I read for two days until 2.00 am. Maybe I’ll change my mind later, but it is one of the best books I’ve read this year. Such a bit of a schizo, but a storytelling style is classical, pages and hours are melting. And I would very much like it to be read by vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike, though the book is not about food. Politics, love, philosophy.
And I’m very curious about what’s going on in Jaroslav Melnik’s head. If you decide to read “Masha, or Post-fascism“, please don’t read any “about the book” before. This will make it more interesting.
I can’t stand movie trailers, book annotations, and other spoilers. The greatest pleasure is the moment when your eyebrows rise from the surprise and you understand what is happening only after you read a book or watch a film, not just wait for it, because you already know it will happen in advance.
But the hardest part is finding a good piece without reading annotations about it. When I say ‘annotation’ I have a summary of the content or some clues in the storyline – I do not want to know this, unlike opinion which can be very abstract (good book, bad book, gloomy, bright, spiritual, etc.). But then another problem arises – how to choose a book?
© Fortune, 2019
Do you read book or movie’s review with spoilers?