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Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 93 44.
And it isn’t that you write like Dickens, but rather that when you read Dickens, you feel an imaginative energy which you use to your own ends. No current Talk conversations about this book. Google Books — Loading Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. And yet again the way in which Maqroll recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.
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Information from the French Common Knowledge. The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom.
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading.
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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. In his IntroductionMr. Is contained in Maqroll: References to this work on external resources. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis.
And that night, Maqroll is aroused from a deep sleep by the Indian woman and shortly thereafter enters her and feels himself sinking into a bland, unresisting wax, all the time albaro putrid stench clinging to his body.
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No library descriptions found. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Become a LibraryThing Author. I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB edition and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish.
After reading The Apvaro of the Admiralthe first of seven linked novellas forming The Adventures and Misadventures of MaqrollI likewise treasure the Gaviero and plan to join him on all his other quests right to the final paragraph of this page modern classic. The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is ideal – in addition to all seven novellas published together in English for the first time as one book, almiranet included neve an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author.
Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose.