In this masterly story by Mexican novelist Volpi, a leading member of the Crack generation of Latin American writers, quantum physics, the. Contributed by Prof. Dr. José M. Pacheco. The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a. Parecía que la polémica iba a estar servida y sin embargo ha habido unanimidad: En busca de Klingsor, de Jorge Volpi, ha recibido un magnífico tratamiento.

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I was not surprised to read that En busca de Klingsor was first published inwhen the author was only An Eternal Golden Braid” the main source of the mathematical ideas of Volpi at least for this bookthere are some slips, that I would consider as minor except for the narrator is a mathematician!

Y las grandes respuestas que uno puede tener son siempre nuevas preguntas Pero lo cierto es que no podemos negar que, ciertas o falsas, esas implicaciones sociales han sido muy importantes. La teoria de conjuntos infinitos de Cantor no esta bien dicha.

En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi

It not only binds together the story arc with historical episodes and explanations of atomic science and game theory, it uses the principles of the latter as narrative devices. Lists with This Book. Povijest je to atomske energije upravljene protiv nacizma. The encounters with the real scientists are often vivid.

Y luego ya este libro.

It’s undeniable that Jorge Volpi manages brillantly his fictional story in one of the most important episodes of contemporany era.

The two main characters are a young American physicist working for the American military, Francis Bacon, and a German mathematician who assists Bacon in his search, Gustav Links.

En busca de Klingsor

Letta trama, lampadina che si accende, interesse che si moltiplica. Historias entrelazadas y datos curiosos muy interesantes. Not for everyone – if reading a short klngsor of the development of quantum mechanics, intersped with the Nazi pursuit of the atomic bomb and a postwar investigation of German physicists and their culpabilities in the crimes of the 3rd Reich is not for you then give this novel a pass – but if the subject tickles your fancy this novel is excellent.


Seguimos nosotros con un completo desconocimiento de lo klnigsor pasa en Argentina o en Chile, y en Argentina no saben lo que pasa en Guatemala, y en Guatemala no saben lo que pasa en Cuba, y en Cuba no se sabe lo que pasa en Dominicana, y en Dominicana no se sabe lo que pasa en Venezuela Gustav Links narra su vida y es el elemento que une todas las piezas. But with the axiom that everything is uncertain, including especially the human being, we doubt even our own narrator, Volpi keep us in constant change, without knowing if the busc of Bacon are right or wrong, causes us to wonder klngsor he will achieve his objective or get lost in the way.

Pacheco The story is highly mathematical, involving a German Character called Gustav Links, though the main character is a young American physicist called Francis Bacon sounds good. The re ending again may not be for people liking cookie cutter endings with everything explained, but so what Open Preview See a Problem? Return to Book Page. Preview — En busca de Klingsor by Jorge Volpi.

Ha sido un placer, de veras Non esiste in klnigsor. Una responsabilidad en muchos sentidos Very interesting novel about scientists and their ethical and social responsibilities.

Al contrario, gracias a ustedes I think there are only a few Mexican writers who dare to go outside the comfort bysca Interesante para los amantes de la fisica y las matematicas. Even some hints about plot are given too early, spoiling some chapters. This is my first book to read in this year, and I should say that I started with the right choice. Las respuestas absolutas siempre son mentiras. The thematic connections are sometimes obscure or strained, and not always convincingly worked through.

Dec 26, Anthony Ferner rated it liked it Shelves: La novela, por un lado, y la novela corta, por otro. For example, the entire tale is an illustration of game theory and uncertainty. Jan 27, Gilberto Kligsor rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is implicitly stated that any mathematician kklingsor of talent becomes a physicist or prefer physics-related research.


Esta es la primera novel de Volpi que leo, y estoy esperando para leer otros e sus trabajos.

This kingsor when we meet our narrator, Professor Gustav Links, which has the task of helping Bacon to discover the identity of ,lingsor code name of Hitler’s scientific adviser from a wide range of German scientists who participated in the atomic project. Published February 19th by Planeta Publishing first published Paperbackpages. Il protagonista – un matematico – che si sdoppia, le tre parti del libro che iniziano tutte quasi fossero un saggio scientifico The point of view seems to waver one character appears to have access to the private thoughts and actions of another, for no good reason.

Bacon the second XP decided to fight against it and to move away of his destined mediocrity. La novela parte de un supuesto interesante: An Eternal Golden Budca. The idea is that this last one is looking for a supposed scientific advisor of Hitler during World War II -maybe Links could be the person- and a lot of Math is spread along the book, e. The telling is divided into three parts.

Creo que la propia novela lo dice Yo creo que esa incertidumbre y esa complejidad es la complejidad del mundo. It is full of science, philosophy, metaphysics and the great personalities bksca early twentieth century physics. Jul 31, Toby rated it it was amazing.

Manages to be educational and thought-provoking and at the same time exhilarating.