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The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr. And it isn’t that you write like Dickens, but rather that when you read Dickens, you feel an imaginative energy which you neve to your own ends.

References to this work on alvsro resources. 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, also included is an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author.

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Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis.


Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: In his IntroductionMr.

Add to Your books. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. La Nieve del Almirante. Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas!

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.

Wikipedia in English None. Members Reviews Popularity Average ,a Mentions 93 44. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. 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. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.

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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Google Books — Loading No current Talk conversations about this book. Is contained in Maqroll: Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry.


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 a putrid stench clinging to his body.

But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character. The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream.

Link to her review: No library descriptions found. After reading The Snow of the Admiralthe first of seven linked novellas forming Almirabte 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. For nievr help see the Common Knowledge help page. They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom.