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Adventures of Sindbad In these marvellously written tales, Sindbad, a voyager in the realms of memory and imagination, travels through the centuries in pursuit of an ideal of love that is directed as much at the feminine essence as at his individual lovers Whether the women he seduces and loves are projections of his desire, or he of theirs, is a moot questionThese short stories flow without a strict narrative framework Sindbad journeys between the past and the present and is merely a ghost in many of his adventures Although Sindbad can move through time, it is time that proves his chief enemy, and youth that remains his real love This deeply autumnal book, full of resonances and associations, is an erotic elegy to the dying Habsburg empire

10 thoughts on “Adventures of Sindbad

  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    There is only one God , proclaimed Sindbad with conviction He who lives in our hearts and is born out of our love It is the God who protects us, who allows us to meet in secret, so that no one should know of our love who tells me what you think who takes care that our eyes should seek only each other s, who joins our hands, and brings our hearts together like two tempest tossed birds that have foun

  2. Jonathan Jonathan says:

    Calvino Barth somehow sown together and thrown backward in time to the first decade of the 20thc, deposited in Hungary and given a melancholic obsession with women The lack of a fifth star may be dueto my mood than any failure of the text.

  3. JacquiWine JacquiWine says:

    When I put together my list for the Classics Club back in December 2015, I included a few translations alongside various British and American novels I had been intending to read for a while The Adventures of Sindbad was one of my random picks, a collection of interlinked stories by the Hungarian writer Gyula Kr dy the pieces were originally published in journals magazines from 1911 to 1917 and then collate

  4. Tommi Tommi says:

    3.5 I read Georges Szirtes translation in conjunction with Hannu Lainonen s Finnish translation Punaisen h r n majatalo ja muita novelleja, which differs somewhat from the English by including a few non Sindbad stories I enjoyed Kr dy s disregard for plot and focus on atmosphere, or as Szirtes phrases it in his introduction The adventures of Sindbad consist of nothing but interrupted, extended, inconclusive an

  5. أحمد الحقيل أحمد الحقيل says:

    There is a pale crust of tender nostalgic longing on the surface of this book You could taste the bitter lament of lost places, scents, voices, images The fragmented line of the narrative feels like a dream, a misty tender dream reminding you of a strange place looks like home, even though you never saw it before.WonderfulIf you read the man without qualities , then you are familiar with the Austro Hungarian Empir

  6. Eric Franklin Eric Franklin says:

    Ahhh, the cynicism of a man who has lived and loved for centuries, but still can t escape the gravitational pull of his numerous loves The struggle for love and acceptance is apparently something that never goes away, even after death Here is a brilliant evocation by Sindbad near the end of the book to give you the flavor Lord, thought Sindbad, give me untroubled dreams and a quiet night Stop my ears against words pou

  7. Bettie Bettie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler

  8. Vishnu Vishnu says:

    It pains me almost physically to see how obscure is the name of Krudy in the English speaking world If each clich has a point of origin, then poetry in prose must have arisen out of description of this collection of short stories or any others which have flown from the pen of Gyula Krudy Krudy s Sindbad is a lovable, irascible, womanising character out of an epic who is at times alive and at others dead at times human and at

  9. Nicholas During Nicholas During says:

    What a weird and wonderful book I m not sure if I really understand this book yet, which is part of the reason I like it so much It s got a real modern feel to it, which contrasts beautifully with the atmosphere of rarified imperial intrigue and fashion It also has some great philosophizing about the relationships between men and women and relationships It s also a precursor to the Latin American magic realism of a later period I

  10. Patrick Patrick says:

    In these stories, the rake Sindbad, emblem of the dying romantic Austro Hungarian Empire, revisits old lovers, sometimes alive, sometimes as a ghost Nothing much happens beyond the evocation of a dreamlike atmosphere Krudy Sindbad is not much concerned with love itself, but rather the heights and depths which passion sensual, erotic, emotional drives the imagination, and the cruelty and fickleness of appetites and egos.

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