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By Alejandro Zambra

Formas de volver a casa habla de los angeles generación de quienes, como cube el narrador, aprendían a leer o a dibujar mientras sus padres se convertían en cómplices o víctimas de los angeles dictadura de Augusto Pinochet. los angeles esperada tercera novela de Alejandro Zambra muestra el Chile de mediados de los años ochenta a partir de los angeles vida de un niño de nueve años. El autor apunta a l. a. necesidad de una literatura de los hijos, de una mirada que haga frente a las versiones oficiales. Pero no se trata sólo de matar al padre si no también de entender realmente lo que sucedía en esos años. Por eso l. a. novela desnuda su propia construcción, a través de un diario en que el escritor registra sus dudas, sus propósitos y también cómo influye, en su trabajo, los angeles inquietante presencia de una mujer. Con precisión y melancolía, Zambra reflexiona sobre el pasado y el presente de Chile. Formas de volver a casa es l. a. novela más own de uno de los mejores narradores de las nuevas generaciones. Un libro que ratifica lo que Ricardo Piglia ha dicho sobre Alejandro Zambra: "Un escritor awesome, muy perceptivo frente a los angeles diversidad de las formas."

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Besides, he recognized that he possessed 'a sense of duty/ that is to say, he regarded the moral life as a constraint, as a bit which hurt the restive mouth, never as an agonizing quest or a genuine élan from the heart : 46 Un ange furieux fond du ciel comme un aigle, Du mécréant saisit à plein poing les cheveux Et dit, le secouant: 'Tu connaîtras la règle! ) Je le veux! A few crabbed, torturing imperatives whose content was disarming in its poverty—such were the values and rules which served as a basis for the whole of his moral life.

A complete absence of desires, an impossibility of finding any sort of amusement. ' 7 He himself described it as his laziness. I agree that it has a pathological aspect. I also agree that it bears a 7 Letter of December 30th, 1857. (Corres. , 2, p. ) 31 strong resemblance to those disorders which Janet has described collectively as neurasthenia. It must not be forgotten, however, that as a result of their condition, Janet's patients frequently had metaphysical intuitions which the normal person tries to hide from himself.

Such idiocy is not even worth refuting, but what remains true is that he demanded that severity of which he complained throughout his life. And the part played by the General was of capital importance in the process of self-punishment which will be discussed later on. It is also true that the terrible Aupick seems after his death to have become incarnate in the poet's mother. But at this point the case becomes extremely complex. Mme. Aupick was certainly the only person for whom Baudelaire ever felt affection.

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