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CHANCE (DESDE EL JARDÍN) by Jerzy Kosinski and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now Seller: ARREBATO LIBROS. Primer libro que leo de Jerzy Kosiński, y qué gran sorpresa. . “Chance debía trabajar en el jardín, donde cuidaría de las plantas y el césped y los .. pasan años de su vida en un mismo sitio y conocen el mundo desde perspectivas distintas. Libros de Segunda Mano – Literatura Infantil y Juvenil – Novela: Desde el jardín jerzy kosinski. Compra, venta y subastas de Novela en todocoleccion.

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As the book ends, Chance is on the verge of great things. On closer scrutiny, however, Kosinsky is forcing us to jefzy into a mirror. Two and a half stars. He questions our perception of reality. Retrieved June 28, desde el jardin jerzy kosinski Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods.

True, the original “joke” the premise is very funny, but the fun evaporates, when the same “joke” is retold time after time. Although written in the seventies with a movie starring Peter Sellers in the eightiesthe storyline is very prescient today. Our focus is on an early middle-aged male named Chance. The gardening metaphors resonate as pronouncements about economic cycles and productivity.


Kosinski writes in a dry, unadorned way that lets the humour come out naturally. He exposes our susceptibility to packaging.

Even as I laughed, I felt the pain. His only contacts with humans are occasional encounters with a half-crazy maid, a crippled, senile old man confined in losinski room upstairs, and a television set.

Being There

Chance reacts to events totally in the context of his experience as a gardener and the images he sees on the television, which he observes with an eerie detachment. Kosinski confronts us with our assumptions about libroo.

I saw Hal Ashby’s movie “Being There” about 20 years ago and I still remember the huge impression it jardon on me. Divertido, bien escrito y mordaz. At a scant pages, this is a small book with enormous implications. When he admits he doesn’t read newspapers he is illiteratehe is congratulated for his refreshing candor.

When she asks his name, he mumbles he lubro Chance Definitivamente, te engancha, y mucho. She understands it as Chauncey Gardiner. No additional import charges at delivery! Now a man of such importance and potential political power requires the American and Soviet governments to run a thorough background check.


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However, reception of the book was not uniformly positive. And filling in the blanks in his background proves impossible. Kosinski’s wit is precise and pointed. Still, this is a very funny, biting look at how an idiot can get to the White House As you’d kosinsi from such an accomplished actor, Hoffman’s narration is superb; I’d have him read all my books to me if I could! Aug 16, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Set in America, the story concerns Chance, a jqrdin gardener who unwittingly becomes a much sought-after political pundit and commentator on the vagaries of the modern world.