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El libro de Ana / Ana's Book (Paperback) (Carmen Boullosa)

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León Tolstoi escribió que Ana Karenina fue autora de un libro "de primera calidad... notable". He aquí el recuento de cómo salieron del olvido los folios de esa obra.

En esta novela, íntima y sorprendente, los personajes se tornan personas y también viceversa, en un interesante juego de espejos que desvela más de un enigma.



Enero de 1905, San Petersburgo. Los anarquistas intentan impedir con un atentado la manifestación multitudinaria que lidera el padre Gapón; la bella Clementine colocará la bomba en el tranvía que cruza el río Neva congelado. Los hijos de Ana Karenina, que llevan a cuestas la fama de la bella suicida, irán a la ópera. El zar se ha i nteresado en adquirir para su colección el retrato de Ana. Al remover la bodega para sacar este retrato, se descubre una caja que perteneció a la Karenina con el manuscrito de Ana, en dos versiones.

La primera incluso gozó de buena apreciación de un editor potencial. Sin embargo, Ana no estaba conforme y reescribió su novela. El segundo manuscrito es ese texto. El libro de Ana retoma las tramas de los cuentos para niños; hilándolos, retrata la exasperación de su ánimo.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

?The magnificent, beautiful Ana Karenina, never more gorgeous, is the sun at midnight.” Leo Tolstoy wrote that Anna Karenina was the author of a ?top quality, notable book”. Here is the account of how the pages of that work were discovered.

January, 1905. St. Petersburg. Anarchists attempt to quell the mass demonstration led by Father Gapón with an attack; the beautiful Clementine places the bomb on the streetcar that crosses the frozen Neva River. Ms. Karenina’s children, who carry the weight of the beautiful woman who killed herself, are going to the opera. The czar has shown interest in acquiring a portrait of Ana for his collection. Upon rooting through the cellr to find this portrait, a box is discovered that contains two versions of Ana’s manuscript. The first even received acclaim by a potential editor. But Ana hadn’t agreed and ended up rewriting her novel. The second manuscript is this text. Ana’s Book takes up the themes of children’s stories, and by interweaving them, paints a portrait of her extreme exasperation. In this intimate, surprising novel, the characters become real people and vice versa in an interesting game of mirrors that ultimately resolves more than one mystery.
Number of Pages: 266
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Carmen Boullosa
Language: Spanish
Street Date: September 27, 2016
TCIN: 51551607
UPC: 9786073144070
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-0139
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$13.56
MSRPwas $19.95

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