(FREE) [El mundo alucinante] BY Reinaldo Arenas

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  • El mundo alucinante
  • Reinaldo Arenas
  • English
  • 05 December 2020
  • 9780142000199

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El mundo alucinante Read & Download à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook In the brilliant tradition of Don uixote and Candide this passionate novel by the author of Before Night Falls is a modern masterpiece of Latin American fiction Fray Servando priest blasphemer dueler of monsters irresistible lover misunderstood prophet prisone. Captivating at times but overall not that great

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El mundo alucinante Read & Download à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ando's journey is at once funny and romantic melancholy and profound a tale rooted in history yet outrageously hallucinatoryAn impenitent amalgam of truth and invention historical fact and outrageous make believe a philosophical black comedy The New York Times. First novel for one of my graduate courses that I actually enjoyed

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El mundo alucinante Read & Download à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook R and consummate escape artist wanders among the vice ridden populations of eighteenth century Europe and the Americas fleeing dungeons a marriage minded woman a slave ship captain and the Inuisition Whether by burro by boat or by the back of a whale Fray Serv. This is an imagined biography of the real Dominican Friar Servando Teresa de Mier 1765 1827 written in 1966 by the author of The Doorman It starts very much in the magical realism mode but does rather tend to lose steam to standard Latin America novel near the end This is like many of Mario Llosa s eg Feast of the Goat The War of the End of the World Way to Paradise or Souza s eg Mad Maria work in that it is a brilliant narrative where you begin to wonder about the true facts rather than clever fiction The magical realism style is a mixture of first and third person is in deed like a hallucination reflecting the inner and outer struggle of this real life revolutionary priestIt starts in Mexico with Sevando childhood and education in Monterrey then preaching in 1794 that the Virgin of Guadalupe who originally appeared 1541 actually visited New Spain as part of the indigenous religion many years earlier Arrested and exiled to a Spain he was given the chance to plead his case but got lost on the way to a council meeting Rearrested and escaping so starts his remarkable journey from escapades in France where he meets Sim n Rodr guez Sim n Bol var s former teacher Rome then Spain arrested for his Mexican Independence views escaped recaptured escaped released for converting Rabbis military priest in the Franco Spain war captured and escaped the French met General Blake witnesses the Battle of Trafalgar and moves to London writes Revolutionary newspaper travels to New Spain captured by the Royalists ends up in Havana and escapes to USA revisiting Mexico after independence is arrested by the Spanish released by the Mexicans but is then arrested for his anti federal views and yes escapes his seventh Dies Mummified body sold to circus in 1861 and exhibited in Brussels but is soon lost never to reappearYou can imagine what could be made of this history and this book does not disappointSome uotes There s just no way out It s as if I was realising the whole time how useless all this running away is All the time I keep telling myself do everything you can do everything you can And I do But the trouble is you never know how much you can do And if everything were possible it might as well be impossible simply because it can be done and nothing is gained by it Routine would be the only thing left routine and routine Summer I ask God to grant me proof of His existence by letting me die But I doubt that He can hear me If God were here He would have gone mad Not for me but Servando s memoirs in translation are available to read This though not a perfect attempt is another 5 star magical realism tale