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El viajero del siglo

El libro es muy complejo: The two men also parry back and forth on ideas of rootedness versus being on the go—obviously a major theme—as the organ grinder sees the virtues of staying in one place, while Hans insists that traveling is the only way to get to know oneself. Then about two-thirds of the way through viajerp book, it became less interesting to me, I lost interest in what happening to dep characters, and never finished it.

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El viajero del siglo by Andrés Neuman (4 star ratings)

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So much must have been lost in the english translation there were too many moments when one has to stop to cringe ; ironic given its subject.


In addition to these salon discussions, woven throughout the book are passages that capture the plight of workers, especially seen through the eyes of two secondary characters: Dec 15, Manuel rated it really liked it.

Couldn’t finish it and gave up. Read The World wi The novel is too long, but even the author’s self-indulgence has a charm.

Whereas another feature of the novel — neumzn dislocated nature of Wandernburg, which constantly changes latitude and longtidue — seems stylistically anachronistic. I don’t know what happens after that; there may be a sort of thinly spread murder or political plot I didn’t manage to follow, or indeed some magic involved.

Rel are five parts to the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The two are usually at odds and although Alvaro with his anti-clericalism can shock the group, Hans is the true rebel of the group expressing ideas that propose to overthrow the established order and many times are illegal in Saxony. Everything he does works, at least for me. Muy bien escrito, absorbente, bien dibujado.

El viajero del siglo by Andrés Neuman (1 star ratings)

I suppose Neuman does get around to that later, but he’d lost me by that point. But it is also hard.

I’ve put this novel aside. If you’re really, really, really into 19th century politics, literature, poetry and philosophy then this book is an absolute treat.

RLosada rated it did not like it Apr 09, Dresses and jackets touched, brushed against one another, merged.

Moved by the music, he approaches the man, giving him some money. Neuman spends a fair amount of time talking about translation and his interest in the subject is quite deep. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Still, Neuman masters prose but all too well and adds enough elements to the storyline to keep the attention of the reader. Pages with related products. Er bljven nog best veel losse siylo.


Through the device of Sophie’s Friday literary salons and Hans’ regular meetings with a cave-dwelling organ grinder and his friends, a wide range of intellectual conversational topics are covered.

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Traveler of the Century (El viajero del siglo) by Andrés Neuman – A Review

Apart from the poetry, which i skipped i must confess, i found the book entertaining nevertheless, and even though it left me with more questions unanswered, i finished it with a good feeling. Not that I want or can comment on much of the literary “influences” or neumsn that shaped Neuman’s past andrws present work, but it reads and feels like the wind throughout the book that alters shapes and perception.

Traveler of the Century 1 3 Mar 30, Anyway, I am now a bit tipsy and unable to explain myself any better.