Baile Con Serpientes has ratings and 52 reviews. Fernando Vallejo en ‘La Virgen de los sicarios’ (Alfaguara), Horacio Castellanos Moya logra un relato. Sin embargo, sí puedo asegurar que “Baile con serpientes” es una de las .. Le Bal des vipères l’écriture frénétique et irrésistible d’Horacio Castellanos Moya. Baile Con Serpientes has ratings and 51 reviews. Sleepy Ash said: In technical terms of setting and mareative this book is helpful to explore how the.

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Apr 22, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: As the body count mounts, Deputy Commissioner Lito Handel finds himself leading the investigation of one of the worst massacres the city has ever seen. After a night of sleazing around with the bum and a midget pimp, Eduardo Sosa and I can’t help hear the echo in that name of Gregor Samsa kills the bum and assumes his identity. Refresh and try again. En ese coche vive Jacinto Bustillo, un hombre que lo a perdido todo y se ha transformado en un indigente hosco y harapiento que despierta las suspicacias de los vecinos.

He soon discovers that it is occupied by four poisonous female snakes, who are fluent in Spanish and soon become enamored with Eduardo. Mark Roberts rated it it was ok Nov 20, Artf A generous four stars for one of the unevenest nutso entertainments ever. Maybe it seems like a strange book – a book about poisonous snakes attacking people and a madman wrecking havoc, a book that seems to make light of tragedy, death and violence and yet doesn’t – but all I can say is, it’s a marvellous book, a book has to be appreciated for itself and not in comparison to anything else, that’s brilliantly written and executed but never feels stiff or too polished for it.

The ladies are distinct characters, whom Eduardo feels a greater affinity for than any human in his life.


This is a book I felt like re-reading as soon as I’d finished; one that I can see myself reading again and delighting in each time. Nov 21, Ramazan rated it really liked it.

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But they don’t freak me out. I don’t have a snake phobia; I wouldn’t like to cross paths with a snake, but only because I have a healthy respect for them and the danger they represent. It was fun to read whatever it is – quick, action-packed and skanky. To ask other readers questions about Dance with Snakesplease sign up. That oroborosian joke about the stew he makes! Return to Book Page. The pace picks you up and carries you off and you become lost in the events. Why this Don Jacinto should be terrorising the city with four lethal snakes is a mystery, but since it’s hard to hide a bright yellow, old American car and four snakes, it’s only a matter of time before they catch the man they believe is Jacinto Bustillo.

Rachel rated it it was ok May 19, Patricia rated it liked it Nov 02, A leftist who can cook and fuck wonderfully, but who’s stubborn and domineering, qualities he showed again last night when he went to bed angry that she refused to believe that there could be political motives behind the snake attacks.

He follows the unwashed and bedraggled man, named Jacinto Bustillo, who tells Eduardo that was a successful accountant that was forced into poverty and homelessness by his deceitful wife.

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Didem rated it it was ok Jul 24, The uneveness is very much a POV consequence, with the two middle parts in third person, one focused on law enforcement’s reaction to what happens in the first page chapter and the other focused on news agency folks trying to get the scoop. Mehmet rated it it was ok Jun 13, Nov 15, S. Write a customer review. In this case, I think he’s openly derivative of a famously prolific Argentine writer who’s become way more famous lately thanks to New Directions.


English Choose a language for shopping. David rated it liked it Dec 16, Moya’s novel moves at a frenetic pace as we follow a stumbling, bumbling frenzy of journalists and cops in pursuit of a madman with deadly snakes as accomplices to his reign of terror in the city of San Salvador. Trivia About Dance with Snakes. Hayden rated it it was ok Jun 14, I believe he chose My opinion of Castellano Moya’s writing depends on the book we are talking about.

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Yes I think that’s the word I’m after. Who knows, but ultimately, who cares.

From corruption, weak states and social incohesion are all explored in the story. He’s living in a kind of fantasy land, and may even castellznos insane. His novels have been translated into twelve languages; five of them SenselessnessThe She-Devil in the mirrorDance with SnakesRevulsionand Tyrant memory are available in English.

Cristian Camilo rated it it was ok May 16, Dance With Snakes is a macabre high-speed romp, serplentes which violence and comedy become almost indistinguishable. From any other author, or one who had not written SenselessnessI would regard this as a stunning, surrealist, and shocking work of painfully bright genius; for Castellanos Moya it is still an achievement, but a lesser work, I feel, ungainly and brutal: In case you haven’t gotten the point by now, this book is insane.

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