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Thomas, Remarkable Events and Remarkable Shipwrecksfrom which he quotes verbatim. Y aventuraas menos sorprendente es su misterioso final, en el que aparece esa inesperada figura velada que tenia la perfecta blancura de la nieve.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Mar 31, Todd rated it really liked it. However, Pym notes that Augustus did not tell him this until “many years elapsed”, even though Augustus lass dead eight chapters later.

Ligeia has been and will be his greatest story, as The Raven will be his most influential poem; But being his only novel has helped great authors to form their own works, coming to influence H P Lovecraft gordonn would not fail to quote the novel in his At the mountains of madness.

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and Related Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

But mostly I had a problem with those darn confusing descriptions. I particularly enjoyed the first person narration because of that distinct voice that only EAP had. Poe is at least capable of forgetting that the half-Native Dirk Peters was originally intended to be simply a grotesque: His head was equally deformed, being of immense size, with an indentation on the crown like that on the head of most negroesand entirely bald.

With the help of the captain’s son, Pym stows away on a whaling ship, the Grampus and is entombed without food and water in the hold for two weeks. The ending is not satisfying but because of what Pym has went through, it is enough for me. It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man’s rite of passage through a series of terrible brushes with death during a fateful sea voyage. If those people can decide what a good translation is in terms of nearness to the original, then they can obviously read the original.

And their attempt to retake the ship is successful! Of course there are people who complain about this very fact that the translation is too far from the original [see link to a newspaper article below]. The novel was finally published in book form under the title The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket in Julyalthough it did not include Poe’s name and was instead presented as an account by Pym himself.


I guess this is the kind of book where the interesting part is when you’ve finished it and start rethinking all the riddles and hints of symbolism; first reading on the other hand wasn’t too enjoyable. You are the master of terror and suspense, b Low 3. Once the ice floes have been passed, they come upon a primitive people who turn treacherous. But his influence began. Although I read this tale back when I was a teenager, it was worth the re-read.

A Novelbut it’s weirdly compelling in its own right. Jaime added it Oct 09, The chasms that open throughout the sea in the final moments of the book derive from the Hollow Earth theory. Arthur Gordon Pym was born on the island of Nantucketfamous for its fishing harbor and whaling. I lost interest with all the longitude and latitude positions chapter after chapter, with no reference diagrams or notation.

To speak of such nuts and bolts is to say nothing of the whole, but as with the chief Too-Wit gazing into the mirrors, the novel relies upon the reader’s own eyes to determine what image is seen.

Les aventures d’Arthur Gordon Pym

Altogether it’s worth reading – I was never a fan of Poe before, and this at least confirmed for me what he’s zrthur at, and made me want to revisit his short stories. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Also there is Poe’s favourite realist technique of verisimilitude, which is effected by both the gradual accumulation of realistic detail and by Poe’s occasional diversions into oas interludes wherein he informs at length on the finer points of, say, ship design or island birdlife. From then on murder follows mutiny, with shipwreck and cannibalism in close succession.

Want to Read saving…. Having followed the action of the novel thus far, one might readily imagine that Poe had written himself into artur corner and was more than ready to stop adding new incidents to the narrative, but first he teases a reference to Symmes’s Hollow Earth which, if you are me, you may be familiar with from The White Darkness.

It does have a few outstanding spots which seemed well organized, but then others seemed forced and tedious. Title page of the first book edition, Harper, New York Often times when talking about the ship Poe would string together so many unexplained technical ship-related terms that it became a complete mess this would not be so severe to a reader with more knowledge of ships and sails.


No trivia or quizzes yet. As Poe tells it, Pym is a somewhat rootless young man who longs above all else to participate in adventures at sea.

He’s not really sventuras special a snowflake. Jul 09, William Oarlock rated it really liked it Shelves: Scholar Scott Peeples wrote that it is “at once a mock nonfictional exploration narrative, adventure saga, bildungsromanhoaxlargely plagiarized travelogue, and spiritual allegory ” and “one of the most elusive major texts of American literature.

Arthhr prologue sets up the work as being written by two authors, Poe ghostwriting the first two parts and Pym himself finishing the rest. I flew to him and raised him up. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. An editor, James Kirke Pauldingtried to assist him in publishing this collection.

All four manage to survive by lashing themselves to the hull. He also gorrdon to his focus on short stories rather than longer works of prose; Poe’s next published book after this, his only completed novel, was the collection Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque in This is in some ways a shorter, more interesting Moby Dick ; both texts include lightly disguised philosophical ideas and quite a few details and digressions apparently unrelated to the narrative, both take place at sea, and both end with images of whiteness the white whale itself at the end of Moby Dick and, at the end of Pym “a shrouded human figure, very far larger in its proportions than any dweller among men” [].

It was, and remains, a classic in every sense of the term.

En lo personal opino que avrnturas no hay final. Jul 23, Andrew added it Shelves: What can vaenturas say to a book that inspired Herman Melville to write his masterpiece Moby-Dick? Pym and his companion Peters survive, but they never finished telling the story to Poe, who talks about publishing it in The Southern Messengerfor which he actually wrote. In the course of his ordeal, he discovers a letter written in blood attached to his dog Tiger, warning Pym to remain hidden, as his life depends on it.