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Dalkey Archive Press July 1, Language: A combination of Dante’s Virgil, Lemuel Gulliver and the little prince, Palinuro leads readers through congeries of cultural and medical reference. Each mirror sends you down a rabbit hole, carrying you on an enticing journey full of wonder and splendor.

Published by Alfaguara first published Este libro es un viaje de placer infinito. This is one of those sure-fire books that get all the modern literature majors excited at their po-mo, creme-limned Starbucks orgies.

It There are novels of the spirit, and there are novels palinuor the body. A thin line between love and hate, perhaps.

Palinkro is impossible to compress del Paso’s work into an easy palinnuro the universe it describes is the universe of Palinuro’s own fantastical consciousness. Fernando del Paso nos riega de palabras, nos reboza y nos inunda de ellas, modificando significados, invirtiendo significantes, buscando movernos del sitio, alterarnos el mundo, mudarnos el pensamiento, siempre tan supeditado a la palabra.

There are novels of the spirit, and there are novels of the body. He lives with his extended family– wacky, of course– in a house in Mexico City. Yes, five stars all around for this one. Five stars for Don Prospero’s obsession. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Overall, and most importantly, it is a joy to read; sentence upon sentence of exquisite prose, all resulting in an incomparable work of literature.

Oct 02, Nathan “N. I think I’ll pocket another quote –this one deftly cited by Megha: There were a few occasions when I felt like I was dragging my feet through sand, when a chapter began to look longer than eternity.

Open Preview See a Problem? Keith Mano and Felipe Alfau fans – where are you? That must be just me. Let it into your bloodstream and when it hits your head, you will know. View all 31 comments.

But for now, a needy Warholic is looking for my time. Youth dreams die and the next books that I read are about how bowing the head and toiling keeps things running, no matter how smart you think you are. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Charles’s mother, Mariana of Austria, herself a Habsburg, was a niece of his father, Philip. The titular character is, at times, both narrator and subject sometimes he narrates about himself in the third person —a medical student in passionate love with his cousin Estefania.

OK, I can see it. With the uncountable allusions to art, literature, science, history, philosophy and what not, it was all I could do to not lose myself in a Wikipedian labyrinth.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Of a broken self splintering into a thousand mirrored and mirroring shards.

Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

Jul 12, Cristina rated it it was amazing. Palinuro is a medical student, or wants to be, anyhow. Get to Know Us.


Just, no more lists of things. Virgil’s Palinurus was Aeneas’s helmsman who fell victim to the god of sleep. But, on her nose and cheeks, my cousin also had archipelagos of palinruo which might have been mmexico by the impact of bubbles of champagne and which, maintained Uncle Esteban – because he adored them and because he adored Estefania and drank her tears from a thimble of ivory – added sparkle to her fizziognomy.

Like those writers to whom he has been compared–Fuentes, Garcia Marquez, James Joyce, and Rabelais–del Paso draws upon myth, science, and world literature to expand his particular story to universal proportions. It’s an eloquent tribute to ageless mythologies and to unforgettable works of art and literature.

News from palinuo Empire Paperback. Feb 12, Josue Olvera rated it it was amazing. 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. It’s a five star heavyweight I docked for biting my ear and everything else to complete this journey. mexjco

Palinuro de México

On the face of it, this is the story of Palinuro, a more or less contemporary medical student who lives with his cousin Estefania, and an overheated imagination. Else it would have taken me years to finish it. O my Darling Clementine! Lists with This Book.

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