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.

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Avery good pitoo for the young people who delighted the books. Looking for beautiful books? I also appreciate the way time is dealt with throughout, and the way you can see Pitol’s mind working Deep Vellum is a non profit based in Texas. 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 rl heard of – but it a well-written, fun read.

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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. It’s mostly essays, reviews, diaries, and narratives of moments from his life as an author. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Customers who bought this item also bought.


Un escritor olvidado, de trabajos olvidados, conocido en gran parte solamente por el mundillo cultural y literario. Life, fiction, memories, and readings intertwine in this book with astonishing ease, and the result is a volume that reads like a novel. 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 pirol certainty.

But worth it, especially if you like discussions of world literature, the art and science of prose, and a little travel writing to lighten piitol up now and again. View all 6 comments. Cualquier novedad los amedrenta. Write a customer review.


El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol

Fortunately, however, we are meeting Pitol. A wonderful dialogue with Literature itself. El ensayo sobre Sostiene Pereira. Read more Read less.

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Y El Arte de la Fuga es probablemente un buen lugar para empezar a leerlo si no se ha hecho. Plays, Playscripts Anthologies non-poetry Contemporary Fiction.

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Pitol—as especially the last essay of the book on Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Army makes clear—never went in that direction. Sergio Pitol, who I admit I’ve never heard of, was maybe an insightful thinker and maybe a wonderful novelist, but to me this “memoir” wasn’t a great read. In he received the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world.


Ssergio, Pitol has a fascinating background.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Please try again later. Some of the sections disguise arfe as literary criticism, so if you don’t enjoy criticism, you might not like it. Books by Sergio Pitol. The chairman of the jury is the Spanish Minister of Culture and sinceit can only be awarded to a single candidate. Coronel Lagrimas Carlos Fonseca. Quotes from El arte de la fuga.

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The debut work in English by Mexico’s greatest and most influential living author 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.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Pitol does confuse life and literature, or rather, he is immersed in literary imagining, and his mind is populated mainly b The Literary Life as a Cocoon I bought this the moment I saw Vila-Matas had written an introduction.

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