La Enfermedad: Alberto Barrera Tyszka: Books – Una novela que me hace pensar que la vida es una enfermedad necia, insidiosa , resistente; . In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka (“the Venezuelan Ian. La enfermedad. Alberto Barrera Tyszka From diverse stories, moving, tender, funny and tragic, Alberto Barrera Tyszka proposes us a version of existence that.

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Miranda’s secretarywho feels compassion for the patient that Mi In The Sickness Alberto Barrera Tyszka “the Venezuelan Ian McEwan” explores the phenomenon of sickness from a variety of perspectives: Return to Book Page. An interesting Venezuelan novel focusing on two very different patients of one doctor.

He has brought ,a unusually sophisticated understanding to a wonderfully intense, little novel. It was poignant a times and a quick read full of missed opportunities for the characters as they navigated the end of life. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A remarkable book, written barreea an unusual register that mixes depth with accessibility, barreraa appeals to emotions but also to the intelligence of the reader.

Lei este libro del escritor Venezolano Alberto Barrera T ya hace tiempo pero lo recuerdo con agrado y recomiendo leerlo y sobretodo a los que en un momento determinado de su vida puedan pasar por esta triste realidad. Ama hayat her zaman iki saat oturup kitap okumaya izin vermiyor. This is did not happen! Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Meanwhile, a seemingly disturbed hypochondriac bombards his office with email pleas and threats.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This life that we reject because it seems to us boring, aalberto, mediocre or absurd suddenly seems priceless: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

On trying to read the face of a doctor while awaiting possibly ytszka news: I also didn’t find the book that inspired or inspiring. The story itself is rather simple: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Ever since he separated from his wife he has been presenting symptoms of an illness he believes is killing him.


Plus, I did like it more as it progressed, and I didn’t like the omniscient narration. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

The Sickness

His obsession goes beyond mere hypochondria, and he is barrega that there is only one doctor that can save him. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Through these characters, the novel explores people’s different ways of dealing with sickness; how sickness affects patients and those who surround them. Anagrama April 1, Language: Employing poetic finesse and multiple points of views, Tyszka delves deeply into each of these characters to examine how the idea and the reality of illness affects them.

I think I’d have been more impressed with it if I’d read less of what I’ve read at work over the past year. But it is also a story about compassion and love as one experiences them when nothing else is left.

Published March 6th by Tin House Books first published Want to Read saving…. On the one hand, there’s his father, who is dying of lung cancer, a diagnosis the doctor doesn’t have the courage to reveal.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. La enfermedad congela todo: The research he has taken while writing this book is clear from the get-go. Therrien rated it aberto liked it.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Miranda’s own father, dying of cancer ; Ernesto Enfermead another of Dr. The other half is filled with both Javier and Andreas coming to terms with the cancer and apberto death. His obsession goes a step further than mere hypochondria, and has given him the certainty that there is only one doctor who can save him. However, this latter may be because I read about health and healthcare 5-days a week, and I recognize that others may well find the book both of these things.


Tyszka offers us a version of existence that addresses all of its pleasures, but also its fragility. May 28, Rosamund rated it liked it.

The Sickness – Editorial Anagrama

The man has already been given a clean bill of health but persists in his belief that he is ill; and Karina Sanchez Dr. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

I’m sad to say I didn’t feel for Andreas, of course we all react in different ways to difference crisis’ but he has been portrayed in such a way alverto he almost come across as selfish and this is even after he has broken to the news to his father. Ernesto Duran sabe que esta enfermo. Please try again later. The questions are posed, and only each individual reader can answer.

Oct 12, Zainab Ali rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Andreas Miranda and his fath “Why do we find it so hard to accept that life is pure chance? The Venezuelan writer endows illness with an unprecedented literary strength by considering it what it really is: Aunque los resultados clinicos digan enfermeadd contrario, desde que se ha separado de su mujer y vive solo, padece todos los sintomas de un mal que, segun sospecha, puede ser mortal.