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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Lydia Davis’s The End of the Story was for me her most affecting work.

I thought it would be better to go into exile than play the martyr. Indeed, he discusses in the afterword that this was begun and carried out as an exercise in style. B Mostly, I found myself thinking that Salvavor really rather just read Bernhard.

An interesting exercise in imitation skewering the most contemptible issues in San Salvador. He has published eleven novels, five short story collections, two essay qsco, and a diary. Oct 02, Charly rated it liked it.

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Notify me of new thomss via email. About Horacio Castellanos Moya. I never could accept that of the hundreds of countries where I might have been born I was born in the worst country of all, the stupidest, the most criminal, which is why I went to Montreal, well before the war began, not in search of better economic conditions, but because I never accepted the macabre twist of fate of thomxs born here.


This book is the reason he left El Salvador when it came out is was considered to political many calling for it to be banned and his mother received death threats and Horacio himself fled. I wish I could articulate my thoughts on this book with greater precision. Thomas Bernhard certainly wasn’t the first person to ever behave this way in person, but perhaps he was the first we serious readers had noticed doing so on the page.

Moreover, it’s a one-joke book, and the joke is given away in the “disclaimer” that precedes the text, the joke, such as it is, being an exiled El Salvadoran writer with Canadian citizenship taking the name of Bernhard, who took upon himself the task of excoriating his non-native Austria despite being a citizen of that religion- and fascism-tormented realm.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. While there, he meets with the author and harshly criticizes every aspect imaginable of the Salvadoran capital: You are commenting using your WordPress. Sigo sin creer que haya provocado amenazas, pues el libro es bastante inocuo. You’re not paying attention. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Nearly ten years after its initial publication, Revulsion is as timely as ever, and not only for El Salvador, Guatemala, or Costa Rica.

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Vega has accompanied his separation from country with a more or less complete cutting of ties with his family, friends, and acquaintances there as axco. I wrote [ Revulsion ] in —97, in Mexico City, as an exercise in style: Crazy talk is crazy talk.


I wish Wan had the time to do so. View all 3 comments. This is a classic pub scene in a way with two men talking about the world one returning has seen the world and wants to tell his friend about how bad this place was. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Vega a professor how escaped the country and was living in Canada till his mother died and a writer called Moya another nod to Bernhard he has put himself in his books as well Vega is talking about the country and the way it has changed and go down hill a tirade against Salvador of the time but this is somewhat tongue in check in style there is a dark humour at times.

Horacio Castellanos Moya was born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras inbut because his father was Salvadorian he was raised in San Salvador, that is why he identifies himself as a Salvadorian writer.

El asco: Thomas Bernhard en San Salvador

Like a stigma, the little imitation novel and its aftermath pursue me. Lisa Hill Dec 07, Anecdotes would better serve a story, but Revulsion is not a conventional story.

Revulsion is a novella of the most intimate comedy that also manages to be quite horrifying.