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El temperamento melancólico/ The Melancholic Temperament - by Jorge Volpi Escalante (Paperback)

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«El arte es el único juez ante el que puedo enfrentarme con la mínima esperanza de ganar o de que, al menos, se retiren loscargos contra mí»Cuando Carl Gustav Gruber descubre que tiene cáncer y que pronto morirá, decide filmar la que será su última película. El director alemán, afincado en México, elige a nueve actores inexpertos con el objetivo de explotar sus características psicológicas.En este microcosmos que retoma el Juicio Final como tema central del filme, y del libro de Volpi, los protagonistas conocerán hasta qué extremos son capaces de llegar.El temperamento melancólico es una desenfrenada novela en la que Jorge Volpi ilustra las terribles consecuencias de fundir vida y arte, así como la inevitable melancolía que conlleva este peligroso acto.ENGLISH DESCRIPTION"Art is the only judge that I can face with the faintest hope that I can win, or at least, that they will drop the charges against me." When Carl Gustav Gruber discovers that he has cancer and will die soon, he decides to film what will be his last movie. The German director, settled in Mexico, chooses nine amateur actors with the objective of exploiting their psychological characteristics.In this microcosm that has the Last Judgment as the central theme of the film, and of Volpi’s book, the protagonists will find out what extremes they are capable of reaching.The Melancholic Temperament is an unstoppable novel in which Jorge Volpi illustrates the terrible consequences of fusing art and life, as well as the inevitable melancholy that this dangerous act entails.
Number of Pages: 303
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Jorge Volpi Escalante
Language: Spanish
Street Date: September 5, 2017
TCIN: 52916511
UPC: 9786073154536
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-3807
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