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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Mauricio o las elecciones primarias by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The atmosphere at that time, along with the chaos and absurdities of modern human life, are among the subjects that are focused on in this satirical novel. 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.

Follow the blog updates on Twitter: Nueva York by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Mail will not be published required. We got the Olympics! I am certainly dismayed by my own omission, particularly because the list in special the films suggest that comedy is a fundamental ingredient of Spanish sf. The story is about an alien who is lost in Barcelona whilst in search of his friend Gurb.

Yet, this is not enough to explain the success of the novel. Through writing this book, Mendoza captures an image of Barcelona as it is preparing for the Olympics in This is a series on Literature and the city of Barcelona, and I have become frankly addicted to it.

There has even been an attempt, better forgotten, to stage the Winter Olympics here, in association with the ski resorts in the Pyrenees. That was possibly my fifth reading and I still laughed hard. La verdad sobre el caso Savolta by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Teatro reunido by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. SaraMartinUAB and download the yearly volumes from http: 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.


An extremely funny satire. De stad der wonderen by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The book is in the style of a diary, so the reader is taken day by day along the same journey with the alien, as he discovers more and more about the human race.

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Going back to Sin noticias de Gurbthen, reminds us of how fast the change has been. Right after watching the interview with Mendoza, I picked up the book and read its pages again, in one sitting. To add more books, click here. 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. Comments are very welcome!

Spanish speculative fiction novels science fiction novels Novels set in Barcelona. El enredo de la bolsa y la vida by Eduardo Mendoza 3. 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. In the introduction to the issue, I explain that comedy compensates for our low self-esteem as a nation.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The other alien—whose name we never learn—starts then an anxious search for his lost mate.

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Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Sin noticias de Gurb captures very well a particular moment noticiax recent times emndoza although I do recommend it, even Mendoza himself is surprised that this particular work has so many fans of so many different types. As a parody”No Word from Gurb” depicts the day-to-day life of the city from the perspective of an alien. Gloria by Eduardo Mendoza 3. La ciudad de los prodigios by Eduardo Mendoza 3.


Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Madrid by Eduardo Mendoza it was amazing 5.

La isla inaudita by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Tres vidas de santos by Eduardo Mendoza 2. El misterio de la cripta embrujada El innombrado detective, 1 by Eduardo Mendoza 3. The story begins with the narrator talking about his ideas and aims of travelling to Earth and adapting to the lifestyle there. Then he explained that, for reasons he fails noticizs understand, particular buildings that were considered just an ugly, inconvenient feature of the city have been re-read as unmissable attractions.

Sin noticias de Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza 3.

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It possibly has to do with the setting and our typical inability to connect Barcelona with science-fiction. Mendoza again describes the disorganisation of the city as a parody. In reality, there was a lot of public criticism due to the reported lack of organisation when planning and preparing for the international event.

El camino del cole by Eduardo Mendoza 3. Surprisingly, there is actually very little about the Games in Gurbwhereas in La ciudad de los prodigios Mendoza mendoxa a unique guurb of how hosting major international events transforms a city.