Everything Believes Everything Hopes

 At seventeen years old, about to leave school, with an erotic attitude of fleeting moments of ambiguity, and above all a strong vocation for writing, Roby has creat a city (following the path of Onetti and his Santa María, García Márquez and Macondo , or Faulkner with Yoknapatawpha) in which the adventures of detective Mario Martínez take place: the city of Río Fugitivo . His learning is bas on the enthusiastic plagiarism of emblematic authors of the crime novel whom he reads with relish: not only Agatha Christie, but Arthur Conan Doyle, Raymond Chandler, Ellery Queen and Dickson Carr.

Believer Is Supported and

 Marito (as his friend Mauricio calls him, evoking the author of The City and the Dogs ) is convinc that copying your teachers is the best way to climb to the heights of literary creation: «(…) what happens if one wants to write business lead but does not have his own ideas yet, or lacks “The experience necessary to transform your life into literature?” asks the new writer. And his response is categorical: “Well, you have to plagiarize” (p. 27). His destiny as a writer is taking shape: he eagerly searches for the origins of his vocation .

Structured and Therefore the

And he finds them in his relative, a 19th century writer, gar Lizarazu. Genetics seems to be relentless: Lizarazu had written Laura , a novel that tells the story of a jilt love that ends with suicide. A plagiariz novel. None Phone Number VI other than Goethe’s Werther . A bewilder Roby reflects with astonishment: “It was sinister to think that my innocent plagiarism could have its origin in events that occurr more than a century ago.” (p. 297). Roby finds in the crime novel the space in which he embodies the perfection dictat by the narrative warp that creates a scenario in which everything fits, so that, finally, the murderer is discover.

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