El hombre que amaba a los perros has ratings and reviews. Elena said : DNF @ 10% (page ) That got me through the first four chapters, which w. Resumen y sinópsis de El hombre que amaba a los perros de Leonardo Padura. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora. En , a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora responsable de un paupérrimo gabinete veterinario de La Habana, vuelve los ojos hacia un.

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That at least did explain the first-name, cold-tone thing, but why couldn’t I have just known she was his mother to begin with? Retrieved from ” https: At almost pages, it is his most accomplished work and the result of more than five years of meticulous historical research.

Orthofer10 June But this is very much his niche: The novel, published in Septemberattracted a lot of publicity mainly because of its political theme. L’uomo che amava i cani – Italia.

El hombre que amaba a los perros

A once-promising young writer, he spent most of his life in prrros Whatever the case, once I get into a book and put it down, I’m not very likely to pick it up again. Maybe it’s the translation. Lists with This Book. Conde is a cop who would rather be a writer, and admits to feelings of “solidarity with writers, crazy people, and drunkards”.


Up to what point is this book historically accurate?

Refresh and try again. Padura, who was born in Havanatook a degree in Latin American literature at the University of Havana.

And yet, once I started reading it, the thought of reading more the next day was not a happy hommbre. David Marcos rated it did not like it Nov 16, The four books were made into four Spanish language television films, which have been released with English subtitles as the Netflix mini-series Four Seasons in Havana.

Collectively titled Las cuatro estaciones The four seasonssometimes called The Havana Quartet in their English translations. The versions of events presented here are sufficiently plausible, which suffices. Neither the storyline in Spain, nor the one in Cuba was interesting to me.

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Valeria Candia rated it did not like it Mar 19, Also, many things seem to be deliberately obscured for little or no reason. But this was some of the densest, most forbidding prose I’ve ever seen. Qye 11, Elina Stamatatou rated it did not like it. Los Angeles Review of Books.


I really wanted to like this book. InPadura was awarded the National Prize for LiteratureCuba’s national literary award and the most important award of its kind. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Preview — El hombre que amaba a los perros by Leonardo Padura. Padura’s three-tiered presentation stands the question of authenticity interestingly on its head: Maybe at a later date I will give it another shot.

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Two topics that I enjoy, Spanish civil war and Trotsky. Books by Leonardo Padura.

L’homme qui aimait les chiens – France. Mary rated it did not like it Dec 16, Leonardo Padura nasceu em Havana, em But bogged down in hmobre detail and wooden prose.