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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So literary invention is the dominant factor in Saturnloosely linked to facts that can be found in the available biographies of Goya and studies of his era.

Saturn : Black Paintings from the Lives of the Men in the Goya Family

Jacek Dehnle born is a poet, novelist, painter and translator. The Cabin [La Barraca]. One of the most interesting leads is the discovery that Goya had a stormy homosexual affair.

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. Atticus Doherty rated it it was amazing Nov 09, The Shadow of the Satuurn. He studied Polish Literature at Warsaw University then deehnel his PhD thesis on the Polish translations of Philip Larkin, some of whose poetry he has translated himself.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When the sunlight is strong — though not as strong as in Madrid — I can see better, and then I get down to some painting.

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As stated earlier in the comments, this verisimilitude does work. In other words, in the pictorial images presented in these paintings, such as Saturn Devouring One of His ChildrenJavier himself is meant to be that child.

And so, eagerly working away in league with each other, they change banknotes into scribbles of no better use than as rolling paper for tobacco. Published October 18th by Dedalus first published March 9th Weronika rated it it was amazing Sep 15, This is just one of many hypotheses.

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

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Saturn is a fictionalised version of the personal life of the great Spanish Painter Goya. The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. Rynek w Iacek, W. This book was powerful because Dehnel knows how to make his research. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


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The deeply flawed relationship between the three generations produce an atmosphere of psychological tension. Looking for beautiful books? As they scattered in all directions, in seconds the body had turned to dust, all the ribbons and flounces too, and from then on the place was known as Disappointment Street.

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Salani Editore, Lithuanian: She is a double-winner of the Found in Translation Award for the best translation of Polish literature into English in and The title should be at least 4 characters long. The title story stands as a sort of introduction to Lalawhile in others the writer presents a whole gallery of various intriguing figures, including a would-be priest, who helps to paint a whorehouse and ends up becoming a lover to one of its employees.

Saturn is also the universal tale of an artist, occasionally shifting into an essay about art. Goodreads helps you keep track of satufn you want to read. Chris rated it liked it Jan 21,