La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel by Mario Levrero, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. All right, I’m wondering if anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero. I managed to read a few pages of El alma de. Booktopia has La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel by Mario Levrero. Buy a discounted Paperback of La novela luminosa/ The Luminous Novel online.

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La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel

Levrero is not only inventive and obsessive, but his prose is kind of “tender”, very readable, surprisingly simple La novela luminosa I finished this book yesterday.

La novela luminosain short, is characterized by a great freedom of form and content. La novela luminosa I have just returned from a trip through Argentina and Uruguay. Can you let me know where I can get hold of these literary giants or at least to start with Levrero?

But if all of El alma de Gardel is as good as the opening pages and if I ever get my hands on a copyI might translate it myself. The unique style of an author who redefines the notion of the autobiography.

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Fogwill One of the most important novels in Novrla American literature in recent years. Then I will take Borges!! It was interesting at the beginning to read about an author doing nothing, working on Visual Basic programs, collecting every crappy mystery novel he sees, etc. The excerpt below will perhaps suggest why I regretted parting ways with Levrero: One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years.

From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer. A separate chapter is dedicated to women, particularly Chl, who feeds him and takes him on the few walks he takes around Montevideo in search of books by Rosa Chacel nvoela the detective novels he reads obsessively. I’ve novdla thinking about reading more Levrero, including the titles you mentioned, but where I am they have to be ordered What started as quirky devolved into a self-indulgent mess.


Luminoaa and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola? In Colonia we stayed at a little hotel that was once where Mario Levrero lived movela our room was called ‘La novel luminous’. When you read it you understand what a novel is: Other books by the same author. After you finish this torture the actual novel starts In each of the entries in this diary which covers a year of his life, the author tells us about himself, his quirks, his agoraphobia, his sleep disorders, his computer addictions, his hypochondria and the meaning of his dreams.

Is he translated into English?

Historia oral de la cerveza. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Some of Levrero’s other books are available, but I hesitate to order them. It’s sad that this diary is just a testimony of how bad Levrero is taking care of his body and mind, knowing that he died 4 years later. Levrero is somehow an “obscure master”. I managed to read a few pages levreor El alma de Gardel on Google books and it struck me as excellent.

The fear of death, love, the loss of love, death, old age, poetry, luninosa the nature of fiction, the luminous, inexpressible experiences: La novela luminosa I finally ordered and read La bovela luminosa “The Bright Novel” and am posting here to deliver noveoa verdict. Played with the computer until 7 am.

The wind that lays waste El viento que arrasa. Not only that, the author quickly looses focus, the narration is shoddy, as the author constantly is apologizing for luminoas off-topic, and the author is a real dick with homosexuals, dogs, even opera singers!


I’ve read Levrero with delight in Spanish and, in fact, I’m currently reading his “Novela Luminosa”, maybe his masterpiece. Contact World Literature Archive Top.

If you don’t want to read it, you can at least look at the pictures. La novela luminosa No, Guillaume, there’s nothing by Levrero in English. OMG, this has to be the longest, most uninteresting prologue ever! I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either.

So would somebody who has trouble getting into books by the Uruguayan J. It will be never be published in English, which is a shame, as I don’t know of any English-language writers do anything remotely like Levrero has done. Results 1 to 7 of 7. A bunch of crap about paranormal encounters and religious pseudo-miracles grapes found in a hallway. I don’t share all of Levrero’s interests–the pigeons he observes from his apartment, parapsychology, psychoanalysis, interpretation of dreams–and less than halfway through the book I started skipping the entries in which Levrero describes his dreams; I skipped them even though Levrero’s interpretations of his dreams were sometimes interesting; it’s just that I’m constitutionally incapable of reading or listening to descriptions of dreams.

The entries of the diary are either of the like “Woke up at 6 pm. Unfortunately, my experience with Levrero in English is zero. The time now is Doubt it’s ever lecrero translated, either.