The novel The Ill-fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando recreates in a poetic style, in which time, space, and character move on multiple planes of fantasy and . “El palacio de las blanquísimas mofetas” extiende y termina de construir todo lo que comenzó en “Celestino antes del alba”, y ambas lecturas son tan. Both El palacio de las blanquisimas mofetas () and Otra vez el mar. () evince an inescapable sense of loss-of a past happiness, per- haps, but even.

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Anyone interested in reading Latin American authors must include Arenas. If it weren’t for coming upon this book by chance amid a crammed bookstore, I would not have relearned my love for literature. Only they find themselves next door to a guava paste factory where they earn a living making boxes blamquisimas pitiable wages.

Open Preview See a Problem? Other books in the series. Trivia About The Palace of the Inhe moved to Havana to enroll in the School of Planification and, later, in the Faculty of Letters at the Universidad de La Habana, where he studied philosophy and literature without completing a degree.

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National Library of Australia. This is not surprising, as it’s semi-autobiographical, and Reinaldo Arenas is the writer made recognizable to contemporary US readers by the movie Before Night Falls. The second novel in the Pentagonia, this is a phantasmagoric novel of adolescent rebellion and political revolution.

Always in the background is the gunfire of the revelution which captivates Fortunato and eventually ensnares him.

Sep 07, Sean A. He escaped from prison and tried to leave Cuba by launching himself from the shore on a tire inner tube. His Hallucinations was awarded “first Honorable Mention” in although, as the judges could find no better entry, palacoi First Prize was awarded that year.

Unlike his other novels, Arenas fails to boast of his own sexual perversions, focusing entirely on the plight of the Cuban campesino and the ravages of war. Refresh and try again. From to he was a journalist and editor for the literary magazine La Gaceta de Cuba.

I cry sometimes, just thinking of parts from this book This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Rodrigo Figueroa rated it it was ok Dec 11, His writings and openly gay lifestyle were, bybringing him into conflict with the Communist government.

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Arenas’ writing skills are in full display as he blends prose and narrative rich in allegory, transporting the reader through a series of dream sequences as beheld through the eyes of different characters in the novel. Francisco Mejia rated it really liked it Mar 16, Largely autobiographical in nature, the story features Polo, Adolfina and their live-in relatives who go from one private hell to another as the deprivation takes on demonic proportions. Joaquim rated it it was ok Jan 26, Books by Reinaldo Arenas.


That is to say, this book is sad. Michael rated it really liked it Jan 02, Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January The biographical movie on Arenas, Before Night Fallshints at the author’s ability yet does not do justice to works such as this. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. Lws his torment, misery and anger is no less.

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Be the first to ask a question about The Palace of the White Skunks. At times hallucinatory and at times merely repetitive and annoying. Can I borrow this kofetas When it seems as if it can get no worse, the horrors of war break through with a force that places the family on the brink of madness.