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Dance with Snakes by Horacio Castellanos Moya

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was fun to read whatever it is – quick, action-packed and skanky. Sex This was funny and truly bizarre. Pero, de pronto, Jacinto muere degollado en el curso de una reyerta. Dance with Snakes by Horacio Castellanos Moya. Serpienes only takes two days for him to turn into a slovenly bum who stinks of rum and sweat, with a beard and a hoarse voice.

Description Eduardo Sosa’s fascination with an indigent inhabiting a yellow s Chevy parked in the neighborhood takes a morbid turn then the homeless man turns up murdered, and Eduardo inherits the yellow Chevy and deadly serpents it contains.

About Horacio Castellanos Moya. It’s a crazy, head-on-collision kind of book, absolutely gorgeous, incredibly lively and weird and bizarre: No trivia or quizzes yet. Nicholas Buzanski rated it it was ok Sep 26, When a homeless, smelly old bum who lives in a yellow Chevrolet parks on the street outside, Eduardo becomes more than curious. Andy Bustamante rated it liked it May 11, I believe he chose exactly the wrong participans characters through whom to tell the story, politicaly speaking.


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Lists with This Book. The Best Books of With no planning Eduardo and the ladies begin a day of terror and carnage in San Salvador, all on his way to enact revenge for Don Jacinto – who Eduardo is already beginning to physically resemble.

The main dude, after all, studied sociology. Jimmy Sweeney rated it liked it Nov 16, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Inhe was guest researcher at the University of Tokyo with a fellowship horacii by the Japan Foundation.

He has published eleven novels, five short story collections, two essay books, and a diary. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Paperbackhoracil.

Moya’s novel moves at a frenetic pace as we follow a stumbling, bumbling frenzy of journalists and cops in pursuit of a madman with deadly snakes as accomplices to his reign of terror in the city of San Salvador.

Instead of working the intellectual angle, it goes for the jugular. In the car he discovers that four poisonous snakes live in it, and they have their own surprises in store. I don’t have a snake phobia; I wouldn’t like to cross paths with a snake, but only because I have a healthy respect for them and the danger they represent. Books by Horacio Castellanos Moya. I can almost grasp the connection between the cover and the story itself, but it’s eluding me, not quite solid.

Eduardo then kills Jacinto, grabs his keys, and prepares to take up residence in the Chevrolet. Published September 28th by Biblioasis first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The woman who runs the local market encourages him to find out more about a mysterious newcomer, who lives in a beat-up yellow Chevrolet that is parked in front of the market, across from his sister’s apartment.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Trivia About Dance with Snakes. The translation reads well, seems smooth. For two decades he worked as editor of news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and his own country.


You get the feeling Moya made the plot up as he went along. Dance with Snakes was one of the most entertaining books I’ve read this year, and as I mentioned previously, it was one of the weirdest, after The Obscene Bird of Night.

I don’t want to use the spoilers tool on here, so I’ll try not to reveal what happens in the bread parts — let’s just say that the first part reminded me of Kobo Abe’s The Box Man and the middle parts and some of the ending reminded me of other Nutso Sensationalist Entertainments Suggestive of Deeper Significance I’ve read recently, like Torsten Krol’s The Dolphin People: Open Preview See a Problem?

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Emre rated it it was ok Nov 29, In post-civil war El Salvador lives Eduardo Sosa, a sociologist who is out of work and lives with his sister in her tiny apartment. Daniela rated it it was ok Nov 19, Check out the top books of the year on serpientfs page Best Books of Aug 07, Gokhan Sari rated it liked it. You get the feeling Moya made the plot castellannos as he went along.

With the snakes as accomplices, Sosa unleashes a reign of terror on the city of San Salvador.