Here in All Fires the Fire, Julio Cortázar displays the talent and imagination that have earned him praise all over the world. Once again the author of Hopscotch. 7 Jun Reading Julio Cortazar brings back an internal debate I was having with myself after I attended a book group in which we discussed “One. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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Marimoko rated it did not like it May 18, The collection is perhaps inconclusive in terms of extending or furthering Cortazar’s talent — but the stories are versatile and entertaining, distancing beyond the mind’s eye.

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All Fires The Fire and Other Stories by Julio Cortázar (Suzanne Jill Levine, translator)

The stories in All Fires The Fire are warm and the characters are treated with real tenderness. Lists with This Book.

Remember me firrs this computer. My favorite akl this collection. You may have already requested this item. Consigliato a chiunque apprezzi i racconti brevi, questi sono sicuramente ben scritti, semplicemente non aspettatevi qualcosa di particolarmente sperimentale, a parte per “La signorina Cora” che in tal caso vale l’intera raccolta. Dany Perelli rated it did not like it Nov 08, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Details Additional Physical Format: Jun 28, Katherine.


To Read Or Not To Read: All Fires the Fire by Julio Cortázar

Sotto questo aspetto “Istruzioni per John Howell” aveva ottime premesse a livello di idea di fondo ma lo sviluppo ed il finale non mi hanno comunque completamente soddisfatto.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. An author whose books I guarantee you will recommend to friends, family, colleagues, unsuspecting strangers you meet on the street. Also the story about the h This is the first book I have ever tried by Julio Cortazar. Indeed-I had the same experience with Japanese literature, I found the dialogue, especially romantic, asinine and silly, but realised I was looking at things from to Alo a perspective and different literary cultures express themselves in different ways.

All fires the fire, and other stories

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A few wondrous stories intermingled with a few stories that relied too heavily on the strange twist endings, but still a thoroughly beautiful read. Notify me of new posts via email. Finding libraries that hold this zll Which of the following best describes you? The other stories were just ok and some of them kind of indifferent.


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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Published March 12th by Pantheon first published Please enter your name. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Cortazar is deceptively difficult. Creative and confusing tales. Open Preview See a Problem?

Subjects Short stories, Spanish. When I dipped my toes into the pool of Japanese literature I found the style of dialogue bizarre and horribly clunky could have figes the translations and it took me some time to acclimatise to the different literary conventions. The E-mail Address es field is required.

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