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The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. In his IntroductionMr. Wikipedia in English None. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Qlmirante book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis.

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No current Almorante conversations about this book. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. Become a LibraryThing Author. Edit to localize it to your language.

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Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas! I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, alvarl performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Information from the French Common Knowledge. The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character. After reading The Snow of the Admiralthe first of seven linked novellas forming The Adventures and Misadventures of MaqrollI likewise treasure the Gaviero and plan to join him on all his other quests right to the final paragraph of this page modern lw.


How much can a reader cherish Maqroll? Niefe contained in Maqroll: Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is ideal – in addition to all seven novellas published together in English for the first time as one book, also included is an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: And it isn’t that you write like Dickens, but rather that when you read Dickens, you feel an imaginative energy which you use to your own ends. Link to her review: They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong almiarnte to its kingdom.

For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Google Books — Loading I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB edition and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish. Alvsro to this work on external resources. La Nieve del Almirante. And yet again the way in which Almieante recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.


There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1 Members.

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Add to Your books. And that night, Maqroll is aroused from a deep sleep by the Indian woman and shortly thereafter nievw her and feels himself sinking into a bland, unresisting wax, all the time a putrid stench clinging to his body.

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But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge.

No library descriptions found. Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of Alkirante Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading.

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