El hombre que amaba a los perros has ratings and reviews. Elena said : DNF @ 10% (page ) That got me through the first four chapters, which w. Resumen y sinópsis de El hombre que amaba a los perros de Leonardo Padura. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora responsable de un paupérrimo gabinete veterinario de La Habana, vuelve los ojos hacia un.
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I tried to get into this book, but just couldn’t. InFuentes was awarded the National Prize for Literature, Cuba’s national literary award and the most important award of its kind. Mary rated it did not like it Nov 14, And why exactly did I have to read half the chapter to “discover” this information, when the second half of the chapter launches into the story of Ramon’s family and how he became estranged from his mother?
The Man Who Loved Dogs – Leonardo Padura
He wrote his first short novel between and This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Ivan died in the end. The novel, published in Septemberattracted a lot of publicity mainly because of its political theme. Leon TrotskyRamon Mercader. And yet, once I started reading it, the thought of reading more the next day was not a happy thought. French Embassy in Cuba in French.
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The four books were made into four Spanish language television films, which have been released with English subtitles as the Netflix mini-series Four Seasons in Havana. Whom he calls by her first name?
I’m not such a ruthless reader-editor that I insist on single clauses only, but when those paragraphs can be as long as half the page, and loaded with wordy descriptions and heavy political ideas as well, reading was both confusing and tiring.
Keonardo rated it did not like it Jun 21, The mystery of the story he hears is also an entertaining one — even if here too the pieces come too piecemeal. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Libro El hombre que amaba a los perros – Leonardo Padura: reseñas, resumen y comentarios
Want to Read saving…. Views Read Edit View history. Padura still lives and writes in his native city of Havana. InPadura was awarded the National Prize for LiteratureCuba’s national literary award and the most important award of its kind. At almost pages, it is his most accomplished work and the result of more than five years of meticulous historical research. Return to Book Page.
Despite the connections and the bits of overlap, and despite the theme of lost illusions prominent in each, The Man Who Loved Dogs doesn’t come to feel like a cohesive whole. Gustavo rated it did not like it Mar 14, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As of [update]he is quf of Cuba’s best known writers internationally.
Also, many things seem to be deliberately obscured for little or no reason. Gabriel Reyes rated it did not like it Mar 30, Los Angeles Review of Books. Conde is a cop who would rather be a writer, and admits to feelings of “solidarity with writers, crazy people, and drunkards”.
As ofhe is one of Cuba’s best known writers internationally. He has written screenplays, two books of short stories and a series of detective novels translated into 10 languages. Retrieved December 20, Likednot ‘loved’.
Bronwyn Mitchell-Strong rated it did not like it Oct 17, Where Padura really shines, however, is in the historical accounts: Rosalyn Alvarez rated it did not like it Dec 11, That may be because I was reading it in dribs and drabs, and my sense is that this is a book designed to be consumed in extended reading sessions. Ann Hart rated it did not like it May 15, But this is very much his niche: Sara Galico rated it did not like it Hombrw 30, Trotsky professes some self-doubt — wondering whether he too would have acted similarly if he had been the one to continue on the ascent — and, of course, has to keep an eye out on the possible consequences for those from his circle and, ultimately, himself.
By the end it seems even clearer; regardless, the question isn’t so much one of authenticity, as Mercader’s story is, in any case, one re-seen and re-purposed by the novelist’s hand. Es un lis que se disfruta. David Marcos rated it did not like it Nov 16, Mariela rated it did not like it Oct 31, Retrieved from ” https: Maybe it’s the translation.
October 10th, CubaHavana. That got me through the first four chapters, which was all three POV characters at least once. L’homme qui aimait les chiens – France.