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User Review  - hjjugovic - LibraryThing

This book put me through the wringer! At first I loved it but found it slow going, having to reread sections and slow down to absorb all that was there. Then I hated it. I was sick of hearing about ... Read full review

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

Despite the somewhat out of date viewpoints about women...this is a fantastic book that, if you really think about it, is touching upon issues many philosophers also touch upon. Except that since this ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

Zorba provides a great role model on how we should live our life. Although, I am much more similar to the narrator - cautious 'pen pusher' - I found Zorba an inspiration. Carpe Diem! Read full review

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

I understand why Zorba's character lives on in literary fame more than half a century. It also makes sense that there was a movie made from the book, and of course I have to watch it now. The book ... Read full review

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User Review  - FicusFan - LibraryThing

This was a RL book group read. I really struggled with this book. I found the writing to be florid, and the story lacking in focus. It was written back in the 50s and has an old fashioned style, which ... Read full review

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What to say? This is something of a rewrite of Narcissus and Goldman with a Greek twist. Still, I loved it.

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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

Did I read the book or just imagine it after seeing the movie? I did read a few things by K and I think this was the first. Read full review

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User Review  - Miguelnunonave - LibraryThing

The story of a free spirit and the search for joy in life. Written in a fairly simple style. Introduces some political and social debate. Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Zorba really is quite a character. Have a sense of awe at life, and never be afraid to dance. Read full review


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