juanherranz.com, best literary blog 2021

20blogs awards juanherranz.com

It is not a question of self-aggrandizement, that too. But I couldn't stop posting it. My blog is now officially the best literature blog 2021 according to the 20blogs contest of the 20 minute newspaper. As indicated by the organization itself, it is the most relevant of the awards for ...

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The 3 best boxing books

Let's face it, thanks to the Rocky film series, boxing took on that epic that only fiction can confer on any aspect of life. But beyond that Silvester Stallone subjected to a thousand and one beatings from which he finally emerged triumphant after having kissed the ...

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3 best Ian McEwan books

One of the most recognized English writers today is Ian McEwan. His novelistic production (he has also stood out as a screenwriter or playwright) offers us a leisurely perspective of the soul, with its contradictions and its variable phases. Stories about childhood or love, but on many occasions ...

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A ridiculous story, by Luis Landero

The account of every capitalized love story, whether current or remote, may not differ so much in its romantic aspect. Because a romantic novel of the transcendent, as I say nothing to do with the pink genre, tells us about feelings impossible to culminate due to social condition, because ...

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The Borrowed Names, by Alexis Ravelo

Writing a crime novel like Alexis Ravelo is doing something more sophisticated or profound. It is not about discovering the murderer or enjoying the strange morbidity of crime. Not at least as a single essence. It is about a narrative capacity comparable to that Victor of the Tree always committed ...

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Deborah Levy's Top 3 Books

In recent times, Deborah Levy moves between the narrative and the biographical. A literary exercise as a placebo for the wounds of time, the rudeness of life and natural forced resignations. But it is that curiously in that phase of adulthood in which it begins to count ...

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The 3 best books of Juan Francisco Ferrándiz

I incorporate Juan Francisco Ferrándiz to the plethora of great current narrators of historical novel made in Spain. I am referring to authors of several generations such as Chufo LLorens, Luis Zueco or José Luis Corral. Because all of them in their own way, with more or less part of chronicle or fiction, we ...

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The Year of the Buffalo, by Javier Pérez Andujar

Warning for navigators, the synopsis of this novel could be another novel. But it is that important things are not explained like that, at the mercy of a mere synthesis. If it is necessary to recreate in the matter, in the action or in the motivations of the characters, then to recreate it touches from ...

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The 3 best books by Antonio Escohotado

If it could be said that there were still philosophers in the XNUMXst century, it was thanks to an Antonio Escohotado determined both to theorize and to pull a metaphysical empiricism through introspection to the depths. Yes, also drugs through. Everything to achieve that kaleidoscopic lucidity so typical of psychedelics ...

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