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I also was tempted to associate this with the recent Mark Leyner and Nicholson Baker books but didn’t quite feel right about it since the storytelling in this and the other two is key. Another winner from Moya. To view it, click here.

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.

Pero, de pronto, Jacinto muere degollado en el curso de una reyerta.

Quiza por la soledad que lo rodea, el indigente acaba resignandose a la compania de Eduardo Sosa y le permite inmiscuirse en sus miserables jornadas y averiguar como se gana la vida. To ask other readers questions about Baile Con Serpientesplease sign up. The men go to the outskirts of town, where Don Jacinto murders a man who performs fellatio on him. Oct 15, Alfonso Guido rated it liked it.


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Return to Book Page. This was funny and truly bizarre. As the south can attest too, it has been on of certain conflict, chaos and haile, much like Sosa reigh of terror on San Salvador.

The ladies are distinct characters, whom Eduardo feels a greater affinity for than any human dastellanos his life. It has some interesting things to say about the role of the media in crises, but especially toward the end, too many times I found myself trying to figure out what the point was of the narrative. Cagdas Akdemir rated it liked it Sep 06, Marce Sixco rated it it was ok Dec 16, Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Artf A generous four stars for one of the unevenest nutso entertainments ever.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. About Horacio Castellanos Moya. The importance of this book is that it explores the dynamics of rich and poor in bajle global south context, and how the socieoconomic issues in the global south come to express themselves in the social fabric.

Keep these books coming, translators! Numerous innocent citizens also succumb to the snakes’ taste for violence. For two decades he worked moyq editor of news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and his own country. Lists with This Book. Sep 24, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: There’s a comedy element to the story too, not a laugh-out-loud funniness but a dark comedy, an ironic undertone: Refresh and try again.

View all 4 comments. Sep 11, Uriel Perez rated it liked it. The ending was a bit predictable, minus the most bizarre erotic writing I’ve ever read.

The other two Moya books I’ve read are Senselessness and El asco: I don’t want to give much away, but this short novel, translated from castllanos Spanish, is an entertaining, surreal romp. It’s witty, weird and wonderful. It’s also more surreal, but it moves at a breakneck pace still fueled by outrage at the Way Things Are. It’s a spare kind of writing, with few adjectives. About Horacio Castellanos Moya.


Sara rated it liked it Feb 28, Start reading Baile con serpientes on your Kindle in under a minute. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Robert Stewart rated it it was ok Aug 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nov 21, Ramazan rated it really liked it. Patricia rated it liked it Nov 02, Lists with This Book. This was funny and truly bizarre.

A very generous review would interpret things in terms of El Salvador’s wartorn history, its media and political organs still on edge and moa to react to unexpected outbursts.

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Berkay Mert rated it it was ok May 12, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Mark Roberts rated it it was ok Nov 20, A generous four stars for one of the unevenest nutso entertainments ever.