El hombre que amaba a los perros has ratings and reviews. Elena said : DNF @ 10% (page ) That got me through the first four chapters, which w. Resumen y sinópsis de El hombre que amaba a los perros de Leonardo Padura. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora responsable de un paupérrimo gabinete veterinario de La Habana, vuelve los ojos hacia un.

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He has written screenplays, two books of short stories and a series of detective novels translated into 10 languages. Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to qye reflect or represent the views of the reviewers.

That got me through the first four chapters, which was all three POV characters at least once. October 10th, CubaHavana.

It was a Bruguera edition, printed inand along with the title story it had four others, including one called “The Man Who Loved Dogs”. But this was some of the densest, most forbidding prose I’ve ever seen.

Hans Landa rated it did not like it Jul 05, After a while, a dead boy is mentioned, Pablo, as Caridad’s son. And why exactly did I have to read half the chapter preros “discover” this information, when the second half of the chapter launches into the story of Ramon’s family and how he became estranged from his mother?


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Most sentences were actually paragraphs, outside of dialogue. Trotsky professes some self-doubt — wondering whether he too would have acted similarly if he had been the one to continue on the ascent — and, of course, has to keep an eye out on the possible consequences for those from his circle and, ultimately, himself. Es un libro que se disfruta. But this is very much his niche: I can sort of understand calling the novel in its English translation ‘The Man who Loved Dogs’ — but if you’re going to mention the Chandler story, you’ve got to refer to it by its actual name.

Whatever the case, once I get into a book and put it down, I’m not very likely to pick it up again.

He is a son of the Spanish Civil War blind to Stalin’s betrayals there until many decades laterwho early on is infected: Rosalyn Alvarez rated it did not like it Dec 11, Communists drink blood, you don’t have to repeat it. Refresh and try again. InPadura was awarded the National Prize for LiteratureCuba’s national literary award and the most important award of its kind.

The accounts about each of these three main characters don’t focus solely on where they intersect; instead, Padura fleshes out their lives: Quotes from El hombre que ama It’s an impressive novel, and a good and thought-provoking and often exciting read, but doesn’t all come together.

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Padura, who was born in Havanatook a degree in Latin American literature at the University of Havana. Maybe it’s the translation.

El hombre que amaba a los perros by Leonardo Padura (1 star ratings)

He wrote his first short novel between and Surely there can’t even be any debate oos that. Want to Read saving…. Ann Hart rated it did not like it May 15, Gabriel Reyes rated it did not like it Mar 30, As of [update]he is one of Cuba’s best known writers internationally. Retrieved 3 January Sara Galico rated it did not like it Mar 30, The four books were made into four Spanish language television films, which have been released with English subtitles as the Netflix mini-series Four Seasons in Havana.

And yet, once I started reading it, the thought of reading more the next day was not a happy preros. L’uomo che amava i cani – Italia.

El hombre que amaba a los perros

Jun 11, Bergemes rated it did not like it. He offers us an off-the-beaten-path visit of a relatively closed society, a prose that is free of propaganda though not liberated from surveillance. Killer in the Rain.