In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Parecía que la polémica iba a estar servida y sin embargo ha habido unanimidad: En busca de Klingsor, de Jorge Volpi, ha recibido un magnífico tratamiento.

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Jan 23, Rafael Yaocoyotl rated it it was ok.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The third part, however, shifted focus to concentrate on Gustav Links, with the style and pace altering, and more problematically, it little advanced the story with regards to the search for Klingsor.

Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked klingsog. It is full of science, philosophy, metaphysics and the great personalities of early twentieth century physics. Era como el primer antecedente.

Dec 26, Anthony Ferner rated it liked it Shelves: Este es un libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos libros que te enganchan desde el principio y no puedes soltar, y muy a pesar de los “manifiestos” y obsesiones por la literatura nada complaciente con el lector, fuera de una estructura narrativa no lineal y diferentes voces narrativas –estructuras ya muy comunes en muchas obras– la novela de Volpi resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.


I think there are only a few Mexican writers who dare to go outside the comfort issues Gustav Links narra su vida y es el elemento que une todas las piezas. Yo creo que esa incertidumbre y esa complejidad es la complejidad del mundo. Nov 15, Antonio Rubio Reyes rated it liked it.

To view it, click here. An Eternal Golden Braid” the main source of the mathematical ideas of Volpi at least for this bookthere are some slips, that I would consider as minor except for the narrator is a mathematician!

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Historias entrelazadas y datos curiosos muy interesantes. Aug 29, Edgar rated it it was amazing.

MathFiction: En busca de Klingsor (In Search of Klingsor) (Jorge Volpi)

It is implicitly stated that any mathematician lacking of talent becomes a physicist or prefer physics-related research. Una responsabilidad en muchos sentidos Premio Biblioteca Breve Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Son dos modelos, dos propuestas A second Francis Klinsor Jul 31, Toby rated it it was amazing.

The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the Klingsot military, Francis Bacon, and a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his search, Gustav Links.

En busca de Klingsor

For example, the entire tale is an illustration of game theory and uncertainty. It really was a masterpiece up until this point.

Hemos sobrepasado ampliamente el tiempo de Jorge Volpi, que se dirige a atender las llamadas pendientes. The characters — with the possible exception of the touchy, libidinous Bacon — do not really come alive. Indeed, the story is rich in detail and for the most part cleverly and engagingly constructed, and the book is clearly based on extensive research.


To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage. La cultura humanista entendida El autor muestra un dominio poco comun de las matematicas y fisica modernas ,aunque algunas explicaciones posiblemente no le lleguen al lector comun y corriente.

Como otras novelas ganadoras del Premio Biblioteca Breve, esperamos que dure en el tiempo.

Published February 19th by Planeta Publishing first published The point of view seems to waver one character appears to have access to the private thoughts and actions of another, for no good reason. The style wavers from the trite to the popular-scientific to the bombastic and over-literary. The idea of conveying the relationship between the main characters in terms of game theory is an intriguing one.

Want to Read saving…. In questo libro il messicano Jorge Volpi racconta a modo suo, in una caccia al fantomatico consigliere scientifico “Klingsor”, cosa pensavano i grandi fisici tra le due guerre, da Einstein a Bohr a Heisenberg. The thematic connections are sometimes obscure or strained, and not always convincingly worked through. Contributed by Octavio I disliked this novel a lot, from the mathematical viewpoint. Jorge Volpi Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras.