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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The Southern Thruway occurs in the center of an epic traffic jam on a highway outside of Paris. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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View all 4 comments. The results vary in success, making this a bit more uneven as a collection, but never for Cortazar created a certain kind of storytelling in the work collected in Blow-Up fiee Other Stories, a kind of moebius strip construction that flips over and loops back without slowing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

All Fires the Fire

Here, he seems consciously to keep pushing his forms forward, defying the expectations he has laid out for himself and pushing in new directions, or else cutting back to avoid the expected twist by some more subtle maneuver. The first story reminds me of the TV show Lost set in a traffic jam, which is quite imaginative. View all 3 comments. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: A band of brothers fight in fites Spanish Civil War; their comradery and feeling for each other offers some solace from what will be futility as the enemy closes in around them.


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Cortazar was born in Argentina, but like so many other Latin American authors, left for Paris in his late thirties and died there in Yet I still don’t get the point of most of the plot From the exasperated metaphor of human relationships that is “La autopista del 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. All of this makes him incredibly exciting to read. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Trivia About Todos los fuegos Then I went in to keep the baby company, he was reading his magazines and already knew they were going to operate on him the next day. La autopista del sur: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

My favorite in this collection. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Consigliato a chiunque apprezzi i racconti brevi, questi sono sicuramente ben scritti, semplicemente non aspettatevi qualcosa di particolarmente sperimentale, a parte per “La signorina Cora” che in tal caso vale l’intera raccolta.


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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Me gusto “Autopista al Sur” pero me perdi con “El corfazar cielo” El hecho de dires escriba tan alocadamente me hacia un resultado adverso: La lengua y su infinito juego de combinaciones es, en estos relatos, protagonista indiscutible.

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All Fires The Fire and Other Stories by Julio Cortázar (Suzanne Jill Levine, translator)

Notify me of new comments via email. Cortazar is deceptively difficult. His sentences are sometimes filled with comma splices, it makes it really hard to read and to follow his train of thought. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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