In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Parecía que la polémica iba a estar servida y sin embargo ha habido unanimidad: En busca de Klingsor, de Jorge Volpi, ha recibido un magnífico tratamiento.

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En busca de Klingsor

Apr 29, Alexandra Carvallo rated it it was amazing. If Volpi had found a way to conclude the story after the second part I have little doubt this would be one of my reads of the bussca. An Eternal Golden Braid” the main source of the mathematical ideas of Volpi at least for this bookthere are some slips, that I would consider as minor except for the narrator is a mathematician!

Books by Jorge Volpi. Even some hints about plot are given too early, spoiling some chapters. Jan 27, Gilberto Garcia rated it it was amazing. And a thread of Aryan mythology runs klingsro the whole thing, ostensibly tying together some of the themes of the book, and accounting for the dw codename of the Nazi scientist, Klingsor.

I think there are only a few Mexican writers who dare to go outside the comfort issues Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Its characters are Surrounding klingsorr of informative stories and unexpected turns its own end was very shocking. Return to Book Page.

The third part, however, shifted focus to concentrate on Gustav Links, with the style and pace altering, and more problematically, it little advanced the story with regards to the search for Klingsor. Tanto como que no pudiera comprender el autor la mente de una astuta mujer o no le quiere conceder el privilegio de ser tan inteligente.

Pacheco The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a young American physicist called Francis Bacon sounds good. For example, the entire tale is an illustration of game theory and uncertainty.


El autor muestra un dominio poco buscs de las matematicas y fisica modernas ,aunque algunas explicaciones posiblemente no le lleguen al lector comun y corriente.

Aug 29, Edgar rated it it was amazing. Oct 14, Genaro rated it it was amazing.

Pues no, Cela ya es un autor con tan The characters — with the possible exception of the touchy, libidinous Bacon — do not really come alive. The bjsca connections are sometimes obscure or strained, and not always convincingly worked through. Hemos sobrepasado ampliamente el tiempo de Jorge Volpi, que se dirige a atender las llamadas pendientes. Nov 15, Antonio Rubio Reyes rated it liked it.

This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. Bohr dice unas cosas, Heisenberg dijo otras. Quiero plantearte dos cosas. Interesante para los amantes de la fisica y las matematicas. A second Francis Bacon!

No me parece mal The style wavers from the trite to the popular-scientific to the bombastic and over-literary. Te cuento busac de las novelas Apr 09, Victor rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about En busca klingsro Klingsorplease sign up. Fer de la Cruz This is when we meet our narrator, Professor Gustav Links, which has the task of helping Bacon to discover the identity of Klingsor code name of Hitler’s scientific adviser from a wide range of German scientists who participated in the atomic project.

Letta trama, lampadina che si accende, interesse che enn moltiplica. Una manera magistral de relacionar tres temas totalmente diferentes: It is implicitly stated that any mathematician lacking of talent becomes a physicist or prefer physics-related research. Creo que hay tan pocos escritores mexicanos que se atreven a salirse de los temas de confort Refresh and try again. Buy this work of mathematical fiction and read reviews at amazon. Indeed, the story is rich in detail and for the most part cleverly and engagingly constructed, and the book is clearly based on extensive research.

The ambiguous ending again may not be for people liking cookie Very interesting novel about scientists and their ethical and social responsibilities. No trivia or quizzes yet. El lector naturalmente tiende a creer al narrador en primera persona. So too are some of the key events of the second war, notably busva Von Stauffenberg bomb plot to assassinate Hitler and its aftermath.


En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi

But taken as a whole, the novel is a baggy compendium, over-filled with disparate ideas, as if concocted by a kleptomaniac magpie.

It worked to take the wind out of the sails of what had been a thoroughly compelling yarn and also led to some loose ends, not least with respect to Bacon, creating somewhat of a weak conclusion. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

It not only binds together the story arc with historical episodes and explanations of atomic science and game theory, it uses the principles of the latter as narrative devices.

The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the American military, Francis Bacon, and a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his search, Gustav Links.

The point of view seems to waver one character appears to have access to the private thoughts and actions of another, for no good reason.

MathFiction: En busca de Klingsor (In Search of Klingsor) (Jorge Volpi)

En busca de Ilingsor translated into English as In Search of Klingsor is very readable and has many interesting aspects. Este es un libro que se lee de corrido, a pesar de tener unas y pico de paginas son de esos libros que te klingsir desde el principio y no puedes soltar, y muy a pesar de los “manifiestos” y obsesiones por la literatura nada complaciente con el lector, fuera de una estructura narrativa no lineal y diferentes voces narrativas –estructuras ya muy comunes en muchas obras– la novela de Volpi resulta ser muy amigable con el lector, en momentos hasta simplona.

En busca de Klingsor In Search of Klingsor