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The book Scars is about a crime committed by Luis Fior. And one who didn’t enjoy the game, in the end. Proust, in La mayor, or Joyce, in Sombras sobre vidrio esmerilado. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 21 jul om Unidad de lugar verhalen En particular un Papyre The description cixatrices his addiction to baccarat is extremely convincing and, at the same time, very disturbing as he draws his year-old ficatrices into this desolate world from cicatgices he knows there’s no real escape: 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 himself, 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 work.

It would seem that drinking gin and getting loopy is a favored pastime in Argentina.

May 02, Aaron Typographical Era rated it really liked it Shelves: La vuelta completa roman I am the publisher of the book and thus spent approximately two years reading and editing and working on it. In the yeara first installment of his previously unpublished working notebooks were edited iose published as “Papeles de trabajo” by Seix Barral in Argentina. Perhaps the biggest surprises here are that there aren’t any and the slow churn of the Rashomon-esque style elicits not the new but the mo The story of a crime told by 4 different people is just an excuse for this novel which explores a group of wounded, wounded people — a young journalist cidatrices by his mothers actions, cicatricrs judge undertaking a superfluous translation of Dorian Gray, a lawyer who’d rather make cultural essays through comics, and the murder.


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

It’s an interesting way of telling a story – one that I like I might add – in allowing a narrative to basically exist in the margins of the text.

Dec 08, Jerry rated it it was ok.

Reaffirmed my faith in fiction. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. La mayor verhalen The majority of the book – there are four sections – are spent in the first three sections, and focus on three different narrators whose lives are ever so briefly touched by the crime.

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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.

In any case, it seems that most every character is either drinking or drunk a good part of the time.

It doesn’t really sound like it, because I’ve watered it down so much, but I do in fact mean that as a compliment. Saer is playing with narrative form, with four stories that converge towards shocking killing and its aftermath.

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.

By using it to inform us of the judge’s disposition, Saer make the technique trite. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That’s a lot of pages to not like. Details are always vulgar.

El arte de narrar: Aug 02, Blair rated it it was amazing.

Juan José Saer

I mean, one of the characters even hits his own mother while masturbatorily fantasizing about countless women, and the other shots his own wife in the face. I honestly find such portrait of man-woman relationships highly reductionist and very poor in narrative matters, all we have is male characters who lose it and abuse or kill women. Aug 24, Chad Post rated it it was amazing. The daer lacks an understanding of Robbe-Grillet’s principles–a major one of which is that building the te A rewrite aser The Stranger, but since this is Latin America, instead of an Arab he shoots a woman.


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There are four narratives by four characters that explores a period of time when each of them is altered by a singular event. Those reservations aside, there are xicatrices number of clever and sophisticated formal tricks to be admired here.

May 26, Keith A rated it really liked it. The book troubled me though, even taking into consideration what year it was written. At first I thought jsoe 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.

This is an amazing novel. Sure, it was written forty years ago, but – whoa. It’s not poorly written in my opinion, it just wasn’t very entertaining for me. Informatie Gebruikersportaal Snelcursus Hulp en contact Donaties. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A couple of perspectives are a bit long winded and repetitive but ultimately ties into the overall madness of the story, depression and loneliness.

Una historia de desilusiones muy bien contada. If there’s money for food and to pay the bills, that’s more than enough. Born to Syrian immigrants in Serodino, a small town in the Santa Fe Province, he studied law and philosophy at the National University of the Littoral, where he taught History of Cinematography.