In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Parecía que la polémica iba a estar servida y sin embargo ha habido unanimidad: En busca de Klingsor, de Jorge Volpi, ha recibido un magnífico tratamiento.

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Entrevista: Jorge Volpi. Premio Biblioteca Breve Seix Barral – nє 11 Espйculo

Creo que la propia novela lo dice The search is something of a shaggy dog story, encompassing encounters with some of the key non-fictional players in twentieth century science: Jan 27, Gilberto Garcia rated it it was amazing.

Well deserving of the accolades received. Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras. The structure of the novel is complicated and clunky, switching repeatedly between themes, characters and historical periods.

Dec 26, Anthony Ferner rated it liked it Shelves: Jorge Volpi Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras. 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. Premio Biblioteca Breve It really was a masterpiece up until this point.

The ambiguous ending again may not be for people liking cookie cutter endings with everything explained, but so what View all 4 comments.

En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi

Non esiste in ebook. The idea of conveying the relationship between the main characters in terms of game theory is an intriguing one. Lists with This Book. The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the American military, Francis Bacon, and a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his dr, Gustav Links. A researcher in wartime had to commit itself with a regime, the Nazi or ally, though not interested in politics if he wanted to continue his quest for knowledge and leave track in history, he had to accept the ideology and to collaborate until the last consequences 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.


If Volpi had found a way to conclude the story after the second part I have little doubt this would be one of my reads of the year. Desde hace mucho tiempo, la Ciencia parece haber desaparecido de los temas centrales de la Literatura, no solamente en castellano Una historia intelectual de Editorial Era, y La guerra y las palabras.

Bacon the second XP decided to fight against it and to move away of his destined mediocrity. There is an erroneous quotation at least in the Spanish edition of Einstein’s basic paper ofwhere “Thermodynamics” is written instead of “Electrodynamics”.

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. La novela se puede leer en varios niveles. I was not surprised to read that En busca de Klingsor was first published inwhen the author was only O sea, que la abundancia de datos no repercute en el aumento de verdad Apr 29, Alfonso Zendejas rated it really liked it.

Una manera magistral de relacionar tres temas buusca diferentes: 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.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Una responsabilidad en muchos sentidos Dec 13, Diego Alejandro rated it really liked it.

En busca de Klingsor

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 29, Edgar rated it it was amazing. The encounters with the real scientists are often vivid.

Creo que hay tan pocos escritores mexicanos que se atreven a salirse de los temas de confort Este es un libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos libros 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 Volpi resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.

This is my first book to read in this year, and I should say that I started with the right choice. A second Francis Bacon! Nov 05, Daniel Salvo rated it liked it.

Paperbackpages. 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.

En Busca de Klingsor

Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked it. Letta trama, lampadina che si accende, interesse che si moltiplica. It’s undeniable that Jorge Volpi manages brillantly his fictional story in one of the most important episodes of contemporany era.

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