• June 14, 2019

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Ostensibly, this is a novel about the body—in love, in pain, in all its staggering medical complexity—and the irresponsible people responsible for keeping it ticking.

But for now, a needy Warholic is looking for my time. Overall, and most importantly, it is a joy to read; sentence upon sentence of exquisite prose, all resulting in an incomparable work of literature. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. One of its kind.

If I paalinuro asked what this book is about, I will be able to do no more than babble like a six month old. Flaubert read pallnuro entire encyclopedia and regurgitated it in Bouvard and Pecochet?

Keith Mano and Felipe Alfau fans – where are you? Books by Fernando del Paso. There’s incest and pathology and more stabs at advertising than palinudo Ides of March on Cielo Drive. 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.

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Don’t read it looking to get somewhere or to finish. So del Paso gives us the history of medicine, encyclopaedia style. Apparently everyone I know has read this and already given it five stars. Now, I don’t mind no plot, but it might’ve helped. Not a review, simply wonderin why the fuck nobody has read this? The chapters of the book narrating Palinuro’s life mexicp lineage are essentially a great exercise on language embroidery, and are filled w Somewhere in the review section for this book I read something along the lines of “Del Paso palniuro the greatest writer alive because he can elongate the phrase ‘Palinuro is such a badass, he knows everything there is to know about medicine and besides he’s fucking his cousin’ for pages”.


Noticias del imperio Letras Mexicanas Spanish Edition. Read it for the meditations of myth and history; read it for the bawdy comedy; read it for the “Shakespearean invention” and plagiarism ; read it for the sheer delirious luminous palniuro willful drunkenness with words which del Paso effortlessly spins into dadaesque flesh.

Five stars for the General’s one hundred eyes. It is also extremely depressing that, having read News From the Empire, I’ve now read the entirety of del Paso’s works translated into English. Don’t look for big questions meexico answers.

Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

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 E Del Paso favours the maximal form— Palinuro of Mexico and News From the Empire are sprawling imaginative playgrounds, concerned with the seemingly limitless possibilities of the human mind to transcend anything with everything.

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Gracias, Fernando del Paso, vive por siempre, es todo lo que te pido. Share your thoughts with other customers. That must be just me. Palinuro of Mexico is a long surreal voyage throughout everything, painuro of obscure refrences, and quotations, Palinuro takes you on a trip were Mexico and all of its small surrealistic features come to light, were the abnormal is the commonplace and were Palinuro sets out on a journey of self-universal-discovery.

Palinuro de México

This essay like collage of structural perambulations does approximate the Human Centipede. Lack of anything resembling a narrative drive, run-on sentences, walls of text much longer than Ali’s, long paragraphs, prose that often requires concentration, medical terminology and detailed anatomical descriptions, very curious goings on lobro Palinuro being multiple characters and narrator all at once – this book presents several reasons against reading it.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is worth librp time.


I feel confident in that. This book is like a house of mirrors.

View all 6 comments. The meaningless death of Palinuro, in the struggle for a dream that was not to be, and deprecated by those around him, is a very gory and therefore appropiate image for the death of youth dreams. This is one of those sure-fire books that get all the modern literature majors excited at their po-mo, creme-limned Starbucks orgies. They discuss their cocks. It’s a five star heavyweight I docked for biting my ear and everything else to complete this journey.

Alright, time to dive into my first meganovel of Telling the story of a medical medical student who’s engaged in an incestuous affair with his cousin, the novel satirizes advertising, politics, pornography, and mythology, while at the same time celebrating the body with a thoroughness that only a student of medicine could manage.

Just offstage is the Tlatelolco massacre. Otro libro que me deja abrumado, sin palabras, completamente enamorado y feliz. Showing of 4 reviews. If certain characters resemble people in real life, it is because certain people in real life resemble characters from a novel. Nobody, therefore, is entitled to feel included in this book. Thus, Maria Anna was simultaneously his aunt and grandmother and Margaret of Austria, Maria Anna’s mother, was both his grandmother and great-grandmother.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Palinuro is a medical student, or wants to be, anyhow. Con remordimientos y sin sentido. Jul 12, Cristina rated it it was amazing. O my Darling Clementine! Feb 20, J. Nobody, by the same token, to feel excluded. Read more Read less. In any event Del Pasos certainly feeds off this Carlos travesty with aplomb: