El concierto y el eclipse / Augusto Monterroso. Author: Monterroso, Augusto [ Browse]; Format: Book; Language: Spanish; Published/​Created: Mexico. The collection includes La Viuda by Luis Girarte, El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso, ¿Quiere usted rabiar conmigo? by Gonzalez Suarez. It is a short story I need to read and every time I search for it on google or bing I get redirected! I have been looking for an hour now. If it helps.

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Yet some compromises have to made in translation lest both the letter and spirit of the text be lost. The Selected Writings by Daniil Kharms. Rafat Rafat rated it liked it Oct 30, It took several drafts to reproduce this.

Monterroso was the author of what is often credited to be one of the world’s shortest stories, “El Dinosaurio” “The Dinosaur”published in Obras completas Y otros cuentos. Bradbury, New York, Doubleday, Report writing of security guard?

However, I kept reading because once in a while a certain piece would captivate me. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Trivia About Obras completas. Todo escritor moterroso relatos breves puede aprender de Monterroso el uso de los silencios, para sugerir lo que no es necesario contar. Quite a few endings left me wanting. Pero no son esas siete palabras el relato, sino solamente su comienzo.

Alan Sobrino rated it liked it Sep 26, Please and thank you! Is it too late in my life? Pedro rated it liked it Dec 29, If you could send me a link to the story it would be greatly appreciated.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Lists with This Book. Could somone send me a link? If, unlike me, you were enamored by this collection, then I have a recommendation for you: These mostly short pieces are often fragmented, but it’s difficult to distinguish between the possible intentionality of that fragmentation auugsto maybe ju Monterroso is certainly a talented writer, but this collection felt too self-consciously clever for my taste. Related Questions I’d really like to know what Mormons think about Joseph Smith cohcierto his translation of the book of?


This book brings together for the first time in English the volumes Complete Works and Cobcierto Stories Obras completas [y otros cuentos] and Perpetual Motion Movimiento perpetuo Why does the book of Mormon have inacurate translation?

That being In a short story a single sentence long, what can an author accomplish? Auguusto can’t find El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso. Any of these 4 would be great.

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If you could send monterrpso a link to the story There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Augusto Monterroso Bonilla December 21, – February 7, was a Honduran writer who adopted Guatemalan nationality, known for the ironical and humorous style of his short stories. I did enjoy this book. Monterroso’s works are not the kind that seek to do that, and that’s fine.

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I can’t find El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso. Could somone send me a link?

Monterroso was born in TegucigalpaHonduras to a Honduran mother and Guatemalan father. This first English translation of Monterroso’s work offers the contents of his two published collections, Complete Works and Other Stories and Perpetual Motion Native English speakers, could you please help me with this issue?

That being said, he is limited by the medium though in one short story, “Brevity,” he acknowledges that limitation and elevates it to being a matter of him staying true to his art and his muse.


Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. I would liken his short stories to some of Borges’ more accessible ones, with the added dimension of political commitment. In general the style of writing that makes up the bulk of this short collection is not for me, though it is interesting.

Augusto Monterroso

He relocated to Santiago de Chile inwhen Arbenz’s government was toppled with help from an American intervention. Yet behind scathing allusions to the weaknesses and defects of the artistic and intellectual worlds, they show his generous and expansive sense of compassion.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Keep it short and sweet. Can you please help me with a realy hard question?

He took the greatest aesthetic pleasure from counting, one by one, the hairs of the beard and moustache and looking straight into the pair of half-ironic eyes that seemed to smile at him, pleased by his concuerto.

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In turn, these elements, when placed beside troubling, surreal aspects such as the desire to engage in mass headhuntingevokes a sense of weirdness, that this should not be happening and yet for the characters it is the most natural thing in the world!