Los cuentos siniestros kobo abe books. Los cuentos siniestros has ratings and 22 reviews. Fernando said: Kobo Abe supo transformarse en un escritor muy . Los Cuentos Siniestros: Abe Kobo: Books – Libros de Segunda Mano (posteriores a ) – Literatura – Narrativa – Otros: Kobo abe – los cuentos siniestros – eterna cadencia editora-. Compra, venta y.

Author: Mojin Virisar
Country: South Africa
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Education
Published (Last): 22 June 2012
Pages: 268
PDF File Size: 11.77 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.31 Mb
ISBN: 719-4-70400-938-1
Downloads: 38800
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Samujar

Dec 18, Tenma rated it liked it Shelves: The entire book is nausea-inducing. But it redeems or at rate justifies I won’t pretend that great swathes of this didn’t move swiftly into and out of consciousness, or that I wasn’t bored and totally adrift for entire sections. Although realistic, there is something surreal about this novel.

Sinieshros all 5 comments. The characters were flat, the sexiness felt forced, and the “shocker” moments could hardly rouse any emotion.

You can examine and separate out names. A few examples, and again, these aren’t supposed to be examples of Great Prose But on the whole it didn’t hold my interest. Reading Abe Kobo Member ratings Average: Maybe there is profound insight and meaning to be had from some of those passages. He was the son of a doctor and studied medicine at Tokyo University.

Since then, he meets strange staffs, nurses and patients with crazy diseases. There are a couple of diversions into bizarre Japanese underworld territories, but overall these didn’t really captu For me, the highlights of The Box Man had to do with the level of weirdness combined with a comment on identity and dropping-out of society.

TOP Related Posts  PX90 DIET PLAN EPUB

Feb 18, David rated it really liked it. Better than some, worse than others. Sinieestros Wikipedia author page Japanese.

The Face of Another

If you think that sounds ok, you should read Abe’s prose. Abe sometimes sinks his narrative drive by fully realizing the artifice through which he is revealing his story, here it is the notebooks of the scientist who creates the titular object, written to his wife. Great book, now it’s time to rewatch the movie. No I cannot design my own face.

Kafka yes, Chandler no. That so many of the characters speak in non sequiturs did nothing to help me regain my footing. A scientist’s facial vulgarization caused by a lab explosion alienates and victimizes him, spurring him to create a lifelike mask capable of human expression.

Los cuentos siniestros by Kōbō Abe (1 star ratings)

This novel koo so well the sense of being a person imprisoned both in the self and in the thousands of other selves surrounding any given person. Trivia About The Face of Another. Oct 20, Antiabecedarian rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Not the genre for me at all.

To ask kobp readers questions about Secret Rendezvousplease sign up. When the play-acting scheme with his wife backfires, he becomes blindly jealous of this ‘other’ self, and is driven by maniacal rage as the twisted revelation unfolds. The first scene begins with a bizarre occurrence, when a man’s wife is driven away in the middle of the night in a ambulance for no apparent reason and to the wife’s objection and reluctance.

Overall, I liked it. Refresh and try again.

The world of The Face of Another is the world of Japan in the sobserved through Abe’s highly tuned microscope; a world layered in paranoia, in which fast growing technology when not regulated, might create a terrifying nightmarish sinkestros of the future. View all 11 comments. I also thought I sensed the ghost-story vibe of Japanese cinema and literature, the lack of boundaries between this world and the Other one.


Tal vez su forma de Kobo Abe es sin lugar a dudas uno de los autores ms deslumbrantes de la literatura universal y uno de los renovadores de la literatura japonesa del siglo XX junto a Yukio Mishima y Kenzaburo Oe. Jan 25, David Keffer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book.

The Face of Another by Kōbō Abe

Whatever Actually, what I ask of you is quite something else again. Kobo Abe es un escritor cuenos me agrada notablemente. A hard boiled noir detective story where the detective learns less and less about the case as he goes on, the form cleverly siniestroe use of this subversion of genre to explore issues of disorientation and the tenuousness of identity.

Juliet Winters Carpenter Translator. Main page Picture gallery 1 Rating statistics If you like View all 6 comments. He never practised however, giving it up to join a literary group that aimed to apply surrealist techniques to Marxist ideology. You want the moment to go on forever just as it is.