Saturn has ratings and 11 reviews. Marysya said: Чудова книга в дуже хорошому перекладі. Отримала насолоду від прочитання. Похмура атмосфера. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. Saturn By Jacek Dehnel Translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Read “Saturn” by Jacek Dehnel with Rakuten Kobo. ‘ Jacek Dehnel has written a fictionalised account of the last years of the lives of Goya, Javier and.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. To view it, click here. At the basic level it is a modern biographical novel about the life and work of Francisco Goya. Open Preview See a Problem?

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The story is built around the theory that Goya’s horrific series of Black Paintings were in fact the work of his son Javier, and were Javier’s way of expressing his feelings about his father. Item s unavailable for purchase. To ask other readers questions about Saturnplease sign up.

He studied Polish Literature at Warsaw University then wrote his PhD thesis on the Polish translations of Philip Larkin, some of ssturn poetry he has translated himself.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Each of the paintings features as an illustration within the book.

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Salani, Il quadro nero [Saturn], trans. One of the most interesting leads is the discovery that Goya had a stormy homosexual affair.

I never told Javier this, but when La Pepa gave birth to him and was lying in bed, exhausted, strands of black hair stuck to her sweating brow as the light falling from the window cast a great stain across it, as if of lead white, I rushed into the city and cried to all whom I knew and all whom I did not that there was no finer sight in Madrid than this boy.

No trivia or quizzes yet. See if you have enough points for this item. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! O symbo – Ojciec, syn i wnuk: The title should be at least 4 characters long. Yes, this is an imaginative work of fiction that recreates the dysfunctional family of one of Spain’s great painters and cultural con, and no, I cannot attest to its historical accuracy.

Wiersze Konrad rated it liked it Mar 20, Love in the Time of Cholera. Weronika rated it it was amazing Sep 15, The deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension. Sotto il segno dell’acero [Lala], trans. He often turns toward the past, taking liberally from high culture, and particularly drawing from modernism.

Dehnel speaks in a confident voice right from the start. Dehnel is openly gay and lives in Warsaw. The Birthday of the Infanta. The review must be at least 50 characters long.


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Atticus Doherty rated it it was amazing Nov 09, Monika rated it really liked it Sep jaeck, Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Sensational portrait of Francisco de Goya and his toxic relationship with his son. We appreciate your feedback. As the book progresses a very credible story builds up which includes Javier beginning to paint the first few of these 14 paintings.

January Buy online. In a single flourish he draws something — not necessarily an image that is suitable for a little girl of her age, even if she is the daughter of a harlot and has seen jwcek thing or two — and she crudely tries to repeat it.

Jacek Dehnel

The Valley of the Fallen. He has published four volumes of his own poetry which has been widely translated, including into English.

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