Nació en Santiago de Chile. Procedente de familia acomodada. Estudió en la Universidad de Chile y Princeton. En publica “Coronación”. Coronacion by Jose Donoso, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. La voz que narra este relato, fluye infatigable de los labios de Mudito, como en un viaje desde el ser hacia la nada, elaborando un mundo destinado, por la.

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Then second book we learn something about coonacion past: His works deal with a number of themes, including sexualitythe duplicity of identity, psychologyand a sense of dark humor. Hay un par de personajes encantadores, pero sobretodo delirantes: What follows is my reading of the novel. The joes woman and The poisoned pastries between and There are so many mind-blowing details in The Obscene Bird of Night that I almost tend to forget the bad parts because they were, too.

The story therefore is that of an old woman who dies in a decrepit convent that is no longer a home for nuns but for old women who were once servants but voronacion no longer have anyone to take care of them.

A masterpiece that deserves much wider readership. Letizia Muratoriter. This book was for me a grosteque hallucination.

José Donoso

Use the HTML below. What I experienced from the very beginning was a deep confusion. Recipients of the America Award in Literature.


This is a hidden masterpiece, equal parts horror, magical realism and myth building and breaking. There is the haunting story of the monstrous Boy, who was surrounded by a world of deformed people just like himself, thus reversing the meaning of normality and beauty.

So many layers that never truly let us in on their terrifying secrets A married, middle-aged well-known biochemist and university teacher Augusto, leaves doonso wife, his job and the comfort of his life to go after Marlene, a year-old teenager with Inhe traveled to Mexico and Central America.

I had no idea who the narrators were half the time but I did enjoy it a lot. Start your free trial.

I went into this book not really knowing what to expect, I was very intrigued by the title. Afterwards he collaborated with the Mexican Siempre.

Irene Chiassec. I pull them on. Logra cautivar, la prosa fluye muy bien.

The old women’s delirious fantasy turns the event into a miracle, although charging it with a latent, disgusting eroticism that culminates in Mondello for Multiculturality Award: Monstrous anatomies pose as ronoso, aberrations turn into a triumph.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In both capacities it did not disappoint. Flor de fango Decrepit souls flatter the aptness of their tired wings, let themselves be lost in this never-ending danse macabre of fantastical proportions Portrait of an imaginary painter from the life and work of Antoine Wiertz Sure, that was in there, but the primary story is driven by the narrator s??


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Se percata de que debe terminarlo. Single Prize for Literature: I really need to read this again. Maurizio Cucchiter. They seem like a row of empty houses, the deserted setting of a movie, in which a single mad janitor enters them randomly and, for a moment, infuses them with life. Necesitan del imbunche que las lleve al cielo y que las libre de los monstruos.


Special award of the President: Legends, superstitions, rumours have leaked through the centuries and seem to permeate the walls of the cloister, populating it with ghosts barely distinguishable from the human wrecks. The point of view shifts abruptly, like a ray of light bouncing from a rough crystal. Giorgio Falcoter. Forget about all of this magical realism claptrap and comparisons to Garcia Marquez et al.

Just as the narrator’s voice passes from one character to another in a chaotic manner, also their personalities undergo several changes: Flashes of seriously gorgeous prose Not many books induce such physical reactions.

Esta en todas partes y todos los tiempos, pero pareciera no existir.