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2011 ·
·3.77·193 Ratings ·129 Pages
“ I tried to make sense of the Four Books, until love arrived, and it all became a single syllable. ” ― Yunus Emre
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  • A Thousand Morons

    ·3.69·164 Ratings
    A Thousand Morons, Quim Monzó's latest collection of short stories, is rife with very unfortunate characters. There's the young boy in "A Cut" who is upbraided by his teacher when he rudely shows up for class with a huge gash in his neck. And the prince
  • The Enormity of the Tragedy

    ·3.48·127 Ratings
    At once a dirty joke and a highbrow novel, this tale tells the bizarre story of Ramon Maria, a balding, middle-aged. trumpet player who wakes up one day with a massive neverending erection. Hailed across Europe as a masterpiece of literary parody, it is b
  • El porqué de las cosas

    ·3.8·434 Ratings
    En este libro, la capacidad de síntesis de Quim Monzó llega a su máxima pureza: sus relatos, aparentemente simples y esquemáticos, son una enérgica exhibición de maestría, y se complementan para formar un todo que nos muestra con implacable precisi
  • Vuitanta-sis contes

    ·4.02·138 Ratings
    Traduït a més d'una dotzena de llengües, la crítica europea ha relacionat Quim Monzó amb Kafka, Borges i Rabelais. El seu primer llibre de relats, Uf, va dir ell (1978), va ser valorat unànimement com una aportació de primeríssim ordre a la renova
  • El mejor de los mundos

    ·4·118 Ratings
    Este libro de Monzó contiene trece cuentos y una novela corta en los que despliega un alarde de comicidad negra. Historias crueles, de felicidad, violencia e infiernos privados. A la maestría demostrada en sus libros anteriores, Monzó incorpora a éste
  • Gasoline

    ·3.33·96 Ratings
    Heribert Juliá and Humbert Herrera are opposites: the one can no longer paint, and doesn't much care, the other wants to create the sculpture to end all sculptures, the film of all films, the exhibit of all exhibitions. One couldn't care less about his m
  • Shadow Without a Name

    ·3.64·116 Ratings
    In 1943, General Thadeus Dreyer, a WWI hero who trains doubles for Nazi leaders, disappears. In 1960, Adolf Eichmann, a master chess player, is arrested in Buenos Aires, extradited to Israel, and hanged. Years later, a dying Polish count casts doubt on Ei
  • Havana Red (Mario Conde, #3)

    ·3.73·405 Ratings
    “A magnificent novel. Haunted by the tragic story and passion of its characters.”—Magazine LittéraireThe first of the Havana quartet featuring Inspector Mario Conde, a tropical Marlowe. A young transvestite in a beautiful red dress is found strangl
  • Havana Blue (Mario Conde, #1)

    ·3.61·386 Ratings
    Lieutenant Mario Conde is suffering from a terrible New Year's Eve hangover. Though it's the middle of a weekend, he is asked to urgently investigate the mysterious disappearance of Rafael Morin, a high-level business manager in the Cuban nomenklatura. Co
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