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Book Review of Aleph

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ALEPH felt like an overindulgent and tedious memoir about Paulo's spiritual rendezvous with a most annoying young woman from his past. They meet and discover they're a big part of each other's unfinished spiritual business.

For someone seeking to undo his self, the author does an awful lot of talking about himself, which seems to underscore the reason the quest was needed in the first place.

Overall, I was pretty bored with this quest and quickly lost interest in Paulo and his long-time love, Hilal. Such experiences need not be broadcasted. Silence.