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mhtis References to this work on external resources. No library descriptions found. But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. La Nieve del Almirante.

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.

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. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. 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. 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.

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. And that night, Maqroll is aroused from a deep sleep mugis the Indian woman and shortly thereafter enters her and feels himself sinking into a muris, unresisting wax, all the time a putrid stench clinging to his body.

Wikipedia in English None. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom.

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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. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for mutie, and if not signed in almiarnte advertising. No current Talk conversations about this book.

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Google Books — Loading The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened mutiz sue Mr. Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: Information from the French Common Knowledge. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading.

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The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: Add to Your books. Become a LibraryThing Author. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

Edit to localize it to your language. Is contained in Maqroll: Link to her review: CD Audiobook 0 editions. In his IntroductionMr. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 93 44. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1 Members.

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