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Dalkey Archive Press July 1, Language: There’s incest and pathology and more stabs at advertising than an Ides of March on Cielo Drive. This is one of those sure-fire books that get all the modern literature majors excited at their po-mo, creme-limned Starbucks orgies. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Let me not forget to acknowledge the great job by the translator who not only made this work accessible to us, but sculpted all the wordplay, never-ending sentences and paragraphs into delicious prose.

Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

Nobody, by the same token, to feel excluded. If I were asked what this book is about, I will be able to do no more than babble like a six month old.

Just, no more lists of things. This book is for you! Probably one of the best treasures Dalkey has published over the years – I am serious, folx! Not a review, simply wonderin why the fuck nobody has read this? View all 5 comments. Contentos, felices, dolientes, amargados. To me, the end of that King was the beginning of the Spanish literary body diaspora, elements of which I see so many everywhere.


It is impossible to compress del Paso’s work into an easy synopsis; the universe it describes is the universe of Palinuro’s own fantastical consciousness.

What Palinuro of Mexico taught me about reading it was to be in the moment. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Ostensibly, it is all these things, and a million more you can think up if you do the decent thing and read this exasperating Mexican supernova tomorrow. O con el cuerpo limpio y la conciencia sucia. Having been raised largely free of a “disgust for life,” Palinuro, his beloved cousin Estefania and pedantic cousin Walter describe the body in detail that both repels and enchants.

I read it two or three days after what I think is the greatest fuck-up of my life, and it shook me deeply. For this reason, I think twenty years from now I’ll be able to say it was one of the fundamental books of my life. There were a few occasions when I felt like I was dragging my feet through sand, when a chapter began to look longer than eternity.

Rabelaisian, yes, it reminded me too at times — in particular towards the end of Coover’s Public Burning. Refresh and try again. Gracias, Fernando del Paso, vive por siempre, es todo lo que te pido. Yes, five stars all around for this one. Oh and one more thing: I love it from the first moment, but also know that if this wants to really earn that Alright, time to dive into my first meganovel of Else it would have taken me years to finish it.

He shows me ontology, colours, associations, angles, symphonies, and arrangements which are crazy-original. Get to Know Us. This essay like collage of structural perambulations does approximate the Human Centipede. A black hole of a book: Customers who bought this item also bought.


Palinuro de México

Return to Book Page. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. But I can tell you this much, give it a few chapters, if it doesn’t seduce you within those, you can comfortably put it aside without having to wonder if you’ll like it better on reading further.

But for now, a needy Warholic is looking for my time. If only I were not such a literalist perhaps I palinur could have gone beyond my single pentagram. But that would be like saying that Joyce ‘s Ulysses is about a late-night stroll.

Like those writers to whom he has been compared–Fuentes, Garcia Marquez, James Joyce, and Rabelais–del Paso draws upon myth, science, and world literature to expand his particular story to universal proportions. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Five stars for the house in Holiday Square and the world around it. Muchas veces hicimos el amor contra natura, a favor de natura, ignorando a natura. Five stars for Aunt Luisa’s Parisian love.

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Reduced to simplest terms, Palinuro of Mexico tells the tale of a pair of cousins and lovers –medical student Palinuro and nurse Estefania–who spend much of their time assembling skeleton out of a random collection of bones.