(La esuina del mundo) [E–book] ´ Mylene Fernández Pintado

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free download La esuina del mundo read ¶ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB É Mylene Fernández Pintado Mylene Fernández Pintado É 6 read & download InsLike the best of Truman Capote another master of the short novel Mylene Fernández gives us a cast of unforgettable characters contradictory complex and human Fernando Pérez director of Suite Habana Life Is to Whistle and MadagascarTo read this book is to encounter one of the best and most intimate works of Cuban literature of the 21st century Mabel Cuesta author of Cuba post soviética un cuerpo narrado en clave de mujerA sad erotic tender and sometimes ironic tale of passion and desertion the city becomes a co protagonist a confidante a point of departure and return and of waiting Senel Paz novelist and screenwriter of Strawberry and Chocolate Things I Left in Havana and In the Sky with Diamond. To live in my countryLook up pictures of the Malec n in Havana that long road along the sea wall over which the waves break in storms blowing spume onto the decayed grandeur of the buildings behind I looked at Havana bordered by miles of ocean but for the first time I felt the water was besieging us What we can do is look out over the waves which exist as a promise of the rest of the world Mylene Fern ndez Pintado s short novel is full of people who leave Cuba eager to explore that promise There are those who leave those who yearn to go and some who return with a kind of regret Yet the first person narrator Marian a thirty something professor of freshman composition is committed to stay She believes that being here is important than the superlatives of over there It doesn t seem crazy to want to live in my countryIf you define a novel only in terms of plot then this one would not rate especially high But as an account of ordinary life in Cuba from the Revolution to about 2006 when the author began writing it is incomparable It does not paint pictures either of hardship or faded romantic dreams it leaves both politics and sociology in the background Yet it does not sugar coat either you feel that everything Marian tells us is both normal and true As a university professor albeit a low profile one she is perhaps better placed than most But her voice at least as translated by Dick Cluster is wonderful objective wryly humorous simultaneously principled and pragmatic and surprisingly sexual And the book is full of marvelous characters her off and on again lover who is about to marry a Panamanian heiress and move with her to London his mother who calls round now and again to boast of her son an outspoken and fiery female painter who nonetheless shows a remarkable strength of loyalty and an older gay man who lives in a rooftop shack and makes money writing letters for lovesick girlsThe story such as it is concerns Marian s affair with a young author fifteen years her junior Her department head asks her to write a preface to this young man s book she agrees and eventually meets the author only to find him intolerable But first impressions are so often deceptive and their next meeting ends very differently Did I believe in their passion Not entirely it is not enough to hold the novel together by itself For a while I felt that the many other characters introduced with their back stories and histories not to mention the various asides on different aspects of Cuban life and outlook were distractions from the pursuit of what I took to be the main subject But in the second part of the book especially I came to realize that these were the main subject and I would be unlikely to find a authentic picture of life in Cuba anywhere else Holding on Tighter unforgettable characters contradictory complex and human Fernando Pérez director of Suite Habana Life Is to Whistle and MadagascarTo read this book is to encounter one of the best and most intimate works of Cuban literature of the 21st century Mabel Cuesta author of Cuba post soviética Five Point SomeoneOne Night at the Call Centre2 States The Story of My MarriageThe 3 Mistakes of My Life un cuerpo narrado en clave de mujerA sad erotic tender and sometimes ironic tale of passion and desertion the city becomes a co protagonist a confidante a point of departure and return and of waiting Senel Paz novelist and screenwriter of Strawberry and Chocolate Things I Left in Havana and In the Sky with Diamond. To live in my countryLook دریغا ملا عمر up pictures of the Malec n in Havana that long road along the sea wall over which the waves break in storms blowing spume onto the decayed grandeur of the buildings behind I looked at Havana bordered by miles of ocean but for the first time I felt the water was besieging Ainakin tuhat laivaa us What we can do is look out over the waves which exist as a promise of the rest of the world Mylene Fern ndez Pintado s short novel is full of people who leave Cuba eager to explore that promise There are those who leave those who yearn to go and some who return with a kind of regret Yet the first person narrator Marian a thirty something professor of freshman composition is committed to stay She believes that being here is important than the superlatives of over there It doesn t seem crazy to want to live in my countryIf you define a novel only in terms of plot then this one would not rate especially high But as an account of ordinary life in Cuba from the Revolution to about 2006 when the author began writing it is incomparable It does not paint pictures either of hardship or faded romantic dreams it leaves both politics and sociology in the background Yet it does not sugar coat either you feel that everything Marian tells New York to Dallas us is both normal and true As a Empire of Hell unlikely to find a authentic picture of life in Cuba anywhere else

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  • La esuina del mundo
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  • 10 September 2019
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