The collection includes La Viuda by Luis Girarte, El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso, ¿Quiere usted rabiar conmigo? by Gonzalez Suarez. Augusto Monterroso, biografía. En publicó en México «El concierto» y « El eclipse», dos cuentos breves. Al año siguiente se casó con. Augusto Monterroso Bonilla (December 21, – February 7, ) was a Honduran writer who adopted Guatemalan nationality, known for the ironical and .

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Complete Works and Other Stories by Augusto Monterroso (3 star ratings)

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Imagine a frog from Calaveras County who has seriously read Mark Twain. Monterrosso Bluhm rated it liked it Jun 16, Quotes from Complete Works.

These mostly short pieces are often fragmented, but it’s difficult to distinguish between the possible intentionality of that fragmentation and maybe ju Monterroso is certainly a talented writer, but this collection felt too self-consciously clever for my taste. Just a moment while nonterroso sign you in to your Goodreads account.


An intriguing but ultimately frustrating read. He was detained and exiled to Mexico City in for his opposition to the dictatorial regime.

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Augusto Monterroso – Wikipedia

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Monterroso was the author of what is often credited to be one of the world’s shortest stories, “El Dinosaurio” “The Dinosaur”published in Obras completas Y otros cuentos. In he returned definitively to Mexico City, where he would occupy various academic and editorial posts and continue his work as a writer for the rest of his life.

Xavier rated it liked it Jun 01, Imagine Jonathan Swift and James Thurber exchanging notes. I did enjoy this book. Books by Augusto Monterroso. Bible Translation or Book or Commentary I liked the book, though there were some stories were the POV wasn’t clear, and was moving and changing all the time, it was a little bit difficult to understand. Bradbury, New York, Doubleday, It is a book of playful, idea-heavy short stories; the influence of Borges is mentioned in the introduction, but I think I would have made the connection even without that.


Views Read Edit View history. But then Monterroso’s restlessness in both form and theme would once again test the boundaries of my attention span, and leave me wishing for a bit more continuity.

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How would I even graph these???? This first English translation of Monterroso’s work offers the contents of his two published collections, Complete Works and Other Stories and Perpetual Motion These mostly short pieces are often fragmented, cconcierto it’s difficult to distinguish between the possible intentionality of that fragmentation and maybe just a drifting off in interest on the part of the author.