Results 1 – 30 of 84 LOS ADIOSES by JUAN CARLOS ONETTI and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 2 quotes from Los adioses: ‘Continué viéndola y aún la recuerdo así: soberbia y mendicante, inclinada hacia el brazo que sostenía la valija, no paciente. Editions for Los adioses: X (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in by Juan Carlos Onetti First published

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Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Editorial Bruguera I David: The shop owner has a limited number of interactions with the man onettti observing. CD Audiobook 0 editions. The man’s condition follows the prognostications of a portion of those people who have been monitoring him and speculating about his health. He’s friends with a nurse who gives shots to the patients at the hotel, and they talk about the recently arrived man a lot.

Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 66 14. They’re strangers, and he’s constructed lives out of the bits and pieces of them he sees. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Google Books — Loading I think I agree with those who see this as one of Onetti’s stronger works. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Los adioses by Juan Carlos Onetti Members. She discusses a lot of the different critical interpretations of the text Incest?

The basketball player receives letters from two different sources, and soon he’s visited by two separate women, one after another. He drives one of the man’s women to the hotel once, and sees both women as they stop by his store during their visits.


His only income and contact with the outside world is through two letters which he recieves every month. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. As I was looking for some other readers’ interpretations of this text, I came across an article by a woman named Mary-Lee Sullivan entitled “Projection as a narrative technique in Juan Carlos Onetti’s Goodbyes ” http: The town is small, and the constant inflow of patients gives the locals a constant source of gossip.

It had been hardbound by the library, but it still had the same plain yellow cover, the pages were old daioses still crisp certainly not carlow from useand the book felt good in my hands.

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But you’ve been given enough information to question the truth of his interpretation, at so many different moments in the story and on so many different levels, that you can just as easily draw any number of other conclusions about what might have happened, and why it might have happened. No current Talk conversations about this book.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. The constant question is: Los adioses asks the reader to interpret a story about a tall man with tuberculosis and two women in his life, while reading that ccarlos as told by a bartender, as written by Juan Carlos Onetti. The story is built on speculation, rumors and hearsay.


I was excited to read it, and Los adioses leapfrogged to the front of my long queue of library books. References to this work on external resources. He deftly wields a great number of narrational ambiguities in such a way that in the end the reader can lis he knows everything, he knows nothing, or something in between.

This, naturally, ratchets the gossip up a notch. Luchting, and the author.

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Multiple readings could lead the reader down multiple paths, each one justifiably adioxes. However, darlos not telling the story of people he knows and understands. Los adioses by Juan Carlos Onetti.

One thing she mentioned was a back-and-forth between a critic, Wolfgang A. Add to Your books. As the two women visit a second time, the seasons also begin to change, with New Years coming and going summer in the Southern Hemispherefollowed by an autumn chill in the air in the book’s later pages.

How much has he projected onto the subject of his narration?

Wikipedia in English None. I almost want to read the book again with the knowledge I now have about different possible interpretations of the text.

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