I like to write a review within 24 hours of finishing a book. Because I like to put my thoughts on paper when said thoughts are still fresh in my mind. So I finally finished The Stone Virgins (It’s been a slow reading week here at Kinna Reads). And for the life of me, I simply cannot write a review of the book. I’ve been sitting here stirring at a blank page, at times I’ve attempted an opening paragraph; the paragraph just falls apart right before my eyes. So I admit failure now. I loved the book; there, this short, one line assessment will have to do for now. And such is its effect on me that I will postpone writing the review, live with my thoughts on the book for a couple days and then attempt to write a review. Again. In the meantime, I will start The Time of the Doves by the Catalan writer, Merce Rodoreda. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, whose works I adore, thinks the book is “the most beautiful novel published in Spain since the Civil War”. Should right my balance 🙂
Do you write a review soon after finishing a book or do you wait a while?