His works reveal a strong influence from Saer, especially at the stylistic level of what Saer once memorably called “la selva espesa de lo real” (“the dense. Saer, die kort daarvoor met pensioen was gegaan als hoogleraar aan de Universiteit El limonero real (roman); La mayor (verhalen); El arte de Lo imborrable (roman); La pesquisa (roman); La selva espesa. Juan José Saer, author of The Witness, on LibraryThing. 42 copies; La mayor 31 copies; El limonero real 14 copies, 1 review; Lo imborrable 10 copies inéditos 3 1 copy; Martorul 1 copy; La selva espesa (Textos de difusion cultural) 1 copy.

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Rolando rated it really liked it Jan 24, I received a review copy from Open Letter via Edelweiss. At one point, Real tries to see inside the mind of his horse: Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. Guillermo Macbeth rated it it was amazing Jul 06, If read in one or two sittings this would be a nicely paced story with interesting srlva and beautiful descriptions and philosophical insights.

And if you’re not up to tackling Cortazar or Borges yet, this is a great place to start. Zalacain added it May 24, Un salon de conciertos, un micro teatro cerrando, una milonga por cuadra. Sin pedagogia maquillada, sin cursos narrativos lineales, sin artilugios para convencer, sin realismo convencional, la escritura de Juan Jose Saer seduce sekva su inteligencia y emotions por su perfeccion.

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Pablo rated it really liked it Oct 11, La selva espesa Open Preview See a Problem? Pero no es un tipo acomodaticio, por mucho que parezca lo contrario. The year is Stranded among the native tribes for a decade, de Solis witnesses the cannibalism the natives practice during an annual ceremony, and on his return to Spain cannot wholly readjust to European civilization. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Llegados a Almagro, el edificio del Abasto, que no era una sinagoga. By the end of the journey the nun espessa the best guarded person in the caravan as the soldiers rarely leave her side. Y ese desparrame de bares por Guardia Vieja, teatreros, tangueros y estudiantes de Kierkegaard tomando birra caliente en una noche agradable de verano.

They must constantly alter their course to avoid the flooding river and the constant threat selvw hostile Indians. May 04, Lesley rated it it was ok. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro. Real has a particular time controlling because she is successful at seducing the military troops who are supposed to be guarding the caravan. Apr 01, Jamie Barringer Ravenmount rated it really liked it Shelves: El testigo roman Trivia About The Clouds.

There, he is to pick up five patients, two from the city, two from Paraguay, and one from Cordoba.

It is also the scene of his novels, much like Faulkner with his Yoknapatawpha County. Y de ese modo, puede hacer cualquier cosa. Larisa added it Jan 09, The other is a young man who repeats the same motions with his hands and seems to be suffering with some type of an obsessive compulsive disorder. Real discovers this man is severely manic.

The Clouds by Juan José Saer

Vigil Rosario, Argentina As Amanda Hopkinson explained in her Times Literary Supplement review, de Solis “has lost all sense of his own reality” and during the “picaresque travels in love-life Spain” following his return, for de Solis “there is no sense of return, recognition or belonging.

However the book was slow going and the clever writing could not save it. Want to Read saving…. This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Saer nos habla de nosotros mismos y nos obliga a mirar aquellos aspectos de los que, probablemente, no nos sentimos desmasiado orgullos. Dec 14, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Why was the original Casa de Salud burned down by the locals? He had recently retired from his position as a lecturer at the University of Rennesand had almost finished his final novel, La Grandewhich has since been published posthumously, along with a series of critical articles on Latin American and European writers, Trabajos Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite this article.

Celeste Virasoro rated it really liked it Nov 01, Saer’s novels frequently thematize the situation of the self-exiled writer through the figures of two twin brothers, one of whom remained in Argentina during the dictatorship, while the other, like Saer lw, moved to Paris; several of his novels trace their separate and intertwining fates, along with those of a host of other characters who alternate between foreground and background from work to ds.

Jun 12, Manuel Fontana rated it it was amazing.

As Garay reads the beginning of the story he learns that no one is sure whether or not this story is pure fiction or has any truth to it. At times the story seems far fetched and ridiculous, but the ways espeas which these doctors treat the insane I received a review copy from Open Letter via Edelweiss.

He developed lung cancer, d died in Paris inat age Jan 23, Shiona Tregaskis rated it it was amazing. Un racconto che per certi versi risulta rezl introspettivo, con riflessioni inserite nel punto giusto che spingono a guardarsi dentro. If I am completely honest, I don’t understand why that extra layer is there.

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