La sinagoga de los iconoclastas has ratings and 43 reviews. Joel said: Originally written in Italian by an Argentinian writer, this is a book of fake. Enjoying this preview? Become a member to read the full title. Join today and read free for 30 days. Need help? Start Your Free Trial. Wilcock, J. Rodolfo – La. : La Sinagoga de Los Iconoclastas (Spanish Edition) ( ) by Juan Rodolfo Wilcock and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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An interesting read and impressive blending of fiction and scientific narration. About Juan Rodolfo Wilcock. Intanto Jones asseriva di essere in grado di compiere miracoli e le prime voci di molestie sessuali nei confronti di alcuni adepti cominciarono a diffondersi.

The Temple of Iconoclasts by Juan Rodolfo Wilcock

Open Preview See a Problem? Be the first to ask a question about La sinagoga de los iconoclastas. Which is to say, I liked the idea behind Temple of the Iconoclasts more than I like the book itself. Never a sigh or a laugh or a gasp or a groan. For instance, one person gets it into his head to construct a chain of health spas on the slopes of active volcanoes; you can guess what happens to them, I’m sure.

Throughout the book I kept thinking, “Well, this little biography is dull, but there’s only a few more pages. Never a sigh or a laugh or a gasp or a groan. This book is cool, with a cool concept, witty, strange, satirical.

Wilcock’s book restored happiness to me, as is only the case with those masterpieces of literature that are icoonoclastas masterpieces of black humor, like Litchenberg’s ‘Aphorisms’ or Sterne’s ‘Tristam Shandy. Wilcock’s pseudocyclopedia is the gay uncle to other compendiums dedicated to ridiculousness taken seriously, like Nazi Literature in the Americas and the extremely hard-to-find Imaginary Lives of Schwobb.

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Juan Rodolfo Wilcock was sknagoga Argentinian-Italian author, poet, critic and translator. Costo terminar de leer. Wilcock’s pseudocyclopedia is the gay uncle to other compendiums dedicated to ridiculousness taken seriously, like Nazi Literature in the Americas and the extremely hard-to-find Imaginary Lives of Schwobb.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’d be down to read just that.

The Temple of Iconoclasts

Unfortunately the flitting brilliance is overshadowed by strained passages rammed with scientific jargon. Almeno, a me annoiano.

If you want to have a good time, if you want to cure what ails you, buy it, steal it, borrow it, but ,os importantly, read it. K4c rated it liked it Oct 03, Come si fa a non amare Wilcock? It keeps the reader outside of the book, putting the reader in a clinica Wilcox isnagoga laments somewhere in this book I forgot to note the page number that a plain writing style is always overlooked, even though it is more difficult to pull off than a flashy or showy style.

But its plainness works against it, too. Fu il primo produttore di romanzi in scala veramente pa. Los aficionados al humor negro no van a poder dejar de leerlo. Aunque el libro no me entretuvo, no pude dejar que preguntarme, con relativa frecuencia, como mierda puede a alguien ocurrirsele tanto? Yves De Lalande era un nome inventato: View all 10 comments. Alejandro rated it it was ok Dec 04, Throughout the book I kept thinking, “Well, this little biography is dull, but there’s only a few more pages.

To ask other readers questions about La sinagoga de iconocalstas iconoclastasplease sign up. Not for everyone; absolutely for some—I hope you know who you are. Temple of Iconoclasts is a collection of mostly fabricated biographies of eccentric and weird historical figures. But in all, ixonoclastas very fun book from a very strange man. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Here’s what Bolano had to say in Between Parentheses about this collection of surprisingly comic pseudobiographies: As is always the case with books in translation, it’s hard to tell whether the translator or author is mostly at fault; I lean towards the author, though.

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Chiara Milani rated it iconoclasstas it Jun 25, An edition in the tradition of short fictional biographical collections a la Scwob, Walser, Borges, Bolano, etc you won’t want to miss. Biografie di genio e demenza Un catalogo borgesiano di personaggi liminali e enciclopedici costruito con magica erudizione nel segno dell’ironia e del fantastico. Should be re-released by New Directions posthaste.

Books by Juan Iconoclzstas Wilcock. View all 6 comments. To ask other readers questions about La sinagoga de los iconoclastasplease sign up. Diego Quevedo rated it liked it Oct 15, idonoclastas Maybe the next one will be more interesting. Wilcock was born in Argentina to an English father and Italian mother.

Almeno, a me annoiano. They tear down traditio Italian author Wilcock wrote many fascinating works — including poetry, short fiction, novels, literary criticism, drama in verse and prose, and cultural journalism — but this outstanding translation is the first to appear in English.

Otherwise, an enjoyable, whimsical, inventive book that has a whiff of magic to it and influenced two favorite writers — the sort of thing that makes you want to write, that opens doors in the dark corridors of your cranium.

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