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Hey, i’m looking for some contact with Fernando palinuto Paso, ‘cos i wonder if he could give us a speech, or something in the Medicine School at Cuernavaca, Mexico, may you please helpe me? Once you have read it you will be the same. It’s a so ” And that is why Del Paso is a genius.

The sheer energy, love of life and words. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? May 09, Mexivo rated it it was amazing. His friends come by, to pontificate and drink and carouse. About Fernando del Paso.

I wasn’t feeling confident in my knowledge to mxeico them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But that would be like saying that Joyce ‘s Ulysses is about a late-night stroll. I stole the above from Nathan’s review who pinched it from Cervantes who purloined such from Pierre Menard, that sneaky bastard.

But, for each of those moments, the Del Paso voiced angel on my shoulder made me fall in love with it all over again.

Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

I think I’ll pocket another quote –this one deftly cited by Megha: He sings of blood, of pus, of glistening, yellowed fat, of the muscled twisting of our bowels. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I find this a hard book to recommend mexic anyone. Of a broken self splintering into a thousand mirrored and mirroring shards. Palinuro of Mexicolikewise, is our navigator through this ambitious book.

And also on her shoulders, those shoulders like blue dunes, caressed by scorching Levantine winds, and from which grew, like scattered vegetation from desert sand, single golden hairs tasting of apricot. Read it for the meditations of myth and history; read it for the bawdy comedy; read it for the “Shakespearean invention” and plagiarism ; read it for the sheer delirious luminous perverse willful drunkenness with words which del Paso effortlessly spins into dadaesque flesh.


It is playful with form; it is literate at all times, piling references and allusions into multi-page length paragraphs. Get to Know Us. Ostensibly, this is a novel about the body—in love, in pain, in all its staggering medical complexity—and the irresponsible people responsible for keeping it ticking. Published by Alfaguara first published It’s a five star heavyweight I docked for biting my ear and everything else to complete this journey. Heck, the Australians are pretty darn good when it comes to it, case in point: Libri veces hicimos el amor contra natura, a favor de natura, ignorando a natura.

Dalkey Archive Press July 1, Language: The titular character is, at times, both narrator and subject sometimes he narrates about himself in the llbro person —a medical student in passionate love with his cousin E Del Paso favours the palinjro form— Palinuro of Mexico and News From the Empire are sprawling imaginative playgrounds, palinur with the seemingly limitless possibilities of the human mind to transcend anything with everything.

A thin line between love and hate, perhaps. There’s a litany of medical terms and body parts. But I can tell you this much, give it a few chapters, if palinurp 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. Este libro es un viaje de placer infinito. Apparently everyone I know has read this and already given it five stars.

Palinuro de México

Open Preview See a Problem? This was over the top excellent – it mixes tall tale with myth with history with offbeat yet deep pieces of trivia; all of this collages together into a dense encyclopedic feat of literature.

Much like Doctor Johnson on Burton’s Dd, I leaped from bed to clutch this messy beast to my breast and allowed my daimon, my delightful imp to rent and rave, all in a snug enclosure of my own imagination.


Librp of Mexico is a long surreal voyage throughout everything, full of obscure refrences, and quotations, Palinuro takes you on a trip were Mexico and all of its small surrealistic features come to light, were the abnormal is the commonplace and were Palinuro sets out on a journey of self-universal-discovery.

This is heady stuff, insanely readable, artfully compelling and damnably entertaining.

It is, as the quote from La Croix on the back of my edition says a “loose and baggy monster” and, if you are the kind of reader who reads that as a positive description of a novel, then this is most definitely for you. Charles’s mother, Mariana of Austria, herself a Palinuo, was a niece of his father, Philip.

Unfortunately, the trick of del Paso’s narrative style quickly devolves into little more than infinitely uninteresting lists of things, litanies of things, and even less plot than the first, good bits. Contentos, felices, dolientes, amargados. Taking into account all that is wonderful and all that is potentially frustrating about Palinuro of Mexicomy rating averages to all of those five stars.

I love it from the libto moment, but also know that if this wants to really earn that Alright, time to dive into my first meganovel of Keith Mano and Felipe Alfau fans – where are you? Noticias del imperio Letras Mexicanas Spanish Edition. Ostensibly, it is all these things, and a million more you can think up if you do the decent thing and read this exasperating Mexican supernova tomorrow. But for now, a needy Warholic is looking for my time. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There’s my disclaimer as faux review.

There’s a problem loading this menu right palinurk. Dalkey needs to get on this shit. Books by Fernando del Paso.