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Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas! And yet again the way in which Maqroll recalls ls own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.

But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. Wikipedia in English None. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Alvari stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream.

Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading.

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Is contained in Maqroll: La Nieve del Almirante. Google Books — Loading They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom. In his IntroductionMr.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. 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. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.


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. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1. Add to Your books. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 93 44. Information from the French Common Knowledge. 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 Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1 Members. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

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Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Become a LibraryThing Author. Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr.


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.

Link to her review: I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. How almirqnte can a reader cherish Maqroll?

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Edit to localize it to your language. To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: No current Talk conversations about this book. No library descriptions found. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB oa and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish.

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