O Boxeador Polaco has ratings and 97 reviews. Erin said: This was recommended on a list of must read books and the review just raved about it and the. In his book, El ángel literario, a meeting held in Madrid with the writer Andrés Trapiello, serves as the backdrop for Eduardo Halfon to narrate the beginnings of . Get this from a library! El boxeador polaco. [Eduardo Halfon].

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O Boxeador Polaco by Eduardo Halfon (3 star ratings)

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Rated three stars based on, as ever, my own enjoyment of it, but in all hqlfon my frustration with it is almost certainly down to something within me, not the text. Published October by Rocco first published January Books by Eduardo Halfon.

As I was writing that scene, I myself was confused. I just keep writing. The same goes even for the story of the Polish Boxer, since the main character in the book beside the author is neither the Euardo Boxer nor the grandfather, it is the enigmatic pianist.


You know too few atheists, obviously: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Emily Kimball rated it did not like it Sep 13, I never feel better after writing a book. Boxeaodr since Kale is dropped and never again mentioned during the rest of the book, I was wondering why his story was included in the novel.

I have to keep going. Eduardo Halfon Find more information about: However, I ended up having a hard time identifying with the main character and found his world weary hyper sophisticated aesthete pose a little wearying. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second halron.


Before you became a writer, you were an engineer. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In terms of plot, it’s quite meandering, but in this way it’s also oddly reflective of life. It would have been much more interesting. Shannon rated it did not like it Dec 04, Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

But I also knew, or felt, that it was right. Cat rated it liked it Jul 20, At times, my interest waned. But my writing is also spontaneous. I love the nuance of relationship, the shock of the detail in this small novel.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. English Choose a language for shopping. Subscribe by RSS or Email. The Polish Boxer is a lovely novel-in-stories that looks at the slipperiness of nationality and identity: Andrea rated it did not like it Aug 22, At times, the language is breathtaking. The result is puzzlingly satisfying.

O Boxeador Polaco

There is an almost dreamy quality to this book, perhaps in part from being translated from Spanish. O Boxeador Polaco by Yalfon Halfon. Distant A college professor in Guatemala starts his introductory literature class on short stories.

The Polish Boxer How did his grandfather survive the camps? Lists with This Book. But as I went along I realized the string of narrative and fell under its spell.