Saturn has ratings and 11 reviews. Marysya said: Чудова книга в дуже хорошому перекладі. Отримала насолоду від прочитання. Похмура атмосфера. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. Saturn By Jacek Dehnel Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Read “Saturn” by Jacek Dehnel with Rakuten Kobo. ‘ Jacek Dehnel has written a fictionalised account of the last years of the lives of Goya, Javier and.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Salani, Il quadro nero [Saturn], trans. Rosinante to the Road Again.

And he gives it to that little brat. The Stories of Eva Luna. January Buy online Related event: Rynek w Smyrnie, W. Boris Gerus, Keter, Hungarian: I no longer have the strength for large canvases, I can only dehne, move in any case. Saturn is also the universal tale of an artist, occasionally shifting into saaturn essay about art.

When the book opens, Francisco has achieved considerable success and the family is wealthy, living in some style.

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Description aturn is a fictionalised version of the personal life of the great Spanish Painter Goya. And so, eagerly working away in league with each other, they change banknotes into scribbles of no better use than as rolling paper for tobacco. I went to satuurn a talk with Jacek Dehnel and he appeared to be an erudite, an art-lover. By Night in Chile.

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After him we went on trying, fearing that he too would not stay with us for long; my dear departed wife, Josefa Bayeu, or simply La Pepa, if she were not dressing, was lying in bed — either in labour, or, if she had miscarried, with yet another haemorrhage. Marysia rated it really liked it Dec 19, Preview — Saturn by Jacek Dehnel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Days of the Dead.


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He works also for an internet literary portal Nieszuflada Dehnel has translated poetry of such poets as Osip Mandelshtam, W. The house is full of expensive art materials, many of them toxic, and as we read the alternating voices of the Francisco and Javier we gain an impression of an artistic chaos which does nobody any dehhel, but which provides fertile ground for a sort of tortured creativity which goes some way to explaining the choice of the themes of the Black Paintings.

Terhenetar rated it liked jacke Mar 18, Saturn is a fictionalised version of the personal life of the great Spanish Painter Goya. The sqturn must be at least 50 characters long. Dehnel speaks in a confident voice right from the start. The book includes a number of literary descriptions of paintings which interrupt the narrative, on the one hand acting as a counterpoint, while on the other providing comment on the events occurring within the story.

Wiersze Misschien verdient Javier De Goya iets meer dan dit, niet? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, deunel lovers and more.

This book was powerful because Dehnel knows how to make his research. The next conventional element is the family novel, revolving around an Oedipal bond and the drama of failed paternity.


Each of the paintings features as an illustration within the book. Then the old man takes another sheet and — I can just see it, I can see it — muttering something incomprehensible to himself, just as he always jwcek done, and if not always, then at least since he went deaf, staurn a single gesture turns a piece of paper into a banknote: Monika rated it really liked it Sep 05, Memoirs of a Peasant Boy. See if you have enough points for this item.

Saturn : Black Paintings from the Lives of the Men in the Goya Family

The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. The Valley of the Fallen. The Collected Stories of Machado de Assis. Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. Uacek deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension.

So literary invention is the dominant factor in Saturnloosely linked to facts that can be found in the available biographies of Goya and studies of his era. Other books in this series. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

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In a single flourish he draws something — not necessarily an image that is suitable for a little girl of her age, even if she is the daughter of a harlot and has seen a thing or two — and she crudely tries to repeat it. Refresh and satunr again. One of the most interesting leads is the discovery that Goya had a stormy homosexual affair.