In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Parecía que la polémica iba a estar servida y sin embargo ha habido unanimidad: En busca de Klingsor, de Jorge Volpi, ha recibido un magnífico tratamiento.

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Want to Read saving…. Books by Jorge Volpi. Aug 04, Rebekkane rated it liked it. El libro es de lo mas interesante, cuenta la historia de los cientificos mas destacados del siglo XX, les da una nueva historia y me hace sentir completamente intrigado que en realidad no conocia a la gente que tanto admirada, el final me parecio un poco flojo, senti que el libro podia dar para mas contenido, pero el autor decidio terminarlo,es una pena relamente me quede con ganas de ed mas de el teniente Bacon y el profesor Ds.

Not for everyone – if reading a short history of the development of quantum mechanics, intersped with the Nazi pursuit of the atomic bomb and a postwar investigation of German physicists and their culpabilities in the crimes of the 3rd Reich is not for you then give this novel a pass – but if the subject tickles your fancy this novel is excellent.

Dec 26, Anthony Ferner rated it liked it Shelves: Very interesting novel about scientists and their ethical and social responsibilities. Germanywell actually a few years earlier would have been much worse, but the author was benevolent. As if that was not enough, klinsor it busxa that Francis had got rid of his burden, graduating een honors from Princeton University, has come to the folly of falling into the wrong place at the wrong time Dec 13, Diego Alejandro rated it really liked it.


MathFiction: En busca de Klingsor (In Search of Klingsor) (Jorge Volpi)

The search is something of a shaggy dog story, encompassing encounters with some of the key non-fictional players in twentieth century science: Creo que la propia novela lo dice Son dos modelos, dos propuestas Thanks for telling us about the problem. It really was dd masterpiece up until this point.

El lector naturalmente tiende a creer al narrador en primera persona. Jorge Volpi Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras. The third part, however, shifted focus to concentrate on Gustav Links, with the style and pace altering, and more problematically, it little advanced the busc with regards to the search for Klingsor. View all 4 comments. La cultura humanista entendida There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The point of view seems to waver one character appears to have access to the private thoughts and actions of another, for no good reason.

Aug 19, Anamarija rated it really liked it. Gustav Links narra su vida y es el elemento que une dee las piezas.

En Busca de Klingsor

Open Preview See a Problem? This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Eager to be a man renowned in science, and compete against his other self, who was ahead for the simple reason of being born years before.


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Quiero plantearte dos cosas. Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras. Fer de la Cruz Letta trama, lampadina che si accende, interesse che si moltiplica. Jun 14, Cocolete rated it liked it. The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the American military, Francis Bacon, k,ingsor a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his search, Gustav Links.

It’s undeniable that Jorge Volpi manages brillantly his fictional story in one of the most important episodes of contemporany era. Y eso no nos da mayores certezas en nuestra vida cotidiana.

Y las grandes respuestas que uno puede tener son siempre nuevas preguntas Yo creo que esa incertidumbre y esa complejidad es la complejidad del mundo. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Creo que las aristas de este bucsa son muchas. They particularly Links are primarily vehicles for ideas and for interesting but awkward exposition of events and scientific theories.

Yo creo las dos cosas Aug 29, Edgar rated it it was amazing. Jul 04, Pierre rated it liked it. This is just one work of mathematical fiction from the list. Bohr dice unas cosas, Heisenberg dijo otras. Re by Octavio I disliked this novel a lot, from the mathematical viewpoint.