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Wikipedia in English None. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: CD Audiobook 0 editions. The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is ideal – in addition to all seven novellas published together in English for the first time as one book, also included is an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author.

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Google Books — Loading The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1 Members. After reading The Snow of the Admiralthe first of seven linked novellas forming The Adventures and Misadventures of MaqrollI likewise treasure the Gaviero and plan to join him on all his other quests right to the final paragraph of this page modern classic. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

Álvaro Mutis

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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB edition and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish. Is contained in Maqroll: Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas!

Link to her review: And it isn’t that you write like Dickens, but rather that when you read Dickens, you feel an imaginative energy which you use to your own ends.

Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character.

But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr.


Lla to localize it to your language. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. No library descriptions found. And that night, Maqroll is aroused from a deep sleep by the Indian woman and shortly thereafter enters her and feels himself sinking into a bland, unresisting wax, all alvari time a putrid stench clinging to his body.

Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading.

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. How much can a reader cherish Maqroll? Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. In his IntroductionMr. La Nieve del Almirante. To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: References to this work on external resources. And yet again the way in which Maqroll recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip. Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis.