Baile Con Serpientes has ratings and 52 reviews. Fernando Vallejo en ‘La Virgen de los sicarios’ (Alfaguara), Horacio Castellanos Moya logra un relato. Sin embargo, sí puedo asegurar que “Baile con serpientes” es una de las .. Le Bal des vipères l’écriture frénétique et irrésistible d’Horacio Castellanos Moya. Baile Con Serpientes has ratings and 51 reviews. Sleepy Ash said: In technical terms of setting and mareative this book is helpful to explore how the.

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He follows the unwashed and bedraggled man, named Jacinto Bustill This book was wacky as hell; I loved it!

The ending was a bit predictable, minus the most bizarre erotic writing I’ve ever read. He couldn’t even defend himself. En voz de su autor: Oh, they also make a gas station explode. Bizarre, transitory, unapologetically violent, all of these are true. Looking for beautiful books?

Dance with Snakes

Inhe was guest researcher at the University of Tokyo with a fellowship granted by the Japan Foundation. Meaganlp rated it it was ok Jul 17, Dance with Snakes was one of the most entertaining books I’ve read this year, and as I mentioned previously, it was one of the weirdest, after The Obscene Bird of Night.

Why this Don Jacinto should be terrorising the city with four lethal snakes is a mystery, but since it’s hard to hide a bright yellow, old American car and four snakes, it’s only a matter of time before they catch the man they believe is Jacinto Bustillo. A very generous review would interpret things in terms of El Salvador’s wartorn history, its media and political organs still on edge and ready to react to unexpected outbursts.

Instead of working the intellectual angle, it goes for the jugular. View all 3 comments. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. With the help of a journalist, Rita, they begin finding connections and motivations and pondering a political agenda, which seems to contradict the personal vendetta angle that’s just as plausible.


That oroborosian joke about the stew he makes! I don’t have a snake phobia; I wouldn’t like to cross paths with a snake, but only because I have a healthy respect for them and the danger they represent. The unemployed sociologist Eduardo Sosa becomes interested in a bum living in a yellow Chevrolet on the street where Eduardo lives with his sister.

The Best Books of Thomas Bernhard en San Salvador the second of which isn’t available in English but I translated it and hope to publish it somewhere soonboth of which are Bernhardian rants, openly derivative note the subtitle of “El Asco” [ie, “Revulsion”] more or less in form and content less suicide, more scatological stuff.

The security guards weren’t so composed once they saw that Beti had got out and was slithering towards them, hissing, her flat head raised, her eyes deadlier than ever. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. You get the feeling Moya made the plot up as he went along. Trivia About Dance with Snakes. Terrified, they took off like a shot. Books by Horacio Castellanos Moya. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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For two decades he worked as editor of news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and his own country. In the story, the reader follows Eduardo Sosa find his places as an unemployed sociologist in El Salvador.

Keep these books coming, translators! Adam Graffunder rated it liked it Mar 21, Jacob rated it liked it May 28, Published August 17th by Tusquets first published Yes I think that’s the word I’m after.


There’s a problem loading ohracio menu right now. La violenta catarsis de Sosa parece terminar con el final de episodio de violencia en el que el auto, que representa la psique violenta e independiente del paria, es destruido. Artf A generous four stars for one of the unevenest nutso entertainments ever.

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Abby Southwell rated it it was ok May 10, I wish Horacio forgets about political commentary, he has nothing to say. Maybe it seems like a strange book – a book about poisonous snakes attacking people and a madman wrecking havoc, a book that seems to make light of tragedy, death and violence and yet doesn’t – but all I can say is, it’s a marvellous book, a book has to be appreciated for itself and not in comparison to anything else, that’s brilliantly written and executed but never feels stiff or too castellans for it.

I believe he chose exactly the wrong participans characters through whom to tell the story, politicaly speaking.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In technical terms of setting and mareative this book is helpful to explore how the layout of a novel can assist the story. There’s a comedy element to the story too, not a laugh-out-loud funniness but a dark comedy, an ironic undertone: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

It’s not by any means a bleak or oppressive story. Andy Bustamante rated it liked it May 11,