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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For example, the entire tale is an illustration of game theory and uncertainty. However, knowledge in Volpi’s novels is a search rather than explaining what is already known and it is never complete, generally related to the concept of identity and human behavior.

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.

If Volpi had found a way to conclude the story after the second part I have little doubt this would be one of my reads of the year. 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. Povijest je to atomske energije upravljene protiv nacizma. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This is what the word “crack” refers to.


Quiero plantearte dos cosas. Creo que la propia novela lo dice Este es un libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos libros que te enganchan desde el principio y no puedes soltar, y muy a pesar de los “manifiestos” y obsesiones por la literatura nada complaciente con el lector, fuera de una estructura narrativa no lineal y diferentes voces narrativas –estructuras ya muy comunes en muchas obras– la novela de Volpi resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.

Open Preview See a Problem? So too are some of the key events of the second war, notably the Von Stauffenberg bomb plot to assassinate Hitler and its aftermath. 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.

Una historia intelectual de Editorial Era, y La guerra y las palabras. Es el que el propio lector tiene que decidir, frente a la incertidumbre, que sea el final. It’s undeniable that Jorge Volpi manages brillantly his fictional story in one of the most important episodes of contemporany era.

Jorge Volpi

En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi. Refresh and try again. La teoria de conjuntos infinitos de Cantor no esta bien dicha.


Y eso no nos da mayores certezas en nuestra vida cotidiana. His stories are often experiments to place certain temperaments together to analyze their interactions. Quotes from En busca de Klingsor. Books by Jorge Volpi.

En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi

The third part, however, shifted focus to concentrate on Gustav Links, with the style and pace altering, and more problematically, it little advanced the story with regards to the search for Klingsor. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. To view it, click here.

Manages to be educational and thought-provoking and at the same time exhilarating. Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. Jan 23, Rafael Yaocoyotl rated it it was ok. The style wavers from the trite to the popular-scientific to the bombastic and over-literary.

En busca de Klingsor

Ser mexicano y al mismo tiempo universal”. Bacon the second XP decided to fight against it and to move away of his destined mediocrity. This is my first book to read in this year, and I should say that I started with the right choice.