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El arte de la fuga has ratings and 26 reviews. Oscar said: Cuando se habla de los grandes escritores latinoamericanos de la generación del boom se ha. Sergio Pitol has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sergio Pitol’s most popular book is El arte de la fuga. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sergio Pitol: Amazon. : Kindle Store.

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I really enjoyed this book, but I’m not sure what to say about it or how to review it probably.

Books by Sergio Pitol

Fortunately, however, we are meeting Pitol. Cuerpo presente by Sergio Pitol 3. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. El Arte de La Fuga.

Books by Sergio Pitol (Author of El arte de la fuga)

Sep 05, Francisco Torres rated it really liked it. This book was a masterful blend of narrative, personal memoir, diary entries, and literary criticism that truly proved Pitol at the center of Mexican literature. If you’re reading this book to gain insight on the life of Pitol, you’re likely to be disappointed. Pitol is passionate about reading, was a translator, and writes about literature as much as he writes about his life.

I am very excited to have just learned about him, grateful he is starting to be translated while simultaneously disappointed he wasn’t translated until now.

I hadn’t heard of it, but saw it won the Cervantes Prize, so I thought it would be an appropriate book to follow that read. This is the literary life as cocoon. Picking up this book was a discovery for me of the translator and publisher as well as the writer.

However, I’ve definitely noticed liking some translators more than others, particularly when reading widely translated writers. Historia Del Llanto Alan Pauls. The cocoon seems to disappear, and the author imagines himself in touch with the raw world itself.


No, this is something different, something a tad on the painful side, but mostly pleasurable in nature. He started publishing novels in the late s. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

El Arte de La Fuga : Sergio Pitol :

Surely there has to be a way though? One thing it requires, I would think, is real engagement with the ghosts, the literary voices, the contemporaries. His writings on memory somewhat reminded me of WG Sebald, although I’m not sure if that’s an appropriate comparison. If you’re reading this book to gain insight on the life of Pitol, you Sergio Pitol, who I admit I’ve never heard of, was maybe an insightful thinker and maybe a wonderful novelist, but to me this “memoir” wasn’t a great read.

There’s one short essay about the development of his ideas for his novel Love Parade – but of course that is not published in English, so it was of little value in relation to my readerly life. Una autobiografia soterrada by Sergio Pitol 4.

Elogio del cuento polaco by Sergio Pitol 4. Having a hard time with the “Here’s who I’ve known” and “Here’s how I’ve done it” author lz these lx. I really wish i could have read some of this guys actual writings before i read his memoir, he’s obviously a very talented writer and this is a very good montage of his life of which parts of it are amazing, but as i only read english i am missing a whole bunch of sertio story, i don’t know his works at all!

Still, Pitol has a fascinating background. Paperbackpages. Todo es una maravilla, pero tengo algunos favoritos: A wonderful dialogue with Literature itself. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions It will inevitably add a long list of books you want to read to your list.

Steven rated it really liked it Mar 15, Want to Read saving… Error rating book. There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice. For one, marketing it as a book that “defies genre” is simply a cover for what felt like a hodgepodge of totally miscellaneous writing diaries, articles on literature, some travelogues, some misc.


By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. I also appreciate the way time is dealt with throughout, and the way you can see Pitol’s mind working Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

J A Gonzalez Sainz. Published May 28th by Ediciones Era first published En la orilla Rafael Chirbes. I have to admit it took me a while to start it though. Vasconcelos, however, became increasingly angry, racist, and elitist over time. The chairman of the jury is the Spanish Minister of Culture and sinceit can only be awarded to a single candidate.

It’s mostly essays, reviews, al, and narratives of moments from his life as an author. Los cuentos de una vida: El ensayo sobre el soldado Schveik. Jan 09, Alberto Philips rated it it was amazing.

How to review pltol is basically a notebook? Life, fiction, memories, and readings intertwine in this book with astonishing ease, and the result is fuya volume that reads like a novel.

Pitol is of particular interest for those who study the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, as he is very very familiar with Bakhtin on the novel he’s intimately familiar with Dostoevsky’s Poetics, and understands heteroglossia and dialogism very well too.

The debut work in English by Sergioo greatest and most influential living author and winner of the Cervantes Prize “the Spanish language Nobel” fuya, The Art of Flight takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world’s cultural capitals as Sergio Pitol looks back on his well-traveled life as a legendary author, translator, scholar, and diplomat.

May 30, Guillermo Gonca rated it liked it.