Los Mutilados: Prólogo de Ricardo Menéndez Salmón and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more · Fiction; ›; Contemporary. Hermann Ungar was a Czech-Jewish writer (in the German language) and an officer in In , he became the Legationsrat [de] (Legation Counselor) at the new Czechoslovak embassy in Berlin. Later he returned to Prague and became. Novela de agria fuerza», éste fue el juicio de Thomas Mann, gran admirador de Hermann Ungar, sobre Los mutilados (), una danza de la muerte cuyo.

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Ungar finds horror in the every day and in the repressed psyches of the people around him.

Or, alternatively, if one hates women and Karl does,then maybe on a scale of one to ten where ten is the most hideous prospect, the fat woman scores. Karl becomes ill and is sent away for treatment. Books by Hermann Ungar.

Todo un descubrimiento gracias a Offuscatio. The book comes with an essay that is insightful on the writer as well as background to Czech literary scene in the s.

His novels were influenced by expressionism and psychoanalysis. Polzer’s ineptness means that he passively watches his school friend whom he idolises waste away from some unknown rot-the-body disease, allows himself to be coerced into a sexual relationship with his landlady, and attempts to cont Franz Polzer, at the centre of this book, is a seriously neurotic, messed up bank clerk in early 20th century Prague whose paranoia, insecurity, social incompetence, and assorted lack of social skills makes this an unsettling, disturbing, and utterly marvellous book.


O livro de Ungar tem como grande qualidade a palatabilidade do estilo: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For example, an attendant named Sonntag is hired to take care of Karl.

Retrieved from ” https: How he notices that Karl’s innocent son Franz looks as his father used to. The climax is violent nermann quite horrific, but unresolved: Yet he was tormented by the thought of her fat, naked body. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Franz seems to dread everything in life so intensely, and often his worst suspicions come true.

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This book is crazy, horrifying, and strange. Ungar has chairs to sit in and watch the wallpaper fade. Franz develops an intense aversion to her which is impressed upon his memory the part in her black hair contrasted with the whiteness of her scalp. My favorite part was the longing that Polzer felt for the childhood kisses from Karl. Franz Polzer, a pitiable, wretched man, lives out his mutliados days in solitude and poverty From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


He hhermann never had a sister.

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All in all, thoroughly fabulous and totally unsettling. But the idea was too powerful and immediate for him to dispel it. While this is happening Franz must also contend d his oldest friend Karl who is slowly dying of a disease that is wasting away both his body and mind. He doesn’t know how to stand up to people, so they walk all over him.

Predatory and not about sex either. Not strong enough for a woman. But when it was good it was good.

And even after finishing, the story continued to claw at my mind. I don’t know if anyone else on goodreads ehrmann a fan of Canadian sketch comedy show Kids in the Hall? Views Read Edit View history. Part ce farce, Ungar tells a dark, ironic tale of chaos overtaking one’s meticulously ordered life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His writing was becoming successful, so he quit the diplomatic service inbut died not long after, aged only thirty-six, during an appendectomy that had been postponed for too long.