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César Aira

3.8 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by César Aira
Shantytown (2002)
language
English
3.7 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Aira writes beautifully. If I understood Spanish better, I would try to read his work in its native language. The back of the book description suggests a violent cop story, but it's much more about a sweet, slow-witted young man and the lives he touches. I noticed a bit of unnece...
The Literary Conference (1997)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Cesar Aira writes with a cheeky voice in stream of conscious. Reading his work reminded me of reading a mixture of Odon von Horvath and Roberto Bolano. Indeed it was somewhat of a pleasant surprise to open the cover again when I had finished and find that one of the reviews of t...
The Seamstress and the Wind (2011)
language
English
3.84 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I think C�sar Aira is one of the best living writers. There are about six books out in English now: "How I Became A Nun" (with one of the best opening scenes in all contemporary literature); "Ghosts" (a wonderful story about naked middle-aged male ghosts who hang around a buildin...
El congreso de literatura (1997)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter was better than this book. - First I thought I would stick to this stand, but soon realized that César Aira has no interest in pursuing a single theme, he is a multi-disciplinary writer. And this sci-fi-literary account of Aira takes ...
Der Literaturkongress (1997)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Había leído otra obra de Aira, Cómo me hice monja, y me había parecido muy buena novelita, pero algunas de las cosas que me habían parecido divertidas en aquella no me agradaron tanto en ésta. Para empezar, la imaginación se desborda en esta novela con exageraciones y eventos fan...
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