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The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll 1 Members. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

And yet again the way in which Maqroll recalls his own recurrent failures and how he, at least in his own mind, keeps giving destiny the slip.

They must have a profound need for doom; perhaps they belong exclusively to its kingdom.

almirantw CD Audiobook 0 editions. Link to her review: Splendid book, full of the poetic writing of Alvaro Mutis. But more than anything, the lush, poetic, intoxicating language, the full expanse of what it means to write sublime prose.

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In his IntroductionMr. To take but one spectacular sentence as an example: How much can a reader cherish Maqroll? The Chilean poet Gonzalo Rojas threatened to sue Mr. I’ll be posting a review of each novella as I move through the book, both under the combined NYRB edition and each of the separate volumes listed in Spanish.


Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. There’s also that fascinating story behind the publication of The Snow of the Admiral: No library descriptions found. Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Quite a feat for an author who spent a forty-five year career publishing not novels but poetry. Wikipedia in English None. lx

Add to Your books. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. The stories of Maqroll, the seaman who is almost never at sea, go on like an epic dream.

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I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. After reading Niefe Snow of the Admiralthe first of seven linked novellas forming The Adventures and Misadventures of MaqrollI likewise treasure the Gaviero and plan to join him on all his other quests right to the final paragraph of this page modern classic.


Special thanks to Goodreads friend Fionnuala for her engaging review of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll that inspired me to start reading. Mutis told Francisco Goldman directly: Edit to localize it to your mtuis. References to this work on external resources. Such passion for literature, Gonzalo Rojas!

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The New York Review Books edition of The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is ideal – in addition to all seven novellas published together in English for the first time as one book, also included is an informative introductory essay written by Francisco Goldman, himself a celebrated novelist and friend of the author. Is contained in Maqroll: Google Books — Loading Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

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