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9788420435947

Los nombres de las cosas que allí había / The Names of the Things That There Were

  • ISBN 13:

    9788420435947

  • ISBN 10:

    8420435945

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/22/2019
  • Publisher: Alfaguara

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Summary

"Los mejores cuentos del autor del inolvidable El cartero de Neruda reunidos en un volumen.

Skármeta es, además de novelista admirado por millones de lectores en todo el mundo, un maestro reconocido de la ficción breve.

Este libro recoge, por primera vez en un volumen, los mejores cuentos escritos por el autor chileno y publicados hasta ahora en libros independientes: El entusiasmoDesnudo en el tejado, Tiro libre, Novios y solitarios y Libertad de movimiento. Sus relatos han sido siempre celebrados por la crítica y los lectores y considerados muestras de la renovación de la prosa latinoamericana. El amor, el deseo, la libertad, son temas fundamentales en su narrativa que destaca por su intensidad, la prosa versátil y bella, la sensibilidad y la sutil ironía que en ocasiones deriva hacia el humor negro.
 
Con prólogo del escritor mexicano Juan Villoro.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The best short stories by the author of the unforgettable El cartero de Neruda / The Postman (Il Postino) gathered in one volume.

 
Skármeta, in addition to being a novelist admired by millions of readers around the world, is a master of short fiction. This book collects, for the first time in a single book, the best stories written by the Chilean author and previously published in separate books: El entusiasmo / Enthusiasm, Desnudo en el tejado / Nude on the Roof, Tiro libre / Free Throw, Novios y solitarios / Couples and Singles, and Libertad de movimiento / Freedom to Move.
 
His stories have always been admired by critics and readers, and are considered examples of a renewal in Latin American prose. Such themes like love, desire, and freedom are essential in his narrative that stands out for its intensity, its versatile and beautiful prose, its sensitivity, and subtle irony that sometimes slips into dark humor.
 
Prologue by Mexican author Juan Villoro.

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