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El Arte de La Fuga

Still, Pitol has a fascinating background. El ensayo sobre el soldado Schveik. Readers of Spanish language fiction would know of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize. Pitol is safe inside his world of authors: I’m really far away from the cultural reference point esrgio this book – lots of whole long essays on serguo I’ve never heard of by authors I’ve never heard of – but it a well-written, fun read.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Pitol is of partic This book was a masterful blend of narrative, agte memoir, diary entries, and literary criticism that truly proved Pitol at the center of Mexican literature. Serbio Edition Verified Purchase. Return to Book Page. If you’re reading this book to gain insight on the life of Pitol, you’re likely to be disappointed.

There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice.

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Steven rated it really liked it Mar 15, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Its soft and gentle in a way, and it meanders like a river or a long walk does.


It is divided into four bigger sections. Todavia Tu Maria Tena. However, I’ve definitely noticed liking some translators more than others, particularly when reading widely translated pltol.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of For one, marketing it as a book that “defies genre” is simply a cover for what felt like a hodgepodge of totally miscellaneous writing diaries, articles on literature, some travelogues, some misc.

Hay que leerlo simplemente porque leer a Pitol es una delicia, un verdadero agasajo. Historia del Dinero Alan Pauls.

He calls Pitol “the greatest Spanish-language writer of our time,” says he has a “passion for confusing life and literature,” and that the crucial marker of his style is the idea of “fleeing anyone who is so dreadful as to be full of certainty.

Pitol puts you in mind of a good companion and you can often disagree with him but he not only talks, he listens Write a customer review. Quotes from El arte de la fuga.

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El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol

Pitol does confuse life and literature, or rather, he is immersed in literary imagining, and his mind is populated mainly by the names and lives of hundreds of authors. There are not many events — but there are many themes. Apr 16, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. The Art of Flight is the first of three memoirs by the Mexican writer Sergio Pitol, and the first of any of his books to be translated quite ably into English.

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I feel that other kind of more traditional headache muscling its way in as I agonize over this very thought. Sometimes the dergio of an author’s cocoon can be so fine, so capacious, that they seem like the air itself. Sep 09, Luciano rated it really liked it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. En la orilla Rafael Chirbes. You’ll love this book if you like that sort of writing.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Showing of 3 reviews. A Mexican writer who worked in various countries including Poland and Italy back int serggio 60’s’s, his work not only highlights a specific time but also insight into one more facet of Mexico, a highly intellectual one that isn’t often seen in the United States.

This book is the first of a “trilogy of memory” and they are all being translated by George Hensen and published by Deep Vellum. Los Culpables Juan Villoro. The first work in Pitol’s “Trilogy of Memory,” The Art of Flight imaginatively blends the genres of fiction and memoir in a Borgesian swirl of contemplation and mystery, expanding our understanding and appreciation of what literature can be and what it can do.

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I have been holding this back thinking I was going to right a review worthy of the book, but life has intervened. How to review what is basically a notebook?