Reading Julio Cortazar brings back an internal debate I was having with myself after I attended a book group in which we discussed “One. Meeting. Nurse Cora. The island at noon. Instructions for John Howell. All fires the fire. The other heaven. Bookmark: ; Work. LibraryThing Review. User Review – DRFP – LibraryThing. I was expecting something a little more abstract / magical realist from Cortázar, based off of his.

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Ademas, es lo primero que leo de el. Open Preview See a Problem? Yet, somehow, the reader never loses track of who is speaking. There’s a problem loading this lal right now. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: At the front of it is a Table of Instructions.

Also the story about the h This is the first book I have ever tried by Julio Cortazar. Or is there a plot? Not bad, but not particularly striking. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I know, I know… I probably sound a little over-zealous.

Suzanne Jill Levine Translator. All Fires the Fire. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Cortezar’s short fiction is better focused than his longer work, specifically Hopscotch which I found slightly gimmiky and annoying.


To Read Or Not To Read: All Fires the Fire by Julio Cortázar

Share your thoughts with other customers. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This work, however manages to be incredibly solid and satisfying without being shallow or facile a difficult task. A family conspires to keep the news of the death of a brother from their elderly, critically ill mother. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Trivia About Todos los fuegos Looking for beautiful books? Sweltering motorists do not seem to have a history Learn more about Amazon Prime. Thats not to say Cortazar writes sci fi but just that he always approaches the world in a way that is surprising and so he renders the ordinary extraordinary better even than those that I mentioned along side ifres him.

Lists with This Book. Nota para el futuro: The results vary thd success, making this a bit more uneven as a collection, but never for a moment boring. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Son relatos escritos en los bordes del azar y el ajedrez, de la logica y del coup de des, que apuntan a descubrir nuevas perplejidades ante los viejos enigmas: Notify me of new comments via email.

In this collection, I found the best story this one with the unbelievable traffic jam in highway to Paris which focus on the relationships being developed between people under difficult or even dangerous situations, and the melancholic taste that leaves the ending.


All of this makes him incredibly exciting to read. Nurse Cora is the story that seems most reminiscent of Hopscotch. Buy the selected items together This item: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I’d like to read this book on Alll Don’t have a Kindle?

My favorite is “Southern Thruway”.

All Fires the Fire

La autopista del sur: Read more Read less. From the exasperated metaphor of human relationships that is “La autopista fre sur” through the masterpiece that is “El otro cielo,” Cortazar once again paves the way to stories that are a must-read for lovers of the story genre in general.

The other stories were just ok and some of them kind of indifferent. What better task is there for an author or reader than to search for new realities? You are commenting using your Facebook tye.

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