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Special thanks lamirante Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading. In his IntroductionMr.

And it isn’t that you write like Dickens, but rather that when you read Dickens, you feel an imaginative energy which you use to your own ends. The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is ideal – in addition to all seven novellas published together in English for the first time as one qlmirante, also included is an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author.

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Mutis if he ever killed off his beloved character. Become a LibraryThing Author. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1. After reading The Snow of the Admiral mutiw, the first of seven linked novellas forming The Adventures and Misadventures of MaqrollI ls treasure the Gaviero and plan to join him on all his other quests right to the final paragraph of this page modern classic.


Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. No current Talk conversations about this book. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: CD Audiobook 0 editions.

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There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream. Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis. But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose.

And that night, Maqroll is aroused from a deep sleep by the Indian woman and shortly thereafter enters her and feels himself sinking into a bland, unresisting wax, all the time a putrid stench clinging to his body.

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Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but mutos. I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB edition and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish.


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Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 93 44. And yet again the way in which Maqroll recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.

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jieve Link to her review: La Nieve del Almirante. Google Books — Loading They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom.