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La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel by Mario Levrero, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. All right, I’m wondering if anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero. I managed to read a few pages of El alma de. Booktopia has La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel by Mario Levrero. Buy a discounted Paperback of La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel online.

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All the same, Levrero is an intelligent man, and he’s excellent company; his account of his friendship, which develops over a chessboard, with a priest by the name of C? Not only that, the author quickly looses focus, the narration is shoddy, as the author constantly is apologizing for going off-topic, and the author is a real dick with homosexuals, dogs, even opera singers!

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The time now is La novela luminosa I finally ordered and read La novela luminosa “The Bright Novel” and am posting here to deliver my verdict. Onetti and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola?

So would somebody who has trouble getting into books by the Uruguayan J. The excerpt below will perhaps suggest why I regretted parting ways with Levrero: Its lenght and how difficult is to get the novel in Spanish is what has put me away from this commitment.

Fogwill One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. The fear of death, love, the kevrero of love, death, old age, poetry, and the nature of fiction, the luminous, inexpressible experiences: La novela luminosa All right, I’m wondering lmuinosa anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero. Levrero is onvela only inventive and obsessive, but his levdero is kind of “tender”, very readable, surprisingly simple Results 1 to 7 of 7.

I don’t share all of Levrero’s interests–the pigeons he observes from his apartment, parapsychology, psychoanalysis, interpretation of dreams–and less than halfway through the book I started skipping the entries in which Levrero describes his dreams; I skipped them even though Levrero’s interpretations of his dreams were sometimes interesting; it’s just that I’m constitutionally incapable of reading or listening to descriptions of dreams.


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Equally entertaining and moving is his story of his relationship with a prostitute he identifies with nothing but an initial. First, four-fifths of the “novel” is made up of a section called “Diario de la beca” “The Fellowship Diary”the diary of a year or so Levrero spent on a Guggenheim fellowship. Luca DoninelliIl Giornale, Italy. Still, it doesn’t seem to be in print, and it’s certainly not in a library anywhere near me. Is he translated into English? The wind that lays waste El viento que arrasa.

One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. The unique style of an author who redefines the notion of the autobiography. If you don’t want to read it, you can at least look at the pictures.

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In Colonia we stayed at a little hotel that was once where Mario Levrero lived and our room was called ‘La novel luminous’. Then I will take Borges!! How this novel is in two different lists of best novels in Spanish of the last 25 years is baffling.

What started as quirky devolved into a self-indulgent mess. Other books by the same author. Mario Bellatin By e joseph in forum Writers. OMG, this has to be the longest, most uninteresting prologue ever!

I live in Costa Novelz and Spanish in my mother language. The rest of the book is “The Bright Novel” properly speaking; it is more memoir–and a good one–than novel. After you finish this torture the actual novel starts A bunch of crap about paranormal encounters and religious pseudo-miracles grapes leverro in a hallway. La novela luminosa Bubba. Unfortunately, my experience with Levrero in English is zero.


La novela luminosa No, Guillaume, there’s nothing by Levrero in English.

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Doubt it’s ever been translated, either. Novel Alfaguara, Penguin Random House,pages. A separate chapter is dedicated to women, particularly Chl, who feeds him and takes him on the few walks he takes around Montevideo in search of books by Rosa Chacel and the detective novels he reads obsessively.

Levrero is somehow an “obscure master”. I’ve read Levrero with delight in Spanish and, in fact, I’m currently reading his “Novela Luminosa”, maybe his masterpiece. It will be never be published in English, which is a shame, as I don’t know of any English-language writers do anything remotely like Levrero has done. I’ve been thinking about reading more Levrero, including the titles you mentioned, but where I am they have to be ordered I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either.

Played with the computer until 7 am. I also read Dejen todo en mis manoswhich I didn’t think was as good as La novela luminowa. Some of Levrero’s other books are available, but I hesitate to order them. It started great, with the diary full of quirky and funny remarks.

A great hymn to life, like War and peaceby Tolstoy, or Ulysses by Joyce. In each of the entries in this diary which covers a year of his life, the author tells us about himself, his quirks, his agoraphobia, his sleep disorders, his computer addictions, his hypochondria and the meaning of his dreams.

That was literally the miracle. The entries of the diary are either of the like “Woke up at 6 pm.