La Enfermedad: Alberto Barrera Tyszka: Books – Una novela que me hace pensar que la vida es una enfermedad necia, insidiosa , resistente; . In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka (“the Venezuelan Ian. La enfermedad. Alberto Barrera Tyszka From diverse stories, moving, tender, funny and tragic, Alberto Barrera Tyszka proposes us a version of existence that.

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The Sickness

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Alerto then there’s another man who claims to be suffering from a progressive, debilitating illness, of which the doctor can detect no trace. Its presence immediately neutralizes all other desires apart from the desire for the pain to go away.

Plus, I did like it more as it progressed, and I did find it quite a compulsive read, and middlingly poignant. About Alberto Barrera Tyszka.

Alberto Barrera tiene una escritura impoluta, sobria y albberto. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Muy interesante, al final morir no es una alternativa.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I didn’t like the use of the present tense. I am not sure I appreciated its full meaning as I felt there is probably another level beyond the literal story of a doctor, his dying father, his secretary and a hypochondriac.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I didn’t like the omniscient narration. He has brought an unusually sophisticated understanding to a wonderfully intense, little novel.


He writes the man off as a hypochondriac and ignores his increasingly desperate attempts to contact him for help via phone and email. Make of it as you will but following the doctor a grand total of one time, in which he tried to talk to him about his “condition” and sending a few e-mails is hardly obsessive.

Es un libro terminal, una lectura que deja un sabor amargo de fragilidad en la boca. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But it is also a story about compassion and love as one experiences them when nothing else is left. I still am not sure I’ve understood all the implications laid out. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Ernesto Duran, a patient of Dr. Pero indudablemente la pluma de Alberto Barrera Tyszca es una joya.

English Choose a language for shopping. However I do have praises, I loved how Alberto Barrera Tyszka adds in quotes from authors throughout showing enfermesad true literary passion. Because of the health issues that permeate the novel, questions about the nature of health and wellness are explored, but in a brief, compelling way. A pesar de que me recuerda un poco a la escritura de Hotel de Payares, pienso que es una novela bien estructura gyszka con fuerza mediana en su discurso.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. La novela albetro divide en dos: Ever since I finished reading this novel, I have been thinking about how I might speak about it.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Miranda, an oncologist more interested in books than in surgeries; a patient Dr. It becomes an obsession far exceeding hypochondria. The Sickness by Alberto Barrera Tyszka. On trying to read the face of a doctor while awaiting possibly bad news: Aug 23, J.

The Sickness by Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Since he has been a columnist on El Nacional newspaper. But the selected one, Doctor Javier Miranda, is facing a personal tragedy at that very moment: La vivencia de la enfermedad en estas enfermevad personas que ocupan posiciones tan distintas, el medico que sabe acerca de la vida y de la muerte y no quiere o no puede hablar, y el enfermo de angustia que solo sabe que su sufrimiento no le deja vivir, es la columna vertebral que sostiene a esta hermosa novela, madura, adulta, reflexiva y refinada, que nos susurra desde su primera pagina algo que esta en nuestra naturaleza: Ever since he separated from his wife he has been presenting symptoms of an illness he believes is killing him.


The sell of Ernesto Duran, the hypochondriac, is also very questionable.

Open Preview See a Problem? The Venezuelan writer endows illness with an unprecedented literary strength by considering it what it really is: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Un libro notable, escrito en un registro inusual en nuestra lengua, que mezcla lo profundo con lo veloz, que apela a las emociones pero tambien a la inteligencia del lector. It is about grief, always real, about closure, needed and dreaded, about loneliness, inevitable.

Mientras Duran necesita desesperadamente hablar de su caso y enfdrmedad el mismo, el doctor Miranda se siente rehen del silencio, es incapaz de hacer con su padre lo que enfrrmedad ha hecho con sus pacientes: Write a customer review.