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Oh, how refreshingly experimental of you. Judith rated it did not like it Jul 31, Inhe and some of his colleagues were imprisoned by the military dictatorship. Aged 30, Onetti was already working as editing secretary of the famous weekly Uruguayan newspaper Marcha.

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Godpeace Lovepeace rated it it was ok Apr 28, Konsta rated it it was ok Jun 01, It’s a non-linear plot, blending real and imagined, but in such poor fashion that I’m left knowing little about our narrator.


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Out with objective tru Misogyny as a postmodernist literary device. Juan Pablo rated it it was ok Mar 09, A high school drop-out, Onetti’s first novel, El pozo, published inmet with his close friends’ immediate acclaim, as well as from some writers and journalists of his time. Mahuhe rated it did not like it Jun 02, Published September 1st by Punto de Lectura first published No trivia or quizzes yet. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

There are moments of great beauty within the confines of this novel, but the story as a whole seemed really unfocused and rather laborious.