O Boxeador Polaco has ratings and 97 reviews. Erin said: This was recommended on a list of must read books and the review just raved about it and the. In his book, El ángel literario, a meeting held in Madrid with the writer Andrés Trapiello, serves as the backdrop for Eduardo Halfon to narrate the beginnings of . Get this from a library! El boxeador polaco. [Eduardo Halfon].

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That story is the centerpiece of the book.

Great short story writers, period. As a fictional meditation on fiction it was a clever and fresh take. It grows out of The Polish Boxer. I would have rated it four stars, but it’s one of those stories where all the women the male main character encounters want to have sex with him. In he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to work on continuing the story of The Polish Boxer, which is the first of his novels to be published in English, by Bellevue Literary Press in the U.

The most extended part of the novel details Halfon’s trip to Serbia to find out more about an elusive acquaintance who is supposed to be half-Roma. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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You already recently rated this item. And in my type of writing, I have to be both, as well. Halfon’s thesis and thoughts about literature are interesting, and it’s worth reading to see the conclusion to the story of the Polish boxer at Auschwitz, at the very least.

Citations are boxeadoe on reference standards. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. She is a refugee in Germany with a he. This books is a series of interconnected stories. Thierry Wasserman rated it liked it May 16, Why was I doing it? The Pirouette He is in Serbia hunting for the pianist and trying to find out what does it mean when a Gypsy does a pirouette?

This book was disjointed.

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Yes, Jewish as well, and I told him a little boxeadr Lodz, Sachsenhausen, Auschwitz, and about the boxer. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is a really interesting book that plays with the line between fiction and reality, storytelling and memory.


Digital Library Federation, December Nothing much happens but there are some small epiphanies along the way. Books by Eduardo Halfon. There’s more on my blog, here. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

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Additionally, it was a little confusing on how the novel’s two main plot points — that of the grandfather’s story of the Polish boxer and Halfon’s search for Milan, the half-Roma musician — could be reconciled. In terms of plot, it’s quite meandering, but wl this way it’s also oddly reflective of life. I never feel better after writing a book. Annie rated it did not like it Jan 15, Perhaps he cried because he knew that his story would survive him.

Honestly though, the girlfriend’s weird hipster sex drawings was the thing that almost made me stop reading. Brandy rated it did not like it Dec 30, Quotes from O Boxeador Polaco. I’m also not sure if this book is really fiction.

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