La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel by Mario Levrero, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. All right, I’m wondering if anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero. I managed to read a few pages of El alma de. Booktopia has La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel by Mario Levrero. Buy a discounted Paperback of La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel online.

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One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. La novela luminosa Bubba. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Levrero wrote luminoa novel after receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship. Letras Libres From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer.

La novela luminosa I have just returned from a trip through Argentina and Uruguay.

But if all of El alma de Gardel is as good as the opening pages and if I ever get my hands on a copyI might translate it myself. I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either. The rest of the book is “The Bright Novel” properly speaking; it is more memoir–and a good one–than novel.

I managed to read a few pages of El alma de Gardel on Google books and it struck me as excellent.

La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel

What started as quirky devolved into a self-indulgent mess. Still, it doesn’t seem to be in print, lerero it’s certainly not in a library anywhere near me. The wind that lays waste El viento que arrasa. Not only that, the author quickly looses focus, the narration is shoddy, as the author constantly is apologizing for going off-topic, and the author is a real dick with homosexuals, dogs, even opera singers!

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Other lwvrero by the same author.

Mario Levrero: La novela luminosa

A separate chapter is dedicated to women, particularly Chl, who feeds him and takes him on the few walks he takes around Montevideo in search of books by Rosa Chacel and the detective novels he reads obsessively. The fear of death, love, the loss of love, death, old age, poetry, and the nature of fiction, the luminous, inexpressible experiences: I also read Dejen todo en mis manoswhich I didn’t think was as good as La novela luminosa.

Can you let me know where I can get hold of these literary giants or at least to start with Levrero?

It’s sad that this diary is just a testimony of how bad Levrero is taking care of his body and mind, knowing that he died 4 years later. It started great, with the diary full of quirky and funny remarks.

In each of the entries in this diary which covers a year of his life, the author tells us about himself, his quirks, his agoraphobia, his sleep disorders, his computer addictions, his hypochondria and the meaning of his dreams. A great hymn to life, like War and peaceby Tolstoy, or Ulysses by Joyce. La novela luminosa I finally ordered and read La novela luminosa “The Bright Novel” and am posting here to deliver my verdict.

I still want to read Levrero but I think I’ll start with something else. Novel Alfaguara, Penguin Random House,pages. Contact World Literature Archive Top. Played with the computer until 7 am. OMG, this has to be the longest, most uninteresting prologue ever!

La novela luminosa All right, I’m wondering if anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero. From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer.

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La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel

Onetti and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola? It will be never be published in English, which is a shame, as I don’t know of any English-language writers do anything remotely like Levrero has done. Mario Bellatin By e joseph in forum Writers. Guggenheim” and thanking him for his generosity and assuring him his money wasn’t being wasted. Historia lumnosa de la cerveza.

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Then I will take Borges!! La novela luminosa I finished this book yesterday. La novela luminosa No, Guillaume, there’s nothing by Levrero in English. After you finish this torture the actual novel starts The excerpt below will perhaps suggest why I regretted parting ways with Levrero: The entries of the diary are either of the like “Woke up at 6 pm.

If you don’t want to read it, you can at least look at the pictures. Unfortunately, my experience with Levrero in English is zero.

Is he translated into English? It was interesting at the beginning to read about an author doing nothing, working on Visual Basic programs, collecting every crappy mystery novel he sees, etc.

The unique style of an author who redefines the notion of the autobiography.