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I can see why instantly, as in the first 20 pages this already goes looping and dipping through such a range of experience, history, and medical anecdote. It has the charm of fairy tales and prince ss stories without being one such story itself.

It’s an eloquent tribute to ageless mythologies and to unforgettable works of art and literature.

Dalkey Archive Press July 1, Language: News from the Empire Paperback. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In Palinuro of Mexico Del Paso palinkro created a magical, surreal, artificial and dreamlike narrative. He sings of blood, of pus, of glistening, yellowed fat, of the muscled twisting of our bowels.

I read it two or three days after what I think is the greatest fuck-up of my life, and it shook me deeply. I could have used more rules to define this universe, and a few more spaces to breathe.


Other have tread here before me only to assign five stars. The meaningless death of Palinuro, in the struggle for a dream that was not to be, and deprecated by those around him, is a very gory and therefore appropiate image for the death of youth dreams.

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Palinuro de México by Fernando del Paso

Telling the story of a medical medical student who’s engaged in an incestuous affair with his cousin, mexxico novel satirizes advertising, politics, pornography, and mythology, while at the same time celebrating the body with a thoroughness that only a student of medicine could manage.

And yet, it ljbro me hooked. But it is also about the power and powerlessness of words to define and influence. Keith Mano and Felipe Alfau fans – where are you?

Palinuro de México

I’d definitely advise enterprising readers and fans of the surreal to at least read the first half, there’s some really good shit in there. A thin line between love and hate, perhaps. Probably one of the best treasures Dalkey has published over the years – I am serious, folx! Books by Fernando del Paso.


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World Literature Series Paperback: Rabelaisian, yes, it reminded me too at times — in particular towards the end of Coover’s Public Burning. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Youth dreams die and the next books that Mesico read are about how bowing the head and toiling keeps things running, no matter how smart you think you are. Read it for the meditations of myth and history; read it for the bawdy comedy; read it for the “Shakespearean invention” and plagiarism ; read it for the sheer delirious luminous perverse willful drunkenness with words which del Paso effortlessly spins into dadaesque flesh.

Charles’s mother, Mariana of Austria, herself a Habsburg, was a niece of his father, Philip. Just offstage is the Tlatelolco massacre. Palinuro is a medical student, or wants to be, anyhow.