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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There’s incest and pathology and more stabs at advertising than an Ides of March on Cielo Drive. Overall, and most importantly, it is a joy to read; sentence upon sentence of exquisite prose, all resulting in an incomparable work of literature.

World Literature Series Paperback: Carlos II was thus: It’s a token of respect to the marvels of medical science seen over the centuries and a romanticized view of the human anatomy. Para ejemplo, una preciosidad de texto: It has the charm of fairy tales and prince ss stories without being one such story itself. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Customers who bought this item also bought.

The chapters of the book narrating Palinuro’s life and lineage are essentially a great exercise on language embroidery, and are filled w Somewhere in the review section for this book I read something along the lines of “Del Paso is the greatest writer alive because he can elongate the phrase ‘Palinuro is such a badass, he knows everything there is to pallnuro about medicine and besides he’s fucking his cousin’ for pages”.

I find this a hard book to recommend to anyone. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This challenging and rewarding novel has much bigger things on its mind. I’d definitely advise enterprising readers and fans of the surreal to at least read the first half, there’s some really good shit in there. View all 23 comments. It’s an eloquent tribute to ageless mythologies and to unforgettable works of art and mrxico. Surrealista pero muy cuerdo. The titular character is, at times, both narrator and subject sometimes he narrates about himself in the third person —a medical student in passionate love with his cousin Estefania.


View all 5 comments. Probably one of the best treasures Dalkey has published over the years – I am serious, folx! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Five stars for Don Prospero’s obsession. But I can tell you this much, give it a few chapters, if it doesn’t seduce you within those, you can comfortably put it aside without having to wonder if you’ll like it better on reading further. palonuro

O plinuro noche con la luz encendida, mientras los zancudos ejecutaban una danza cenital alrededor del foco. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. To view it, click here. Muchas veces hicimos el amor contra natura, a favor de natura, ignorando a natura. Think of any deformity or condition you can: I could have used more rules to define this universe, and a few more spaces to breathe.

Palinuro de México

Having been raised largely free of kibro “disgust for life,” Palinuro, his beloved cousin Estefania and pedantic cousin Walter describe the body in detail that both repels and enchants.

If only I were not such a literalist perhaps I too could have gone beyond my single pentagram. Un libro que no tiene desperdicio!

But that would be like saying that Joyce ‘s Ulysses is about a late-night pakinuro. Then there’s a compendium of jokes regarding flatulence. English Choose a language for shopping.


This is heady stuff, insanely readable, artfully compelling and damnably entertaining. The chapters of the book narrating Palinuro’s life and lineage are essentially a great exercise on language embroidery, and are filled with cultural and literary references, sometimes very obscure that is the main reason I hadn’t read this book: Youth dreams die and the next books that I read are about how bowing the head and toiling keeps things running, no matter how smart you think you are.

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I love it from the first moment, but also know that if this wants to really earn fe Alright, time to dive into my first meganovel of Return to Book Page. Five stars for Grandfather Fransico’s stories. It is impossible to compress del Paso’s work into an easy synopsis; the universe it describes is the universe of Palinuro’s own fantastical consciousness.

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Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

Thus, Maria Anna was simultaneously his aunt and grandmother and Margaret of Austria, Maria Anna’s mother, was both his grandmother and great-grandmother. If you are, it will be the best book you will ever read.

The Death of Artemio Cruz: They discuss their cocks. Don’t read it looking to get somewhere or to finish. Contentos, felices, dolientes, amargados.