The disruption of a young boy’s tidy world by a newcomer in town. “The new arrival, Gustavo Roderer, is the same age as the unnamed narra. All about Acerca de Roderer by Guillermo Martínez. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Acerca de Roderer has ratings and 38 reviews. Acerca de Roderer narra o confronto vital e intelectual entre dois jovens de inteligência privilegiada.
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Open Preview See a Problem? After his degree in Argentina, he worked for two years in a postdoctoral position at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford.
He lives entirely in a world of his own, attending the local school for a few months but then not bothering any more — and even when he is in class, not participating, sunk instead in is own books. From early on Roderer is impatient: Javier Burroni rated it did not like it Feb 19, Published December 28th by Planeta first published Stefania rated it did not like it Jul 25, Refresh and try again.
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Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Want to Read saving…. Nikos rated it did not like it Sep roderee, Oblivious to the world around him, he leaves some casualties in his wake, while the narrator is the only person who becomes something like a friend, able to discuss at least some of what obsesses Roderer.
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But Roderer isn’t really a threat. But as is, this feels like a rodeerr autobiographically-based story by someone desperate to author a piece of fiction, with some decent grand ideas the whole genius-bit, and overarching philosophies but without anything approaching the ability to shape a real, solid novel out of this material.
There are some decent bits in Regarding Rodererincluding that narrator’s sisters devotion to the genius, and his own account of outgrowing his hometown and his family is of some interest though there’s nowhere near enough of this.
The narrator is also a smart lad, but Roderer is in a different, accerca league. They first meet at the local club in Puente Viejo where chess is played, and in that first game the narrator gets some idea of what he’s up against.
There’s some talent here, but ultimately Regarding Roderer feels practically pointless.
Mariana rated it did not like it Jul 01, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eventually he withdraws almost completely, desperate just to There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The narrator begins to find his eoderer in the world, ambitiously jumping ahead to university, finding a taste and flair for mathematics, eventually having an opportunity to go to England to study there.
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Regarding Roderer – US. Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. The complete review ‘s Review:. NikkiyyoMC rated it did not like it Apr 30, In the same year, he was awarded the Planeta Prize for this novel, which has been translated into a number of languages.
To ask other readers questions about Acerca de Rodererplease sign up. Claas rated it did not like it May 25, Just a moment while we sign rodfrer in to your Goodreads account. Regarding Roderer – Canada. Acerca de Roderer – US. Regarding Ce – UK. And he shares some his maths knowledge with Roderer, who is looking for nothing less than a roeerer philosophy. His most successful novel has been The Oxford Murders, written in