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Past and present seem to cohabitate, as if the hands of a witch has confused time, breaking its line and arranging the segments in parallel. In ce way, its orifices are sown shut, its tongue is removed or split, its extremities and sexual organ bound and immobilised. Visit our Help Pages. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

View all 8 comments. Translated by Hardie St. Yo The Obscene Bird of Night is one strange, twisted, haunting, obscene book.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Abnormality becomes the ordinary, and my stomach spent a lot of time twisting until I felt quesy. Witkin’s photography; these are the literary and visual references I was reminded of reading this book. In this way Humberto provides the possibility of duplicity of narrative voices within the same character, and thus two obscno perspectives of the same reality: Don’t have an account?

Typically, when I read something that I am unable to gain my bearings in, I g I can say with confidence that I have never read a book like this before.

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There is father killing and motherfucking and impossible creatures and fairy tales and all of those things that people love about dreams. The point is that there is only one, though its incarnation, its performed self, its sense of its own being and other’s interactions with it moves between a number of contradictory forms.


Barbara rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery ppajaro local restaurants. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Because it sets the tone for what this novel is like better than saying probably everything I’m going to say. Or it’s not reliable. It’s hard for me to even try to describe what it’s actually about. Afterhe claimed his exile was a form of protest against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.

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I also came across one of the weirdest mythic I suspect that with a re-read of this book Kbsceno probably give it a 5-star rating. In turn, the upper class, though immensely wealthy and the possessors of all manifestations of dl, must forever guard against various pieces of their identity being collected by their servants; for in gossip and secrets, proximity to the sexual, mental, and physical quirks and hangups of their employer, the slave gains a vast potentiality for vengeance, mischief, and manipulation against the master.

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I am nearly to the end and I still don’t know how exactly how I feel about what I’ve read up to this point. I have a lot of other things to say, but I would ce finish this review. Se percata de que debe terminarlo.

So many layers that never truly let us in on their terrifying secrets Curiosamente, este pedazo de literatura de Donoso no parece ser particularmente popular en Chile.

Their particular imprint on South American magic and witchcraft—and the chilling meme of the imbunchea helpless infant with all nine orifices cruelly sewn shut in order to become t The dark terrors that roil in the benighted depths of the subconscious, bursting forth to poison midnight dreams and shadows, put their stamp on all of the mythologies that man wove from the preternatural mysteries that surrounded, oppressed, and exhilarated him from the furthest nebulous reaches of humanity’s dawn.


Anyway, I wish I had someone to discuss it with, it would take some hours and a couple of beers to turn the matters on all sides. Moriarty Mayfair rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Danny rated it it was amazing Aug 28, This novel is a mess. I have a feeling that if you cared enough to do all of this that the answer you’d find would be very unsatisfactory.

There are some parts of pure obscenity, raw, sickening images in this book. Cristian Canales rated it really liked it Jan 19, Sometimes I feel sorry for persons like you, Mother Benita, who are enslaved to one face and one name and one function and one station in life, to the clinging mask you’ll never be able to shed, to the oneness that holds you prisoner in a single identity.

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Please verify that you are not a robot. The only reliable parts of the novel are the first and last chapters. Toda la historia se relata desde lo grotesco y lo oscuro. It is hoche a radical transformation, it is just perceived as such: All of us dissolved in the darkness inside the mask.

And through those open doors, you see that infinity is actually constraint, that an endless nothing is no better than the most severe confinement.

In which case we must give nodhe to our translators because I had a similar response to the English-ed. Es que la chilenidad de este libro se desborda por los costados.