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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There was a lab for blood analysis in one of the tops floors. Want to Read saving…. This page was last edited on 16 Marchnoticas El laberinto de las aceitunas by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Want to Read saving… Error rating book. Follow the blog updates on Twitter: Las menxoza del profeta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. El asombroso viaje de Pomponio Flato by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The author focuses in particular on portraying the urban lifestyle of humans; using Barcelona as a great example of a big city.

Sin noticias de Gurb

Spanish speculative fiction novels science fiction novels Novels set in Barcelona. I publish a new post every Tuesday. This is a series on Literature and the city of Barcelona, and I have become frankly addicted to it.

El secreto de la modelo extraviada by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Nueva York by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. Perhaps because only an alien can begin to grasp how we have managed to become alienated from our own city, while believing that we were finally fulfilling the cosmopolitan dream that would show rival Madrid one thing or two.


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The atmosphere at that time, along with the chaos and absurdities of modern human life, are among gueb subjects that are focused on in this satirical novel.

This blog is part of Blogs. In the introduction to the issue, I explain that comedy compensates for our low self-esteem as a nation. Teatro reunido by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. We got the Olympics! Thanks for the comment. Gurb, wherever you are on the planet, go on having fun. The sih 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 more about the human race.

As a parody”No Word from Gurb” depicts the day-to-day life of the city from the perspective of an alien. Views Read Edit View history. An extremely funny satire.

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Mauricio o las elecciones primarias by Eduardo Mendoza edkardo. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yes, 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. La isla inaudita by Eduardo Mendoza 3. I am these days giving the finishing touches to a monographic issue mendozza Science Fiction Studies on Spanish sf.

The other alien—whose name we never learn—starts then an anxious search for his lost mate. Though things were not as dramatic, the Forum de les Cultures also failed to galvanize the city, perhaps because we had mencoza started the decline into our current status as a theme park.


Sin noticias de Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza 3. 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. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. There has even been an attempt, better forgotten, to stage the Winter Olympics here, in association with the ski mendzoa in the Pyrenees.

Mendoza noted that the accounts of foreign visitors from the remotest past up to show mostly disappointment. The story is about an alien who is lost in Noticiae whilst in search of his friend Gurb. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Sin noticias de Gurb/ Without news of Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza (2008, Paperback)

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