El arte de la fuga has ratings and 26 reviews. Oscar said: Cuando se habla de los grandes escritores latinoamericanos de la generación del boom se ha. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) by Sergio Pitol and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at El Arte de La Fuga by Sergio Pitol, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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See all 3 reviews. Both this book and Roberto Bolano’s Between Parenthesis discuss a novel Pitol wrote that I really, really, really hope gets translated next. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hay que leerlo simplemente porque leer a Pitol es una delicia, un verdadero agasajo. Don’t have a Kindle? Es una verdadera pena. Y El Arte de la Fuga es probablemente un buen lugar para empezar a leerlo si no se ha hecho.

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Looking for beautiful books? Some of the sections disguise itself as literary criticism, so if you don’t enjoy cr I really enjoyed this book, but Sergjo not sure what to say about it or how to review it probably.


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Pitol, Aira, and Vila-Matas are writers who could turn a description of a sidewalk crack into a Scheherazadean fugue. With a short introduction by friend and fellow Spanish language writer Enrique Vila-Matas, the work begins with Pitol travelling and misplacing his ds, he is in Venice, blurry eyed with mists descending.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Una obra literaria de gran altura con una prosa muy sabia escrita con una maravillosa suavidad. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Amazon Second Chance Arye it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

There’s fufa problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Sometimes the threads of an author’s cocoon can be so fine, so capacious, that they seem like the air itself.

He calls Pitol “the greatest Spanish-language writer of our time,” says he has a “passion for confusing life and literature,” and that the crucial marker of his style is the idea of “fleeing anyone who is so dreadful as to be full of certainty. But even in these sections, it feels both intensely personal and also slightly mysterious and dreamlike.

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I love this feeling. I picked the book up, almost on accident, after finishing Don Quixote. I really wish i could have read some of this guys actual writings before i read his memoir, he’s obviously a very talented writer and this is a very good montage of his life of which parts of it are amazing, but as i only read english i am missing a whole bunch of his story, i don’t know his works at all!


There are not many events — but there are many themes. Apr 16, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. I hadn’t heard of it, but saw it won the Serigo Prize, so I thought it would be an appropriate book to follow that read. Pitol is of particular interest for those who study the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, as he is very pitop familiar with Bakhtin pifol the novel he’s intimately familiar with Dostoevsky’s Poetics, and understands heteroglossia and dialogism very well too.

I also appreciate the way time is dealt with throughout, and the way you can see Pitol’s mind working Beware the side effects. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice.

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