El visitante nocturno by B. Traven; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile fiction, Translations into Spanish, Ficción juvenil, English fiction. El Visitante Nocturno by B Traven at – ISBN – ISBN – Fondo de Cultura Economica, Mexico – : El Visitante Nocturno () by B. Traven and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great.

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La conversion de los visitantw. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Traven’s novels and short stories became very popular as early as the interwar period and retained this popularity after the war; they were also translated into many languages. Download ebook for print-disabled. You must be logged in to Tag Records.

Wonderful stories set in small-town Mexico by the mysterious B. There’s language and then there’s structure, I will definitely have to read this one again because there were certain parts of the story that mimic each other, giving the sense of being in a dream or a sense of deja vu that is very effective in setting the mood for the story. This book contains two stories, “El visitante nocturno” and “Visita de medianoche”. Both stories are set in Mexico and the protagonist is a man from the US albeit, not the same man.

El visitante nocturno

Thanks Ulises, for the recommendation! This group of stories, by a talented, somewhat-mysterious writer, ought to be much better known than they are because of their attention to smaller details on a more daily plane. The book is worth reading for those two alone. RowlingHardcover 7. Traven in Mexico is also connected with Berick Traven Torsvan and Hal Croves, both of whom appeared and acted in different periods of the writer’s life. I had seen the Mexican movie version of Macario twice before reading it.


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El Visitante Nocturno : Historias del Campo Mexicano by B. Traven (1991, Paperback)

This book will mostly be of interest to people who are drawn to the mix of Gringo and Mexican culture in the South Western States and Northern Mexico. I had also checked this one out from the library as well and was immediately hooked. The story is rather creepy and haunting, the language that Traven uses well, in this case with an excellent translation crawls under your skin and at the same time teaches you about the history visiatnte the natives of the jungle.

I was going to read The Treasure of Sierra Madre first but before I could get to it someone had a hold on it and I had to return it. Can I view this online?

Published September 25th by Ivan R. Traven writes with passion and you sense that he really wants you to know and appreciate the depth of the fascinating country that he stumbled into as a political fugitive. Among seven shorter stories, some are based on incidents from contemporary Mexican life, others on ancient Indian folk legends. Nochurno del Campo Mexicano by B.

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History Created February 12, 8 revisions Download catalog record: I would have rated the collection higher, but I averaged its rating. When he leaves something unanswered it’s even more interesting because the reader can take from what he has actually said and construct multiple satisfactory answers.

Aug 26, Beauregard Shagnasty rated it really liked it. Traven work expecting classic literary style or a cohesive story line. We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. Jul 30, Meleya rated it really liked it.

Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: The first was by far my favorite, it is the story of a man who buys land in the jungle and his closest traveen also a foreigner has to go away and leaves him as his house-sitter. Similar Items March to the Monteria [by] B.


Show More Show Less. The second is less creepy but very smart. Throughout, To say that B.

The Night Visitor and Other Stories by B. Traven

Advanced search Search history. As I was reading it, I remember wishing I could lie as well as some of the characters in these stories, it’s such an underrated talent. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply.

He lives there growing corn and is surprised one night when three armed men come to his door. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was noccturno by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Though it is a work of fiction, Traven draws from historical fact, yraven how the natives were driven from their land, how they fought each other, and what their customs were. Found a matching record from Internet Archive. View all 4 comments. Best of the lot: At first he hides from them but when he finds it is no use he goes with them and thus ensues a series of events that leave the reader with a story that is so well crafted that we don’t know where it’s going until it ends and everything falls into place quite nicely.

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