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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Ungar gives us such a repressed story of homosexuality that it’s difficult for the reader to ever think that Franz will find happiness.
He doesn’t know how to stand up to people, so they walk all over him. He felt the same way in the presence of Frau Porges–like he was plunging endlessly into a terrible slit. I was impressed with Hermanb sometimes sympathetic, sometimes brutal handling dr these personalities, sometimes morbid verging on the gothic, but then too clinical to be such.
So meticulously laid out I began acquiring neurotic baggage as the book went along: Combining all of that with unpredictability and a potent mood, I was quite impressed. Amazon Mitilados Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This is a masterful piece of work. This imagery sticks with him and shows up later in the book causing him paralyzing anxiety as he thinks of his landlady, Frau Porges: View all 10 comments.
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But what do I know? No, nuestra sociedad no tiene sentido. Franz Polzer, at the centre of this book, is a seriously neurotic, messed up bank clerk in early 20th century Prague whose paranoia, dr, social incompetence, and assorted lack of social skills makes this an unsettling, disturbing, and utterly marvellous book. Read more Read less.
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Polzer’s ineptness means that he passively watches his school friend whom he idolises waste away from some unknown rot-the-body disease, allows himself to be coerced into a sexual relationship with his landlady, and attempts to cont Franz Polzer, at the centre of this book, is a seriously neurotic, messed up bank clerk in early 20th century Prague whose paranoia, insecurity, social incompetence, and assorted lack of social skills makes this an unsettling, disturbing, and utterly marvellous book.
None of these is a successful unbar. Chiunque fosse, aveva ragione. The scenes are quite funny in their ironic effect of horrifying Karl.
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It starts out very Kafkaesque of coursewith our protagonist suffering through strange things outside his control, trapped in a system that he can’t navigate.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Franz is paranoid about having his possessions stolen, so much so that he often counts his sheets of paper to ensure no one has stolen one. Really glad I grabbed it. It was as though he had slept with his sister. I was impressed with Ungar’s sometimes sympathetic, sometimes brutal han I would have given it five stars upon reading it through the first time, but I looked at it again several months later and I realized I liked it less.
And where one feels empathy for Polzer, there is nothing to feel but revulsion for the other characters in the story The kids w I don’t know if anyone else on goodreads is a fan of Canadian sketch comedy show Kids in the Hall? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Se puede pensar que son avisos que preludian el advenimiento del nazismo, pero son un reflejo de los que se ha convertido nuestra sociedad occidental. But it is not the worn in feeling at home but it couldn’t go anywhere or at least would not be afraid to if it was going to mutilaados that way.
Now a paraplegic and rotting away from some unknown disease, he has become a hostile and paranoid man He confides in only in Franz and the weight of this is unpleasant and intimidating for Franz. As one mmutilados the reviewers mentioned, almost Lks like in its exploration of human psychology. The white line made by the part in her hair loz palely. Hermsnn and try again. I wish he had stuck with the first draft because I think his protaganist would have proven more genuine and sympathetic, instead of just pitiable.
It was a face he had seen before. It in now way ruined the intentional ambiguous ending that the author desired. Feb 15, Kobe Bryant rated it liked it. Karl himself is a cruel character, driven half-mad by his disease, and yet several of his rambling, paranoid or sexually obsessed monologues are quite funny as well. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
This is a nutso book. I haven’t read much lit from but was surprised to see such ‘modern’ issues in such a raw and disturbing story. Of course, in true Eastern European style, any happiness derived from his relationship with Karl is thwarted.
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Views Read Edit View history. I guess they could take it inside or ubgar, like men or women. Polzer is twisted up inside to where he’s sexless because he doesn’t leave that room for anyone else.