Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Jorge Volpi (México, ). Es autor de las novelas La paz de los sepulcros, El temperamento melancólico, El jardín. In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Buy En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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En Busca de Klingsor

He stated much of his interest in science was sparked by watching Carl Sagan ‘s Cosmos on television. Aside from this, the klinsor is interesting but I think it became an unnecessarily long book.

Podnaslov ove knjige mogao bi biti: Although published ten years later, one month before the Luis Donaldo Colosio assassination, he wrote a part of the book where a political assassination occurs much the way Colosio’s did, one month before it happened. Even though these sketches change, it allows Volpi to “know” them and a few important features to help describe them briefly, like a first impression in real life.

En busca de Volpi”. So too are some of the key events of the second war, notably the Von Stauffenberg bomb plot to assassinate Hitler and its aftermath. To view it, click here. It not only binds together the story arc with historical episodes and explanations of atomic science and game theory, it uses the principles of the latter as narrative devices.

In A pesar del oscuro silenciothe main character is researching the tragic life of Jorge Cuestaa Mexican vanguard poet and essayist of the s and s.

Este es un libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos libros que te enganchan desde el principio y no puedes soltar, y muy a pesar de los “manifiestos” y obsesiones por la literatura nada complaciente con el lector, fuera de una estructura narrativa no lineal y diferentes voces narrativas –estructuras ya muy comunes en muchas obras– la novela de Vllpi resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.


Historias entrelazadas y datos curiosos muy interesantes. Writers need to be on the margin.

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Quiero plantearte dos cosas. Es decir, que el juego es importante desde el inicio de la novela. Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

In questo libro il messicano Jorge Volpi racconta a modo suo, in una caccia al fantomatico consigliere scientifico “Klingsor”, cosa pensavano i grandi fisici tra le due guerre, da Einstein a Bohr a Heisenberg. In queste peregrinazioni, mi sono imbattuto molto tempo fa in Jorge Volpi, di cui veniva proposto il romanzo In cerca di Klingsor. He also learned German as part of research into the book at this time.

He felt literature light trivialized the link between literature and knowledge. Se Volpi was born in Mexico City. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

En busca de Klingsor translated into English as In Search of Klingsor is very readable and has many interesting aspects.

Germanywell actually a few years earlier would have been much worse, but the author was benevolent. Hemos sobrepasado ampliamente el tiempo de Jorge Volpi, que se vklpi a atender las llamadas pendientes. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

La novela, por un lado, y la novela corta, por otro.

The book also discussed the fall of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. Desde hace mucho tiempo, la Ciencia parece haber desaparecido de los temas centrales de la Literatura, no solamente en castellano Later, Volpi became friends with Bueca after the older writer praised En busca de Klingsor. Volpi’s most successful novel is En busca de Klingsorwhich itself volli been translated into nineteen languages, breaking sales records in Europe and has been read over German radio.

Volpi’s first two published works are a series of short stories called Pieza de forma de sonata at age 23 and novel Ee pesar del oscuro silencio He met with and shared experiences there with fellow writer Ignacio Padillacrediting him as an indirect influence on the work. Es el que el propio lector tiene que decidir, frente a la incertidumbre, que sea el final.

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O sea, que la abundancia de datos no repercute en el aumento de verdad In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Creo que voopi aristas de este tema son muchas. The style wavers from the trite to the popular-scientific to the bombastic and over-literary.

The search is something of a shaggy dog story, encompassing encounters with some of the key non-fictional players in twentieth century science: Te cuento primero de las novelas Well deserving of the accolades received. He decided later in life to abandon these for literature, but these interests remain and appear in his writing.

A researcher in wartime had to commit itself with a regime, the Nazi or ally, though not interested in politics if he wanted to continue his quest for knowledge and leave track in history, he had to accept the ideology and to collaborate until the last consequences Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked it.

El libro es de lo mas interesante, cuenta la historia de los cientificos mas destacados del siglo XX, les da una nueva historia y me hace sentir completamente intrigado que en realidad no conocia a la gente que tanto admirada, el final me parecio un poco flojo, senti que el libro podia dar para mas contenido, pero el autor decidio terminarlo,es una pena relamente me quede con ganas de saber mas de el teniente Bacon y el profesor Links.

Volpi has also received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and has been a member of the National System of Creators in Mexico. This name uses Spanish naming customs: