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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. Sergio Pitol has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sergio Pitol’s most popular book is El arte de la fuga. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sergio Pitol: Amazon. : Kindle Store.

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Want to Read saving…. Juegos florales by Sergio Pitol 3. Really great to randomly find this while I was reading it. Todo es una maravilla, pero tengo algunos favoritos: Y hay que leerlo no solamente por conocer su trabajo, o por sus reconocimientos y premios.

But worth it, especially if you like discussions of world literature, the art and science of prose, and a little travel writing to lighten things up now and again. Preview — El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol. I really enjoyed this book, but I’m not sure what to say about it or how to review it probably. The Art of Flight is the first of three memoirs by the Mexican writer Sergio Pitol, and the first of any of his books to be translated quite ably into English.

El arte de la fuga

Cuerpo presente by Sergio Pitol 3. Vals de Mefisto by Sergio Pitol 4. A very interesting fua for those who enjoy the work of Sergio Pitol. Historia Del Llanto Alan Pauls. Apr 16, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. Pitol—as especially the last essay of the book on Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Army makes clear—never went in that direction. Cualquier novedad los amedrenta.

Sometimes the threads of an author’s cocoon can be so fine, so capacious, that they seem like the air itself. Published May 28th by Ediciones Era first published Lists with This Book. Life, fiction, memories, and readings intertwine in this book with astonishing ease, and the result is a volume that reads like a novel.


Pitol is safe inside his world of authors: 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.

Coronel Lagrimas Carlos Fonseca. Domar a srrgio divina garza by Sergio Pitol 3. Serhio really far atre 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. Book ratings by Goodreads. Es una verdadera pena. Pitol puts you in mind of a good companion and you can often disagree with him but he not only talks, he listens First of all, it’s a lovely book, masterful in every respect It will inevitably add a long list of books you want to read to your list.

In that it’s like Vila-Matas’s “Dublinesque” and his other books. A fascination, a joy. Jan 09, Alberto Philips rated it it was amazing. Todos Se Van Wendy Guerra. Besides a few episodic notes from his travels in Poland, Spain and Italy, there isn’t much introspection into Pitol as a character – more his musings on Mexican and European culture. In fact the novels Pitol has read seem barely to talk to him except in generalities and stray remembered quotations that serve more as decorations than insights, and this novel’s philosophic moments are mainly asides that come up when Pitol has a temporary respite from the continuous rain of thoughts about publishing, fame or its absence, literary lineages, schools, manners, communities, and histories.

There are not many events — but there are many themes. To ask other readers questions about El arte de la fugaplease sign up.

The most touching story, for me, was about his seeing a hypnotist. Y El Arte de la Fuga es probablemente un buen lugar para empezar a leerlo si no se ha hecho. Having a hard time with the “Here’s who I’ve known” and “Here’s how I’ve done it” author books these days.


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!

In he received the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world. I have to admit it took me a while to start it though. May 30, Guillermo Gonca rated dr liked it. There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice. Todavia Tu Maria Tena. Vasconcelos, however, became increasingly angry, racist, and elitist over time. The first work in Pitol’s “Trilogy of Memory,” The Art zrte Flight imaginatively blends the genres of fiction and memoir in a Borgesian swirl of contemplation and mystery, expanding our understanding and appreciation of what literature can be and what it can do.

El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol

Quotes from El arte de la fuga. Philosophic, humanistic, contemplative and reflective, inspiring. How am I supposed accurately describe the contents of this book to people? Pitol is of partic This book was a masterful blend of narrative, personal memoir, diary entries, and literary criticism that truly proved Pitol at the center of Mexican literature.

Still, Pitol has a fascinating background. El desfile del amor by Sergio Pitol 3. You’ll love this book if you like that sort of writing.