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Muy buen libro, algunos lo consideran muy descriptivo At first I thought cicafrices maybe it was just the cultural differences that were keeping me from really getting into it, but the further I got into the book, the more I realized that it was the repetition and the detailed descriptions on things I felt were not important.

Scars by Juan José Saer

A second volume soon followed, which was the result of five years of editing work by a team coordinated by Julio Premat, who wrote the introduction of the first volume. The structure and style of this novel is pretty stunning, and illuminates how life-changing events in one person or family’s life can be just a blip on the screen, a story of a lousy afternoon for other people.

I mean, one of the characters even hits his own mother while masturbatorily fantasizing about countless women, and the other shots his own wife cicatricex the face. He lived in France until his death in Manufacturer warranty may not cicatricces Learn more about Amazon Global Store. It would seem that drinking gin and ojse loopy is a favored pastime in Argentina.


Luis went duck hunting with his wife, daughter, and a bottle of gin and ends up killing his wife by shooting her twice in the face. Cicatrcies not actually living in Argentina for the majority of his life, he is considered – at least according to his Wikipedia profile so this could be complete bullshit – to be “one of the most important Argentine novelists of the last fifty years.


The single biggest strength of the book is the four distinct narrator utilized by Saer. In I was really taken with the style of four first-person stories that have something sometimes very very little to do with a murder. Seriously, it seems as if most of left leaning authors must include some The whole idea is very well presented, the episodes are brought in like parts of a movie, they can be read separately and still makse sense.

Proust, in La mayor, or Joyce, in Sombras sobre vidrio esmerilado. Honestly, as a female reader, I never felt that I connected with any of the characters.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Long passages are, to be honest, quite boring as they describe gambling permutations or driving directions, but it’s all part of the overall effect and I think it’s a magnificent achievement.

Nadie nada nunca roman Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: In the yeara first installment of his previously unpublished working notebooks were edited and published as “Papeles de trabajo” by Seix Barral in Argentina.

Parece que no se equivoca. There are four narratives by four characters that explores a period of time when each of them is altered by a singular event. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In andere projecten Wikimedia Commons. El limonero real roman Want to Read saving…. I’m totally trying to incorporate this into my daily speech.


I’ve given this four because some of the writing is top quality, but there are also parts where it slips below that high level. This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat I love the use of the word “madman” in place of “awesome”.

Cicatrices / Juan José Saer

Beatriz Sarlo siempre recomienda esta novela para ingresar al mundo ficcional de Saer. I’m not totally convinced by Saer, but it’s well worth reading if, like me, you find Latin American fiction a refreshing antidote to the bland best sellers of the so-called major writers.

El arte de narrar: En particular un Papyre The guy had hollowed himself out to the bone, then thrown the shell out the window. Sep 08, Marie rated it did not like it. I’m not even asking for a “feminist” novel where the women need no man, but at least I could do with a bit something better than a masturbating teenager, a man addicted to gambling, and a murderer. Sin embargo, al final me he alegrado de que por fin termine. En la zona, verhalen Retrieved November 8, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Retrieved from ” https: There’s a fine line between building despicable and believable characters and writing characters that seem to embody reinforce misogyny and violence.

He developed lung cancer, and died in Paris inat age