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A heart so white

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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Corazón tan blanco.

StatementJavier Marias, translated from the Spanishby Margaret Jull Costa.
The Physical Object
Pagination279p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22453809M
ISBN 101860463398

The heart is the body's engine room, responsible for pumping life-sustaining blood via a 60,mile-long (97,kilometer-long) network of vessels. The .


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A heart so white by Julian Marias Download PDF EPUB FB2

A HEART SO WHITE (published in ) is similar to "Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me" (), and like that novel and "The Dark Back of Time" () it is highly seductive and very much a novel of ideas.

But those ideas are not quite as well-considered or on the mark as in the two later works, and the style not quite as mature and accomplished/5(54). "A Heart So White" concerns a marriage between two interpreters, and one could, I suppose, regard this as a book about interpreting. We wait, often outside the realm of action, then words are finally spoken, we become obliged, trapped or words This, I believe, is my fourth Marias' book.4/5.

A HEART SO WHITE (published in ) is similar to "Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me" (), and like that novel and "The Dark Back of Time" () it is highly seductive and very much a novel of ideas.

But those ideas are not quite as well-considered or on the mark as in the two later works, and A heart so white book style not quite as mature and by: 4. In A Heart So White Javier Marías examines the commonplace yet peculiar institution of marriage and all its attendant secrets and A heart so white book.

Juan is a newlywed translator who shuttles between the UN in New York and the Hague for six to eight weeks at a time, while his young bride Luisa, also a translator, remains behind in Madrid to establish their home together.

A Heart so White By JAVIER MARÍAS. Translated by MARGARET JULL COSTA. A New Directions Book. Read the Review. I DID NOT WANT to know but I have since come to know that one of the girls, when she wasn't a girl anymore and hadn't long been back from her honeymoon, went into the bathroom, stood in front of the mirror, unbuttoned her blouse, took.

A Heart So White Fiction by Javier Marías Translated by Margaret Jull Costa With unnerving insistence A Heart So White chronicles the relentless power of the past. Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he considers the past anew, and begins to ponder what he doesn’t really want to know.

A Heart So White Quotes Showing of 62 “Listening is the most dangerous thing of all, listening means knowing, finding out about something and knowing what’s going on, our ears don’t have lids that can instinctively close against the words uttered, they can’t hide from what they sense they’re about to hear, it’s always too late.”Cited by: 4.

About A Heart So White. Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Award, and widely considered Javier Marías’s masterpiece, A Heart So White is a breathtaking novel about family secrets that chronicles the relentless power of the past.

Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the past anew, and begins to ponder what he. A human heart appears in the first line of Javier Marías’ novel A Heart So White (Corazón tan blanco, ), but we’re given no time to discern its color, as in the second line it’s blown apart by a this novel that plays about with the mystery genre, Marías has immediately delivered a gunshot victim and her killer - one and the same - leaving only motive.

A harrowing drama of family secrets and A heart so white book deepening resonance throughout several involved lives, by an accomplished European author whose All Souls (not reviewed) appeared in English translation in Marias's novel (winner of the Spanish Critics' Award) begins with its narrator Juan's imagined reconstruction of the suicide of his father's first wife, his mother's sister.

A Heart So White can’t be reduced to the theme of translation but the process provides a powerful metaphor for the way in which Marías’ protagonists operate: telling tales which aren’t their own, putting words into each other’s mouths, and performing their parents’ past life in their own present.

A Heart So White is a wonderful book in an excellent translation (thanks, once more, are due to the incredibly-talented Jull Costa), and Marías is a writer I'll be reading a lot more of in future. I'm a little late to the party, but arriving fashionably late does have its advantages - I've got a lot of catching up to do:).

A Heart so White is the breathtaking international bestseller and IMPAC Award-winning masterpiece by Javier Marías, whose highly-anticipated new novel The Infatuations is published in This Penguin Modern Classics edition features a new Introduction by Jonathan Coe.

A Heart so White begins as, In the middle of a family lunch Teresa, just married, goes to /5(41). A Heart So White is too rich, rich like a madeline; so rich that we wanted, after the first few pages, as reviewer, and as reader just to give up on it. So much sophistry, so many words, to describe what may (or may not be) going on, for Marías is a Proust, a Joyce, a.

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