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The novel The Ill-fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando recreates in a poetic style, in which time, space, and character move on multiple planes of fantasy and . “El palacio de las blanquísimas mofetas” extiende y termina de construir todo lo que comenzó en “Celestino antes del alba”, y ambas lecturas son tan. Both El palacio de las blanquisimas mofetas () and Otra vez el mar. () evince an inescapable sense of loss-of a past happiness, per- haps, but even.

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If it weren’t for coming upon this book by chance amid a crammed bookstore, I would not have relearned my love for literature. Muchos eventos se contradicen y se salta en el tiempo y se repiten eventos con detalles diferentes y a diferentes puntos de vista.

Only they find themselves next door to a guava paste factory where they earn a living making boxes for pitiable wages. Well-written but seriously depressing stuff. Thanks for telling ell about the problem.

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We will contact you if necessary. Michael rated it really liked blanquismas Jan 02, Advanced search Search history. Sep 30, Cisily is currently reading it. Anyone interested in reading Latin American authors must include Arenas. The attempt failed and he was rearrested near Lenin Park and imprisoned at the notorious El Morro Castle alongside murderers and rapists.

Dec 17, Chris Campanioni rated it really liked it. Oct 01, John Dizon rated it it was amazing. Arenas’ writing skills are in full display as he blends prose and narrative rich in allegory, fe the reader through a series of moftas sequences as beheld through the eyes of different characters in the novel.


That is to say, this book is sad. Dec 10, Richard rated it it was amazing Shelves: El palacio de las blanquisimas mofetas.

EL Palacio De LAS Blanquisimas Mofetas : Reinaldo Arenas :

He was able to collect enough paper this way to continue his writing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. He survived by helping the inmates palacoi write letters to wives and lovers.

Quotes from The Palace of the Unlike his other novels, Arenas fails to boast of his own sexual perversions, focusing entirely on the plight of the Cuban campesino and the ravages of war. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. But his torment, misery and anger is no less. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Largely autobiographical in nature, the story features Polo, Adolfina and their live-in relatives who go from one private hell to another as the deprivation takes on demonic proportions.

As the clarion call to war is sounded, the rebels become as scavengers living off the land while the Government is killing its own citizens in a wave of paranoia.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fortunato is older now, and the narrative reflects this maturity by following a more chronological format. For those seeking literary works on the Cuban experience, The Palace is definitely one not to be missed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. Threatened with death, he was forced to renounce his work and was released in Books by Reinaldo Arenas.


EL Palacio De LAS Blanquisimas Mofetas

I picked it up expecting something different, put it down, picked it up again, Of the many perspectives in this book, the one palaciio felt like a resting place from utter despair was that of a thirteen year old girl who had already committed suicide and was commenting from beyond the grave. His Hallucinations was awarded “first Honorable Mention” in although, as the judges could find rl better entry, no First Prize was awarded that year.

Fortunato himself becomes a victim in the wrong place at the wrong time. Reinaldo Arenas’ Palace of the White Skunks is a searing indictment of the pre-Castro social system in Cuba, railing as much against its crushing poverty as the mindlessness of wl military campaign against the rebels seeking to overthrow the Batista regime.