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Onetti and doesn’t much like Fuentes, Bola? The time now is How this novel is in two different lists of best novels in Spanish of the last 25 years is baffling. La novela luminosa No, Luminsa, there’s nothing by Levrero in English. I haven’t found much in English about Levrero, either.

Levrero is somehow an “obscure master”. Can you let me know where I can get hold of these literary giants or at least to start with Levrero?

La novela luminosa / The Luminous Novel

It’s sad that this diary is just a testimony of how bad Levrero is taking care of noevla body and mind, knowing that he died 4 years later. La novela luminosa All right, I’m wondering if anybody here has read anything by the Uruguayan Mario Levrero.

All the same, Levrero is an intelligent man, and he’s excellent company; his account of his friendship, which develops over a chessboard, with a priest by the name of C?

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What started as quirky devolved into a self-indulgent mess. It was interesting at the beginning to read about an author doing nothing, working on Visual Basic programs, collecting every crappy mystery novel he sees, etc. I’ve been thinking about reading more Levrero, including the titles you mentioned, but where I am they have to be ordered That was literally the miracle.


La novela luminosa/ The Bright Novel

Is he translated into English? One of the most important novels in Latin American literature in recent years. I don’t share all of Levrero’s interests–the pigeons he observes from his apartment, parapsychology, psychoanalysis, interpretation of dreams–and less than halfway through the book I started skipping the entries in which Levrero describes his dreams; I skipped them even though Levrero’s interpretations of his dreams were sometimes interesting; it’s just that I’m constitutionally incapable of reading or listening to descriptions of dreams.

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The rest of the book is “The Bright Novel” properly speaking; it is more memoir–and a good one–than novel. The entries of the diary are either of the like “Woke up at 6 pm. Then I will take Borges!! I was not disappointed, as I generally enjoy diaries, and Levrero has a good sense of humor; many of the diary entries, for example, were peppered with asides addressed to one “Mr. If you don’t want to read it, you can at least look at the pictures.

A separate chapter is dedicated to women, particularly Chl, who feeds him and takes him on the few walks he takes around Montevideo in search of books by Rosa Chacel and the detective novels he reads obsessively. Letras Libres From beginning to end, we are dealing with a challenging voyage through the lucid head of a great writer.

The fear of death, love, the loss of love, death, old age, poetry, and the nature of fiction, the luminous, inexpressible experiences: First, four-fifths of the “novel” is made up of a section called “Diario de la beca” “The Fellowship Diary”the diary of a year or so Levrero spent on a Guggenheim fellowship. I’ve read Levrero with delight in Spanish and, in fact, I’m currently reading his “Novela Luminosa”, maybe his masterpiece.


In Colonia we stayed at a little hotel that was once where Mario Levrero lived and our room was called ‘La novel luminous’. In each of the entries in this diary which covers a year of his life, the author tells us about himself, his quirks, his agoraphobia, his sleep disorders, his computer addictions, his hypochondria and the meaning of his dreams. Novel Alfaguara, Penguin Random House,pages.

A bunch of crap about paranormal encounters and religious pseudo-miracles grapes found in a hallway. Results 1 to 7 of 7. Some nocela Levrero’s other books are available, but I hesitate to order them. The wind that lays waste El viento que arrasa. La novela luminosa I finished this book yesterday. Unfortunately, my experience with Levrero in English is zero. It started great, with the diary full of quirky and funny remarks. It will be never be published in English, which is a shame, as I nobela know of any English-language writers do anything remotely like Levrero has done.

The excerpt below will perhaps suggest why I regretted parting ways with Levrero: