Rasero [Francisco Rebolledo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Explores the politics, desires, philosophy, and science of eighteenth. An astonishingly ambitious first novel from Mexican writer and former scientist Rebolledo, winner of the Mobil Corporation’s 15th annual. This Page is automatically generated based on what Facebook users are interested in, and not affiliated with or endorsed by anyone associated with the topic.

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Yet how can the Enlightenment rebolleo men hold so dear possibly be leading to the horrendous future Rasero witnesses in the arms of one lover after another? It is my dream that after my studies I have to make a film depicting Rasero.

May raseri, Nomsa Nkosi rated it it was amazing. They are Rasero’s words, spoken for readers of the future. Published December 1st by Penguin Books first published September 1st Return to Book Page. There are many walk on historic characters: The major strength of the work is Rebolledo’s firm grasp of scientific, historic, political and philosophical movements of the period. Marie Antoinette, disdainful of sharing any power, influences Louis to minimize compromise.

Some of its chapters, especially “Mariana” and “Robespierre” approach such perfection that they could have been developed into self-containing novels. Then his legs and arms are pulled off by 4 horses.

This is a book that will keep you thinking about it long after you close it. He is Rasero’s good friend, but Lavoisier has one fatal flaw, he invests in a farmers general tax collection business that puts him on the wrong side during the French Revolution. Like an invisible policeman, it had tried to keep our existence under surveillance, to regulate with its cruel, cold, hypocritical logic.


It’s filled with quaint and curious lore, steam-powered conveyances, and state-of-the-art engines of destruction, but it smells of the lamp. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

Rasero / Squeegee : O El Sueño De La Razón / or the Sleep of Reason

Jonathon Swanson rated it it was ok Nov 08, Yet she must endure court entrigues and the selfish attention of Louis XV. The description of the odor that Diderot cannot escape after his confinement in Vincennes permeates the first few pages and is juxtaposed with a philosophical conversation about how everything the English write is unfortunately, infused with God.

It stimulates each of the senses while arousing the mind and being quite thought provoking making the reader question themselves and society and the world we live in. V rated it really liked it Aug 17, Voltaire, the witty and creative thinker that made philosophical concepts attainable through this writing, is shown struggling with Frederick the Great and the Roman Catholic Church. Standing in Rasero’s shoes, standing in Paris on an overcast day in watching as the Revolution devours its own children, including the enlightened young man he helped raise, you’ll find his disgust is hard to argue with.

RASERO by Francisco Rebolledo | Kirkus Reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Paperbackpages. Rasero Francisco Rebolledo No preview available – Marat plays a raswro role in the early revolution, as did Camille Desmoulins.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Laura Luz rated it really liked it Jan 12, In the end, Rasero – and Rebolledo – adopt a stance of uncompromising pessimism towards the future of humanity.

This is a book about our past, present and future, and even as the world seems such a vastly different place there is so little which has changed. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.


Read, highlight, and rebooledo notes, across web, tablet, and phone. As a child, Mozart, his sister, and father Leopold toured Europe for all the crown heads, including Maria Theresa and her little daughter Marie Antoinette. At pages, the book requires a committment. Nancy rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Oct 31, Silver rated it it was amazing Shelves: He does slightly wound Louis but the tortures he endures are amazing.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. However this may prove to be the major weakness since it may be too sweeping in scope and thus does not allow for indepth discussion of the philosophical concepts that arise in the book. But it is his love for a beautiful young widow from Mexico that transforms him and ultimately moves Rasero frnacisco the wisdom he has long sought.

Please provide an email address. He hears the moppet prodigy Mozart play.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. As a young man, he struggles to become free of his father and make a living on his own.

Rasero is unsure how far into the future all this is happening; he only knows that the horrible visions of the year rasfro been the worst of all.