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The author received death threats on account of this book. Published first published There is more wrong with the country now, they say.

As I was reading, I wasn’t sure if I liked it or not. That household needs to be Bernhardized.

Review of Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya – The Journal

Share Print Tweet Email. View all 7 comments. Notify me of new comments via email. Bernhard did too, I’d argue, but within a smaller range. And to be fair I will even mention myself and the character of Ponzil in Shorter Prose I published only recently. San Salvador is a stupid city. Another great work by Moya.

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Where the reader might expect an epigraph, Moya provides a disclaimer: B Mostly, I found myself thinking that I’d really rather just read Bernhard. Primii doi scriitori cititi de mine anul asta vin din Jamaica si El Salvador.

It’s not hard to believe salvdor the author bernnhard death threats following the book’s publication. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

This was like spending the afternoon engrossed in a gritty hilarious stand up comedy. He constantly employs Moya’s name not in the ingratiating way a name is often adopted as a rhetorical device, but as ebrnhard way of sort of imploring Moya to keep listening see also how he keeps insisting that Moya stay for just one drink more ; he seems to be afraid that if he stops talking, Moya will take the opportunity to leave.


Aunque sea una imitacion y una muy precisa del estilo de Bernhard, me parece bastante original. For two decades he worked as editor salvsdor news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and his own country. The topic of Vega’s book-length screed is the revulsion his homeland causes him, a combination of the feelings that have been festering within him for the eighteen years he’s been absent and the force with which he was reminded of those things which disgust him most about his countrymen upon his return.

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A very insightful perspective on the contemporary challenges that touch the lives of Salvadorans in the Post-Civil War era. But the onus is on the ranter to make our tirades interesting and well-written salbador they are to be actually published in a book.

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El asco: Thomas Bernhard en San Salvador

An interesting contrast is that in Bernhard’s novels, one rarely even wanders near sexuality, neither positive nor negative depictions, while Moya’s narrator’s exploration of revulsion certainly goes there nigh onto wallows. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! You’re not paying attention. Great short read satirizing Salvadorian society and culture.


I’m guessing that sadly some reactions toward violence might be the same. It is good that it is short. He will sell it and return to Canada. Both reporter and consummate listener, Moya sits with Vega between the hours of five and seven, in the only bar in San Salvador that Vega can tolerate—the bartender pours heavy drinks and allows Vega to choose the music. I guess in San Salvador shit begets shit. Books by Horacio Castellanos Moya. You are commenting using your Facebook account. El Salvador le resulta a Vega despreciable, arremete contra todo: El Salvador le resulta a Vega despreciable, arremete ep todo: Trivia About El asco: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Vega answers that question in a number of ways, and few of his answers are sufficient. Thomas Bernhard in San Salvadora book-length diatribe against El Salvador, I’m tempted to write a similar novel salvaodr the United States, a morally bankrupt nation, to aeco the least. I like this part Bernhard but also partly hilarious in its tones from vega. There’s a constraint, a window he has, two hours on this day, in the one place he can stand, in the limited time he’s back in the country, and Vega’s determined to be heard out.