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O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca

Almost all Brazilian contemporary writers acknowledge Fonseca’s importance [ citation needed ]. Brazilian writer Rubem Fonseca takes through a collection of short stories filled with characters that willfully commit crimes or stumble into them by accident. Some magical realism here, but definitely fobseca by the tones of language as much as circumventing what we conventionally think of as real. Board bookpages. His first popular novel was A Grande Arte High Artbut “Agosto” is usually considered his best work [ cobradog needed ].

Things got violent again in Happy New Year ; Dwarf is about an unemployed bank clerk with woman trouble; and Flesh and the Bones didn’t make much sense to me. Trials of a Young Writer is the story of a man more interested in his press image than he is in his writing or his live-in girlfriend. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Product details Paperback Publisher: Lists with This Book.

I didn’t get the Bukowski comparisons, until I did. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Then there are stories like The Book of Panygerics, which have similarly disturbed characters what did the narrator do to make him on the lam? His writing is pretty dark and gritty, filled with violence and sexual content, and it usually happens in a very urban setting.


El metge, de Noah Gordon. Funny, but in that way that I have trouble perceiving in text. Some authors show you disturbing images of murder and rape and horror with absolutely no remorse or mercy because El blog de Negra y Criminal. It is both funny and sad.

But I think I might be wrong about this– they feel like three different kinds of stories, but I guess they do all belong together.

Diario de un adicto a la lectura. Cobraor hope I’m correct in putting Mr Fonseca in this category. Fonseca no proporciona respuestas a estos interrogantes, pero los plantea no a las claras, por supuesto; hablamos de estilo literario, no de panfletos. I get the joke but I don’t think it’s funny.

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Ensayo sobre la pintura flamenca del Renacimiento. His stories are dark and gritty, filled with violence and sexual content, and usually set in an urban environment.

Impossible to pick a favorite, if I had to, I would chose “Trials of a Young Writer” as the pacing is frantic and I love how the characters think of themselves first in relationships. Dioses, tumbas y sabios, de C. His work is considered groundbreaking in Brazilian literature, up until then mostly focused on rural settings and usually treating cities with a very biased point-of-view. El gato y la luna. The first story is Night drive is only two pages but it is complete with an interesting character, some suspense, and a dark surprise.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca. Jan 13, Jumo rated it it was amazing. This is a strange little connection, with some really varied kinds of stories here– I’d like to believe that’s because it’s not an organic collection but instead a group of stories from different points in Fonseca’s career, slapped under one cover because they were all translated by the same guy.


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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Apr 11, Fernando rated it it was amazing. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. And btw the man is readable; I dare say the man’s prose is chuggable.

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Elijah Baley – Isaac Asimov. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Most widely admired for his short fiction, The Taker and Other Stories is Fonseca’s first collection to appear in English translation, and it ranges across his oeuvre, exploring the sights and sounds of the modern landscape of Rio de Janeiro. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Nov 17, Estermann Meyer rated it it was amazing.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? El Espartano de Javier Negrete. These are pretty good, solid stories that have magical elements but are also grounded in a recognizable moral universe.

Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. I’m not sorry I bought it. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The novel I read by him was far better. Share your thoughts with other customers.