O Boxeador Polaco has ratings and 97 reviews. Erin said: This was recommended on a list of must read books and the review just raved about it and the. In his book, El ángel literario, a meeting held in Madrid with the writer Andrés Trapiello, serves as the backdrop for Eduardo Halfon to narrate the beginnings of . Get this from a library! El boxeador polaco. [Eduardo Halfon].

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None of my books are. I also am always on the lookout for books about Poland.

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Home About Help Search. Yet I feel like crying all the time. Honestly though, the girlfriend’s weird hipster sex drawings was the thing This is a 1st person narrative with the author as protagonist.


O Boxeador Polaco by Eduardo Halfon (1 star ratings)

However, I ended up having a hard time identifying with the main character and found his world weary hyper sophisticated aesthete pose a little wearying. Yes, Jewish as well, and I told him a little about Lodz, Sachsenhausen, Auschwitz, and about the boxer.

I eduardoo the nuance of relationship, the shock of the detail in this small novel. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

O Boxeador Polaco by Eduardo Halfon (3 star ratings)

Postcards He gets postcards from around the world from the Serbian pianist explaining Gypsy music until he suddenly disappears. But always, without fail, we do. The book was published in Spain inand he died in In the book Halfon says his grandfather always told him that the tattoo was his phone number.

In he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to edurdo on continuing the story of The Polish Boxer, which is the first of his novels to be published in English, by Bellevue Literary Press in the U. Want to Read saving…. An Interview with Eduardo Halfon.

But since Kale is dropped and never again mentioned during the rest of the book, I was wondering why his story was included in the novel. Lists with This Book. O Boxeador Polaco by Eduardo Halfon. Drawn to what lies beyond the range of reason, they all reach for the beautiful and fleeting, whether through humor, music, poetry, or unspoken words.


Published October by Rocco first published January It’s a short and easy read, a riveting and bewildering, yet enjoyable story.

O Boxeador Polaco

Thierry Wasserman rated it liked bozeador May 16, This book would be good for people interested in Latin American literature who enjoy lyrical eduarod. It is funny at times and heartbreaking at others, and I can’t help but roll my eyes at the literati who dissect Mark Twain’s writing while missing the point altogether. It would have been much more i This book was disjointed. Sunsets His grandfather dies and he finds out that maybe everything he thought he knew was a lie.