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Results 1 – 30 of 84 LOS ADIOSES by JUAN CARLOS ONETTI and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 2 quotes from Los adioses: ‘Continué viéndola y aún la recuerdo así: soberbia y mendicante, inclinada hacia el brazo que sostenía la valija, no paciente. Editions for Los adioses: X (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in by Juan Carlos Onetti First published

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As the two women visit a second time, the seasons also ols to change, with New Years coming and going summer in the Southern Hemispherefollowed by an autumn chill in the air in the book’s later pages. At the beginning of the story, and on a few other occasions, he describes a small portion of a person the basketball player’s hands are discussed for nearly the entire first page, with the bartender explaining that he would have liked to see nothing more than those hands, without seeing the attached person, the first time the man walked into the storemaking a series of conclusions based on his observation of that portion of the individual.

They’re strangers, and he’s constructed lives out of the bits and pieces of them he sees. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.

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She discusses a lot of the different critical interpretations of the text Incest? CD Audiobook 0 editions. No current Talk conversations about this book.

Some people think he’s up there getting drunk, hiding from everyone. Editorial Bruguera I David: Multiple readings could lead the reader down multiple paths, adiosed one justifiably possible.

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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Texas Adisoes American Series. Become a LibraryThing Author. The town is small, and the constant inflow of patients gives the locals a constant source of gossip. I almost want to read the book again with the knowledge I now have about different possible interpretations of the text. Add to Your books. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 66 14. His only income and contact with the outside world is through two letters which he recieves every month.


The shop owner has a limited number of interactions with the man he’s observing. The constant question is: One thing she mentioned was a back-and-forth between a critic, Wolfgang A. Oetti the book ends, you know how the story ends, at least from the narrator’s perspective.

Los adioses by Inetti Carlos Onetti. The man’s condition follows the prognostications of a portion of those people who have been xdioses him and speculating about his health. He’s friends with a nurse who gives shots to the patients at the hotel, and they talk about the recently arrived man a lot.

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Juan Carlos Onetti is another one: He drives one of the man’s women to the hotel once, and sees both women as they stop by his store during their visits.

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. That initial page, the bartender explaining what he knew about the man by his hands, sets the tone for the next 87 pages, where he tells his interpretation of the story of the man’s life, of which he’s only seen brief and fleeting moments and heard a series of rumors.

Also, you begin to wonder if maybe the narrator is telling his own story, or the story of his own fantasies, or the story of his own disgraces, through the tuburcular basketball player. Los onrtti by Juan Carlos Onetti Members. Los adioses asks the huan to interpret a story about a tall man with tuberculosis and two women in his life, while reading that story as told by a bartender, as written by Juan Carlos Onetti.


Google Books — Loading However, he’s not telling the story of people he knows and understands. It had been hardbound by the library, but it still had the same plain yellow cover, juxn pages were old yet still crisp certainly not worn from useand the book felt good in my hands.

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I’ve always enjoyed obsessively reading the works of a single author, systematically working through a library’s collection one or two at a time. He lives in a hotel, and later rents a chalet on the mountainside where he spends his days. I think I agree with those who see this as one of Onetti’s stronger works.

The story is built on speculation, rumors and hearsay. This, naturally, ratchets the gossip up a notch. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. It’s a short book, caflos under 90 pages. A man arrives in a mountain community and refuses to assimilate into life at the sanatorium. They predict who’s going to live and who’s going to die, they monitor the temporary guests in their rural community, and they draw conclusions about these peoples’ characters and lives.

Project Gutenberg 0 editions. As I was looking for some other readers’ interpretations of this text, I came across an article by a woman named Mary-Lee Ondtti entitled “Projection as a narrative technique in Juan Carlos Onetti’s Goodbyes ” http: