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De los hombres y de las moscas. I’m not sorry I bought it. Llibres i poemes a estones. If not for “Betsy” and “The Enemy” one could easily think this guy is a serial killer armed with a pen.

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This collection of short stories is stark, intensely disturbing, and so well written, even in translation. There were sittings where I read three or four stories in a row and by the end I began to doubt it.

I really didn’t like the first batch of stories, and thought the others were good, but I kept wondering what was Fonseca’s real style and what was a put on.

Brazilian writer Rubem Fonseca takes through a collection of short stories filled with characters that willfully commit crimes or stumble into them by accident. Notebook is a tale of seduction, with an amusing twist. No me esperaba eso. Angels of the Marquees. I think I need to read his longer fiction now, which sound like the sort of offbeat mysteries I like, but with maybe a little more breathing space. O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca. A lei de Lem.

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O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca

I bet it ispired someone to become “O cobrador”. In the Most widely admired for his short fiction, The Taker and Other Stories is Fonseca’s first collection to appear in English translation, and it ranges across his oeuvre, exploring the sights and sounds of the modern landscape of Rio de Janeiro.

Read most of them, not all. That doesn’t mean anyone, including the author himself, gets a pass though. Otras Voces, Otras Lecturas.

And it doesn’t mean that we can pat ourselves on the back and go to sleep at night telling ourselves we’re good people either just because we’re appalled at the criminal acts and wanton disregard for life found within. Board bookpages. Tira 12 – tomo I. Pride is about a man who refuses to die because he has a hole in his sock.

I am the publisher of the book and thus spent approximately two years reading and editing and working on it. In fact, if you I suppose it might be a bit of fobseca cliche to write that any given book is a tour de force of its’ genre, but dammit if that doesn’t fit the bill for this one. In Angels of the Marquees a lonely man tries to help homeless derelicts with dire consequences. I first came upon Fonseca in an anthology of international crime stories, a chilling little tale about a poor man who targets the rich not for fojseca money, just to beat them at their own frivolous game.

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Amazing short stories with one of the most thrilling and cinematographic story i have ever read: Preview — O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca. From the Type A exec who runs people down to relax to the man who experiences drowning while on an examining room table, each story reaches into the dark places of the human soul.


Lists with This Book. I get the joke but I don’t think it’s funny. The stories in Rubem Fonseca’s The Taker and Other Stories often have more intricate scenarios than your average Bukowski, and some of the first couple stories the stronger half of this slim collection read as genre exercises in horror.

In Angels of the Marquees a lonely man tries to help homeless derelicts with The first story is Night drive is only two pages but it is complete with an interesting character, some suspense, and a dark surprise. Also, I would really appreciate it if you would purchase this book, since it would benefit Open Letter directly. Most would be offended by the title story, but its descriptive quality even for brutal events made me want to read more. The novel I read by him was far better.

O Cobrador

Refresh and try again. El Espartano de Javier Negrete. Want to Read saving…. The stories are either pointless or predictable, though I did appreciate Fonseca’s deadpan representation of anger and violence among the Brazilian fonnseca. Rubem sabe o que diz sempre, e tem o tempo certo. Apr 11, Fernando rated it it was amazing.

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