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The Human Stain Una maravillosa historia donde coexisten el coraje y la decadencia, la mentira y el pundonor, la necesidad y el fracaso Jos Mar a Guelbenzu, BabeliaEn el verano de 1998, el doble azote del puritanismo y la correcci n pol tica recorre Estados Unidos a causa del esc ndalo Lewinski Coleman Silk, un viejo catedr tico de una peque a universidad de Nueva Inglaterra, se ve obligado a jubilarse cuando sus colegas lo acusan de racista Lo asombroso del dictamen es que la verdad sobre Silk podr a acallar hasta al m s virulento de sus detractores Su secreto, escondido durante cincuenta a os a esposa, familiares y amigos, servir al escritor Nathan Zuckerman para reconstruir la biograf a desconocida de Silk y entender c mo puede llegar a desenmara arse una ficci n de vida tan ingeniosamente armada.

About the Author: Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth was an American novelist He gained early literary fame with the 1959 collection Goodbye, Columbus winner of 1960 s National Book Award , cemented it with his 1969 bestseller Portnoy s Complaint, and has continued to write critically acclaimed works, many of which feature his fictional alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman The Zuckerman novels began with The Ghost Writer in 1979, and in

10 thoughts on “The Human Stain

  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    All he d ever wanted, from earliest childhood on, as to be free not black, not even white just on his own and free He meant no insult to no one by his choice, nor was he trying to irritate anyone whom he took to be his superior, nor was he staging some sort of protes

  2. Fabian Fabian says:

    See, I was an enormous fan of the Tony Hopkins Nicky Kidman film already But incredibly, that adapatation was just the tip of an iceburg so rich, complex incredible that is Philip Roth s masterpiece The Human Stain The film fails oh so miserably to fulfill at least 40% of t

  3. Katie Lynch Katie Lynch says:

    Hey Roth, I know you have a great vocabularyJust tell me a damn story Let me explain I just read a very positive review of this book stating that Roth has such an expansive vocabulary, and every word seems painstakingly chosen, etc That is exactly what I hate about this book A nar

  4. Alex Alex says:

    Here s what I know if a book features some old dude fucking some younger lady, check the author s age 100% of the time, he s the same age as the old dude.The younger woman will be vulnerable She will be attracted to the older man s security and wisdom There is a power imbalance, and it s

  5. Perry Perry says:

    Shaming Censors of Academic Speech A Pox on the PC PoliceMy favorite Roth novel I will miss the lusty old tale hound I m very depressed how in this country you can be told That s offensive as though those two words constitute an argument Christopher HitchensColeman Silk, a professor of classi

  6. Paula Paula says:

    The author sums it up perfectly on page 81 You area a verbal master of extroadinary loquatiousness P Roth So Perspicatios So fluent A vocal master of the endless, ostentatious overelaborate sentence Yup This book is the Jackson Pollock of our literary time Just spatter everything all over the page and

  7. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    I read Roth s Goodbye, Columbus and Portnoy s Complaint in college, and loved them They were funny, especially in depicting the lusts and lives of young men, with literary flair But I didn t read him again for no particular reason until relatively recently Maybe it was something to do with my feeling tired o

  8. Michael Finocchiaro Michael Finocchiaro says:

    A masterfully architected tale about race, shame, violence, and remembrance, The Human Stain is definitely one of Roth s masterpieces From its first pages, the reader is drawn into the mystery of Coleman Silky Silk n Silkzweig and his tragic downfall The characters here are vibrant and real, the descriptions terrif

  9. Sawsan Sawsan says:

    Philip Roth dealing with serious topics at this noveldiscrimination, shame, identity, and judging othersthe human between the truth, rumors and illusionshow hard to truly know someoneand how hard to live in a circle of lying and anger lying to be accepted in a discriminatory community, and being angry for doing so

  10. Darwin8u Darwin8u says:

    The danger with hatred is, once you start in on it, you get a hundred times than you bargained for Once you start, you can t stop Philip Roth, The Human StainReading Roth is almost a spooky, sexual experience I say that knowing this will sound absurd, trite and probably hyperbolic But with Roth, his words are imbued with an

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