[KINDLE] ❃ Seven Houses in France ❧ Bernardo Atxaga – Online-carhire-spain.co.uk

Seven Houses in France a fast read and much less opaque than previous atxaga novels, chronicles an intimate look at one belgium post on the congo in 1904ish so a bit claustrophobic story of the soldiers, colonial troops, slaves, workers, rubber tappers, mahogany stealers, ivory smugglers the latter two being officers stealing these commodities from Curioso libro No hab a le do hasta ahora nada de Bernardo Atxaga y este primer encuentro con una de sus obras me ha dejado un tanto perplejo Digo lo de curioso y que me ha dejado un tanto perplejo porque no s si el libro ha terminado o no de gustarme, no s si la respuesta se acerca m s al s o al no, pero si tuviera que decantarme por algo dir a que s pero no o no pero s , que no es lo mismo pero casi.El libro se lee con gran facilidad, resulta ameno y la forma de narrar de Atxaga es cercan Curioso libro No hab a le do hasta ahora nada de Bernardo Atxaga y este primer encuentro con una de sus obras me ha dejado un tanto perplejo Digo lo de curioso y que me ha dejado un tanto perplejo porque no s si el libro ha terminado o no de gustarme, no s si la respuesta se acerca m s al s o al no, pero si tuviera que decantarme por algo dir a que s pero no o no pero s , que no es lo mismo pero casi.El libro se lee con gran facilidad, resulta ameno y la forma de narrar de Atxaga es cercana al lector, y sin embargo a mi no ha terminado de engancharme, los personajes son m s retazos y pinceladas sueltas que otra cosa, la historia tampoco tiene demasiada chicha, aunque lo cierto es que creo que representa de una manera bastante fidedigna la situaci n de las coloni Bernardo Atxaga is an author from the Basque Country in Northern Spain, who writes in Euskera Basque and Spanish Seven Houses in France was written in his mother tongue and translated into Spanish under his supervision, and then into English This double translation doesn t seem to show, perhaps because the translator is Margaret Jull Costa who has translated the most notable of Iberian authors, including the Nobel Prize winning Jos Saramago She has captured Atxaga s ironies perfectly.The Bernardo Atxaga is an author from the Basque Country in Northern Spain, who writes in Euskera Basque and Spanish Seven Houses in France was written in his mother tongue and translated into Spanish under his supervision, and then into English This double translation doesn t seem to show, perhaps because the translator is Margaret Jull Costa who has translated the most notable of Iberian authors, including the Nobel Prize winning Jos Saramago She has captured Atxaga s ironies perfectly.The blurb on the back cover of this novel includes a refer This novel by the Basque writer, Bernardo Atxaga, is a change of pace the black humorous story of greed in the Congo, in the early 1900s, at the time of King L opold II of Belgium, the man who raped the Congo of its natural resources, while the Congo was under Belgian domination The novel concerns a group of soldiers in the Force Publique, which I assume to be a police force, with European officers and Congolese NCOs The Captain s wife, since he s been there seven years, wants seven houses in This novel by the Basque writer, Bernardo Atxaga, is a change of pace the black humorous story of greed in the Congo, in the early 1900s, at the time of King L opold II of Belgium, the man who raped the Congo of its natural resources, while the Congo was under Belgian domination The novel concerns a group of soldiers in the Force Publique, which I assume to be a police force, with European officers and Congolese NCOs The Captain s wife, since he s been there seven years, wants seven houses in France she now has six For the seventh, the Captain must obtain ten elephant tusks and 500 trunks of mahogany trees and sell them in Belgium A new soldier arrives, a sharpshooter, who upsets the balance of power The men obtain the ivory and mahogany, but the men s jealousies, hatreds, venalities and of course, greed, play out, ending in tragedy.There must beon this period of history, but I can think quickly of only these two works the fiction classic Heart This is the latest Bernardo Atxaga s novel.Atxaga is one of the most brilliant Spanish author who usually writes in Euskera, his mother tongue, but he personally monitors the translation process from Euskera to Spanish.He is an author who enjoys discover fantastic and fresh new literary territories, and this story is placed in a lost town of Congo, named Yangambi, and talks about the mission of a group of Belgian soldiers in Lepoldo II of Belgium Times.Captain Lalande Biran dreams of return to P This is the latest Bernardo Atxaga s novel.Atxaga is one of the most brilliant Spanish author who usually writes in Euskera, his mother tongue, but he personally monitors the translation process from Euskera to Spanish.He is an author who enjoys discover fantastic and fresh new literary territories, and this story is placed in a lost town of Congo, named Yangambi, and talks about the missio When it comes to tales of corruption in the Belgian Congo, it s hard to compete with the canonical squalor of Joseph Conrad s Heart of Darkness But Seven Houses in France manages to infuse a colorful layer of vulgarity and humor into a familiar portrait of abuse The book s title refers to the houses Captain Bi Just finished reading this, and not for the first time with a foreign language book, I don t think the writing style has travelled well It s as though the literal meaning has been translated, but the soul of the nove This is a strange book It s enjoyable enough, although the whole thing feels like a set up for something, but that payoff scene never comesStill, Atxaga is a solid writer, and I want to check out his other books especially since they re set in the Basque Country. 1903, And Captain Lalande Biran, Overseeing A Garrison On The Banks Of The Congo, Has An Ambition To Amass A Fortune And Return To The Literary Caf S Of Paris His Glamorous Wife Christine Has A Further Ambition To Own Seven Houses In France, A House For Every Year He Has Been Abroad.At The Captain S Side Are An Ex Legionnaire Womaniser, And A Servile, Treacherous Man Who Dreams Of Running A Brothel At Their Hands The Jungle Is Transformed Into A Wild Circus Of Human Ambition And Absurdity But Everything Changes With The Arrival Of A New Officer And Brilliant Marksman The Enigmatic Chrysostome Li Ge.


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