Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age (Vintage Classics) (Paperback)
"The world is a beautiful place, don't you think? Not because it is, but because I see it that way."
The title is the first thing I noticed about this book, but it definitely wasn't what kept me reading it - the writing itself took care of that. This entire novel is ONE sentence. This is a book meant to be devoured in one sitting - you may not stop to catch your breath. Hrabal is a master and he does something really special here.— O.B.
This Rabelaisian tale is composed of a single rambling sentence by the narrator, a shoemaker nearing 70 years of age. One drunken thought triggers another, as he delivers a lengthy monologue to six sunbathing women.