Hombres sin mujeres by Haruki Murakami

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Read Hombres sin mujeres Online Free - Haruki Murakami ofrece a los lectores siete relatos en torno al aislamiento y la soledad que preceden o siguen a la relación amorosa: hombres que han perdido a una mujer, o cuya relación ha estado marcada por el desencuentro, asisten inermes al regreso de los fantasmas del pasado, viven el enamoramiento como una enfermedad letal, son incapaces de establecer una comunicación plena con la pareja, o ven extrañamente interrumpida su historia de amor. Otros experimentan atormentados amores no correspondidos o, incluso, como en el relato protagonizado por una metamorfosis kafkiana, desconocen todavía los mecanismos del afecto y del sexo. Sin embargo, las verdaderas protagonistas de estos relatos —llenos de guiños a los Beatles, el jazz, Kafka, Las mil y una noches o, en el caso del título, Hemingway—, son ellas, las mujeres, que, misteriosas, irrumpen en la vida de los hombres para desaparecer, dejando una huella imborrable en la vida de aquellos que las han amado, o de los que, al menos, intentaron amarlas.

Title : Hombres sin mujeres
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ISBN : 6074216681
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 267 pages


Helle rated it ★★★★☆

October 31, 2016

I saw Murakami yesterday. I don't mean that in a metaphorical way: I literally saw him in my home town of Odense, Denmark. He received the Hans Christian Andersen Literary Award and made a few small appearances while he was here, one of which was at our local library. There were only 180 of us th...

Elyse rated it ★★★★★

July 28, 2017

Audiobook... I LOVED THESE STORIES!!!! They penetrated through my ears and my thoughts. I was hanging on to every word walking around town completely captivated. The only thing I didn't like -- only for a couple of minutes-is when switching to a new story... I wasn't ready to transition. Yet, they...

Andrew rated it ★★★★☆

September 05, 2017

When you delve into a Murakami book you’re never quite sure what you’ll find – will it be surreal and mind bending, like The Wind-up Bird Chronicle, or darkly realistic like Norwegian Wood? Well this collection of short stories certainly has more in common with the latter, though not entirely so...

Bookdragon Sean rated it ★★★☆☆

September 11, 2017

Men Without Women is a collection of stories about despairing men and loneliness; it depicts men who try to cope with the sorrows of life after their loved one has departed from them. Unable to move on, the men spend the rest of their days lamenting what they will never again feel. So this is a s...

Marita rated it ★★★★☆

June 13, 2017

“HE WOKE TO discover that he had undergone a metamorphosis and become Gregor Samsa.” Yes, that's right... Kafka in reverse! This must be the best opening line that I have seen in a short story for a long while. It is not the first one in this collection, but it certainly grabbed my attention. Th...

PopiTonja rated it ★★★★★

September 22, 2017

Ja prosto obožavam ovog čoveka! Savršeno, na njegov svojstven način upakovano. Svaku sam priču doživela kao jedan mali roman. ❤ Imam osećaj da su njeno i moje srce nečim čvrsto povezani. Kad se njeno srce pomeri, ono sa sobom povuče i moje. Kao dva čamca vezano konopcem. Čak i da želim da presečem...

Darwin8u rated it ★★★☆☆

July 21, 2017

"That's what it is like to lose a woman. And at a certain time, losing one woman means losing all women. That's how we become Men Without Women." -- Haruki Murakami, Men Without Women This is a soft Murakami. A lot of his novels are dreamlike, but this one seems more like an emotional smell than a...

Panagiotis rated it ★★★★☆

November 12, 2017

Υπάρχουν δύο τρόποι να κοιτάξει κανείς τον Μουρακάμι: μέσα από το βλέμμα της δημόσιας, άμυαλης γνώμης, που σχηματίζεται αυθαίρετα, και θέλει τον Μουρακάμι εσαεί ηττημένο υποψήδιο νομπελίστα. Και υπάρχει και η άλλη, του αναγνώστη που θα δει τον Μουρακάμι μέσα από τα μάτια αυτών που αγαπάνε την γρα...

Ellie rated it ★★★★★

June 03, 2017

Loved it! I always love Murakami, even his less than perfect works but this is an excellent addition to his oeuvre. I generally prefer his novels to his short fiction but these stories are wonderful. The stories all center around the loneliness of the male protagonists. There are missed connection...

Chris_P rated it ★★★★☆

June 17, 2017

Dreams are the kind of things you can—when you need to—borrow and lend out. You know how, for many people, reading books is like travelling without leaving the comfort of their living rooms? For me, reading Murakami is like returning home after a long and exhaustive trip. His prose, his style, a...

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