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Sainz was the editor of the magazine Transgresiones. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

His work includes eighteen published novels, countless articles, and various children’s books. This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Retrieved 4 July A shrewd talent meant for statelier mansions than this minute and glutinous gazapo.


Gustavo Sainz

Retrieved 14 December Again and again the opportunity presents itself–but fade out–the telephone rings, many hands pound at the door, Gisela herself says no, ssainz Menelao finds himself at a restaurant, out in the street, riding in a car. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. The New York Times. Sainz’s first novel, Gazapo[3] was published when he was twenty-five and has been translated into fourteen languages.

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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Be the first to discover new talent! Menelao’s fantasy-life is busy–a grandmother is disposed of, smashing her gusgavo, ancient head on the pavement; mother, step-mother and father slip in and out of consciousness; Gisela is anatomically labeled like butcher’s beef. A Mexican first novel, rigid with cinematic artistry; a barrage balloon of young rebels loosely attached to social import. Sainz’s longest novel, A la salud de la serpienterelates his adventures of this period in Iowa.

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There was a problem adding your email address. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Retrieved from ” https: Counterpointing Menelao’s incompleted, liebestod are the testimonies of friends who seem to be experiencing the same difficulty.

Inhe published A troche y mochewhich won the prize for the best novel of the year written in Mexico, and its translation into French won the award for best novel in Quebec. When he was in primary school, Sainz founded several school magazines, which he continued to do until college. By using this site, you agree gazapoo the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please provide an email address.