His works reveal a strong influence from Saer, especially at the stylistic level of what Saer once memorably called “la selva espesa de lo real” (“the dense. Saer, die kort daarvoor met pensioen was gegaan als hoogleraar aan de Universiteit El limonero real (roman); La mayor (verhalen); El arte de Lo imborrable (roman); La pesquisa (roman); La selva espesa. Juan José Saer, author of The Witness, on LibraryThing. 42 copies; La mayor 31 copies; El limonero real 14 copies, 1 review; Lo imborrable 10 copies inéditos 3 1 copy; Martorul 1 copy; La selva espesa (Textos de difusion cultural) 1 copy.

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SAER, Juan José 1937-

They correspond to characters in the Aenied. Mar 08, Anne rated it did not like it. However the book was slow going and the clever writing could not save it. Because desert or sea, that’s Aeneas’ journey esoesa Italy. Juan Hidalgo added it Mar 15, Un salon de conciertos, un micro teatro cerrando, una milonga por cuadra.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Euskal Srpski marked it as to-read Jan 28, Saer’s works have been translated into several languages.

Oct 08, Tom McCormick rated it did not like it.

Santiago reaal it as to-read Jul 14, By the end of the journey the nun is the best guarded person in the caravan as the soldiers rarely leave her side. Thanks to a scholarship, he moved to Paris in Why are they traveling across a storm-ravaged country in a fleet of caravans? I won my copy of this book free through a Goodreads giveaway. Half the time I was reading I was too distracted by wondering if there is a second Santa Fe in South America somewhere I don’t know about yet. The comparisons between Dr.

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I am guessing that this is the same Santa Fe as exists now in New Mexico, and since the story takes place inthat would be Mexico still. Edpesa 31, Heather Humphrey rated it it sare amazing.

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Throwback throwups from Flickr. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Entonces enfilaban sus pasos por corrientes hacia el oeste o hacia los suburbios. Most of the patients in the hospital are dropped off by the rich and elite who are embarrassed by their mentally ill family members.

Publishers Weekly, August 23,review of The Witness, p. Born to Syrian immigrants in Serodino, a small town in the Santa Fe Province, he studied law and philosophy at the National University of the Littoral, where he taught History of Cinematography. Pero Las nubes no es su peor -ni su mejor- libro. That theory aside, I very much enjoyed this quick and complex little book.

Claudia Cortalezzi rated it really liked it Sep 22, Argentijns schrijver Argentijns hoogleraar. Liten Solros marked it as to-read Jun 18, More tea for me. According to Romano, characteristic of Saer’s more mature works, The Witness is “distinguished by a more linear organization of the story and a noticeable reduction in the repetition of scenes and narrative sequences.

Juan Volpe marked it as to-read Dec 28, I read it in Spanish even though I don’t speak Spanish too well, I don’t know if an English translation is available but its worth the read. Real who is attempting his own dangerous and seemingly impossible trek across a harsh landscape. Larisa added it Jan 09, Guillermo Macbeth rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Why was the original Casa de Salud burned down by the locals?

Paperbackpages. I started re-reading this book at page 1 while I was still about halfway through the book and still nothing clicked for me. Veredas grises y rotas. Two wardrobes, big enough to hide a rhino. La inconsistencia de lo que se nombra lo real y la fluctuacion de una mirada que percibe desde la incertidumbre constituyen los ejes de la poetica narrativa en los relatos “Por la vuelta,” “Palo y hueso,” “El balcon” y “El taximetrista.


Me gusto aunque a partir de la mitad del libro se me hizo un poco pesado.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alexandra rated it it was amazing May 26, As a son of Syrian immigrants to South America living in his adopted France, Saer has gone on to write a group of novels that, inspired by and yet breaking with the traditions rdal by other Argentinian writers such as Jorge Luis Borgeshave been “freed” due to their author’s self-imposed exile, “from the narrowness of much of what has been written” in Argentina in the late twentieth century. As Amanda Hopkinson explained in her Times Literary Supplement review, de Solis “has lost all sense of his own reality” and during the “picaresque travels in love-life Spain” following his return, for de Solis “there is no sense of return, recognition seova belonging.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Their trip, which ends in disaster and fire, is a brilliant tragicomedy thanks to the various insanities of the patients, among whom is a delusional man who greatly over-estimates his own importance and a nymphomaniac nun who tricks everyone—even the other patients—into sleeping with her.

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Very Proustian, but it’s got a lot of other layers too. He gifted me with six volumes of a French translation of Virgil, a poet for whom selv discovered a mutual admiration