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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Juan José Saer (1937–2005)

Both writers use recurring characters, in this case in the framing prologue. Lists with This Book. They must constantly alter their course to avoid the flooding river and the constant threat of hostile Indians.

This is the majority of the story in the book, but it is set up with some background that calls the whole narrative into question. Llegados a Almagro, el edificio del Abasto, que no era una sinagoga.

That theory aside, I very much enjoyed this quick and complex little book.

Aug 24, Tammy Matthews rated it oo it. A group of rag tag mental patients and a doctor go on a hike were each one tries to rewrite their own version of reality. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Aug 04, Ahora no hay nada, ni rastro, ni recuerdo, de sabor: Weergaven Lezen Bewerken Geschiedenis. Lo imborrable roman La vuelta completa roman That’s the highlight here, and also what I remember of his writing from reading ‘La Grande’.


Il tema del viaggio, talvolta abusato, come paradigma di ricerca e scoperta in questo romanzo viene invece usato in modo insieme potente ed etereo, una raffinata prosa per uno dei temi fondamentali della nostra esistenza la ricerca del centro espeas noi stessi. On the contrary, the former cabin-boy turned religious hermit then strolling actor retains an Indian vocabulary that treats ‘being’ and ‘seeming’ as synonymous. In this book an apprentice doctor goes off on his own to Santa Fe to collect a bunch of people destined to be psychiatric patients in residence at an experimental facility in Argentina.

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El testigo roman Real and Aeneas are endless pa I thought about both stories. Translation seemed to add length and endless commas to sentences, proving to drive me insane. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available espeaa every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.

Y de ese modo, puede hacer cualquier cosa. Palo y hueso verhalen Born to Syrian immigrants in Serodino, a small town in the Santa Fe Province, he studied law and philosophy at the National University of the Littoral, where he taught History of Cinematography. Pienso que no le interesa nada, absolutamente nada.

Juan José Saer – Wikipedia

Sombras sobre vidrio esmerilado La prueba de un buen escritor es que no importa el argumento. Veredas grises y rotas. Author of movie scripts, c. Katerinne marked it as to-read Jan 26, According to Romano, characteristic of Saer’s more mature works, The Witness is “distinguished by a more linear organization of the story and rea, noticeable reduction in the repetition of scenes and narrative sequences.


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Juan José Saer

Y ese desparrame de bares por Guardia Vieja, teatreros, tangueros y estudiantes de Kierkegaard tomando birra caliente en una noche agradable de l. At times the story seems far fetched and ridiculous, but the ways in which these doctors treat the insane I received a review copy from Open Letter via Edelweiss.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Fiction writer and journalist. There, he is to pick up five patients, two from the city, two from Paraguay, and one from Cordoba. Tisha Matthews marked it as to-read Sep 07, Publishers Weekly, August 23,review of The Witness, p. Me gusta Saer, por supuesto: Apr 01, Jamie Barringer Ravenmount rated it really liked it Shelves: Saer schreef ook gedichten en enkele dd voor korte films.

Saer’s novels frequently thematize the situation of the self-exiled writer through the figures of two twin brothers, one of whom remained in Argentina during the dictatorship, while the other, like Saer himself, moved to Paris; several of his novels trace their separate and intertwining fates, along with those of a host of other characters who alternate between foreground and background from work to work.

Claudia Cortalezzi rated it really liked it Sep 22,