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Divorce Is in the Air The American Debut Of A Highly Acclaimed Young Spanish Writer A Darkly Funny, Acerbic Novel About Love And The End Of Love And How Hard It Can Be To Let Go.There S A Lot About Joan Marc That His Estranged Second Wife Doesn T Know But Which He Now Sets Out To Tell Her He Begins With The Failure Of His First Marriage To An American Woman Named Helen, Describing A Vacation They Took In A Last Ditch Attempt To Salvage Their Once Passionate Romance The Recollection Of This Ill Fated Trip Triggers In Him A Series Of Flashbacks Through Which He Narrates His Life Story, Hopscotching Between Barcelona And Madrid Starting From Pivotal Moments In His Childhood His Earliest Sexual Encounters, His Father S Suicide, His Mother S Emotional Decline He Moves Through The Years To The Origin Of His Relationship With Helen And The Circumstances Surrounding Its Deterioration The Result Is A Provocative Exploration Of Memory, Nostalgia, Romance, The Ways In Which The Past Takes Hold A Powerful Portrait Of A Man Struggling With His Illusions About Life And Love.

10 thoughts on “Divorce Is in the Air

  1. says:

    Almost Proustean in its detail to minutiae, this densely written novel is not easy going In the form of a letter to one wife, the narrator seemingly details and boy does he detail the collapse of his marriage to another woman I had a hard time finding any sympathy for Joan Marc given his spoiled navel gazing, but I had to admire his wit and way with wordplay There is some gorgeous writing here, which elevates it to a solid 4 for me Some memorable lines Kids with imagination are never alo Almost Proustean in its detail to minutiae, this densely written novel is not easy going In the form of a letter to one wife, the narrator seemingly details and boy does he detail the collapse of his marriage to another woman I had a hard time finding any sympathy for Joan Marc given his spoil...

  2. says:

    Una historia de incisos sin cortes, llena de comentarios lacerantes capaces de dibujarte la sonrisa a tajos.Habl bamos de ella y de Joan Marc en esta entrada s de toda esa irreverencia divertida, existe un mensaje nada desde able Carpe diem

  3. says:

    Me pirran los cap tulos y subcap tulos, la primera, segunda, tercera parte Adoro los dobles espacios en blanco que separan escenas, los pr logos y ep logos, las introducciones y los turnos de agradecimientos Bien, en esta novela no hay Ninguno.PD Nadie ha se ala...

  4. says:

    quite darkly funny most of the time but often depressing too especially for someone around the narrator s age when the body starts creaking , so may take a while to finish it, but I really like the voice

  5. says:

    Relectura Deber a ser de lectura obligatoria

  6. says:

    Divorcio en el aire es la tercera novela y primera de momento que leo del catal n Gonzalo Torn 1976 No puedo por tanto abundar acerca de si esta novela es un paso adelante, dos hacia atr s, si afianzar su carrera o si da fe, como les pasa a ciertos grupos musicales, de que este escritor es flor de un d a.Lo...

  7. says:

    Vivimos en tiempos de crisis No solo econ mica Tambi n de valores Crisis pol tica, existencial y generacional Vivimos en la crisis de las crisis, y esta es una circunstancia excepcional que Gonzalo Torn , escritor catal n que tiene en su haber obras como Hilos de sangre o Las parejas de los dem s, ha aprovechado para tejer un maquiav lico entramado conyugal que va tirano poco a poco de la cuerda hasta sacar a relucir los secretos m s ntimos, que son tambi ...

  8. says:

    Este libro es un tour de force tanto para el autor como para el lector.Escrito como una carta largu sima, como un mon logo de su protagonista, tanto la forma sin cap tulos , con continuos saltos temporales, muy adjetivado, duro, descarnado como el fondo el protagonista ajusta cuentas, con la mujer de su vida de una manera casi mis gina, con sus padres, con el tiempo, con la vida no son para amantes de lo ligero.Cuesta cogerle el tono y el ritmo, y al final se hace un poco largo 300 p g Este libro es un tour de force tanto para el autor como para el lector.Escrito como una carta largu sima, como un mon logo de su protagonista,...

  9. says:

    Joan Marc se confirma como uno de esos personajes que pueden poblar el imaginario de Aproximaciones a la belleza del marido ya lo coment hace un tiempo en este post fan siempre de GT.

  10. says:

    The prose in this book is vivid and rich it s a shame it s overshadowed by overt racism and fantasies of domestic violence I couldn t get past the first chapter a gesture of thanks that was quite eloquent though with black people, who knows I was promising myself I would flatten her skull before I d let her cross that river Maybe the narrator protagonist is meant to be a racist misogynist, and if so it s still not right But I don t think it s the case here because the bigoted lang The prose in this book is vivid and rich it s a shame it s overshadowed by overt racism and fantasies of domestic violence I couldn t get past the first chapter a gesture of thanks that was quite eloquent though with black people, who knows I was promising myself I would flatten her skull before I d let her cross that river Maybe the narrator protagonist is meant to be a racist misogynist, and if so it s still not right But I don t think it s the case here because the bigoted languag...

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