(PDF/EPUB) [Facsímil] Î Alejandro Zambra


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  • Alejandro Zambra
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  • 03 January 2020
  • 9780143109198

Alejandro Zambra ☆ 5 Summary

Free download Facsímil 105 Talked about writer to come out of Chile since Bolaño” New York Times Book Review are distinguished by their striking originality their brevity their strangeness and their flouting of narrative convention Now at the height of his powers Zambra returns with a book that is the natural extension of these ualities Multiple Choice   Written in the form of a standardized test Multiple Choice invites the reader to complete virtuoso language exercises and engage with short narrative passages via multiple choice uestions that are thought provoking usually una. My first Zambra other than an interview I translated last year uick clever painless joyful melancholic unpredictable clear cool refreshing effervescent and therefore like refrigerated lemon lime seltzer I guess At worst felt like a little collection of stories padded by a great formal gimmick one that I feel like I ve seen before maybe in Fakes An Anthology of Pseudo Interviews Faux Lectures uasi Letters Found Texts and Other Fraudulent Artifacts but I can t remember at best felt like a collection of stories and suggestions worth rereading to re encounter the initial uestions after the experience of the fuller stories toward the end Sort of circles around or suggests the times and tribulations of the testmaker twice divorced with kids from three marriages daddy issues of his own who grew up under the dictator Pinochet and has a sense of humor and a love for music Loved the uestion that was something like for the story you ve just read which is the worst title guaranteed to reach the widest possible audience The numbers must ve been fun to translate but also all the one word weighted answer choices like poetry than prose Probably ultimately forgettable considering amount of time spent with it but enjoyable to read over the course of an hour or so in a day and when someone likes this review in a few years I ll re read this little impression and remember My first Zambra but definitely not my last Racso and the Rats of NIMH year uick clever painless joyful melancholic unpredictable clear cool refreshing effervescent and therefore like refrigerated lemon lime seltzer I guess At worst felt like a little collection of stories padded by a great formal gimmick one that I feel like I ve seen before maybe in Fakes An Anthology of Pseudo Interviews Faux Lectures uasi Letters Found Texts and Other Fraudulent Artifacts but I can t remember at best felt like a collection of stories and suggestions worth rereading to re encounter the initial uestions after the experience of the fuller stories toward the end Sort of circles around or suggests the times and tribulations of the testmaker twice divorced with kids from three marriages daddy issues of his own who grew up under the dictator Pinochet and has a sense of humor and a love for music Loved the uestion that was something like for the story Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass) you ve just read which is the worst title guaranteed to reach the widest possible audience The numbers must ve been fun to translate but also all the one word weighted answer choices like poetry than prose Probably ultimately forgettable considering amount of time spent with it but enjoyable to read over the course of an hour or so in a day and when someone likes this review in a few Somebody Else Is On The Moon years I ll re read this little impression and remember My first Zambra but definitely not my last

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Free download Facsímil 105 “ Multiple Choice is unlike anything I’ve ever encountered before Reading this book is a wonderfully disconcerting and unforgettable experience” Francisco Goldman author of Say Her Name   “There is no writer like Alejandro Zambra no one as bold as subtle as funny Multiple Choice is his most accomplished work yet This book is not to be missed”  Daniel Alarcón author of At Night We Walk In Circles A masterful pioneering new work of fiction by “Latin America’s new literary star” The New Yorker   The works of Alejandro Zambra “the most. Update May 2020 many universities are now no longer reuiring the almost useless SAT or ACT for admission to universities a hopeful trend to hopefully begin to dismantle the billion dollar standardized test industrySo did Alejandro Zambra actually create a novel in the form of a standardized testA Yes he sure did modeled on the Chilean Academic Aptitude Test which he himself took in 1993 with 90 multiple choice uestions some of them based on stories included in the testB No I m kiddingC Chile That sounds like too cool of a place to have standardized testsD None of the aboveE All of the aboveCorrect answer AMight you describe this book asA A tour de force accomplishmentB A pretentious postmodern experimentC A clever commentary on the limitations of such tests to reflect actual meaningful experiences or learning by implication endorsing storiesD None of the aboveE All of the aboveCorrect answer CDid you find itA really funnyB Touching sometimes movingC D is always correctD The kid next to me marked C and he is good at these tests so I should mark CE StupidCorrect answer Oh why does it have to be one answer Why do these tests always include answers that if you thought deeply could be correct as well as the one the testmakers thought on the basis of their uick and careless work was correct and now these idiots making billions of dollars on a flawed idea of learning and assessment get to impact your future in a high stakes wayOh sorry My personal answer which is by no means correct for you I thought it was funny insightful sometimes touching one of my favorite books of the year I smiled or laughed on almost every single page

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Free download Facsímil 105 Nswerable and often absurd It offers a new kind of reading experience one where the reader participates directly in the creation of meaning Full of humor melancholy and anger Multiple Choice is about love and family; privacy and the limits of closeness; how a society is affected by the legacies of the past; and the conviction that rather than learning to think we are trained to obey and repeat Serious in its literary ambition but playful in its execution Multiple Choice confirms Alejandro Zambra as one of the most important writers working in any language. If this were graded I doubt I would receive better than a C Presented in test format I found this to be too much work and often confusing This could be a brilliant stylistic choice but I tired of it uickly 25 stars


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