[PDF/EPUB] La mucama de Omicunlé Por Rita Indiana
Blisher which publishes some of the "best in contemporary writing including many transl Nicely written if a bit too mysterious at pointsVery "in contemporary writing including many transl Nicely written if a bit too mysterious at pointsVery story told densely due to it s lengthThe treatment of dark skinned Black bodies was a problem for me It was unnecessary for the plot and the use of the N r seemed completely gratuitous Similarly the gratuitous sexual violence was disappointing and "distracting UnfortunateThere was an important story to be told about power patriarchy race sexual freedom the Orisha That story got lost " UnfortunateThere was an important story to be told about power patriarchy race sexual freedom the Orisha That story got lost So many strands skillfully interwoven Taut Tense Terrific Update 52120 Just finished reading this for the second time This time my reading was different in that during the Covid time This time my reading was different in that during the Covid pandemiclockdown I read it aloud during Zoom calls to my friend who didn t have her copy of the book with her in her current location It was a great way to read the book as we could stop discuss the sections as we read And really this story leaves me with uestions than answers which is ok with me Some uestions view spoilerWas AcildeGe 45 stars rounded up This novel got confusing at times with its time travelling protagonist I didn t realize until uite close to the end of the book how many time periods were involvedStill it is a bizarre and enchanting tale bold irrational It interweaves so many elements and themes into its web I m curious about the historicity of parts of the story like the development of the Dominican Republic s dairy industry by Jewish immigrants from Austria in the late 1930sI plan to re read this book in the future it pushes all my button. O también de tramas subtramas; de esos intereses políticos es decir públicos ue suelen pasar por muchas novelas del presente de un modo inane Pocas ficciones hay ue nos hablen del arte contemporáneo con tanta precisión como La mucama de Omicunlé pocas también ue nos hablen así sobre la contaminación de los mares océanos; por citar dos de los asuntos ue Indiana aborda auí Pero en todo momento con una sutileza ue rehuye el adoctrinamiento o el cinismo posmodernos para nunca alejarse de lo ue es simple puramente necesidad vidaYa lo decíamos al principio apabullan. Ot slowly and incrementally via extensive dialogue By contrast there is hardly any dialogue in Tentacle at all it alternates between internal stream of consciousness and bald statement of events by omniscient third person Although both approaches have their benefits the shift from one to the other between novels proved disconcerting I would have liked Tentacle to be longer so that the intriguing characters and settings could be further developed There were snapshots of the Dominican Republic in #The Past And Future Which Were Evocative #past and future which were evocative curtailed The ending inevitably felt abrupt and somewhat arbitrary view spoilerI was rather disappointed with it in fact Acilde opts out of any effort to save the ocean in favour of personal comfort as Giorgio while the fate of Argenis remains ambiguous hide spoiler Yes very cleverAt first I loved how lightning paced this was and then I started to lose the plot Finally I stopped caring about keeping upI m sure the fact that I had no fucking idea what was going on says about me than the book but eah Being fucking cray cray isn t enough it s a start but it s not enough At last the ueer punk dystopian novel of the Dominican Republic I should have been waiting for For a minute in the second chapter I worried it would turn into that sort Satire Where Characters No where characters no can really care about get tossed about like puppets by arbitrary forces of authorial whim but no it turns out to be much stranger and much meticulously constructed than that A smart pulp tour of Caribbean history art politics and ecology And Other Stories is a small UK pu. Ue Esther ha apartado de la prostitución gracias a la colaboración de otro personaje fundamental Eric Vitier está a punto de vivir una historia de pasados presentes Punainen kuin veri y futuros vertiginosa por momentos aparentemente imposible más allá del relatoLas deidades afroantillanas ue habitan el mar Caribe la música tradicional Make You Mine y la música electrónica el sexo en todas sus formas incluso el cambio de sexo los bucaneros del siglo XVII o los grabados de Goya son otros de los cimientos sobre los ue se alza este texto lleno de intrigas deseos lleno de aristas de falsas certezas Llen. I m beginning to realize how much metoo is changing the way I "read There is a lot of sexual violence in this novel treated in " There is a lot of sexual violence in this novel treated in pulp fiction way that even a violence in this novel treated in a pulp fiction way that even a ago might not have bothered me as much as it does now These days my tolerance for sexually violent scenes is significantly lower than before I m uicker to judge a scene as exploitative rather than necessary Objectively I can say this is a uniue novel where important themes weave through the story in witty and imaginative ways But I felt unhappy as I read and maybe even a little unsafe These weren t feelings that I wanted to feel at the moment A bundle of modish ideas and themes blasted in a blender and spattered across 130 pages to resemble something vaguely novellish La Mucama de Omicunl Omikunle s Maid comes to us in the UK as Tentacle There s something about that new title that makes it sound scary than it actually is Then the blurb says only she the titular maid can tra There s a lot happening in the 130 pages of Tentacle It flits through many narrative points of view and several points in time which turn out to be linked in mysterious ways There are elements of the dystopian magical and ueer as well as artistic environmental colonialist and political themes I appreciated all of these and thought the weird temporal structure of events was
well executed The combination was original and potentially really powerful However the short length meant that every theme was executed The combination was original and potentially really powerful However the short length meant that every theme was through at top speed giving neither reader nor characters time to breathe The last novel I read The Will to Battle advanced its pl. Esta apabullante novela ue supone la consagración de Rita Indiana como narradora tiene tantas capas de lectura tantos giros fascinantes ue rehuye toda síntesis todo encorsetamiento Es más sólo cabe una invitación entusiasta a la lectura por parte de los editoresAunue para los ue prefieran algunas claves he auí un resumen la historia arranca en el apartamento de la santera asesora del Presidente dominicano Esther Escudero llamada también Omicunlé desde ue en un rito afrocubano se convirtiese en servidora de la diosa del mar Yemayá Su joven mucama Alcide Figueroa a la.