La pista de hielo (Narrativas hispánicas, Band ) | Roberto Bolano | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf . The Skating Rink is a novel by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. A translation from the Author, Roberto Bolaño. Original title, La Pista de Hielo. Translator. The Skating Rink, Roberto Bolaño (trans. Chris Andrews). New Directions. pp , $ In his famous (if rather ungainly titled) essay Introduction.

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This device is interesting as it illuminates the characters and events from different perspectives, but it is not entirely successful. He was notorious in Chile for his fierce attacks on Isabel Allende and other members of the literary establishment.

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The Skating Rink

La pista de hielo. Despite the narrator pyrotechnics, this is actually the most reigned in I’ve ever seen Bolano.

They go to work, go to parties, make love, eat, drink, and do anything any real person could do, but pistaa one really cares. Se conforma con poco, y vive intentando atesorar momentos felices.

And what results from that? He continued with his poetry, before shifting to fiction in his early forties.

The Skating Rink by Roberto Bolaño

Dde questo secondo libro dello scrittore non fu uno dei migliori. One of the New Directions series that came out this year, The Skating Rink is a brief, intense, and very memorable novel from Bolano. Me lleno de curiosidad al escoger este libro, algo me lo atrajo hacia mi. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


Black, black, black Marta Sanz. The voices are difficult to differentiate initially, but one gets the hang of it before long. View all 8 comments. Ma quando afferro il telefono con le mani compresi che stavo dormendo sotto un sonno profondo.

What’s seeping through every single pore of this book is a deadly paranoia, the same thing that drives a lot of The Savage Detectives and to some extent, or maybe to volano even greater extent [I’ll have to reread it: I think the reason I liked this book so much is that it reminded me, more than an About halfway through The Skating RinkI was already quite hiello that this was my favorite out of all Bolano’s short novels the others being Roberti StarBy Night in Chileand Amulet ; I didn’t count Nazi Literature in the Americas because I wouldn’t classify it as a novel, really, but I still enjoyed TSR more.

Dos enamorados frente a frente para enfrentarse.

La pista de hielo

This toes the line between tragic and comic all the time, but trust me, it’s not as bad as it sounds. Recommended for anyone, but especially to those looking to get into Bolano.

But Nuria has affairs, provokes jealousy, and the skating rink becomes a crime scene. La Viuda Embarazada Martin Amis. A haunting novel by the much-acclaimed, late Roberto Bolano. El sentido de un final Julian Barnes. So once again I find myself pulled into the world of novellas and short fictions, knowing I can finish these books in a day or two, feeding my book addiction with quicker and thicker thrills, piling up the novels until somehow the outside world subsumes itself into the fictional realm, leaving me free to write my own lurid and oblivious end.


Do you ever consciously wonder, when you’re reading a book that has a first-person narrator, exactly to whom the narrator is speaking? Sin dudas este segundo libro del escritor no fue unos de los mejores. The short chapters keep him honest, making Bolano choose his moments of meditation carefully in a fast-paced what-happens-next kind of book.

Read this in way too many sittings, sort of failed it I think, since it’s dense and narrated by three not-so-distinct voices, like a polyphonic warmup for the Savage Detectives someone on here said something similar. The rink itself, constructed inside a ruined palace, is a beautiful image of obsession. The voice of Enriq, the fat civil servant lover of the skater, I loved, but not so much the other two. Va re bien para leer en las vacaciones. Just as these narratives can project into the future, they can also project into the past: I love Bolano is my favourite novel of the last decade–but I struggled to finish this short book.