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El mundo alucinanteHet prisoner and consummate escape artist wanders among the vice ridden populations of eighteenth century Europe and the Americas fleeing dungeons a marriage minded woman a slave ship captain and the Inuisition Whether by burro by boat or by the back of a whale Fra. I rate this book a 38 on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being best This novel banned in Cuba was first published in Paris after being secreted out between the pages of a biological dissertation The book and the author’s difficult plight are a testament to what Faulkner called the indestructible will to freedom The protagonist of El mundo alucinante Servando is based on the historical figure of Fray Servando Teresa de Mier 1763 1827 a Dominican friar who spent much of his life in and out of prisons in Spain and its New World possessions In terms of stylistics the novel's most notable uality is its verbal inventiveness Word play punning and ridiculously absurd humor run rampant throughout the work

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El mundo alucinante review Î eBook or Kindle ePUB ô [EPUB] ✵ El mundo alucinante Author Reinaldo Arenas – Helpyouantib.co.uk In the brilliant tradition of Don uixote and Candide this passionate novel by the author of Before Night Falls is a modern masterpiece of Latin American fiction Fray Servando priest blasphemer duY Servando's journey is at once funny and romantic melancholy and profound a tale rooted in history yet outrageously hallucinatoryAn impenitent amalgam of truth and invention historical fact and outrageous make believe a philosophical black comedy The New York Time. Reinaldo Arenas's The Ill Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando is a picaresue novel about the real life Mexican friar who is persecuted for his religious opinions and hatred of the Spanish monarchy and episcopate Almost half the novel is set in various prisons where Fray Servando Theresa de Mier is imprisoned and from which he escapes or is freed There are numerous very improbable hijinx such as Fray Servando's witnessing the Battle of Trafalgar but twice locating it in diferent bodies of water The author himself was a prisoner in Castro's Cuba for two years It was only with the Mariel boatlift that he made his way to the United States where he died of AIDS in 1990Arenas intersperses his text with uotatiojns from the real Fray Servanto's diary and other documents though the veracity of the Cuban author's own contributions is not uite at the same level

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In the brilliant tradition of Don uixote and Candide this passionate novel by the author of Before Night El mundo PDF or Falls is a modern masterpiece of Latin American fiction Fray Servando priest blasphemer dueler of monsters irresistible lover misunderstood prop. Captivating at times but overall not that great