In “Continuity of Parks” by Julio Cortazar blurs the lines between reality and the world of literature with vivid imagery and a shroud of uncertainty. Woah. I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was going on. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not. THE CONTINUITY OF PARKS. BY JULIO CORTÁZAR. H. E HAD BEGUN TO READ THE NOVEL. a few days before. He had. put it aside because of some.

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Return to Book Page. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I believe I am that person for the duration of my time reading a story. This is a short story you shouldn’t read once but at least two or three times. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Cristina rated it really liked it Oct 20, His technique contimuity splendid and his writing is really good.

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El final de este cuento es muy impactante. I also had hard time understanding this story when I first read it: Anjali Deodat rated it really liked it Juulio 29, Once the man begins to read and dive into a different world Cortazar begins blurring the lines of reality and the book.

Franco Sierra rated it really liked it Apr 12, Email required Address never made public. It was first published in in the Editorial Sudamericana. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Noor Ferdous rated it really liked it Mar 06, Laura rated it really liked it Feb 26, Aug 08, Tommy Buteau rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. He had been sidetracked by business matters and had not had enough time to finish the novel.

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You feel a bit confused but it’s a good confusion. The contihuity is quite shocking and the mixing of fiction and reality is brilliantly done. The story begins with a wealthy businessman reading a novel he had started reading a few days earlier in his house on a large estate.

So many things about this story are fascinating. No trivia or quizzes yet. In the last line the husband is revealed to be the very cortazag man reading the novel.

Continuity of Parks [Short story]

L Poirot rated it really liked it Jan 11, The lover is planing on murdering a man is sitting in a green chair, just like what the man reading the book is sitting in. Like the picture above, at a first glance it is one, continuous story.

Esme rated it really liked it Mar 09, Javiera Riedel rated it really liked it Nov 03, Este cuento es realmente bueno. A man reading reading a book somehow becomes a victim of murder within that book. Open Preview See a Problem? Views Read Edit View history. Both times the husband inevitably neglected their wife in favor of their addiction.

Continuity of Parks – The Fantastic Short Story in the Americas

So, what’s happening around the character is joining with what’s happening on the book he is reading. Email required Address never made public. This is what I call a great story.

I found myself having a quick temper like Harry had in book 3 or 4 or was it 5?