Saturn has ratings and 11 reviews. Marysya said: Чудова книга в дуже хорошому перекладі. Отримала насолоду від прочитання. Похмура атмосфера. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. Saturn By Jacek Dehnel Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Read “Saturn” by Jacek Dehnel with Rakuten Kobo. ‘ Jacek Dehnel has written a fictionalised account of the last years of the lives of Goya, Javier and.

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Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. He has published four volumes of his own poetry which has been widely translated, including into English. The relationship between the three men is deeply flawed. Saurn, Il quadro nero [Saturn], trans.

Saturn is a fictionalised version of the personal life of the great Spanish Painter Goya. Hellbike rated it liked it Dennel 15, Saturn is a brilliant novel, full of knotty issues and combining several forms of story-telling. He often turns toward the past, taking liberally from high culture, and particularly drawing from modernism.

Francisco seems to have taken a dislike to his son from the start. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

The Birthday of the Infanta. Looking for beautiful books? You’ve successfully reported this review. Each of the paintings features as an illustration within the book. Great French Short Stories. As stated earlier in the comments, this verisimilitude does work.


You submitted the following rating and review. I am lacking in everything — except willpower. The Adventures Of Pinocchio. The writer conducts an inquiry into this case. I went to see a talk with Jacek Dehnel and he appeared to be an erudite, an art-lover.

The next conventional element is the family novel, revolving around an Oedipal bond and the drama of failed paternity. Paperbackpages. The deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension. A Rose for Winter.

The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman. The book includes a number of literary saurn of paintings which interrupt the narrative, on the jxcek hand acting as a counterpoint, while on the other providing comment on the events occurring within the story.

The story is built around the theory that Goya’s horrific series of Black Paintings were in fact the work of his son Javier, and were Javier’s way of expressing his feelings about his father.

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This is perhaps why we have the word, verisimilitude. Konrad rated it liked it Mar 20, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The Last of the Vostyachs Diego Marani. Only when I was eight or ten years old did I hear, while hiding in the pantry, our cook telling the knife grinder where that name came from: We appreciate your feedback.

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On Elegance While Sleeping. In other words, in the pictorial images presented in these paintings, such as Saturn Devouring One of His ChildrenJavier himself is meant to be that child. The title story stands as a sort of introduction to Lalawhile in others the writer presents a whole gallery of various intriguing figures, including a would-be priest, who helps to paint a whorehouse and ends up becoming a lover to one of its employees.

Bertelsman Media, Saturn [Saturn], trans. Then the old man takes another sheet and — I can just see it, I can see it — muttering something incomprehensible to himself, just as he always has done, and if not always, then at least since he went deaf, denhel a single gesture turns a piece of paper into a banknote: Marysia rated it really liked it Dec 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I came into the world on Disappointment Street. Saturn sahurn appeal to readers of historical novels and anyone interested in Goya, his work and art in general. Love in the Time of Cholera. Three pairs of spectacles on one big snout.

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