29 Sep In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Buy En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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En Busca de Klingsor

It really was a masterpiece up until this point. But taken as a whole, the novel is a baggy compendium, over-filled with disparate ideas, as if concocted by a kleptomaniac magpie.

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For example, the entire tale is an illustration of game theory and uncertainty. As if that was not enough, when it seemed jorge volpi en busca de klingsor Francis had got rid of his burden, graduating with honors from Princeton University, has come to the folly of falling into the wrong place at the wrong time Jorge Volpi was born in Mexico City.

En busca de Klingsor

The book also discussed the fall of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. It centers on the quest of finding a scientist named Klingsor, allegedly been the science right hand of Hitler but in the way there is so much troubles to be handed by Francis Bacon, the protagonist of the book. I was not surprised to read that En busca de Klingsor was first published inwhen the author was only Books jorge volpi en busca de klingsor Jorge Volpi.


An Eternal Golden Braid”. Bacon the second XP decided to fight against it and to move away of his destined mediocrity. Bomb- Artists in conversation magazine.

Jorge Volpi – Wikipedia

En este libro no hay ni un gramo de alguna. It is full of science, philosophy, metaphysics and the great personalities of early twentieth century physics. Not for everyone – if reading a short history of the development of quantum mechanics, intersped with the Nazi pursuit of the atomic bomb and a postwar investigation of German physicists and jorge volpi en busca de klingsor culpabilities in the crimes of the 3rd Reich is not for you then give this novel a pass – but if the subject tickles your fancy this novel is excellent.

Oct 14, Genaro rated it it was amazing.

Fer de la Cruz Aside from this, the plot is klingsr but I think it became an unnecessarily long book. Gustav Links narra su vida y es el elemento que une todas las piezas.

Writers need to be on the margin. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His stories are often experiments jorge volpi en busca de klingsor place certain temperaments together to analyze their interactions. In El temperamento melancolicoVolpi psychologically analyzes the idea of human temperament, exploring group dynamics and the effects of individual actions.


Historias entrelazadas y datos curiosos muy interesantes. Archived from the original on December 23, In Search of Klingsor is, in many ways, a remarkable book. Refresh and try again.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: It’s undeniable that Jorge Volpi manages brillantly his fictional story in one of the jorge volpi en busca de klingsor important episodes of contemporany era. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the American military, Francis Bacon, and a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his search, Gustav Links.

To see the entire list or to see more works of mathematical fiction, return to the Homepage. Published February 19th by Planeta Publishing first published Contributed by Octavio I disliked this novel a lot, from the mathematical viewpoint.

But with the axiom that everything is uncertain, including especially the human being, we doubt even our own narrator, Volpi keep us in constant change, without knowing if the decisions of Bacon are right or wrong, causes us to wonder if he will achieve his jorge volpi en busca de klingsor or get lost in the way. La novela parte de un supuesto interesante: