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And if this really were Mario? At one point Elena complains about her parents the ones she sends Lito to!

Haunted by the imminent loss, Elena immerses herself in a cathartic adventure that will test each and every moral code. It is as if conversation would contain their ability to express themselves.

I, for one, thought it was pure crap and will not subject myself to any more of it. This is great literature? Shawn rated it did not like it Apr 20, In the hotel cafe where men and women dance, that in itself a rarity, they meet a self described magician who gives Lito a hat.

Talking to Ourselves is an unusual novel about the difficulties of communication.

Hablar solos (Talking Alone / Talking to Ourselves) by Andrés Neuman – A Review | By The Firelight

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Everything they do in the truck together is tinged with sadness as Mario knows it is the last time they can do it together. Parler seul – France. Elena’s sections are by far the most compelling, as she is well and truly torn by what is happening.

Talking to Ourselves – UK. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Lists with This Book. It’s something they worry about — Mario even explicitly ruminates on the question: She still feels largely left alone with these — finding some escape in wild abandon with the friendly doctor but otherwise still flailing.


Each of the characters deals with the present-day situation differently: Mario is unable to express himself very deeply.

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Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Sharing a amdres doing nothing. Tender and crude, Hablar solos is an unsettling novel that explores the relationship between Thanatos and Eros and poses a question of profound consequences: Alina Gonzalez rated it did not like it Aug 07, In other words, they left me alone with my traumas.

As the book opens Mario takes Lito on a one of his deliveries in his truck, Pedro. The Elena sections are also interesting because she chooses not to always speak for herself. Fiona Hocking rated it did not like it Aug 30, As they drive across Spain, Mario takes Lito on a grand adventure, seeping in the cab, eating at truck stops, sleeping in hotels. This site uses cookies.

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I put this book down well, closed my iPad after reading the scene where the wife who is cheating on her dying husband with said dying husband’s doctor just described in graphic detail her ass being sniffed and listened to yes, he puts his ear on all her body parts–ain’t that cute? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It is a strange relationship, almost sadomasochistic, one where the doctor fetishes the human body in all its failings.

It is a solow balancing act that shows Neuman at the top of his game and a writer habla next work I look forward to reading.


Andrea M rated it did not like it Dec 23, These are the conversations Mario and Elena should be having, but the novel is called Hablar solos for a good reason: Yet when it is a private neuan and when she is reproached for not having asked earlier for help from her friends or family she says.

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The novel begins with a terminally ill Mario wanting to take his ten-year-old son on one last father-and-son road trip. Worse than any lack of communication is all the lying and dissimulation going on: Neuuman presents much fairly obviously, such as Lito’s complaint as he listens to his father talking to his mother on the phone, hearing just his father’s “yes yes, no no, I know I know”: Published July 1st by Alfaguara first published Trivia About Talking to Ourselves.

It is all fascinating for the boy and everything is a big adventure. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I’m worried they’re talking about me”. Mario just wants to give his son a good memory of time spent together; Elena tries to deal with her husband’s rapid decline and the looming drastic andrez in her life ; and Lito is kept in the dark and ultimately sent away to live with the grandparents as Mario’s decline accelerates.

Shania Dorabjee rated it did not like it Mar 17,