“A good book but I was a little disappointed after having read so many fantastic reviews about it. I'm not sure if I missed the point but I didn't particularly like Florentino Arizo and I certainly wasn't convinced by his hundreds of love affairs in order to "get over" his lost love - I actually found him a little repulsive!! Particularly when he winds up bedding a school girl!! I did, however, find the portrayal of marriage and old age very convincing and touching and I felt that Fermino Daza's anxieties were very real.
I did really enjoy this book but I'm just not quite in agreement with so many readers who seem to think it's fantastic!”
Lucy M wrote this review Wednesday, September 1, 2010.