El Cobrador [Rubem Fonseca] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Barcelona. 19 cm. p., 1 h. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de. Rubem Fonseca’s Rio is a city at war, a city whose vast disparities- in wealth, social . Libro con grandes cuentos, sobretodo el Cobrador y el de Mandrake. Get this from a library! El cobrador. [Rubem Fonseca].

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His writing is pretty dark and gritty, filled with violence and sexual content, and it usually happens in a very urban setting.

El cobrador

I read the Portuguese edition, so I can’t comment on the translation, but the wonderfully-written stories describe some of the harshest violence I’ve ever read about.

Girl Genius for Friday, November 09, With material such as this one reaches a certain point where the author is either enjoying himself, granting himself the powers to kill and rape in a fictive universe, or there is somethin Some authors show you ribem images of murder and rape and horror with absolutely no remorse or mercy because I really didn’t like the first batch of stories, and thought the others were good, but I kept wondering what was Fonseca’s real style and what was a put on.

Erika Foster – Robert Bryndza. It’s bold, it’s a bit graphic and reading the first story alone will feel like someone punched you in the gut and ran off.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Diario de un adicto a la lectura. I can’t give too much of it away, won’t even tell you what’s on the back cover because even that says too much. Jan 14, Newton Nitro rated it it was amazing. In Other a busy is harassed on the street by a beggar. Mis detectives favorit s. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.


Valeria Golino, premio ciudad de Sevilla. Was not blown away. It left me feeling confused, and less sure about what I was reading. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Write a review Rate this item: Notebook fonsec a tale of seduction, with an amusing twist. In fact, if you I suppose it might be a bit of a cliche to write that any given book is a tour de force of its’ genre, but dammit if that doesn’t fit the bill for this one.

Pride is about a man who refuses to die because he has a hole in his sock. There were sittings where I read three or four stories in a row and by the end I began to doubt it. Allow this favorite ek to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. In Angels of the Marquees a lonely man tries to help homeless derelicts with dire consequences. Preview — O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca. Llibres i poemes a estones. Inhe started his career in the police and became a policy commissioner.

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La pluma y La espada. Amazing short stories with one of the most thrilling and cinematographic story i have ever read: So take my review with a grain of salt, or the understanding that I am deeply invested in this text and know it quite well.

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Por descontado, Fonseca no se limita al mero morbo, ni a la historia simple de un psychokiller. En el caso de este relato, es el odio extremo.


The collection begins with a gut-wrenching short-short about a I first came upon Fonseca in an anthology of international crime stories, a chilling little tale about a poor man who targets the rich not for their money, just to beat them at their own frivolous game. So what we get are shock-for-the-sake-of-it stories, the first trio here, which aren’t that shocking– a powerful businessman relieves tension by hitting pedestrians with his fast car, a serial killer falls in love with a woman and realizes his killing is sanctioned by the dominant system, etc.

Cobradoor con grandes cuentos, sobretodo el Cobrador y el de Mandrake.

But I think I might be wrong about this– they feel like three different kinds of stories, but I guess they do all belong together. Club de Lectura Bib.

I didn’t get the Bukowski comparisons, until I did. Nov 21, Carolina rated it liked it. Short stories, Spanish — Translations from Portuguese. Highlights include the menacing and iconic “Night Drive,” the incredible rebuke to good behavior in capitalist society “The Taker,” the kinda corny nursing room horror story “The Enemy” and it’s partner “Angels of the Marquees.

Maybe it’s only a bit of an exaggeration to murder your wi I didn’t get the Bukowski comparisons, until I did.

The second half of the stories are a bit more soaked in alcohol, misogyny, and general malignancy. Blogger Templates by Blog and Web. Your rating has been recorded. Books by Rubem Fonseca. Nieve en La Habana.