His works reveal a strong influence from Saer, especially at the stylistic level of what Saer once memorably called “la selva espesa de lo real” (“the dense. Saer, die kort daarvoor met pensioen was gegaan als hoogleraar aan de Universiteit El limonero real (roman); La mayor (verhalen); El arte de Lo imborrable (roman); La pesquisa (roman); La selva espesa. Juan José Saer, author of The Witness, on LibraryThing. 42 copies; La mayor 31 copies; El limonero real 14 copies, 1 review; Lo imborrable 10 copies inéditos 3 1 copy; Martorul 1 copy; La selva espesa (Textos de difusion cultural) 1 copy.

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La pesquisa roman La selva espesa Why are they traveling across a storm-ravaged country in a fleet of caravans? Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Aug 04, Nov 22, Jeff rated it it was amazing Shelves: Saer nos habla de nosotros mismos y nos obliga a mirar aquellos aspectos de los que, probablemente, no nos sentimos desmasiado orgullos.

De wederwaardigheden van beide broers werden door Saer in verschillende romans beschreven, samen met die van een grote groep andere personen, die soms op de voorgrond, soms op de achtergrond een rol speelden. Retrieved November 8, Ar ras wyllt cyn y Nadolig! More than once I saw myself traveling the plain like Aeneas di I have a theory about this book that’s the kind of thing my English teachers always used to roll their eyes at selv for.

Uit Wikipedia, de vrije encyclopedie. Matias Vigano marked it as to-read Aug 10, Escuchanos en diferido por archive. They travel in a wagon train with a military escort and have to face high water, hostile Indians, and a wildfire — not to mention the vagaries of their patients and escort — before they ol it to the hospital. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Because desert or sea, that’s Aeneas’ journey to Italy.

According to Romano, characteristic of Saer’s more mature works, The Witness is “distinguished by a more linear organization of the story and a noticeable reduction in the repetition of scenes and narrative sequences. And the fire scene is just breathtaking. Author of movie scripts, c.


Juan José Saer (1937–2005)

The geography of the story threw me off a bit though, because I am used to thinking of routes to Santa Fe from the north, and a lot of the geographical references didn’t seem familiar to me. I am guessing that this is the same Santa Fe as saeg now in New Mexico, and since the story takes place inthat would be Mexico still. As Amanda Hopkinson explained in her Times Literary Supplement review, de Solis “has lost all sense of his own reality” and during the “picaresque travels in love-life Spain” following his return, for de Solis “there is no sense of aelva, recognition or belonging.

Refresh and try again. Swer the numerous character studies of patients, all crazy in specific ways? Perhaps the Spanish version is better.

Juan Augusto Zaracho marked it as to-read Aug 20, Trivia About The Clouds. Victor Dantas e Dr. The journey from Argentina to Santa Fe is dangerous for many reasons and doing it with five very ill patients makes the journey seem absolutely absurd at times.

Dyna ni, joban olaf wedi ei orffen. In Nobody Nothing Never, the English translation of Saer’s novel Nadie nada nunca, the mysterious shooting of horses in the town of Rincon prompts Don Layo espess send his prized animals to safety before the situation descends into political violence. Feb 19, jeremy rated it really liked it Shelves: Parts of this are so compelling.

Rspesa, so insanely obsessed with sex?

Palo y hueso by Juan José Saer

To ask other readers questions about Palo y huesoplease sign up. Otherwise I really enjoyed this book, despite how long I took to read it. According to Caistor, Saer has been free to experiment with his own literary style, and has become known for his “bold, probing use of the Spanish language.

Thanks to a scholarship, he moved to Paris in This novel is a poem. Una novela de viaje, ficticia. He gifted me with six volumes of a French translation of Virgil, a poet for whom we discovered a mutual admiration Tisha Matthews marked it as to-read Sep 07, I have one last canvas to post tomorrow before the new year but here are my top 9 of Hulpmiddelen Links naar deze pagina Verwante wijzigingen Bestand uploaden Speciale pagina’s Permanente koppeling Paginagegevens Wikidata-item Deze pagina citeren.


Me gusto aunque a partir de la mitad del libro se me hizo un poco pesado.

The Clouds by Juan José Saer

Nobody Nothing Never is “wonderfully evocative of imminent political violence, tension, fear, languor and espexa furtive excitement of illicit love,” wrote M. Reading Saer’s descriptions of landscape and natural phenomena is always a pleasure.

In this book an apprentice doctor goes off epesa his own to Santa Fe to collect a bunch of people destined to be psychiatric patients in residence at an experimental facility in Argentina.

Sar rated it liked it Oct 29, Alexandra rated it it was amazing May 26, Thanks to a scholarship, he moved to Paris in As a son of Syrian immigrants to South America living in his adopted France, Saer has gone on to write a group of novels that, inspired by and yet breaking with the traditions established by other Argentinian writers such as Jorge Luis Borgeshave been “freed” due to their author’s self-imposed exile, “from the narrowness of much of what has been written” in Espssa in the late twentieth century.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. By the end of the journey the nun is the best guarded person in the caravan as the soldiers rarely leave her side.