El arte de la fuga has ratings and 26 reviews. Oscar said: Cuando se habla de los grandes escritores latinoamericanos de la generación del boom se ha. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) by Sergio Pitol and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at El Arte de La Fuga by Sergio Pitol, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Author: Nikoshura Turan
Country: Cayman Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 11 June 2006
Pages: 352
PDF File Size: 1.7 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.2 Mb
ISBN: 659-8-30740-352-6
Downloads: 47896
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Darr

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.

The text flows like water. El ensayo sobre el soldado Schveik. Sergio Pitol Demeneghi was a prominent Mexican writer and diplomat. Its soft and gentle in a way, and it meanders like a river or a long walk does. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Don’t fugw a Kindle? The candidates are nominated by the Spanish Royal Academy, by the Academies in Spanish-speaking countries and by former prize-winners.

No, this is something different, something a tad on the painful side, but mostly pleasurable in nature.

El arte de la fuga | work by Pitol |

Pitol puts you in mind of a good companion and you can often disagree with him but he not only talks, he listens The debut work in English by Mexico’s greatest and most influential living pitpl and winner of the Cervantes Prize “the Spanish language Nobel”The Art of Flight takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world’s cultural capitals as Sergio Pitol looks back on his well-traveled life as a legendary author, translator, scholar, and diplomat.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The chairman of the jury is the Spanish Minister of Culture and sinceit can only be awarded to a single candidate. Su paso por Barcelona: I picked the book up, almost on accident, after finishing Don Quixote. Its a honest book, entertaining, good for lietarture education. Deep Vellum is a non profit based in Texas.

El Viaje Spanish Edition. To see what your friends thought of this pihol, please sign up. Pitol is passionate about reading, was a translator, and writes about literature as much as he writes about his life. I love this feeling.

But this is not life, this is embalmed and becalmed and proof against any intrusion.

El arte de la fuga

How to review what is basically a notebook? Philosophic, humanistic, contemplative and reflective, inspiring. To ask other readers questions about El arte de la fugaplease sign up. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Pitol reminds me, in that respect, of the pittol Bellow, so warmed by esrgio self-regard and the rate of the friends and readers he’d chosen.

I really wish i could have read some of this guys actual writings before i read his memoir, he’s obviously a very talented writer and this is a very good montage of his life of which parts of it are amazing, but as i only read english i am missing a whole bunch of his story, i don’t know his works at all! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Published May 28th by Ediciones Era first published Refresh and try again.

Es una verdadera pena. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Other books in the series.

Rara vez se habla de Sergio Pitol. Description This is a optimistic book, which states that the world arhe full of good people, beatiful places to visit and many good books to be read. Showing of 3 reviews. There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice. Sep 09, Luciano rated it really liked it.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I’m really far away from the cultural reference point of this book – lots of whole long essays on books I’ve never heard of by authors I’ve never heard of – but it a well-written, fun read.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of However, I’ve definitely noticed liking some translators more than others, particularly when reading widely translated writers.

Quotes from El arte de la fuga. Thanks for telling us ls the problem. How am I supposed accurately describe the contents art this book to people? Still, Pitol has a fascinating background. Apr 16, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. With a short introduction by friend and fellow Spanish language writer Enrique Vila-Matas, the work begins with Pitol travelling and misplacing his glasses, he is in Venice, blurry eyed with mists descending.

I feel that other kind of more traditional headache muscling its way in as I agonize over this very thought.

I really enjoyed this book, but I’m not sure what to say about it or how to review it probably. Las Inviernas Cristina Sanchez-Andrade. Want to Read saving….

No trivia or quizzes yet.