Sopro de Vida, Um [CLARICE LISPECTOR] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. O autor elabora Angela Pralini, mas ela toma vida própria. How shall we interpret it? As it is, we can say with certainty that Um. Sopro de Vida contains much that is vintage. Clarice Lispector, for she touches upon all. Um sopro de vida by Clarice Lispector at – ISBN – ISBN – Editora Rocco – – Softcover.

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It’s an ‘unfinished’ novel, edited without the input of the author. Lists with This Book. Creo que mi implacable voracidad lectora juega en contra de libros como este. Maybe we’re asked to read Lispector as we’d read a poet. And seeing as how the figure lipector Lispector combines both the spiky phenomenology of the Modernists and the swooning weirdness of the Latin American Boom authors two of my favorite things to look for in booksmy love and admiration for Lispector’s work was pretty much a done deal.

Perhaps, if I can turn off my linear critic I can see what lies behind the words of this iconoclastic novel.

Will you be the one to tell me how to treat with my heretical self? Or else, this book made it go haywire.

Um Sopro de Vida by Clarice Lispector (4 star ratings)

She does know, however, that she is dying. Kindle Editionpages.

The description of Angela’s mystical encounter near the end of the book is beautifully written. But some bits slightly read like the ramblings of someone descending into madness. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Lispector uses her narrator apparently a man and the creation of this narrator, Angela Pralini to winnow away at the idea and reality of death. This could be an interesting process, were it something planned and approved by the author. For Lispector completists, it’s definitely worth reading, but if you’re new to the fabulous world of Lispector, I would recommend starting somewhere else.


After reading it once, I feel both a confusion for what I missed and an im to continue sifting for the gems that are inside. But this is a mad senselessness! Life is a kind of madness that death makes.

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She left Brazil infollowing her marriage to a Brazilian diplomat, and spent the next decade and a half in Europe and the United States. I have no idea what just happened to me, but I feel… different? No trivia or quizzes yet. Ximena Criales rated it liked it Dec 19, La profundidad e implicaciones de la historia son sencillamente brutales.

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Um Sopro de Vida by Clarice Lispector (3 star ratings)

Samuel Rosales rated it liked it Jan 24, Does the phone ever ring? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. You are my lit candle. Long live the dead because we live in them. It reads more like a play, with two established voices sharing the stage. This beauty had me captivated for the initial section, thoroughly feeling the authors fear and liberation at the same time.


It’s a weird set up, and almost feels like a self-aware power trip; but it’s one that’s gorgeously done, and I’m inclined to forgive just about everything else that I didn’t skpro about it.

Return to Book Lispeftor. In the final sections the writing and the feelings seemed to re-emerge and I was caught up once more in her sopfo of a life quickly retreating and the introspection that it allowed.

Um Sopro de Vida

I wanted to write random phrases, phrases that would go beyond speaking back to me: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Share your thoughts with other customers. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? She has been the subject of numerous books, and references to her and her work are common in Brazilian literature and music. Its rawness has a certain energy to it, but it feels too uneven to be considered among the best of Lispector’s work.

Maybe I’ll take this book with me on my next beach trip. Long live the dead because we live in them. I’d say reli 4. Read the first 10 pages.