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Read more Read less. Flaubert read the entire encyclopedia and regurgitated it in Bouvard and Pecochet? A combination of Dante’s Virgil, Lemuel Gulliver and the little prince, Palinuro leads readers through congeries of cultural and medical reference.

If I were asked what this book is about, Kibro will be able to do no more than babble like a six month old. Having been raised largely free of a “disgust for life,” Palinuro, his beloved cousin Estefania and pedantic cousin Walter describe the body in detail that both repels and enchants.

But it is also about the power and powerlessness of words to define and influence.

I feel confident in that. Five mexivo for the three friends’ trippy adventures. Else it would have taken me years to finish it. Let it into your bloodstream and when it hits your head, you will know. Probably one of the best treasures Dalkey has published over the years – I am serious, folx!

His friends come by, to pontificate and drink and carouse.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Overall, and most importantly, it is a joy to read; sentence upon sentence of exquisite prose, all resulting in an incomparable work of literature. This challenging and rewarding novel has much bigger things on its mind. Alright, time to dive into my first meganovel of Learn more about Amazon Prime.

This is the post-modern epic we know and love: The inbreeding palihuro so widespread in his case that all of his eight great-grandparents were descendants of Joanna and Philip I of Castile. O con el cuerpo limpio y la conciencia sucia. Once you have read it you will be the same. View all 8 comments.

Palinuro de México

Keith Mano and Felipe Alfau fans – where are you? Minus one star for wasting a perfect opportunity to write some good stuff on medical school, doctors, students and patients. It’s a five star heavyweight I docked for biting my ear and everything else to complete this journey. Palinuro’s obsessive fantasizing about the personal life of objects in his room including an unbeatable passage on the dying days of his mirror ; the boarder, don Prospero’s compulsive reading of the encyclopedia; and a Proustian description of childhood, are all searingly beautiful.

It seems like there are only a handful of other works by him, but I basically wish I read Spanish so I could seek them out. If certain characters resemble people in real life, it is because certain people in real oalinuro resemble characters from a novel. Discover Prime Book Box palinudo Kids. Para ejemplo, una preciosidad de texto: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Jul 12, Cristina rated it it was amazing. But that would be like saying that Joyce ‘s Ulysses is about a late-night stroll.


Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

What Palinuro of Mexico taught me about reading it was to be in the moment. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Published by Alfaguara first published It’s a creative exploration of the concepts of love, knowledge, fantasy, death and more. Con remordimientos y sin sentido. Other have tread here before me only to assign five stars.

This was over the top excellent – it mixes tall tale with myth palinuuro history with offbeat yet deep pieces of trivia; all of this collages together into a dense encyclopedic feat of literature. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He sings of a broken country cutting itself into shreds. Oct 02, Nathan “N.

Return to Book Page. I wasn’t feeling confident in my knowledge to grasp them.

I have not the patience to continue.