Under the Jaguar Sun

Under the Jaguar Sun

Italo Calvino


“The notion . . . referred to as up the flavors of an problematic and impressive delicacies, bent on making the flavors’ optimum notes vibrate, juxtaposing them in modulations, in chords, and particularly in dissonances that may assert themselves as an incomparable experience.” — From Under the Jaguar Sun
 
those intoxicating tales delve right down to the center of our senses of flavor, listening to, and odor. Amid the flavors of Mexico’s fiery chiles and spices, a pair on vacation discovers darkish truths in regards to the maturing of wish within the name tale, “Under the Jaguar Sun.” In “A King Listens,” a gripping portrait of a frenzied brain, the menacing echoes in an immense palace spur a tyrant’s recommendations to the heights of paranoid depth. “The identify, the nostril” drives to a startling end as males throughout time and house pursue the ladies whose aromas have enchanted them. Mordant and deliciously offbeat, this trio of stories is a deal with from a grasp of brief fiction.

“[Calvino is] a discovered, bold, ingeniously proficient magus . . . Under the Jaguar sunlight . . . fuses fantasy with neuron . . . The reader is probably going to salivate.” — Cynthia Ozick, New York occasions ebook Review

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