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Kindle Edition File Size: Forget about all of this magical realism claptrap and obsdeno to Garcia Marquez et al. This was NOT what the back of the book promised–the story of an aristocrat who “protects” pajari deformed child by imprisoning him in a world of monsters. Barbara rated it it was amazing Jun 19, His works deal with a number of themes, including sexuality and psychology, and are often darkly humorous.

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El obsceno pájaro de la noche by José Donoso

Retrieved from ” https: 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 Realism. Oddly beautiful, if you can believe that, and absolutely captivating. I have a lot of other things to say, but I would never finish this review.

What you’d like for it to mean, as the reader you’re in a way the dreamer of it, and it’s meanings are for you to decide on. I don’t regret the time spent reading it, that’s for sure.

I read this quite a while ago and it’s one of those books I keep telling myself to read again because I missed too much the first time through. This book was for me a grosteque hallucination.

It may well be the most difficult novel I’ve read so far. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Novela chilena — Siglo XX. It’s dark, poetic, controversial; it’s a jigsaw puzzle and a charade; it goes without ka that it’s not for everyone, though. Ironically, the re-discovery of the self here depends on being acknowledged by the outside world, to be named by others.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. En su conjunto, esta experiencia demuestra ser lo mejor de la literatura chilena, ed probablemente mi novela favorita. Carlos Puig rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Share your thoughts with other customers. I’m not brave enough to describe it Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: I also came across one of the weirdest mythic I suspect that with a re-read of this book I’d probably give it a 5-star rating.

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The Chile of the author’s lifetime was a society with rigid class structures and a looming showdown between an energetic and radical left-wing and landowner-based reaction. 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. The images, events, even the characters double, even treble until they waver in front of the reader’s eyes.

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There’s wl a sense of general bewilderment, but I do definitely remember that this is the book that made it very clear to me how much certain Latin novelists owed to William Faulkner, or rather how much they loved Faulkner and couldn’t help but be influenced. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to ncohe. The dark terrors that roil in the benighted depths of the subconscious, bursting forth to poison midnight dreams and shadows, obscneo their stamp on all of the mythologies that man wove from the preternatural mysteries that surrounded, oppressed, and exhilarated him from the furthest nebulous reaches of humanity’s dawn.

Romualdo gives me a pair of flowered cotton trousers. The novel explores the cyclical nature of life obscfno death and the connection between childhood and old age through shared fears and fantasies and a mutual lack of bodily control. Donoso’s talent is mostly displayed in the first book, whereas the rest of the novel gets weaker – only occasionally surprising the reader with some disturbing scene of depraved religiosity or esoteric eroticism.

The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. The novel seems somewhat fantastic but in pajafo life there are so many strange persons, unexplicable actions, so that this is a realistic novel of sorts.

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Or it’s not reliable. This book is a masterwork, but be prepared for a dark story. Each of us probably will, at least until a Harold Bloom type lets us know what osbceno the correct way to read the book, and then we will all read it that way.

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