Eduardo Mendoza has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Eduardo Mendoza’s most popular book is Sin noticias de Gurb. Results 1 – 30 of Sin noticias de Gurb by Mendoza, Eduardo and a great selection of related books , art and collectibles available now at Sin noticias de Gurb (, English translation No Word from Gurb []), is a short novel by Eduardo Mendoza (b. , Barcelona; Premio.

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Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza 3. El misterio de la cripta embrujada El innombrado detective, 1 by Eduardo Mendoza 3. SaraMartinUAB and download the yearly volumes from http: The story begins with the narrator talking about his ideas and aims of travelling to Earth and adapting to the lifestyle there. Mendoza again describes the disorganisation of the city as a parody. Comments are very welcome! I am these days giving the finishing touches to a monographic issue for Science Fiction Studies on Spanish sf.

The author focuses in particular on portraying the urban lifestyle of humans; using Barcelona as a great example of a big city. I remember carrying the novel to read on the train as a post-grad student, and having to stop because I was in tears, trying to suppress my out-of-control hilarity. Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. Books with missing cover Articles containing Spanish-language text. Throughout his search for his friend Gurb, the alien criticises the behaviour of human beings and realises that there are many differences between his culture and that of humans.


Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. This blog is part of Blogs. Going back to Sin noticias de Gurbthen, reminds us of how fast the change has been. Retrieved from ” https: In reality, there was a lot of public criticism due to the reported lack of organisation when planning and preparing for the international event. Just be warned that I check them for spam; it might take a few days for yours to be online.

The other alien—whose name we never learn—starts then an anxious search for his lost mate.

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An extremely funny satire. El rey recibe by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Yes, it happens all the time with Gurb and with Mecanoscrit del segon origen — the aliens are clearly there, and even so the reader has problems seeing the book as SF. Notivias will not be published required. The book is in the style of a diary, so the reader edardo taken day by day along the same journey with the alien, as he discovers more and more about the human race.

Mendoza noted that the accounts of foreign visitors from the remotest past up to show edduardo disappointment. De stad der wonderen by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

Our imagination is not only stagnant but positively flagging. Las barbas del profeta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. As a parody”No Word from Gurb” depicts the day-to-day life of the city from the perspective of an alien.


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You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. Want to Read ugrb. El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Gurb, wherever you are on the planet, go on having fun.

Teatro reunido by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Through writing this book, Mendoza captures an image of Barcelona as it is preparing for the Olympics in Perhaps because only an alien can begin to grasp how we have managed to become alienated from our own city, while believing that we were finally fulfilling the cosmopolitan dream that would show rival Madrid one thing or two.

Refresh and try again. Though things were not as dramatic, the Forum de les Cultures also failed to galvanize the city, perhaps because we had already started the decline into our current status as a theme park.