As soon as the holidays started I didn’t hesitate to take on some new books. I found several of them really interesting but for now, just two have leave this time of the year with some bitter sweet feeling.
The first one, simply named 68, was written by a mexican historian/writer Paco Ignacio Taibo II. Besically the author describes, in its very peculiar way of writing, different events during the 1968 students movement in Mexico City. Paco Taibo actively participated in some of the most decisive occurrences, such as several street protests and the night police enter the University.
The second book would be The Stranger, by Albert Camus. This work of Camus is particularly known for its opening sentence: “Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don`t know.” Right from the beginning is a book that captures your full attention. As one continues to read, the author leads the way to what would be an unfortunate of event as the main character reaches an epiphany.