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O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca
The first story is Night drive is only two pages but it is complete with an interesting character, some suspense, and a dark surprise. Fonseca doesn’t let you off the hook. He started his career with short stories, and they are usually considered to be the best part of his work.
It is both funny and sad. Be prepared for quite a ride when you read this collection. Which is to say these inky black, spare stories are profoundly unsettling in more than one way.
Pride is about a man who refuses to die because he has a hole in his sock.
Por descontado, Fonseca no se limita al mero morbo, ni a la historia simple de un psychokiller. Punt de Llibre Convocatorias. I hope I’m correct in putting Mr Fonseca in this category. En el caso de este relato, es el odio extremo.
Apr 11, Fernando rated it it was amazing. The stories in Rubem Fonseca’s The Taker and Other Stories often have more intricate scenarios than your average Bukowski, and some of the first couple fnseca the stronger half of this slim collection read as genre exercises in horror.
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In Angels of the Marquees a lonely man tries to help homeless derelicts with The first story is Night drive is only two pages but it is complete with an interesting character, some suspense, and a dark surprise. Also, I would really appreciate it if you would purchase this book, since it would benefit Open Letter directly.
rubbem Y ese mero hecho es valioso. Algunos relatos son algo grotescos. I’m not sorry I bought it. It’s bold, it’s a bit graphic and reading the first story alone will feel like someone punched you in the gut and ran off. Even though, he refuses to do interviews and is a very reclusive person, much like Thomas Pynchon, who is a personal friend of Fonseca.
Sep 28, Ignatius rated it it was amazing. This collection of short stories is stark, intensely disturbing, and so well written, even in translation. His He is an important brazilian writer novelist, short story writer and screenwritercobradlr in Juiz de Fora, state of Minas Gerais, but fonssca lived for most of his life in Rio de Janeiro.
From the Type A exec who runs people down to relax to the man who experiences drowning while on an examining room table, each story reaches into the dark places of the human soul.
So what we get are shock-for-the-sake-of-it stories, the first trio he This is a strange little connection, with some really varied kinds of stories here– I’d like to believe that’s because it’s not an organic cobfador but instead a group of stories from different points in Fonseca’s career, slapped under one cover because they were all translated by the same guy. I heard about him from the late RB, thanx m8: Maybe this fojseca what being in Brazil is like, though? These are pretty good, solid stories that have magical elements but are also grounded in fonsecs recognizable moral universe.
I read the Portuguese edition, so I can’t comment on the translation, but the wonderfully-written stories describe some of the harshest violence I’ve ever read about. Some magical realism here, but definitely inflected by the tones of language as much as circumventing what we conventionally think of as real.
Carmen ffonseca amig s. El blog de Negra y Criminal. I get the joke but I don’t think it’s funny. In fact, if you I suppose it might be a bit of a cliche to write that any given book is a tour de force of its’ genre, but dammit if that doesn’t fit the bill for this one. I can’t give too much of it conrador, won’t even tell you what’s on the back cover because even that says too cobraodr. May 01, Eneas rated it it was amazing.
Nieve en La Habana. Elijah Baley – Isaac Asimov. This is a strange little connection, with some really varied kinds of stories here– I’d like to believe that’s because it’s not an organic collection but instead a group of stories from different points in Fonseca’s career, slapped under one cover because they were all translated by the same guy.
I don’t think he’s making any radical social observations when he portrays fonseac as willful and unfeeling and women as needy. There is enough social commentary in this volume to suggest the latter.