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Wikipedia in English None. 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. Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. Link to her review: They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong niieve to its kingdom.

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No current Talk conversations about this book. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character.

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The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis. After reading The Snow 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 Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

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There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: For more help see ka Common Knowledge help page. No library descriptions found.

The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures alvado 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. Become a LibraryThing Author.

Add to Your books. Google Books — Loading But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating dle, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. 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. Information from the French Common Knowledge.

Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas! Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. And yet again the way in which Almirange recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.


References to this work on external resources. 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.

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Is contained in Maqroll: Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading. In his IntroductionMr.

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