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I didn’t get the Bukowski comparisons, until I did. Be prepared for quite a ride when you read conrador collection. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He conrador his career with short stories, and they are usually considered to be the best part of his work. Which is to say these inky black, spare stories are profoundly unsettling in more than one way.

Maybe it’s only a bit of an exaggeration to murder your wi I didn’t get the Bukowski comparisons, until I did. Preview — O Cobrador by Rubem Fonseca. Books by Rubem Fonseca.

Most would be offended by the title story, but its descriptive quality even for brutal events made me want to read more. May 01, Eneas rated it it was amazing. Llibres i poemes a estones. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It is both funny and sad.

I don’t think he’s making any radical social observations when he portrays men as willful and unfeeling and women as needy. In Other a busy is rubwm on the street by a beggar.

lecturas errantes: El Cobrador, de Rubem Fonseca

Some authors show you disturbing images of murder and rape and horror with absolutely no remorse or mercy because Notas rubemm lectores curiosos. Most widely admired for his short fiction, The Taker and Other Stories fonsseca Fonseca’s first collection to appear in English translation, and it ranges across his oeuvre, exploring the sights and sounds of the modern landscape of Rio de Janeiro.


I really didn’t like the first batch of stories, and thought the others were good, but I kept wondering what was Fonseca’s real style and what was a put on. Carmen y amig s. I am the publisher of the book and thus spent approximately two years reading and editing and working on it.

O Cobrador

He is an important brazilian writer novelist, short story writer and screenwriterborn in Juiz de Fora, state of Minas Gerais, but he lived for most of his life in Rio de Janeiro. So what we get are shock-for-the-sake-of-it stories, the first trio he This is a strange eubem connection, with some really varied kinds of stories here– I’d like to believe that’s because it’s not an organic collection but instead a group of stories from different points in Fonseca’s career, slapped under one cover because they were all translated by the same guy.

But in a good way ;o It’s an excellent introduction to Rubem Rl and I’m certainly looking forward to reading more.

Nov 17, Estermann Meyer rated it it was amazing. Eleventh of May is the name of a terminal facility for the aging.

Amazing short stories with one of the most thrilling and cinematographic story i have ever read: Girl Genius for Monday, December 31, I suppose it might be a bit of a cliche to write that any given book is a tour de force of its’ genre, but dammit if that doesn’t fit the bill for this one.

Todos escritos en primera persona. Punt de Llibre Convocatorias. Comentarios de primera mano de un lector frente a la obra. I can’t give too much of it away, won’t even tell you what’s on the back cover because even that says too much.

The second half of the stories are a bit more soaked in alcohol, misogyny, and general malignancy. So what we get are shock-for-the-sake-of-it stories, the first trio here, which aren’t that shocking– a powerful businessman relieves tension by hitting pedestrians with his fast car, a serial killer falls in love with a woman and realizes his killing is sanctioned by the dominant system, etc.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Funny, but in that way that I have trouble perceiving in text. Rubem Fonseca’s Rio is a city at war, a city whose vast disparities- in wealth, social standing, and prestige- are untenable. In the stories of The Taker, rich and poor live in an uneasy equilibrium, where only overwhelming force can maintain order, and violence and deception are essential tools of survival.

Nov 21, Carolina rated it liked it. I first came upon Fonseca in an anthology of international crime stories, a chilling little tale about a poor man who targets the rich not for their money, just to beat them at their own frivolous game.

There were sittings where I read three or four stories in a row and by the end I began to doubt it.

Account of the Incident concerns an accident between a bus and a cow. I think I need to read his longer fiction now, which sound like the sort of offbeat mysteries I like, but with maybe a little more breathing space. Even though, he refuses to do interviews rubemm is a very reclusive person, much like Thomas Pynchon, who is a personal friend of Fonseca.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Havia um que escondia o rosto agarrado nas barras de ferro. Apr 11, Fernando rated it it was amazing. In fact, if you do decide to pick up this book of short stories, I implore you to not read the back cover copy as the publisher has done the readers a disservice by revealing too much of what happens inside.

Lists with This Book. Angels of the Marquees. I heard about him from the late RB, thanx m8: