His works reveal a strong influence from Saer, especially at the stylistic level of what Saer once memorably called “la selva espesa de lo real” (“the dense. Saer, die kort daarvoor met pensioen was gegaan als hoogleraar aan de Universiteit El limonero real (roman); La mayor (verhalen); El arte de Lo imborrable (roman); La pesquisa (roman); La selva espesa. Juan José Saer, author of The Witness, on LibraryThing. 42 copies; La mayor 31 copies; El limonero real 14 copies, 1 review; Lo imborrable 10 copies inéditos 3 1 copy; Martorul 1 copy; La selva espesa (Textos de difusion cultural) 1 copy.

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Palo y hueso by Juan José Saer

Lucas added it Jan 28, When the clinic is built, Dr. Yr hoelion oll wedi eu cuddio. Alexandra rated it it was amazing May 26, La pesquisa roman According to Caistor, Saer has been free to experiment with his own literary style, and has become sflva for his “bold, probing use of the Spanish language.

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Parts of this are so compelling. Juan Augusto Zaracho marked it as to-read Aug 20, Apr 30, Sonnet Fitzgerald rated it really liked it. I have a theory about this book that’s the kind of thing my English teachers always used to roll their eyes at me for.

Oct 08, Tom McCormick rated it did not like it.

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It’s not perfectly the same, but there are many similarities, and this can help explain the story where the plot or welva seems to falter. The party traveled along a river, which I am guessing is the Rio Grande, but the river is never named, so maybe not, and they cross some mountains, but I’m not sure where.


Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro. Pero Las nubes no es su peor -ni su mejor- libro. Weergaven Lezen Bewerken Geschiedenis.

We feel cold when the winter sets in, damp when the rivers flood and terrified when a fire threatens the caravan. No lo hago con veleidades de historiador porque no tengo ninguna fe en la historia.

Fiction writer and journalist. They must constantly alter their course to avoid the flooding river and the constant threat of hostile Indians. When they set out it is winter and the constant cold and damp makes everyone miserable.

It is also the scene of his novels, much like Faulkner with his Yoknapatawpha County. More than once I saw myself traveling the plain like Aeneas di I have a theory about this book that’s the kind of thing my English teachers always used to roll their eyes at me for. Everything had changed in a flash, and my horse, with its impenetrable calm, had wrested from me the center of the world and expelled me, without violence, to its edge.

The Clouds

Por un relato futuro: El testigo roman May 07, Melissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: He gifted me with six volumes of a French translation of Virgil, a poet for whom we discovered a mutual admiration Real, whose ironic name is a not-so-subtle stroke of genius by Saer.

Real must keep his patients calm while navigating the various treacheries of the plains. May 04, Lesley rated it it was ok. I cannot recommend this author highly enough. Sin pedagogia maquillada, sin cursos narrativos lineales, sin artilugios para convencer, sin realismo convencional, la escritura de Juan Jose Saer seduce con su inteligencia y emotions por su perfeccion. Half the time I was reading I was too distracted by wondering if there is a second Santa Fe in South America somewhere I don’t know about yet.


Adriana rated it really liked it Mar 25, Saer’s novels frequently thematize the situation of the self-exiled writer through the figures of two twin brothers, one of whom remained in Argentina during the dictatorship, while the other, like Saer himself, moved to Paris; several of his novels trace their separate and intertwining fates, along with those of a host of other characters who alternate between foreground and background from work to work.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As a son of Syrian immigrants to South America living in his rreal France, Saer has gone on to write a group of novels that, inspired by and yet breaking with the traditions established by other Argentinian writers such as Jorge Luis Borgeshave been “freed” due to their author’s self-imposed exile, “from the narrowness of much of what has been written” in Argentina in the late twentieth century.

Quotes from The Clouds.