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Obabakoak is a short story collection by the Basque writer Bernardo Atxaga . The title can be translated as “Individuals and things of Obaba”. The book won. Obabakoak is a shimmering, mercurial novel about life in Obaba, a remote, exotic Basque village. A schoolboy’s mining engineer father tricks him into growing. The British press in particular praised Atxaga, writing that Obabakoak was “an exciting intellectual event” (cf. Pavey) and a “brilliant novel, full of life” (cf.

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Aribil highlighted the book’s poetry and tenderness. Atxaga is intoxicated by literature, by the art of the story. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Cameron, Manera, Steenmeijeror Dickens and Tolstoy cf. Customers who obabakooak this item also bought.

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Obabakoak Unionsverlag Deutschland – brenardo There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The critics wrote that the novel was limited by its thematic development, and though its quality could not be doubted, it was generally agreed that it was a minor work in comparison with The Lone Man cf.


English Choose a language for shopping. The exuberance of styles and languages drove this critic to describe the book as a “delicious atxagz, Baroque and Spanish”, and to highlight the seamlessness of its sumptuous style. But “Memoirs of a Basque Cow” was best received in Germany. I should mention that there were also a few critics who doubted the literary quality of Behi euskaldun bernaddo memoriak.

Obabakoak Tammi Publishers Suomi – In most of the reviews published in Basque, after describing the plot, the critics listed the narrative strategies the narrator had made use of.

Calzean – Frequent Flyer. Diane – Trekker We may be born in small towns like Obaba with definite character, but when we depart to swim in wider seas, we lose the ability to go back, all the old obsbakoak of childhood remain just that, though we may try to unravel them from remote distances in time.

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The international reception of Bernardo Atxaga’s works

obabxkoak Too loose to fit the definition of a novel for most people, it still has some repeating characters, and the ending of obabbakoak book depends on the reader’s careful notice of details among the stories at the beginning. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The book exudes its own charmingly Old World ambiance distinct from the raw youthful frontier stylings of Garcia Marquez and others from that hemisphere. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Vintage UK – The two reviews published in the renowned Revue des livres pour les enfantspraised the book’s humor and originality above all things and said the book was a gift to all readers.


What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. I hoped I had obxbakoak the spanish edition – so I am sorry to say: Its verbs, the structure of its relative clauses, have no sisters anywhere on Earth. Obabakoak Dituria Albania – Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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While religion seems to inform the lives of the characters, religion here is a cultural characteristic built from the stories the characters have shared from their own lives, and not a religion based on external doctrine. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

So, I was very curious to know what kind of novel would come out of Euskadi, that region on both sides of the Atxags inhabited by an ancient people with a unique language. Manga Films Castellano – Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.