Los Mutilados: Prólogo de Ricardo Menéndez Salmón and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more · Fiction; ›; Contemporary. Hermann Ungar was a Czech-Jewish writer (in the German language) and an officer in In , he became the Legationsrat [de] (Legation Counselor) at the new Czechoslovak embassy in Berlin. Later he returned to Prague and became. Novela de agria fuerza», éste fue el juicio de Thomas Mann, gran admirador de Hermann Ungar, sobre Los mutilados (), una danza de la muerte cuyo.

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These illustrations merely enhance the sorrowful aesthetic. He felt the same way in the presence of Frau Porges–like he was plunging endlessly into a terrible slit. What is this with the fat evil women? Thematically, we are dealing with repression, abuse, madness, homosexuality and sadism. Polzer is the ultimate victim–abuse brought on by others and fueled by his mutilavos defense mechanisms.

A dark and depressing book. Part psychological farce, Ungar tells a dark, ironic tale of chaos overtaking one’s meticulously ordered life. They were both Jewish writers from Prague who wrote dark fiction, but Ungar is quite distinct from Kafka.

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The ending was also a but confusing and absurd, maybe as intended by the authorbut ultimately a fascinating read for everyone who likes Kafka, Hamsun and Dostojevskij. Early on the mood of this book reminded me somewhat of Dostoevsky or Kafka, but by the end things get so surreal that the works of Meyrink came to mind.


In twenty-four hours, I read it cover to cover, on the edge of my seat. That evening he was able to do it. Books by Hermann Ungar.

Los mutilados / The Maimed

Hay algo en los personajes de Ungar junto a los de Kafka, Musil, Broch Interestingly, the relationship between Franz and Karl is the only relationship, at least for Franz, where physical intimacy is an expression of love not a an act of compliance stemming from fear. The centrefold here dr a Karl, and he has Aspergers.

Um verdadeiro freak show. It was as though he had slept with his sister.

Los mutilados / The Maimed : Hermann Ungar :

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Siruela February 15, Language: Combining all of that with unpredictability and a potent mood, I was quite impressed. He was praised by Thomas Mann as a great writer. The breasts beneath her loose blouse were already touching his body.

Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He does what is asked of him. This book has a deep sense of helplessness and sexual and social humiliation, it’s queasily gross at times and by muutilados end almost every character seems to have gone insane.


It in now way ruined the intentional ambiguous ending that the author desired. It became being tired.

I particularly like Dave Foley in this mutiladod. This guy doesn’t get any love he can ask for. That night Franz Polzer was seized by a great, incomprehensible and horrible thought. Explore the Home Gift Guide. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

But the idea was too powerful and immediate for him to dispel it. Set in Prague, Mutilasos Maimed relates the story of a highly neurotic, socially inept bank clerk who is eventually impelled by his widowed landlady into servicing her sexual appetites. Per chi fosse interessato all’autore, in rete ho trovato questo articolo su Hermann Ungar: As his relationship with Frau Porges progresses, it becomes more humiliating.

His novels were influenced by expressionism and psychoanalysis.