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. Through writing this book, Mendoza captures an image of Barcelona as it is preparing for the Olympics in Spanish speculative fiction novels science fiction novels Novels set in Barcelona. In that novel the protagonist of the unlikely name—Onofre Bouvila—is direct witness and participant in the mendoz events that frame the notlcias Going back to Sin noticias de Gurbthen, reminds us of how fast the change has been.

The author focuses in particular on portraying the urban lifestyle of humans; using Barcelona as a great noticas of a big city. Retrieved from ” https: You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. Comments are very welcome! The book 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.

Sin noticias de Gurb captures very well a particular moment in recent times and although I do recommend it, even Noticiax himself is surprised that this particular work has so many fans of so many different types.

I publish eduardp new post every Tuesday. Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza it was amazing 5.


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SaraMartinUAB and download the yearly volumes from http: In reality, there was a lot of public criticism due to the reported lack of organisation when planning and preparing for the international event. Want to Read saving… Error rating book.

Teatro reunido by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The other alien—whose name we never learn—starts then an anxious search for his lost mate. Gurb, wherever you are on the planet, go on ce fun. This page was last edited on 16 Marchat Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Books with missing cover Articles containing Guurb text.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mendoza again describes the disorganisation of the city as a parody. Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. I am certainly dismayed by my own omission, particularly because the list in special the films suggest that comedy is a fundamental ingredient of Spanish sf.

Sin Noticias De Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza 9783150198261

We got the Olympics! Though things were not as dramatic, the Forum de les Cultures also failed to galvanize the city, perhaps because we had already started the decline into our current status as a theme park.

El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The atmosphere at that time, along with the chaos and absurdities of modern human life, are among the subjects that are focused on in this satirical novel.

Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza 3. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. El asombroso viaje de Pomponio Flato by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Throughout this chase, the alien narrator tries to make sense of the city of Barcelona, then getting ready for the Olympic Games of 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. Eduardo Mendoza Average rating 3.


El misterio de la cripta embrujada El innombrado detective, 1 by Eduardo Mendoza 3. El secreto de la modelo extraviada by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Our imagination is not only stagnant but positively flagging. Want to Read saving…. Las barbas del profeta by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. La verdad sobre el edduardo Savolta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. It possibly has to do with the setting and our typical inability to connect Barcelona with science-fiction.

Sin noticias de Gurb

Parody is a feature that is present throughout the book, an example of which is when the mrndoza describes the composition of water as “hydrogen, oxygen and poo. Right after watching the interview with Mendoza, I picked up the book and read its pages again, in one sitting.

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. La isla inaudita by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The story begins with the narrator talking about his ideas and aims of travelling to Earth and adapting to the lifestyle there.