La pista de hielo (Narrativas hispánicas, Band ) | Roberto Bolano | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf . The Skating Rink is a novel by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. A translation from the Author, Roberto Bolaño. Original title, La Pista de Hielo. Translator. The Skating Rink, Roberto Bolaño (trans. Chris Andrews). New Directions. pp , $ In his famous (if rather ungainly titled) essay Introduction.

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The Skating Rink by Roberto Bolaño

One of the best parts of The Savage Detectives is trying to figure out what the heck is going on there, and this carries over or, actually, predates it in The Skating Rink. Who was the murderer?

Want to Read saving…. With any luck, should mark a watershed moment for Korean literature in English translation Recommended for anyone, but especially to those looking to get into Bolano.

The Skating Rink by Roberto Bolaño

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I am not sure yet, but I think I’ve stumbled across the one thing I’ll want to keep in mind when reading all of these books a second time as well as the other books that’ll trickle in in translation for the next few years. Sure there are the usual diversions about sex, pop culture, and poetry. Una exquisita ruina, epicentro de una pista de hielo en verano y un asesinato.


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I love Bolano is my favourite novel of the last decade–but I struggled to finish this short book. Like in The Savage Detectiveshe spent pages or so having approximately eight characters describe their interactions with Ulises Lima and Arturo Belano. A mysterious pair of women, an ex-opera singer and a taciturn girl often armed with a knife, turn up as well.

The story is told from the point of view of the first three, all males, as sequential one-voice chapters. Una Musica Constante Vikram Seth. To ask other readers questions bolxno The Skating Rinkplease sign up.

Formas de volver a casa Alejandro Zambra. The voices are difficult to differentiate initially, but one gets the hang of it before long.

La Pista de Hielo

El poeta chileno se encuentra inmerso en la escritura, llena de detalles, y con frecuencia se pierde en las mismas circunstancias. TSD starts in Mexico but stretches out to the entire world: A cast of characters from both sides of the tracks assemble in a coastal resort town in Spain.

One of the issues I had was that the narrative voices were a little alike and tended to merge into each other. One of the New Directions series that came out this year, The Skating Rink oista a brief, intense, and very memorable novel from Bolano. Infinitely old and infinitely alive. Then toss in three competing narrators, all with their own angles on the story, and all equally fascinating.


Despite the narrator pyrotechnics, this is actually the most fe in I’ve ever seen Bolano.

Check out the robeto books of the year on our page Best Books of First of all, the main narrative thread is amazing. The voice of Enriq, the fat civil servant lover of the skater, I loved, but not so much the other two. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. In quella altra occasione, era un anno che non leggevo lo scrittore cileno.

The Skating Rink hieloo a detective novel—the knife does get used—although it is one that continually shrinks from the duties of its genre. Seemed like an evolution toward ‘s clarity from Antwerp’s confounded cubistic crime prose poem. It is true that he suffered from liver failure and was close to the top of a transplant list at the time of his death.

Me cae bien Gaspar. Una mujer desnuda Lola Beccaria.