Pedro Páramo. El Llano en llamas
Pedro Páramo y El Llano en llamas representan dos aportaciones fundamentales a la literatura contemporánea en lengua castellana. Tanto en la novela como en la colección de relatos, Juan Rulfo nos transporta con gran maestría de lo real a lo fantástico por medio de un estilo vigoroso y poético. Profundamente enraizada en lo popular, la narrativa de Juan Rulfo describe con c...more
The plot starts with a man trudging over the barren and ...more
Damn!! These stories were intense!! They were definitely... disturbing and moving and uncomfortable to read. They gave me very strong and strange feelings... NOT good ones.
This edition of the book isn't even 300 pages long. Still, it's incredible, masterful writing. Juan Rulfo earned that Noble Prize. Reading these stories, you can definitely tell he had a lot he wanted to say, and that it had been building up inside ...more
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"Pedro Páramo y El Llano en Llamas" es una genial obra de arte. Es duro de leer pero difícil dejar de leerlo. Difícil de leer por la violencia y la crueldad que salen de las páginas. La violencia a veces es más sugerida que mostrada; se palpa su evidencia fría. En otros momentos el lector se convierte en testigo de los actos, y en otros, en co ...more
What I like about Pedro Paramo is that it is well written and the story is amazing. I love how he used life and death in a different way. The style in narrating is very unique. To be honest, at first, it was a bit confusing for me because it was my first time to encounter this kind of narration. But as I continued reading it, the flow (and the breaks) of the story added to its magical realis ...more
Anyways, first there's El Llano en Llamas, where we can read the story of Cain and Abel multiple times, but everytime is ...more
From the book :
" Each sigh is like a piece of your life that you are throwing away."
"it's hard to grow up knowing that the thing we have to hang on to to take roots from is dead."