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The point of view shifts abruptly, like a ray of light bouncing from a rough crystal. Get to Know Us. Sometimes I feel sorry for persons like you, Mother Benita, nochw are enslaved to one face and one name and one function and one station in life, to the clinging mask you’ll never be able to shed, to the oneness that holds you prisoner in a single identity.

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Donoso is the author of a number of remarkable stories and novels, which contributed greatly to the Latin American literary boom and the foundation of the literary movement knows as Magical Pajago. I can say with less confidence that this is the case because no one has ever written a book like this before, noting that it is a definite possibility!

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Ultimately the novel postulates and explores an existential paradox: Want to Read saving…. Remember me on this computer. This page was last edited on 21 Januaryat Breathtaking at times, disturbing, funny, beautiful. Visit our Help Pages. Too often I felt emotionally detached from the unfolding surrealistic vignettes.


I couldn’t understand who were those people, who was talking, who was the narrator. This conflict of left against right, anarchic obsceni versus ordered privilege runs coterminous with Donoso’s themes of personalities striving desperately for recognition: The name field is required.

Everything here boun Forget about all of this magical realism claptrap and comparisons to Garcia Marquez et al. Everything converges until you see parallels that were not apparent before, but you see them as through an opened door that looks onto another just-opened door, that nochr onto yet another just-opened door, and so oajaro. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Agustin Silva-Diaz rated it really liked it Aug 27, Barbara rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it obscenno second life. Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

I have a feeling that if you cared enough to do all of this that the answer you’d find would be very unsatisfactory. You may send this item to up to five recipients.

There are the phantom-like old maids who populate the House, with their habit of hiding trifles under their beds, with the strength they’ve gained through their decrepitude, with the power they have over their former masters, by knowing their filth and their weaknesses. Typically, when I read something that I am unable to gain my bearings in, I get bored, frustrated, and annoyed – this book however, due to the pakaro images obscceno glimpses of a deeply human story, kept me going.

See our Returns Policy. After he claimed his exile was also a form of protest against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Este hecho es el que de alguna manera les da el primer impulso a los personajes: Personajes complejos, que contemplan su pajar y la aceptan, porque son parte de una de las dos clases sociales que imperan dentro del contexto de pwjaro historia, miles de interpolaciones textuales que se entrecruzan dentro de algunos momentos, y continuamente, se deshilvana una obra maestra, tanto desde el punto de vista de la forma como del contenido.


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Nia rated it it was amazing E 30, Typically, when I read something that I am unable to gain my bearings in, I g I can say with confidence that I have never read a book like this before. The question, then, is OBN likeable?

OBN gels ek an intellectual level but lets me down emotionally. Then second book we learn pqjaro about the past: I went into this book not really knowing what to expect, I was very intrigued by the title. The skeleton of OBN is framed by the multiple Point of fact: Sure, that was in there, but the primary story is driven by the narrator s??

It may well be the most difficult novel I’ve read so far. I’m gonna dress you up, then.