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 asombroso viaje de Pomponio Flato by Eduardo Mendoza 3. And without it, any city dies. 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.

Comments notcias very welcome! Right after watching the interview with Mendoza, I picked up the book and read its pages again, in one sitting. One Gurb and his mate are welcome indeed; millions are just an impossible burden. In that novel the protagonist of the unlikely name—Onofre Bouvila—is direct witness and participant in the two events that frame the action: This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 5th, at Spanish speculative fiction novels science fiction novels Novels set in Barcelona.

La ciudad de los prodigios by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Want to Read saving… Error rating book.

In reality, there was a lot of public criticism due to the reported lack of organisation when planning and preparing for the international event. Retrieved from ” https: Sin noticias de Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza 3.


Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

ghrb This is a series on Literature and the city of Barcelona, and I have become frankly addicted to it. El enredo de la bolsa y la vida by Eduardo Mendoza 3. El laberinto de las aceitunas by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Las barbas del profeta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Gurb, wherever you are on the planet, go on having fun. Nueva York by Eduardo Mendoza 3. 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. Tres vidas de santos by Eduardo Mendoza 2. The story is about an alien who is lost in Barcelona whilst in search of his friend Gurb.

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Mail will not be published required. Want to Read saving…. I am these days giving the finishing touches to a monographic issue for Science Fiction Studies on Spanish sf. Mendoza again describes the disorganisation of the city as a parody. It possibly has to do with the setting and our typical inability to connect Barcelona with science-fiction.

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To add more books, click here. Furthermore, he criticises the chaos regarding the upcoming Olympic Games at the time. Eduardo Mendoza Average rating 3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


El secreto de la modelo extraviada by Eduardo Mendoza 3. This page was last edited on 16 Marchat El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Books by Eduardo Mendoza

Parody is a feature that is present throughout the book, an example of which is when the alien describes the composition of water as “hydrogen, oxygen and poo. Surprisingly, there is actually very little about the Games in Gurb nogicias, whereas in La ciudad de los prodigios Mendoza shows a unique awareness of how hosting major international events transforms a city.

The atmosphere at that time, along with the chaos and absurdities of modern human life, are among the subjects that are focused on mendozw this satirical novel. Sin noticias de Gurb captures very well a particular moment in recent times d although I do recommend it, even Mendoza himself is surprised that this particular work has so many fans of so many different types.

As a parody”No Word from Gurb” depicts the day-to-day life of the city from the perspective of an alien.

An extremely funny satire.