El oficio de oír llover [NOOK Book]

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En este casi centenar de piezas, Marías se muestra tan combativo e irreverente como de costumbre, y lo hace cuando era más oportuno: durante una etapa de nuestra historia algo sombría, que tuvo su máxima expresión trágica en los atentados madrileños del 11 de marzo de 2004. A los columnistas, dice Marías, «hay temporadas en que la realidad se nos impone en exceso, y hasta nos parece inmoral no referirnos a los acontecimientos graves en que nos hallamos inmersos todos».
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El oficio de oír llover

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En este casi centenar de piezas, Marías se muestra tan combativo e irreverente como de costumbre, y lo hace cuando era más oportuno: durante una etapa de nuestra historia algo sombría, que tuvo su máxima expresión trágica en los atentados madrileños del 11 de marzo de 2004. A los columnistas, dice Marías, «hay temporadas en que la realidad se nos impone en exceso, y hasta nos parece inmoral no referirnos a los acontecimientos graves en que nos hallamos inmersos todos».
Sin embargo, la variedad de asuntos tratados, casi siempre con leve nostalgia o con aguda ironía, es considerable: desde evocaciones de su madre muerta y de su padre anciano, del amigo de infancia o de las viejas colecciones de cromos de futbolistas, hasta las creencias y costumbres más necias de nuestro tiempo, la búsqueda de tumbas legendarias durante algunos viajes o la cada vez menos importancia de lo dicho y de las palabras, que lleva a demasiadas personas, sobre todo a los políticos, a ejercer constantemente «el oficio de oír llover».
Por suerte, existen aún escritores que, como Javier Marías, no se limitan a eso, sino que, con sus palabras, «intentan distinguir algo en medio del rumor manso o del ruido atronador de los acontecimientos».
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788420488813
  • Publisher: Santillana Ediciones Generales, S.L.
  • Publication date: 4/3/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 521 KB

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