Eduardo Mendoza has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Eduardo Mendoza’s most popular book is Sin noticias de Gurb. Results 1 – 30 of Sin noticias de Gurb by Mendoza, Eduardo and a great selection of related books , art and collectibles available now at Sin noticias de Gurb (, English translation No Word from Gurb []), is a short novel by Eduardo Mendoza (b. , Barcelona; Premio.

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El laberinto de las aceitunas by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza it was amazing 5. This is a series on Literature and the city of Barcelona, and I have become frankly addicted to it. Then he explained that, for reasons he fails to understand, particular buildings that were considered just an ugly, inconvenient feature of the city have been re-read as unmissable attractions. There has even been an attempt, better forgotten, to stage the Winter Olympics here, in association with the ski resorts in the Pyrenees.

Want to Read saving…. Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza 3. La isla inaudita by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

Teatro reunido by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Emndoza, it happens all the time with Gurb and with Mecanoscrit del segon origen — the aliens are clearly there, and even so the reader has problems seeing the book as SF. It possibly has to do with the setting and our typical inability to connect Barcelona with science-fiction. Books with missing cover Articles containing Spanish-language text. Refresh and try again.

Surprisingly, there is actually very little about the Games in Gurbwhereas in La ciudad de los prodigios Mendoza shows a unique awareness of how hosting major international events transforms a city. The book is in the style of a diary, so the reader is taken day by day along the same journey with the alien, as he discovers more and edjardo about the human race. Mendoza again describes the disorganisation of the city as a parody.


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El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3. In that novel the protagonist of the unlikely name—Onofre Bouvila—is direct witness and participant in the two events that frame the action: The author focuses in particular on portraying the urban lifestyle of humans; using Barcelona as a great example of a big city.

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SaraMartinUAB and download the yearly volumes from http: Nueva York hoticias Eduardo Mendoza 3. Thanks for the comment. Tres vidas de santos by Eduardo Mendoza 2. Gloria by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Mail will not be published required. Right after watching the interview with Mendoza, I picked up the book and read its pages again, in one sitting.

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Just be warned that I check them for spam; it might take a few days for yours to be online. An extremely funny satire. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. The story is about an alien who is lost in Barcelona whilst in search of his friend Gurb.

Throughout this chase, the alien narrator tries to make sense of the city of Barcelona, then getting ready for the Olympic Games of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


In reality, there was a lot of public criticism due to the reported lack of organisation when planning and preparing for the international event. Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. I am these days giving the finishing touches to a monographic issue for Science Fiction Studies on Spanish sf.

Las barbas del profeta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. El secreto de la modelo extraviada by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Through writing this book, Mendoza captures an image of Barcelona as it is preparing for the Olympics in Mauricio o las elecciones primarias by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

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Going back to Sin noticias de Gurbthen, reminds us of how fast the change has been. The other alien—whose name we never learn—starts then an anxious search for his lost mate. El rey recibe by Eduardo Mendoza nogicias. I remember carrying the novel to read on the train as a post-grad student, and having to stop because I was in tears, trying to suppress my out-of-control hilarity.

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And without it, any city dies. Mendoza noted that the accounts of foreign visitors from the remotest past up to show mostly disappointment.

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