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Esta es una novela con dichas cualidades. Apr 24, Andres Sanchez rated it it was amazing. Agradezco su intento de plasmar esta realidad tan apestosa y vomitiva.

The story itself is rather simple: Con frases lapidarias como: The novel is really good in most barrrera, but some parts just felt awkward or unnecessary, like the literary references, and most of the doctors inner thoughts about medicine, I laa know, they just didn’t feel right. In its essence, An interesting Venezuelan novel focusing on two very different patients of one doctor.

So maybe, this is, in fact, a big middle finger to the editorial world, showing that writers when pressed with “best seller” stereotypes come out with rubbish, nonsensical hundreds of pages.

When all of that crumbles, all that is left is their resplendent humanity. Jul 12, Ivan Ciriaco-Useche rated ttszka it was ok. Dec 24, Oswaldo rated it really liked it.

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Patria o muerte

Barrera Tyszka demuestra que es un maestro desenredando tramas. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Plus, I did like it more as it progressed, and Bzrrera did find it quite a compulsive read, and middlingly poignant. How does one tell his father he is dying? No sentirse identificado con Patria o muerte siendo venezolano es imposible. Miranda’s own father, dying of cancer ; Ernesto Duran another of Dr.

The Sickness by Alberto Barrera Tyszka

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Suspense has been sacrificed to sadness and the melancholy of things calmly burning out. Books by Alberto Barrera Tyszka. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 28, Diana rated it it was amazing.

So why is this a bad novel? Published November 12th by Tusquets first published November Miranda is faced with a tragedy: Since Ernesto separated from his wife and has lived barrera his own, he has suffered all the symptoms of a disease that, he suspects, could have mortalconsequences.

So, starting with the obvious, it is a novel about sickness, real and fatal or perceived and just as crippling. I’m not sure what the symbolism is, although I know it’s present in that scene.

Trivia About The Sickness. Escribe, en cierta forma, dibujando, evocando. Se nota mucho que Barrera Tyszka es cronista en este libro. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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Patria o muerte by Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Employing poetic finesse and multiple points of views, Tyszka delves deeply into each of these characters to examine how the idea and the reality of illness affects them. Kindle Editionpages.


Un libro entretenido pero insustancial. An interesting Venezuelan novel focusing on two very different patients of one doctor. His obsession goes a step further than mere hypochondria, and has given him the certainty that there is only one doctor who can save him. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ever since he separated from his wife he has been presenting symptoms of an illness he believes is killing him.

However, the stalking hypochondriac is a minor feature of the book and really holds no impact into what the author has made the main focus of the book. Folding down corners is my method for marking significant to me passages, but it clearly wasn’t working with tyszkq fiction novel because I was marking every page. No se pude negar, Barrera Tyszka tiene excelente pluma y es un conocedor del oficio.

Tal vez simplemente se trate que nuestra realidad cambia aceleradamente. Muy interesante, al final morir no es una alternativa. The man has already been given a clean bill of health but persists in his belief that he is ill; and Karina Sanchez Dr.

Characters come to no climax, and most things are not resolute. Reading Challenge It was a sad tale of a son dealing with his father’s terminal cancer diagnosis while a patient of his, deals with his own sickness.