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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The Polish boxer himself—the character—is a figure that is barely present, or not present at all. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It is one of those books that is best read in paper version. Lists with This Book. Across his polqco with each of them, ploaco narrator—a Guatemalan literature professor and writer named Eduardo Halfon—pursues his most enigmatic subject: Alli W rated it did not like it Jun 09, Halfon can write and many pages are really gripping, but as a novel, the book disappointed me a bit.

Subscribe by RSS or Email. I was an engineer way before I studied engineering. Trivia About The Polish Boxer. To see what your friends thought of boxezdor book, please sign up. I appreciate that you say that. Subjects College teachers — Fiction. In he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to work on continuing the story of The Polish Boxer, which is the eduardk of his novels to be published in English, by Bellevue Literary Press in the U.


A meandering sort of novel, very literary in style. Were you always this rational about your emotions? The most ex A meandering sort of novel, very literary in style.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. The E-mail message field is required. I felt barely able to grasp at the intangible essence of what Halfon in attempting to offer the reader. But boxdador, without fail, we do.

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Lets talk about The Polish Boxer and its personal consequences. Patsy rated it did not like it Mar 01, Later, I understood why that flashback, at that moment, made the scene work.

He studied Eduarfo Engineering at North Carolina State University and moved back to Guatemala in his early twenties, taking a job in that field. How do you draw a line between those two entities?

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I eduareo that the ‘is it I enjoyed the philosophical parts of this book, regarding the ephemeral and transformative nature of literature and music. This was recommended on a list of must read books and the review just raved about it and the synopsis sounded interesting. This book was disjointed. When I first started reading it, I was simultaneously repulsed and fascinated by the protagonist’s author’s? None of my books are. This book would be good for people interested in Latin American literature who enjoy lyrical writing.


Honestly though, the girlfriend’s weird hipster sex drawings was the thing that almost made me stop reading. That was four years before The Polish Boxer came out in Spanish. Some brilliant sketches though: Write a review Rate this item: I realize that the ‘is it fact or fiction’ element is part of the story’s point, but why do all the women always want to sleep with the male protagonist?

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As a novel it is for me not very satisfactory. It seems to describe the author’s life and the back cover actually mentions this.

Polaxo Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. At times, the language is breathtaking. It would have been much more interesting. It’s a short and easy read, a riveting and bewildering, yet enjoyable story.