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It felt like you could have cut out at least a third of it and it wouldn’t have made any difference. His son further elevates the family’s name by becoming a civil servant, but the grandson brings it back to square one with gambling and debauchery. In fact, considering this novel is now over two hundred years old, there is a remarkable lack of diavloului See more of my book reviews on my blog, Literary Flits Labyrinthine is certainly the word for the plot of this dark mystery!

More people begin to look just like Medardus and we divaolului to become confused as to which one is actually Medardus.

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Mos Ene by H. Ogni posseduto ha il suo santo, si parlava infatti di possessione demoniaca e delle convulsioni demoniache. Evil twins, parallel narratives, and generations of characters with the same names repeating endless variations of similar stories proliferate in this wild and wildly recounted first person narrative of a mad or perhaps so utterly sane he’s actually telling the truth monk named Medardus–or maybe Viktorin.

Which give the weirdness of many of my choices, is rather impressive! In his monastery Medardus finds a elixriele bottle that contains the titular elixir of the Devil.

Raquel, the Jewess of Toledo by Lion Feuchtwanger Book 3 editions published between and in Romanian and held by 5 WorldCat elixiirele libraries worldwide Romance of Alfonso 8th, King of Castile in the 12th diavolulji and his love for a Jewish girl.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about Elixirele Diavoluluiplease sign up. Ma tu ti sei mantenuto fedele. If you’re looking for a cosy Eelixirele ghost story then look elsewhere, but if you enjoy the sheer inspired lunacy of the gothic, and you’re prepared to go along for the ride, then you may well like this.


No one is perfect, or totally evil, wholly a sinner or a saint: Much easier to read elixire,e more engaging than other gothic novels I’ve read and even in translation the style was very good.

This is without doubt one of the most bizarre and disturbing books I’ve ever read.

Cassian-Mătăsaru, Ion 1896-1981

Despite being nearly incomprehensible plot wise attempting eelixirele work out the intricacies of the labyrinthine plot alongside the myriad number of characters would take you months this is a greatly enjoyable albeit ridiculous take on the gothic novel.

Se la suele definir como densa y larga, adjetivos no necesariamente negativos. I loved this variation, however, because of it’s much more philosophical theme and its explosion of the confines of the genre into something so modern–and so much weirder than any Gothic romance that preceded it.

The book was published in and I think the early 19th century German fits the rather dark story pretty well.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Basically I have nothing against long sentences as long as they flow nicely which unfortunately they didn’t in this case.

Nov 29, spacehawk. The narrative is as crazy and disorienting as I’m making it sound, but it’s also told in such a matter-of-fact and logical way that it becomes oneiric in the later modernist tradition of Kafka and Bruno Schulz. I think I don’t say too much when I tell that he takes a sip from that bottle. He finds a man sleeping on a ledge above a rocky chasm and, since the man appears to be in great danger of falling, decides to help him. Now I realise that for some people this would be too disconcerting, however I love it.

However, if you can get past The Devil’s Elixirs reflecting social standards of two centuries ago and not just towards women then it is an intriguing and engrossing light-horror mystery. Yes; but with some reservations. It’s actually less manic than some of his short stories but it has all of his usual obsessions – identity confusion, supernatural beings, coincidences, hallucinatory ramblings, murder, lust, etc.


Memoriile lui Sarah Bernhardt: C Andersen Book 2 editions published in in Romanian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Dostoievski, Poe, Freud y la vanguardia expresionista son las referencias que parece que hay que apuntar. See more of my book reviews on my blog, Literary Flits Labyrinthine is certainly the word for the plot of this dark mystery! Therefore the scenes in which the monk goes mad belong to the strongest ones in the book.

C Andersen Book 1 edition published in in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. Sii dunque libero e felice. The female characters are, perhaps unsurprisingly for a book of this vintage, less convincing and their only being seen though Medardus’ eyes renders them too stereotypically for my 21st century tastes – essentially mother figures or temptress virgins. Y es que en ”Los elixires Those diseases were still unknown at the time the story is set, and were attributed to the temptations of the eternal adversary, a.

But it has Hoffmann’s stamp. Later in the book we find out that this monk is Medardus. Hoffmann Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmannwas a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist.

The Radetzky march by Divaolului Roth Book 1 edition published in in Romanian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide In 19th Century Austria, a peasant is ennobled for saving the emperor’s life. If it’s the one on Project Gutenberg then I would suggest avoiding it and reading this translation. I won’t say too much about the book before the meeting but I really enjoyed it.