Trata de un hijo que tiene que enfrentar la enfermedad de su padre, quien padece de . Pero indudablemente la pluma de Alberto Barrera Tyszca es una joya. Ok, la enfermedad de Chávez (y su muerte) fue un misterio, pero por lo menos .. Alberto Barrera Tyszka intenta entender el impacto del chavismo en la clase. La enfermedad. Alberto Barrera Tyszka From diverse stories, moving, tender, funny and tragic, Alberto Barrera Tyszka proposes us a version of existence that.

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So, starting with the obvious, it is a novel about sickness, real and fatal or perceived and just as crippling. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Margaret Jull Costa Translator. Tampoco me gustaron los lugares comunes: On trying to read the face of a doctor while awaiting possibly bad news: Miranda is faced with a tragedy: Characters come to no climax, and most things are not resolute.

Instead, and unfortunately, this novel ends up as a lost opportunity. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Sep 11, Bernardo rated it liked it. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. No trivia or quizzes yet. Miranda, an oncologist more interested in books than in surgeries; a patient Dr.

The Sickness by Alberto Barrera Tyszka

No seamos, por favor, ilusos. Feb 28, Adonay Rivas rated it really liked it. Through these characters, the novel explores people’s different ways of dealing with sickness; how sickness affects patients and those who surround them.

The end is simply hyszka existent. A more than likely prediction is that this book will not be read in thirty years time, besides the academic research to know stereotypes of the time.


The Sickness – Editorial Anagrama

Andreas Miranda and his father Javier. The Venezuelan writer endows illness with an unprecedented literary strength by considering it what it really is: As to the Premio Tusquets Editores de Novelait is now more than clear that it was made as a political statement.

Feb 26, Pedro Alhinho rated it really liked it. Miranda’s secretarywho feels compassion for the patient that Mi In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka “the Venezuelan Ian McEwan” explores the phenomenon of ablerto from a variety of perspectives: Pues que decir de Patria o Muerte This takes up a good half of the book granted it’s only pages long. Spanish Edition 3 8 Oct 02, No hay mayores sorpresas.

Un libro notable, escrito en un registro inusual en nuestra lengua, que mezcla lo profundo con lo veloz, que apela a las emociones pero tambien a la inteligencia del lector. Trivia About Patria o muerte. Miranda’s secretarywho feels compassion for the patient that Miranda so casually bzrrera and then ignores.

Esta es una novela con dichas cualidades. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Y lejos de ser un defecto, le da un aire muy interesante de contar la historia interna de un evento clave de la historia reciente latinoamericana: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The Sickness

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Throughout the book, each character experiences a disintegration of what they held dear, of what made their life and a fraying of the cloak of dignity that they had come to mistake for their identity. He has a degree from the School of Literature of the University Central de Venezuela, where he is also a professor.

Alberto Barrera tiene una escritura impoluta, sobria y deliciosa. Unlike timeless classics like Anna Karenina, this novel is not about the universal emotions, conflicts, and dramas of time immemorial, but, again, a journalistic attempt at being a novel, failing without need. Read more Read less. I also didn’t find the book that inspired or inspiring. En cualquier caso muy amena lectura. Reading Challenge Theodore Dalrymple of the British Medical Journal said while reviewing the book “I assumed this book was written by a doctor” and I believe this statement to be true.


Narrativas Hispanicas Book Paperback: Within the first pages of a screenplay a reader can judge the relative skill of the writer simply by noting how he handles exposition. Me gusta la prosa de Barrera Tyszka, va acompasada con la historia. He has brought an unusually sophisticated understanding to a wonderfully intense, little novel.

He is also faced with a dilemma: El parrafo sobre los nombres tipicos venezolanos me hizo entender muchas cosas. Agradezco su intento de plasmar esta realidad tan apestosa y vomitiva. To ask other readers questions about The Sicknessplease sign up. Oct 12, Zainab Ali rated it liked it Shelves: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Make of it as you will but following the doctor a grand total of one time, in which he tried to talk to him about his “condition” and sending a few e-mails is hardly obsessive.

It is simply void of drama, and filled with unnecessary factual descriptions.

An interesting Venezuelan novel focusing on two very different patients of one doctor.