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Eduardo Mendoza has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Eduardo Mendoza’s most popular book is Sin noticias de Gurb. Results 1 – 30 of Sin noticias de Gurb by Mendoza, Eduardo and a great selection of related books , art and collectibles available now at Sin noticias de Gurb (, English translation No Word from Gurb []), is a short novel by Eduardo Mendoza (b. , Barcelona; Premio.

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You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Mauricio o las elecciones primarias by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

This blog is part of Blogs. Gloria by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Comments are very welcome! And without it, any city dies. El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3. De stad der wonderen by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

I remember carrying the novel to read on the train as a post-grad student, and having to stop because I was in tears, trying to suppress my out-of-control hilarity. El enredo de la bolsa y la vida by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

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The author focuses in particular on portraying the urban lifestyle of humans; using Barcelona as a great example of a big city.

There has even been an attempt, better forgotten, to grub the Winter Olympics here, in association with the ski gurrb in the Pyrenees. SaraMartinUAB and download the yearly volumes from http: Just be warned that I check them for spam; it might take a few days for yours to be online.


This is a series on Literature and the city of Barcelona, and I have become frankly addicted to it.

The story is about an alien who is lost in Barcelona whilst in search of his friend Gurb. I publish a new post every Tuesday. This page was last edited on 16 Marchat La isla inaudita by Eduardo Mendoza 3. In that novel the protagonist of the unlikely name—Onofre Bouvila—is direct witness and participant in the two events that frame the action: Want to Read saving….

Sin noticias de Gurb: Agencia Literaria Carmen Balcells

Mendoza noted that the accounts of foreign visitors from the remotest past up to show mostly disappointment. Right after watching the interview with Mendoza, I notixias up the book and read its pages again, in one sitting.

Sin noticias de Gurb captures very well a particular moment in recent times and although I do recommend it, even Mendoza himself is surprised that this particular work has so many fans of so many different types.

To add more books, click here. El asombroso viaje de Pomponio Flato by Grb Mendoza 3. Parody is a feature that is present throughout the book, an example of which is when the alien describes the composition of water as “hydrogen, oxygen and poo. Then he explained that, for reasons he fails to understand, particular buildings that were considered just an ugly, inconvenient feature of the city have been re-read as unmissable attractions.


Through writing this book, Mendoza captures an image of Barcelona as it is preparing for the Olympics in Thanks for the comment.

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The atmosphere at that time, along with the chaos and absurdities of modern human life, are among the subjects that are focused on in this satirical novel. Gurb, wherever you are on the planet, go on having fun.

I am these days giving the finishing touches to a monographic issue for Science Fiction Noitcias on Spanish sf. For example, although he doesn’t understand why, he notes that there are class divisions on Earth: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

El laberinto de las aceitunas by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Going back to Sin noticias de Gurbthen, reminds us of how fast the change has been. Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

El secreto de la modelo extraviada by Eduardo Mendoza 3.