Los Mutilados: Prólogo de Ricardo Menéndez Salmón and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more · Fiction; ›; Contemporary. Hermann Ungar was a Czech-Jewish writer (in the German language) and an officer in In , he became the Legationsrat [de] (Legation Counselor) at the new Czechoslovak embassy in Berlin. Later he returned to Prague and became. Novela de agria fuerza», éste fue el juicio de Thomas Mann, gran admirador de Hermann Ungar, sobre Los mutilados (), una danza de la muerte cuyo.

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He lifted his hands to push her away, but his fingers only grasped th heavy mass of flesh. What is this with mjtilados fat evil women? Really glad I grabbed it. Mutiilados one of the reviewers mentioned, almost Lynch like in its exploration of human psychology. At the same time he must witness the steady physical and mental deterioration of his lifelong friend who is suffering from an unnamed disease.

He remembered the nights at home when his father’s heavy steps would creak over the rotten floorboards, and he would lie in bed, overcome by horror as he listened. Everyone else probably said Kafka. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Fear is hard to sustain before it turns into something else. I guess they could take it inside or outside, like men or women. I was impressed with Ungar’s sometimes sympathetic, sometimes brutal handling of these personalities, sometimes morbid verging on the gothic, but then too clinical to be such.

Esta novela de Unger es una clara influencia para Canetti a la hora de escribir Auto de fe.

Los mutilados / The Maimed : Hermann Ungar :

He consistently obsesses over her fat and the part in her black hair that reminds him of his aunt. It is extremely well rendered. Manufacturer warranty may mutilaros apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store. I liked it for its novelty, a novel exploring, excruciatingly, the short life story and psychosis of the supremely emasculated man. Predatory and not about sex either. This is a nutso book. But then it gets weirder, and the idea of Karl Fanta, the 3-time amputee, is disturbing, and the unclear motives of everyone is nightmarish.


That said, this is certainly a grim, bleak book. I found this book darkly, and intensely funny at times, even though it felt really strange to laugh at what was happening.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There’s a side plot in the story about Franz getting a new suit of clothes that is very reminiscent of Gogol’s excellent short story “The Overcoat. De su hernann, aparecen el resto de personajes: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Read more Read less. Jun 15, Monica Carter rated it it was amazing.

Polzer is the ultimate victim–abuse brought on by others and fueled by his own defense mechanisms. Preview — The Maimed by Hermann Ungar. Some of the shit that happens at the end is crazy. The paranoid Karl fears that Sonntag is in a conspiracy with various other people and plans to murder him in his mutilqdos.

Los mutilados / The Maimed

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sep 07, Zac Smith rated it it was amazing Shelves: He was a contemporary of Kafka and is often compared to him. The one thing that saves Franz from his miserable existence is his success in his studies and the meeting of Karl Fanta, a rich boy who attends the Gymnasium with him. There is one scene where the narration leaves Franz which was jarring, but good for the progress of the story.

I think the Prague literary scene in Kafka’s time was really intense and I’m excited to see what else is there.


Per chi fosse interessato all’autore, in rete ho trovato questo articolo su Hermann Ungar: Aug 28, knig rated it really liked it Shelves: After graduating from the public schools in Brnohe went to Berlin, where he took courses in Oriental Studies untilfollowed by legal and philosophical studies in Munich and Prague. Start reading Los Mutilados on your Kindle in under a minute. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Return to Book Page.

Ungar leads us with a perfect narrative through a tale that offers no lasting happiness for the tortured soul of Franz or those around him.

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The Maimed

In twenty-four hours, I read it cover to cover, on the edge of my seat. One of only two novels Ungar wrote, this translation marks the first time this important novel and any of his work has been translated into English.

Ungar gives us such a repressed story of homosexuality that it’s difficult for the reader to ever think that Franz will find happiness. The publisher and the works they publish deserves to be better known outside of central Europe. I haven’t read much lit from but was surprised to see such ‘modern’ issues in such a raw and disturbing story. I remember coming home from work as a teenager to watch hermanb on Comedy Central during my lunch breaks.

He doesn’t touch himself.

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