Saturn has ratings and 11 reviews. Marysya said: Чудова книга в дуже хорошому перекладі. Отримала насолоду від прочитання. Похмура атмосфера. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. Saturn By Jacek Dehnel Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Read “Saturn” by Jacek Dehnel with Rakuten Kobo. ‘ Jacek Dehnel has written a fictionalised account of the last years of the lives of Goya, Javier and.

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Jacek Dehnel geeft in zijn nawoord zelf aan dat hij de helft van deze roman in slechts een maand tijd heeft geschreven – moet dit een vergoelijking zijn voor het povere resultaat? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Feast of the Innocents. Saturn is a brilliant novel, full of knotty issues and combining several forms of story-telling. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Description aturn is a fictionalised version of the personal life of the great Spanish Painter Goya.

Raised from the Ground. The deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension.

Then the old man takes another sheet and — I can just see it, I can see it — muttering something incomprehensible to himself, just as he always has done, and if not always, degnel at least since he went deaf, in a single gesture turns a piece of paper into a banknote: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x The writer conducts an inquiry into this case.

Books by Jacek Dehnel. Mags rated it liked it May 26, Only when I was eight or ten years old did I hear, while hiding in the pantry, our cook telling the knife grinder where that name came from: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


The deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. This is perhaps why we have the word, verisimilitude. Niekoniecznie Papierowe rated it liked it Jun 13, Other books in this series. The next conventional element is the family novel, revolving around an Oedipal bond and the drama of failed paternity. Great French Short Stories.

Saturn : Black Paintings from the Lives of the Men in the Goya Family

Atticus Doherty rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Salani Editore, Lithuanian: I am lacking in everything — except willpower. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! While quirky in places, this novel entertained me in a way few do. He often turns toward the past, taking liberally from high culture, and particularly drawing from modernism.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: At the basic level it is a modern biographical novel about the life and work of Francisco Goya. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal dehneel.

A curved line where it should be straight, iacek straight line where it should be curved, but above all a boring line. Bertelsman Media, Saturn [Saturn], trans. The story is narrated by Goya, his son Javier and his grandson Mariano. As the book progresses a very credible story builds up which includes Javier beginning to paint the first few of these 14 paintings. Preview — Saturn by Jacek Dehnel. But, unfortunately, only Javier survived. I never told Javier this, but when La Pepa gave birth to him and was lying in bed, exhausted, strands of black hair stuck to her sweating brow as the light falling from the window cast a great stain across it, as if of lead white, I rushed into the city and cried to all whom I knew and all whom I did not that there was no finer sight in Madrid than this boy.


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The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis. In he was one of the youngest jwcek winners of Poland’s Koscielski Prize for promising new writers. Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. I got a little bit less intrigued after the death of Francisco, because his character was fascinating, but I enjoyed it throughout nonetheless. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Woman and the Puppet. Konrad rated it liked it Mar 20,