşıtlığı ekseninde 1800 ler Avrupası fonunda eğlenceli bilgi tazeleyici bir aşk ve intikam romanı

  • Anna Wikland
    2019-04-16 22:25

    Jag slutade läsa efter ett ganska långt tag, men jag tyckte boken blev alldeles för svammlig i min smak, säkert en bra bok men inte min typ

  • Spider
    2019-04-06 20:19

    Though tragic in the extreme, this was so well written, so extraordinary, & such a fascinating exploration of human behavior, I recommend it.

  • Marianne
    2019-03-21 00:18

    En av de mer henrivende bøker jeg har lest. Vanskelig å legge fra seg. Vanskelig å glemme.

  • Joe Collier
    2019-04-13 23:20

    Interesting historical story about a boy, born with sever physical defects but with psychic/telepathiuc abilities. Also some interesting perspectives on deafness and sign language. A love story, too.

  • Yelyam
    2019-03-26 18:34

    Lu en français - "Les aventures fantastiques de Hercule Barfuss"