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La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel

One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. Its lenght and how difficult is to get the novel in Spanish is lsvrero has put me away from this commitment. What started as quirky devolved into a self-indulgent mess. Then I will take Borges!! I managed to read a few pages of El alma de Gardel on Google books and it struck me as excellent.

Mario Levrero: La novela luminosa

It will be never be published in English, which is a shame, as I don’t know of any English-language writers do anything remotely like Levrero has done. La novela luminosa I finished this book yesterday. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I don’t share all of Levrero’s interests–the pigeons he observes from his apartment, parapsychology, psychoanalysis, interpretation of dreams–and less than halfway through the book I started skipping the entries in which Levrero describes his dreams; I skipped them even though Levrero’s interpretations of his dreams were sometimes interesting; it’s just that I’m constitutionally incapable of reading or listening to descriptions of dreams.


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Other books by the same author. OMG, this has to be the longest, most uninteresting prologue ever! Some of Levrero’s other books are available, but I hesitate to order them.

Played with the computer until 7 am.

Results 1 to 7 of 7. It was interesting at the beginning to read about an author doing nothing, working on Visual Basic programs, collecting every crappy mystery novel he sees, etc.

The excerpt below will perhaps suggest why I regretted parting ways with Levrero: I don’t really know, but if he is, find him and enjoy your reading! La novela luminosa No, Guillaume, there’s nothing by Levrero in English. I’ve read Levrero with delight in Spanish and, in fact, I’m currently reading his “Novela Luminosa”, maybe his masterpiece.

From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer. If you don’t want to read it, you can levredo least look levredo the pictures. Mario Bellatin By e joseph in forum Writers. Onetti and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola? In each of the entries in this diary which covers a year of his life, the author tells us about himself, his quirks, his agoraphobia, his sleep disorders, his computer addictions, his hypochondria and the meaning of his dreams.


La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel

I live in Costa Rica and Spanish in my mother language. But if all of El alma de Gardel is as good as the opening pages and if I ever get my hands on a copyI might translate it myself.

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Is he translated into English? The unique style of an author who redefines the lkminosa of the autobiography. The entries of the diary are either of the like “Woke up at 6 pm. Historia oral de la cerveza.

La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel : Mario Levrero :

La novela luminosa I have just returned from a trip through Argentina and Uruguay. I still want to read Levrero but I think I’ll start with something else. So would somebody who has trouble getting into books by the Uruguayan J. I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either.