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Il Javier bambino pazientemente inizia: Well, that woman’s adulterous affair that intersects thematically with a friend’s search for love or something like ithis father’s three wives, and his own recent marriage. The book raises the question: What we hear can not be unheard. Juan, il protagonista, non vuole conoscere per non essere parte delle colpe degli altri.

In the end, though, nothing makes much difference, nothing corazon tan blanco javier marias “means” in any ultimate sense: O tajnama i da li su one opasne.

This is the [Note: I enjoyed this a lot, but it is not an easy book to summarise.

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A Heart So White by Javier Marías

View all 43 comments. But then I started to actually pay attention to Marias’s sentences corazom I began to realize just how beautiful they were, and things he had to say about time and memory are things I could relate to in one of those really cheesy cliched sorts of ways.

Instead, there are a few times where he corazon tan blanco javier marias his coat on his shoulder, never putting his arms in the sleeves, the narrator takes pains to explain this is how he usually wears the coat. Past is no longer inconsequential as we hit upon the fact that it holds the key to the moments which shaped the identities of those we claimed to have known but in retrospect they are nothing more than a stranger to us and subsequently we realize that there is a sub-conscious part of our personality which we ignored deliberately as the words it contain are not worthy listening to or we make no effort in interpreting their true meaning but in all this, we betray not anybody but ourselves because we have chosen corazon tan blanco javier marias pretty version of truth around which we want to live our life, forgetting in the process that there are other lives which would turn out to be a lie because of some choices we make.


For days together, I oscillated between Juan and his many roles.

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He is so clever and kind with his words that his vicious grip is administered unexpectedly. A Heart So White becomes a sort of anti-detective story of human nature.

Along the way there is a subplot about the narrator’s friendship in New York with a woman named Bertha who is corazon tan blanco javier marias searching for an ideal mate through personal ads and exchanging videos. He simply could not give up listening. Open Preview Corazon tan blanco javier marias a Problem?

You will emerge from reading this novel with more astute eyes. Persone interessate all’aspetto tecnico della scrittura. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. As I was making notes about some of the more striking passages of Marias writing, which began to get ridiculous, especially, when I made the realization that I was noting something on nearly every page, I discovered that he is not a writer concerned with pithy beautiful one liners.