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: Books – 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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It becomes an obsession far exceeding hypochondria.

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Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. 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. When all of that crumbles, all that is left is their resplendent humanity.

Es un libro terminal, una lectura que deja un sabor amargo de fragilidad en la boca. Miranda is faced with a tragedy: Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. I’d never read this Venezuelan author before, but I hope to find more of his work translated into English.

La novela se divide en dos: Aug 23, J. Instead of the above I was introduced to Dr.

La enfermedad – Alberto Barrera Tyszka – Google Books

El asunto de nuestra mortalidad siempre me ha fascinado Barrera Tyszka tiene una forma de escribir absolutamente particular. How do well the countries of the sick and the well get on, and what happens when we pass from one to another?

It takes place on a ferry, where an obnoxious businessman makes a production of his ‘importance’ and maltreats his seemingly intelligent and kind wife, all the way to the point of beating her to the ground. Apr 21, Isabelle rated it really liked it. Venezuela, land 61 op mijn leesreis om de wereld Het thema van eerlijkheid en pijn komt goed over.


And for all of us who have lost a parent or escorted a loved one through the end of life, this is not a novel And he wants you to know it, so the book is peppered with clumsy interjections such as: What is it about? Paperbackpages.

The Sickness

Tyszka is a perceptive, original writer. Tyszka’s thoughtful, precise prose creates a disturbing novel that resonates long after the last page has been read.

Having barrerra that, my annoyances would remain. How does one alberfo his father he is dying? I didn’t like the use of the present tense.

Miranda, an oncologist more interested in books than in surgeries; a patient Dr. He has brought an unusually sophisticated understanding to a wonderfully intense, little novel. Ama hayat her zaman iki saat oturup kitap okumaya izin vermiyor. Employing poetic finesse and multiple points of views, Tyszka delves deeply into each of these characters to examine how the idea and tyszkq reality of illness affects them.

Alberto Barrera tiene una escritura impoluta, sobria y deliciosa. Andreas Miranda and his father Javier. This is did not happen! 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. The questions are enfermexad, and only each individual reader can answer.

The Sickness raises issues such as cancer treatments, euthanasia, mental and physical illnesses, the good life, and makes us reflect on our own expectations toward these subjects.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Alberto Barrera Tyszka Caracas, is a poet and novelist. A fine translation of an interesting book. He has hardly any contact with Dr.


Alberto Barrera Tyszka

The author cites quotes of famous authors, ethicists and physicians, but he’s not showing off, they are actually appropriate observations of how the human body deals with illness. The man has already been given a clean bill of health but persists in his belief that he is ill; and Karina Sanchez Dr. In its essence, An interesting Venezuelan ls focusing on two very different patients of one doctor.

These asides never go too long or feel like a lecture, they fit the material in the most uncanny way. Open Preview See a Problem?

Theodore Dalrymple of the British Medical Journal said while reviewing the book “I assumed this book was written by a doctor” and I believe wlberto statement to be true. In full, this is easily going to be in my list of favorites for the year. You might argue that pages is not quite enough to tackle such a difficult subject as life, sickness and death.

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. One scene confounds me: Throughout the book, each character experiences a disintegration of what they held dear, of what made their life and a fraying of the cloak of dignity that they had come to mistake for their identity.

Their close relationship is strained as the son weighs the consequences of telling his father the details of his illness.