Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Jorge Volpi (México, ). Es autor de las novelas La paz de los sepulcros, El temperamento melancólico, El jardín. In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Buy En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Son dos modelos, dos propuestas Jul 31, Toby rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: Volpi’s novels are distinct from magical realism and other trends of Latin American literature as they focus on the actions of characters and research into academic topics, especially history and science, and do not always focus on Latin American characters and settings.

The third part, however, shifted focus to concentrate on Gustav Links, with the style and pace altering, and more problematically, it little advanced the story with regards to the search for Klingsor. Even though these sketches change, it allows Volpi to “know” them and a few important features to help describe them briefly, like a first impression in real life.

The ambiguous ending again may not be for people liking cookie Very interesting novel about scientists and their ethical and social responsibilities.

In questo libro il messicano Jorge Volpi racconta a modo suo, in una caccia al fantomatico consigliere scientifico “Klingsor”, cosa pensavano i grandi fisici tra le due guerre, da Einstein a Bohr a Heisenberg. In A pesar del oscuro silenciothe main character is researching the tragic life of Jorge Cuestaa Mexican vanguard poet and essayist of the s and s.

In Search of Klingsor is, in many ways, a remarkable book. Aside from this, the plot is interesting but I think it became an unnecessarily long book.

Jorge Volpi

Indeed, the story is rich in detail and for the most part cleverly and engagingly constructed, and the book is clearly based on extensive research. Y luego ya este libro. This is my first book to read in this year, and I should say that I started with the right choice. O sea, que la abundancia de datos no repercute en el aumento de verdad Books by Jorge Volpi. He also learned German klingspr part of research into the book at this time.


And a thread of Aryan mythology runs through the whole thing, ostensibly tying together some of the themes of the book, and accounting for the mythologically-derived codename of the Nazi scientist, Klingsor.

Pero lo cierto es que no podemos negar que, ciertas o falsas, esas implicaciones sociales han sido muy importantes. Manages to be educational and thought-provoking and at the same time exhilarating.

En busca de Klingsor translated into English as In Search of Klingsor is very readable and has many interesting aspects. The search is something klingsir a shaggy dog story, encompassing encounters with some of the key non-fictional players in twentieth century science: The style wavers from the trite to the popular-scientific to the bombastic and over-literary.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: His first notable work were the “novelas de crack” publishing in the s in which he rejected the then dominant “literature light” and focused less on the language and more on the actions of the characters.

Este es klihgsor libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos vusca que te enganchan desde el principio y no puedes soltar, y muy a pesar de los “manifiestos” y obsesiones por la literatura nada complaciente con el lector, fuera de una estructura narrativa no lineal y diferentes voces narrativas –estructuras ya muy comunes en muchas obras– la novela de Klingaor resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.

But with the axiom that everything is uncertain, including especially the human being, we doubt even our own narrator, Volpi keep us in constant change, without knowing if the decisions of Bacon are right or wrong, causes us to wonder if he will achieve his objective or get lost in the way. In queste peregrinazioni, mi sono imbattuto molto tempo fa in Jorge Volpi, di cui veniva proposto il romanzo In cerca di Klingsor.

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Eager to be a man renowned in science, and compete against his other self, who was ahead for the simple reason of being born years before. In El temperamento melancolicoVolpi psychologically analyzes the idea of human temperament, exploring group dynamics and the effects of individual actions. It not only binds together the story arc with historical episodes and explanations of atomic science and game theory, it uses the principles of the latter as narrative devices.


Apr 29, Alexandra Carvallo rated it it was amazing. Jan 27, Gilberto Garcia rated it it was amazing. En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi. Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

InVolpi moved to Spain to do his doctorate at the University of Salamanca.

Es el que el propio lector tiene que decidir, frente a la incertidumbre, que sea el final. He met with and shared experiences there with fellow writer Ignacio Padillacrediting him as an indirect influence on the work. Pacheco The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a young American physicist called Francis Bacon sounds good.

Interesante para los amantes de la fisica y las matematicas. The idea of conveying the relationship between the main characters in terms of game theory is an intriguing one.

This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. La novela parte de un supuesto interesante: Later, Volpi became friends with Fuentes after the older writer praised En busca de Klingsor. La novela se puede leer en varios niveles. Tanto como que no pudiera comprender el autor la mente de una astuta mujer o no le quiere conceder el privilegio de ser tan inteligente.

Hemos sobrepasado ampliamente el tiempo de Jorge Volpi, que se dirige a atender las llamadas pendientes. No me parece mal