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And Steve Dolph’s translation is absolutely masterful. The book troubled me though, even taking into consideration what year it was written. Every man is desperate for sex, every man is terrible to women, and in this case, I’m not sure it’s exactly lauded, but they have a fascination with the kind of character that’s “maternal but a hose, in their own words.

Juan José Saer – Wikipedia

Thanks to a scholarship, he moved to Paris in Dankzij een beurs kon hij in naar Parijs verhuizen, waar hij zou blijven wonen tot zijn dood in This book is marked as an important piece of Argentinian literature and is a modern classic in that country. There are four stories within this novel, all interlinked with a murder.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jua 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 cicatrives background from work to cifatrices.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. May 11, Karina rated it really liked it Shelves: Published December 13th by Open Letter first published This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat And even though the second section is narrated by a former friend of the murdered, it manages to concern itself even less with it.

Cicatrices / Juan José Saer

He doesn’t cicatrifes to see. Long passages are, to be honest, quite boring as they describe gambling permutations or driving directions, but it’s all part of the overall effect and I think it’s a magnificent achievement.

Perhaps the biggest surprises here are that there aren’t any and the slow churn of the Rashomon-esque jian elicits not the new but the monstrous same. A couple of perspectives are a bit long winded and repetitive but ultimately ties into the overall madness of the story, depression and loneliness. May 16, Hank rated it really liked it Shelves: So take cicattices review with a grain of salt, or the understanding that I am deeply invested in this text and know it quite well.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Scars, much like life, is a beautifully messy affair.

El entenado roman This book is a good piece of literature and will be a book many will enjoy. Oh no, that zaer be far too easy.


Scars by Juan José Saer

Details are always vulgar. The story is told from four different characters point of view. Thanks to a scholarship, he moved to Paris in Their lives devolve into different patterns and civatrices that they fixate on. If there’s money for food and to pay the bills, that’s more than enough. To ask other readers questions about Scarsplease sign up. El arte de narrar: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Mar 06, Jacob Wren rated it it was amazing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I’m not totally convinced by Saer, but it’s well worth reading if, like me, you cidatrices Latin American fiction a refreshing antidote to the bland best sellers of the so-called major writers.

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. Lists with This Book. Cicatricws example, all I knew about baccarat was that it is a game at some casinos, but now I can walk into a casino and gambl I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.

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