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Cuentos Reunidos. Saul Bellow / Saul Bellow. Collected Stories

Cuentos Reunidos. Saul Bellow / Saul Bellow. Collected Stories

by Saul Bellow

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 20/11/2018

 
Los cuentos de un maestro de la literatura estadounidense y premio Nobel 1976. Durante mas de sesenta anos, Saul Bellow ensancho, con hilarantes observaciones sobre la vida y las personas, la sensibilidad de sus lectores, su imaginacion y sus corazones.
Presentamos ahora un volumen con todos sus relatos. Ricos, precisos, variados, exuberantes, sus cuentos despliegan la brillantez estilistica y emocional que caracteriza a este maestro de la narrativa. Estos Cuentos reunidos son un tesoro para sus seguidores de siempre y, a la vez, una manera excelente de adentrarse en la obra del maestro Saul Bellow.

"El mejor libro de nuestro mejor escritor".-Martin Amis

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

A collection of treasured stories by the unchallenged master of American fiction

Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow has deservedly been celebrated as one of America's greatest writers. For more than sixty years he stretched our minds, our imaginations, and our hearts with his exhilarating perceptions of life. Here, collected in one volume and chosen by the author himself, are favorites such as "What Kind of Day Did You Have?", "Leaving the Yellow House," and a previously uncollected piece, "By the St. Lawrence." With his larger-than-life characters, irony, wisdom, and unique humor, Bellow presents a sharp, rich, and funny world that is infinitely surprising. With a preface by Janice Bellow and an introduction by James Wood, this is a collection to treasure for longtime Saul Bellow fans and an excellent introduction for new readers.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
ISBN:
9786073166058
9786073166058
Category:
Short stories
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20-11-2018
Language:
Spanish
Publisher:
Debolsillo
Pages:
784
Dimensions (mm):
188x124x38mm
Weight:
0.5kg
Saul Bellow

Saul Bellow was born in Canada but brought to Chicago at the age of nine and educated there. He attended the Universities of Chicago, Northwestern and Wisconsin as well as fitting in a wartime stint in the Merchant Marine.

His first novel - Dangling Man - was published when he was in his twenties. Later novels, The Victim, The Adventures of Augie March, Seize the Day, Henderson the Rain King, Herzog, Mr Sammler's Planet, Humboldt's Gift, The Dean's December and Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories have brought him innumerable literary grants, awards, prizes, scholarships, fellowships and honours not only in his own country but internationally as well.

He is probably the only man to have received an Honorary Degree from both Harvard and Yale in the same year. He has also written plays, short stories, articles for learned journals, been a war correspondent in Israel and held positions in a number of universities in the United States and elsewhere. He speaks four or five languages and has travelled extensively.

In 1976 Saul Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1984 President Mitterand made him a commander of the Legion of Honour.

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