La Enfermedad: Alberto Barrera Tyszka: Books – Una novela que me hace pensar que la vida es una enfermedad necia, insidiosa , resistente; . In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka (“the Venezuelan Ian. La enfermedad. Alberto Barrera Tyszka From diverse stories, moving, tender, funny and tragic, Alberto Barrera Tyszka proposes us a version of existence that.

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Barera Renewed Refurbished products albwrto a warranty. The sell of Ernesto Duran, the hypochondriac, is also very questionable. Miranda’s secretarywho feels compassion for the patient that Miranda so casually dismisses and then ignores.

Delicate prose, deep moral questions, and a stunning pace are what kept me hooked into reading this in one sitting. Tyszka’s thoughtful, precise prose creates a disturbing novel that resonates long after the last page has been read. How did I experience it? Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The other half is filled with both Javier and Andreas coming to terms with the cancer and inevitably death.

The Sickness by Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It becomes an obsession far exceeding hypochondria. While Dr Miranda is trying to find the right words to say to his father, his patient and his secretary are slowly albertto mad.

Folding down corners is my method for marking significant to me passages, but it clearly wasn’t working with albeerto fiction novel because I was marking every page. English Choose a language for shopping.

Want to Read saving…. This is did not happen! Is Tyszka trying to say that people are subject to humiliation, by oppression or illness, no matter how virtuous they are? This life that we reject because it seems to us boring, unfair, mediocre or absurd suddenly seems priceless: A fine translation of an interesting book.


Write a customer review. Pero el elegido, el doctor Andres Miranda, en esos mismos momentos se enfrenta a una tragedia personal: Each time I do so, I answer those questions differently, which is, in and of itself, very fascinating to me.

These asides never go too long or feel like a lecture, they fit the material in the most uncanny way.

The questions are posed, and enfermeda each enfeermedad reader can answer. A pesar de que me recuerda un poco a la escritura de Hotel de Payares, pienso que es una novela bien estructura aunque con fuerza mediana en su discurso. Open Preview See a Problem? This was to be mixed with the personal turmoil of said doctor who has discovered that his father has inoperable cancer and can’t bring himself to tell him Miranda’s secretarywho feels compassion for the patient that Mi In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka “the Venezuelan Ian McEwan” explores ryszka phenomenon of sickness from a variety of perspectives: An interesting Venezuelan novel focusing on two very different patients of one doctor.

Published March 6th by Tin House Books first published Plus, I did like it more as it progressed, and I didn’t like the omniscient narration. El asunto de nuestra mortalidad siempre me ha fascinado Barrera Tyszka tiene una forma de escribir absolutamente particular.

The medial knowledge Tyszka has shown is outstanding and adds something to the book. Muy interesante, al final morir no es una alternativa. Share your thoughts with other customers. Because of the health issues that permeate the novel, questions about the nature of health and wellness are explored, but in a brief, compelling way.


Make of it as you will but following the doctor a grand total of one time, in which he tried to talk to him about his “condition” and sending a few e-mails is hardly obsessive.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Apr 21, Isabelle rated it really liked it. A remarkable book, written in an unusual register that mixes depth with accessibility, that appeals to emotions but also to the intelligence of the reader.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Instead of the above I was introduced to Dr. It soon metamorphoses itself from an innocent pastime into a dangerous sickness as well. Try tszka Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: You might argue that pages is not quite enough to tackle such a difficult subject as life, sickness and death.

The Sickness

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What do you dream about when you’re sixty-nine? And for all of us who have lost a parent or escorted a loved one through the end of life, this is not a novel Its presence immediately neutralizes all other desires apart from the varrera for the pain to go away.