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One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. Mario Bellatin By e joseph in forum Writers.

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Onetti and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola? Luca DoninelliIl Giornale, Italy. From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer. Letras Libres From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer. In Colonia we stayed at a little hotel that was once where Mario Levrero lived and our room was called ‘La novel luminous’.

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.

Results lrvrero to 7 of 7. La novela luminosa I finished this book yesterday. The rest of the book is “The Bright Novel” properly speaking; it is more memoir–and a good one–than novel. A separate chapter is dedicated to women, particularly Chl, who feeds him and takes him on the few walks he takes around Montevideo in search of books by Rosa Chacel and the detective novels he reads obsessively.

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Lminosa this novel is in two different lists of best novels in Spanish of the last 25 years is baffling. It’s sad that this diary is just a testimony of how bad Levrero is taking care of his body and mind, knowing that he died 4 years later.

La novela luminosa No, Guillaume, there’s nothing by Levrero in English. First, four-fifths of luminos “novel” is made up of a section called “Diario de la beca” “The Fellowship Diary”the diary of a year or so Levrero spent on a Guggenheim fellowship. Contact World Literature Archive Top.

Guggenheim” and thanking him for his generosity and assuring him his money wasn’t being wasted. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I was not disappointed, as I generally enjoy diaries, and Levrero has a good sense of humor; many of the diary entries, for example, were peppered with asides addressed to one “Mr. The wind that lays waste El viento que arrasa. I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either. La novela luminosain short, is characterized by a great freedom of form and content.

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Historia oral de la cerveza. Played with the computer until 7 am. I still want to read Levrero but I think I’ll start with something else. The time now is I live in Costa Rica and Spanish in my mother language. I don’t really know, but if he is, find him and enjoy your reading! Levrero is not only inventive and obsessive, but his prose is kind of “tender”, very readable, surprisingly simple I’ve been thinking about reading more Levrero, including the titles you mentioned, but where I am they have to be ordered Fogwill One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years.

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The unique style of an author who redefines the notion of the autobiography. 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.

La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel

Some of Levrero’s other books are available, but I hesitate to order them. Then I will take Borges!! Levrero is somehow an “obscure master”. Still, it doesn’t seem to be in print, and it’s certainly not in a library anywhere near me.

La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel

Novel Alfaguara, Penguin Random House,pages. But if all of El alma de Gardel is as good as the opening pages and if I ever get my ,uminosa on a copyI might translate it myself.

If you don’t want to read it, you can at least look at the pictures. I managed to read a few pages of El alma de Gardel on Google books and it struck me as excellent. It started great, with the diary full of quirky and funny remarks.