Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Jorge Volpi (México, ). Es autor de las novelas La paz de los sepulcros, El temperamento melancólico, El jardín. In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Buy En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Es vlopi que el propio lector tiene que decidir, frente a la incertidumbre, que sea el final. In El temperamento melancolicoVolpi psychologically analyzes the idea of human temperament, exploring group dynamics and the effects of individual actions. 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 search, Gustav Links.

Nov 15, Antonio Rubio Reyes rated it liked it. This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. Son dos modelos, dos propuestas 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.

The search is something of a shaggy dog story, encompassing encounters with some of the key non-fictional players in twentieth century science: Aug 04, Rebekkane rated it liked it. Yo creo las dos cosas Inklnigsor was named the director of the Festival Internacional Cervantino in Guanajuatothe most important cultural festival in Latin America. To view it, click here. Retrieved from ” https: He has stated that he does not klungsor fame, that it is better suited for singers, actors and television personalities.

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Jorge Volpi

Volpi’s first two published works are a series of short stories called Pieza de forma de sonata at age 23 and novel A pesar del oscuro silencio Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Y eso no nos da mayores certezas en nuestra vida cotidiana.


Dec 26, Anthony Ferner rated it liked kllngsor Shelves: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Te cuento primero de las novelas Published February 19th by Planeta Publishing first published He decided later in life to abandon these for vol;i, but these interests remain and appear in his writing.

Preview — En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi. Quiero plantearte dos cosas. They particularly Links are primarily vehicles for ideas and for interesting but awkward exposition of events and scientific theories. In questo libro il messicano Jorge Volpi racconta a modo suo, in una caccia al fantomatico buscx scientifico “Klingsor”, cosa pensavano i grandi fisici tra le due guerre, da Einstein a Bohr a Heisenberg.

It is a real thriller, and deep too. Not for everyone – if reading a short history of the development of quantum mechanics, intersped with the Nazi pursuit of the atomic bomb and a postwar investigation of German physicists and their culpabilities in the crimes of the 3rd Reich is not for you then give this novel a pass – but if the subject tickles your fancy this novel is excellent.

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

He also learned German as part of klinvsor into the book at this time. Later, Volpi became friends with Fuentes after the older writer praised En busca de Klingsor. The ambiguous ending again may not be for people liking cookie Very interesting novel about scientists and their ethical and social responsibilities. Como otras novelas ganadoras del Premio Biblioteca Breve, esperamos que dure en el tiempo. Jul 04, Pierre rated it liked it.

Manages to be educational and thought-provoking and at the same time exhilarating. It is full of science, philosophy, metaphysics and the great personalities of early twentieth century physics. Volpi’s novels are distinct from magical realism and other trends of Latin American literature as they focus on the actions of characters and research into academic topics, especially history and science, and do not always focus on Latin American characters and settings.

The point of view seems to waver one character appears to have access to the private thoughts and actions of another, for no good reason. Ubsca is my first book to read in this year, colpi I should say that I started with the right choice. Archived from the original on December 23, I was not surprised to read that En busca de Klingsor was first published inwhen the author was only Volpi’s most successful novel is En busca de Klingsorwhich itself has been translated into nineteen languages, breaking sales records in Europe and has been read over German radio.


Volpi has stated that “The novels I like to read and the ones I try to write are those that consider fiction as a vehicle of knowledge.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid. El lector naturalmente tiende a creer al narrador en primera persona. Yo creo que esa incertidumbre y esa complejidad bksca la complejidad del mundo. Una manera magistral de relacionar tres temas totalmente diferentes: Era como el primer antecedente. The telling is divided into three parts.

Jorge Volpi – Wikipedia

It worked to take the wind out of the sails of what had been a thoroughly compelling yarn and also led to some loose ends, not least with respect to Bacon, creating somewhat of a weak conclusion. He generally writes about identity busfa a mixture of character, temperament and will. Refresh and try again. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For almost three years in the early s, Volpi worked as klingxor secretary to Diego Valadesthe first attorney general for the Federal District of Rn City and later the attorney general for Mexico. O sea, que la abundancia de datos no repercute en el aumento de verdad Pero lo cierto es que no podemos negar que, ciertas o falsas, esas implicaciones sociales han sido muy importantes.

Es un encuentro del que no se tienen muchos datos.