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Empresas y Tribulaciones de Maqroll el Gaviero has ratings and reviews. Josh said: Disappointing I came into this book looking for the same. Jumma de Maqroll El Gaviero has 10 ratings and 2 reviews: 78 pages. Maqroll el Gaviero: Álvaro Mutis: alter ego, a character named Maqroll el Gaviero (“Maqroll the Lookout”).

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What’s wrong with me? I hope to read them someday, but right now I’ve lost patience for the trials and tribulations of el Gaviero.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Un libro que nos lleva a una de las esencias de Maqroll y nos invita a releer la obra de Mutis. Refresh and try again. Tina rated it liked it Nov 04, Betocorrea rated it it was amazing Jan 04, If these had been sold separately, it would have been better.

It’s a book that I’ll read again in a few years, and I think that I’ll like it better the second time around.

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As a matter of fact, it just consists out of small, random and meaning What’s wrong with me? I came into this book looking for the same peach-colored richness I secretly gavierl whenever I inadvisedly order a fruity mixed drink at a bar; as so often happens during said fruity-drink orderings, I got about halfway through and realized that I was neither drunk nor particularly satisfied by the bland mango-and-lemon-rind taste.


I really enjoyed the first three novellas! It isn’t as bad as “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, but still there are always some resemblances. It is excellent writing if you can tolerate seven page gwviero of feral and carnal at a crack.

Danielle Elliott rated it liked it Feb 09, And so, after finishing “Amirbar” and reading more than pages I decided to return the book to the library without reading the last two novellas in the volume. Published Maqtoll 1st by Alfaguara first published She penetrated a corner of my soul that had been kept sealed and even I didn’t know was there.

Personally the problem lay in the fact that everything was collected in one volume. Want to Read saving…. This book has a Stalinist rating on this site, but still I didn’t like it.

Empresas y Tribulaciones de Maqroll el Gaviero

Some of the stories venture into inane territory, but most are gripping. Disclaimer, I maqdoll got to page and will read the other novellas at a later time. Marcos rated it liked it Jun 18, Lina Ma GH rated it really liked it Oct 12, It took me forever to read because this is a book that requires immersion, so it’s not a book that can be picked up, read 20 pages, then set down again.

Lists with This Book. Harold rated it liked it Jul 13, Chandler Groover rated it liked it Aug 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about Empresas y Tribulaciones de Maqroll el Gavieroplease sign up. On top of that the stories in these three are great — very interesting, with lots of action and also philosophy.

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Open Preview See a Problem? With Amirbar, another issue I had was that the descriptions of the journey up to the mine were very similiar to the descriptions of the journey up the mountain in “Un bel morir”.

Monica rated it really liked it Apr 19, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Compared to books like Years of Solitude, orthis book feels diluted and extremely literary. Be the first to ask a question about Jumma de Maqroll El Gaviero.

James rated it liked it Feb 09, Juan marked it as to-read Jan 26, Ernesto Priani saiso maqrolk it it was amazing Nov 05, It’s a man’s book, IMHO.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Samuel Avila marked it as to-read May 19, Mutis can really set a scene, that’s for sure. I hate to post negative reviews, but I was expecting great things given NYRB’s usual magpie-ish capacity for gemfinding.

Tosin rated it liked it Apr 02, Nov 18, Juan Hidalgo rated it liked it.