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The arid sky

Emiliano Monge

The arid sky

by Emiliano Monge

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Murder,
  • Border crossing,
  • Missing children

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmiliano Monge ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
    ContributionsBunstead, Thomas, translator
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 pages
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26965168M
    ISBN 101632061341
    ISBN 109781632061348
    LC Control Number2016940789
    OCLC/WorldCa1007752602

    Home» Mexico» Emiliano Monge» El cielo árido (The Arid Sky). Emiliano Monge: El cielo árido (The Arid Sky) We first meet Germán Alcántara Carnero as he is about to retire. Not surprisingly, not only do we learn about the reasons for his decision to retire but about his life both before and after the retirement. Content: Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe is a YA sci-fi/fantasy/time travel book with a vague overtone of dystopia and a little bit history thrown in the mix just for fun. Whew. Im not going to recap the entire book here, you can read the blurb/summary for that; however, I will summarize: the basic plot is that the main character, whose name is oh, no/5.

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    by Radu Cinamar with Peter Moon pages, $, ISBN   Described as 'a literary atomic bomb (Luisan Gamez), the Mexican literary star Emiliano Monge's English-language debut is the Latin American incarnation of Cormac McCarthy: an artistically daring, gorgeously wrought and eviscerating novel of biblical violence as told through the story of a man 'who, unbeknownst to him, was his century.'.


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Thundering and inventive, The Arid Sky narrates the signature moments in the life of Germán Alcantara Carnero: a man who is both exaltedly, viscerally real and is an ageless, nameless being capable of embodying entire eras, cultures, and conflicts.

Monge’s roadmap—an escape across borders, the disappearance of a young girl, the /5(2). About the Book. Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to life.

But “The Arid Sky” also foregrounds Monge’s taste for literary gamesmanship, which draws heavily from Latin and South American experimentalists (Márquez, Cortázar, Bolaño all come to mind Author: Mark Athitakis.

The Arid Sky book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The arid sky book Described as “a literary atomic bomb” (Luisán Gámez), Mexican literary /5.

Book Review: The Arid Sky. Only the book’s ending fits in chronological order: the end of the life in question, on the edge of — if not redemption — at least epiphany.

By this point, Alcántara is a shut-in, living in the house where his wife and son have died, reliving all the memories un- spooled throughout the book, full of regret.

Review of Emiliano Monge's The Arid Sky translated by Thomas Bunstead, published by Restless Books. Intro created by Intro Music b. Book Review: The Arid Sky.

By Alejandra Oliva | Octo Emiliano Monge’s tale of power and corruption in northern Mexico. This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on how to make Latin American cities better ”This is the story of a man who, though he did not know it, was the era in which he lived.”.

Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence. This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to : Restless Books.

Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence. This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to ed on: Aug   The Arid Sky by Emiliano Monge, Trans.

by Thomas Bunstead has an overall rating of Positive based on 3 book reviews.3/4(3). Thundering and inventive, The Arid Sky narrates the signature moments in the life of Germán Alcantara Carnero: a man who is both exaltedly, viscerally real and is an ageless, nameless being capable of embodying entire eras, cultures, and conflicts.

Monge’s roadmap—an escape across borders, the disappearance of a young girl, the. The Arid Sky - Kindle edition by Monge, Emiliano, Bunstead, Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Arid Sky/5(2). Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky distils the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence.

This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to life. Thundering and inventive, The Arid Sky narrates the signature moments in the life of Germán Alcantara Carnero: a man who is both exaltedly, viscerally real and is an ageless, nameless being capable of embodying entire eras, cultures, and conflicts.

Monge’s roadmap—an escape across borders, the disappearance of a young girl, the. Get this from a library. The arid sky. [Emiliano Monge; Thomas Bunstead] -- "Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge's The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence.

This is an unsparing yet magnificent land. The Arid Sky (Book): Monge, Emiliano: "Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge's The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence.

This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to life.

The Arid Sky Emiliano Monge, trans. from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead. Restless, $ trade paper (p) ISBN $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this. While the explicit violence is hard to stomach, Monge’s novel is a brutal gem of a book concerned with the burdens of the past.

Pub Date: Aug. 14th, ISBN: The Arid Sky is a great Latin-American novel, even in Dutch". Among the Lost. Monge's novel Among the Lost is a love story between two human traffickers set in the jungles and wastelands of the Mexican–US border area. The Arid Sky.

Written by Emiliano Monge Thomas Bunstead (trans.) Review by G. Berger. Translated from the original Spanish, this novel presents, in an out of order, jumbled narrative, the important events from the violent life of Germán Alcántara : Emiliano Monge. Brooklyn, New York. Restless Books.

pages. To catalog the atrocities carried out in Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky is to be reminded that humanity will never run out of ways to inflict harm. The murder weapons wielded in this short, unsettling novel include a pickax, a book of matches, bare hands, and an array of firearms.Set on a desolate, unnamed mesa, Emiliano Monge's The Arid Sky distills the essence of a Latin America ruthlessly hollowed out by uncontainable violence.

This is an unsparing yet magnificent land, whose only constants are loneliness, hatred, loyalty, and the struggle to return some small measure of meaning to life.But The Arid Sky also foregrounds Monge’s taste for literary gamesmanship, which draws heavily from Latin and South American experimentalists (Márquez, Cortázar, Bolaño all come to mind) as well as the Modernists Yet the novel thrives on a persistent feeling of universality, a sense that Germán’s scrambled life is a stand-in for.