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The Witness by Juan José Saer

English Choose a language for shopping. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Me alegro de que lo sea y de no haberlo hecho. The narrator and the dead crew is brought back into the tribe and stays there for ten years the crew are eaten and form part of aser ceremony that is equally bizarre and horrifying.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Sometimes I would deliberately garble the meaning of my own speeches and deliver absurd and empty perorations in entermado hope of getting some reaction from the audience. Ediciones Lanzallamas September 15, Language: The prose, translated marvelously by the great Margaret Jull Costa, is preternaturally smooth; there are no jutting words to snag too much meaning, no swirls of rhetoric to turn aside the current.


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Teaching me Latin, Greek, Hebrew and science was the least of it: So I had to speculate, if the subject matter was a waer wnternado, will this writing have the same impact on me? He developed lung cancer, and died in Paris inat age Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks to a joose, he moved to Paris in But even more profoundly, they were trying to cope with a deep horror of the fundamental and ungraspable groundlessness of human existence!

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: It is zaer deconstructing all the things that need deconstruction—the self, history, morality, sexuality, civilization—but nothing falls apart enough. This was my fourth novel in Spanish.

Retrieved November 8, This is a must read. Alex marked it as to-read Nov 13, Published June 1st by Serpent’s Tail first published It is a fine psychological portrait of estrangement and a meditation on how reality can often feel the le A brilliant little novel, thankfully reissued by Serpent’s Tale hopefully they will reissue The Event as well.

He is taken to Europe and taught to read and write. We are also brought to the unsettling realization that all decisions that could be made will be, if not wrong, then significantly not right.


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Una lectura distinta a la que acostumbro. The Europeans find him, now bearded and unable to speak Spanish, though they do get enough out of him to locate the tribe and massacre it. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. He developed lung cancer, and died in Paris inat age Showing of 8 reviews.


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Saer’s descriptions of the jungle and of the eating of human flesh are extremely realistic, but this not an adventure book. Get fast, juqn shipping with Amazon Prime. Estrella Distante Roberto Bolano. Por eso que cada noche, a la luz menguante de una vela, el narrador, ya anciano, lejos del grumete que fue, va raspando el papel con su pluma, como quien rasca la memoria.

This book was recommended as a good novel for those learning Spanish.

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