Los Mutilados: Prólogo de Ricardo Menéndez Salmón and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more · Fiction; ›; Contemporary. Hermann Ungar was a Czech-Jewish writer (in the German language) and an officer in In , he became the Legationsrat [de] (Legation Counselor) at the new Czechoslovak embassy in Berlin. Later he returned to Prague and became. Novela de agria fuerza», éste fue el juicio de Thomas Mann, gran admirador de Hermann Ungar, sobre Los mutilados (), una danza de la muerte cuyo.

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At first, he worked as a lawyer and director of the theater in Chebwhere he also wrote plays. The style is strong, objective, direct, but with good exploration of Franz’s internal states.

I couldn’t put this book down. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Karl suspects his wife of having affairs and planning his murder. O livro de Ungar tem como grande qualidade a palatabilidade do estilo: It starts out with me feeling at home in this deeply paranoid mind.

He wanted to touch the body of a naked woman. I think the Prague literary scene in Kafka’s time was really intense and I’m excited to see what else is there.

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Don’t sleep with your landlady. I don’t know if anyone else on goodreads is a fan of Canadian sketch comedy show Kids in the Hall? Hermann Ungar’s The Maimed is like that. These illustrations merely enhance the sorrowful aesthetic. He also suffers endless nights in cold sweat, paralyzed by the death grip of imaginary thieves and murderers, only to suffer the hours of his days in ceaseless toil, a slave, mercilessly at the beck and call of his obsessive compulsive disorder – everything must be counted and counted again And the madness and paranoia of each character feeds off of one another into a shocking climax.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Esto combinado con el ambiente simplista, crudo y opresivo de la obra, la convierte en una historia desgarradora que no te deja indiferente. I liked it for its novelty, a novel exploring, excruciatingly, the short life story and psychosis of the supremely emasculated man.

Franz Polzer, a pitiable, wretched man, lives out his ordinary days in solitude and poverty The mutildaos is supposed to be ‘ambiguous’ but this edition includes a jermann published ‘Fragment’ that removes the ambiguity, and I like the closure, and am glad it was included. Ungar, a German speaking Moravian, wrote, as far as I know, one other novel, one play, and one collection of short stories — this is the only one in English, so all power to the marvellous Twisted Spoon Press for publishing this they have one of the finest small press lists there is.

The Maimed

He only saw Frau Porges during the day, when she was fully clothed. There’s a side plot in the story lod Franz getting a new suit of clothes that is very reminiscent of Gogol’s excellent short story “The Overcoat. The breasts beneath her loose blouse were already touching his body.

But what do I know? Prague Praha Czech Republic. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Per chi fosse interessato all’autore, nugar rete ho trovato questo articolo su Hermann Hermann I wish he had stuck with the first draft because I think his protaganist would have proven more genuine and sympathetic, instead of just pitiable.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Um verdadeiro freak show. The way he had to cry and look confused to get them.

The paintings would have eyes that seem to follow your every move. It starts out very Kafkaesque of coursewith our protagonist suffering through strange things outside his control, trapped in a system that he can’t navigate. Read on, hermann ones. Polzer’s entire identity is in turmoil throughout most of the book: The main character has paranoia and neurosis and was not nurtured in the least mutilafos up.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Polzer meets his childhood companion, a richie Karl, when he is fat and abscessed into an early death bed.

Polzer pulled him close. He doesn’t touch himself. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Apr 30, Matthew rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. View all 10 comments. The scenes are quite funny in their ironic effect of horrifying Karl. Be the first to review df item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Not strong enough for a woman. None of these is a successful tactic. This was a unique, weird read. I was impressed with Ungar’s sometimes sympathetic, sometimes brutal handling of these personalities, sometimes morbid verging on the gothic, but then too clinical to be such.

Franz Polzer’s life starts off badly and never quite recovers even though for a time, he learns to maintain a routine through his systematic organization and superstitions.