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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He was praised by Thomas Mann as a great writer. I liked it for its novelty, a novel exploring, excruciatingly, hermaann short life story and psychosis of the supremely emasculated man.

An infusion of oppression and desperation leads us from page to page, hoping that relief is soon unvar be found. Because they weren’t really women they were a distorted idea of women best of all was when they’d transcend that. Yes, Herr Polzer is a sad soul, desperately trying to live his life the way he wishes.

I’m gonna look so dumb! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Due to his meager finances, he is forced to rent a room from Klara Porges, the fat and ‘hairy’ widow. Per chi fosse pos all’autore, in rete ho trovato questo articolo su Hermann Ungar: The publisher and the works they publish deserves to be better known outside of central Europe.


Polzer pulled him close. Even before seeing his aunt’s shadow, he was tormented by the horrible thought that her naked body was not closed.

Hermann Ungar – Wikipedia

The scenes are quite funny in their ironic effect of horrifying Karl. View all 11 comments. Picked it up in a used bookstore in Prague on discount, from a small press focused on translating old Czech works into English. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Ungar describes a homosexual relationship between Karl and Franz even from the beginning, “Karl Fanta saw hermanm Polzer was unhappy, and often both boys embraced, kissing each other while they cried. Ungar leads us with a perfect narrative through a tale that offers no lasting happiness for the tortured soul of Franz or those around him.

The Maimed by Hermann Ungar

Ungar, a German speaking Moravian, wrote, as far as I know, one other novel, one play, and one collection of short stories — this is the only one in English, so all power to the marvellous Twisted Spoon Press for publishing this they have one of the finest small press lists there is.

Predatory and not about sex either. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He felt the boy’s heartbeat. The climax is violent and quite horrific, but unresolved: O livro de Ungar tem como grande qualidade a palatabilidade do estilo: It’s the kind of sexless that thinks about sex all of the time and missing the point.

He also suffers endless nights in cold sweat, paralyzed by the death grip of imaginary thieves and murderers, only to suffer the hours of his days in ceaseless toil, a slave, mercilessly at the beck and call of his obsessive compulsive disorder – everything must be counted and counted again In galleries, he never wanted to see the pictures and statues of naked women.


re Hermann Ungar’s The Maimed is like that. Franz Polzer is a meek bank clerk, who allows himself to be sexually abused by his domineering landlady because he is so socially inept and neurotic that he cannot venture outside of his daily routine.

Los mutilados / The Maimed

Esta novela de Unger es una clara influencia para Canetti a la hora de escribir Auto de fe. This was like a combination of the short effects of being scared or horny and taken waaaay too long. It could have gone anywhere and those guys let them go in all these different places in those years.

Some of the shit that happens at the end is crazy. The widowed landlady could have been played by a man in my mind. This book is crazy, horrifying, and strange.

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