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Los enamoramientos - Javier Marías
Los enamoramientos
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"The last time I saw Miguel Desvern or Deverne was also the last time he saw his wife, Luisa. This was not only strange, but perhaps also unfair, since she was just that, his wife, and I was just a stranger. . . " Los enamoramientos, Marías' latest work, is a reflection on the state of... show more
"The last time I saw Miguel Desvern or Deverne was also the last time he saw his wife, Luisa. This was not only strange, but perhaps also unfair, since she was just that, his wife, and I was just a stranger. . . " Los enamoramientos, Marías' latest work, is a reflection on the state of infatuation, considered as something positive and even redeeming to the extent of justifying all: the most noble and selfless actions but also the largest excess and abuses. It is also a novel on the impossibility of ever knowing the truth, not even our own.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788420407135 (8420407135)
Publisher: Alfaguara
Pages no: 401
Edition language: Spanish
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Bettie's Books
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3.5 The Infatuations by Javier Marías
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MochaMike
MochaMike rated it
You could say that I wished them all the best in the world, as if they were characters in a novel or a film for whom one is rooting right from the start, knowing that something bad is going to happen to them, that at some point, things will go horribly wrong, otherwise there would be no novel or fil...
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