Libro de las Caidas

Libro de las Caidas

Paperback Sexto Piso Ilustrado Language: Spanish

By (author) Andres Barba, Illustrated by Pablo Angulo, Preface by Javier Cercas, Prologue by Sergio Pitol

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  • Publisher: Sexto Piso
  • Format: Paperback | 106 pages
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 221mm x 10mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 25 January 2010
  • ISBN 10: 8496867668
  • ISBN 13: 9788496867666
  • Edition: New edition
  • Sales rank: 1,970,719

Product description

When the image refers back to the text and the text refers back to the image, neither one can exist independently because they both lack any meaning without the other. Andres Barba's prose is strong and profound, and Pablo Angulo's broad-stroked drawings imbue the text with the dynamism and mobility characteristic of the vertiginous proximity to the unknown. Prose and drawings coalesce in this book, creating snapshots whose common thread is the story of a never-ending free-fall. "Cuando la imagen remite al texto y el texto remite a la imagen, ninguno existe de manera independiente, pues ambos carecen de significado sin el complemento del otro. La prosa de Andres Barba es dura y profunda y los dibujos de trazos gruesos y rusticos de Pablo Angulo aportan al texto el dinamismo y movilidad propios de la aproximacion vertiginosa hacia lo desconocido. Prosa y dibujos se reunen y compenetran en este libro formando pequenas instantaneas cuyo hilo conductor es el relato de una caida interminable. "

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Andrés Barba is a painter and sculptor. He is the author of El hueso que más duele, La hermana de Katia, and La recta intención. Pablo Angulo is a Spanish painter and sculptor.