Juntacadáveres / El Astillero has 11 ratings and 2 reviews. Daniel said: The gloomy atmospheres in these novels are among the best in modern literature. Juntacadáveres has ratings and 34 reviews. Howard said: Onetti is a Uruguayan author and this is one of his earlier novels from Onetti, I think. Juntacadaveres by Juan Carlos Onetti, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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MaryBovary marked it as to-read Nov 25, A harsh, hard read.

There he continued his career as a writer, being awarded the most prestigious literary prize in the Spanish-speaking world, the Premio Cervantes. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. Special award for travel literature: Want to Juam saving…. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article.


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Somehow this novel didn’t quite work for me; I found it strangely difficult to follow in that you didn’t immediately know who was narrating. Books by Juan Carlos Onetti. Some questions just weren’t answered.

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Juntacadáveres / El Astillero by Juan Carlos Onetti

He remembered his childhood as a happy time, describing his parents as a very close and loving couple with their children. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.


Want to Read saving…. Munckel added it Sep 18, It is a bold, harsh story but not for me.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: Special Award 40 Years of Mondello: The novel is interestingly constructed in that it has first person scenes between characters developing the intrigues and subtleties, but occasionally you get italiced text giving a first person internal perspective of the interaction.

A high school drop-out, Onetti’s first novel, El pozopublished inmet with his close friends’ immediate acclaim, as well as from some writers and journalists of his time. Fiorella Pesce rated it it was ok Jan 03, The depth juntaccadaveres the story is achieved by having Julieta seducing Jorge as a near replacement for Frederico and Marcos Julieta’s brother being in his youth responsible for a sexual commune.

Juntacadáveres by Juan Carlos Onetti (2 star ratings)

For more guidance, see Wikipedia: He had lived for some years in Buenos Aires, where he published short stories and wrote cinema critiques for the local media, and met and befriended the notorious novelist and journalist, Roberto Arlt “El juguete rabioso”, “Los siete locos”, “Los lanzallamas”.

Sep 24, Vanyo rated it it was ok. Due to a series of misunderstandings and the need to fill some space in the following day’s editionEl guardaespaldas was published in Marcha, although it had been widely agreed among them that they shouldn’t and wouldn’t do so, knowing this would be the perfect excuse for the military to intervene Marcha, considering the subject of the story the interior monologue of a top-rank military officer who recounts his murders and atrocious behavior, much as it was happening with the functioning regime.


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There he continued his career as a writer, being awarded the most prestigious literary prize in the Spanish-speaking world, the Premio Cervantes. This name uses Spanish naming customs: Rafa rated it it was ok May 03, Lorenzo Pavolinisec.

Mariuska rated it it was amazing Oct 03, El Federal rated it it was amazing Jun 06, I suspect that the author wanted the ‘body snatcher’ reference to be applicable to several characters.

No se trata de un lugar cualquiera, dedicado al simple desahogo sexual, o al menos eso es lo que pretende Larsen.

Time lines were sketchy. Alessandro Zaccuriter. Diana rated it it was ok Dec 15, Adriana Junhacadaveres rated it really liked it Dec 26, Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Aged 30, Onetti was already working as editing secretary of the famous weekly Uruguayan newspaper Marcha.