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No Word from Gurb

by Eduardo Mendoza

  • 385 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Telegram .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNick Caistor (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11914857M
    ISBN 101846590167
    ISBN 109781846590160
    OCLC/WorldCa76852822

    Description of the book "No Word from Gurb": A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has disappeared in Barcelona, having assumed the form of Madonna, whose image he glimpses on a street poster. His partner, desperate to get him back, goes about trying to find him in a more discreet guise, scrupulously writing his observations in a diary.   No Word From Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza, Nick Caistor (Translator) Paperback (New Edition) $ Ship The New York Times Book Review No stone is left unturned in the search for his old pal : Telegram Books.

    No word from Gurb. [Eduardo Mendoza; Nick Caistor] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for New York Times Book Read more User-contributed reviews. Tags. Add tags for "No word from Gurb". Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: (5) Life on other planets -- Fiction. Gurb becomes Madonna and, with the agreement of the narrator (who is the commanding officer), gets into a structurally very simple means of transport but one that is complicated to handle, namely a Ford Fiesta. The narrator is now on his own in Barcelona and as we see from the frequently repeated title, he has no word from Gurb.

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No Word From Gurb book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has assumed the for /5.

Originally published in serial form in a Spanish newspaper inNo Word From Gurb is the diary of an alien who, along with his co-pilot Gurb, lands in Barcelona for the purposes of research and exploration.

The two aliens can adopt any physical form they choose, and Gurb, in order to blend in, chooses to disguise himself as Madonna--the /5(17).

A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has assumed the form of Madonna and disappeared in Barcelona’s backstreets. His commanding officer and best friend has sent off in pursuit, scrupulously recording his observations of a human life in the city while munching through vast quantities of churros.

No stone is left unturned, no danger too much, in the search for his old pal Gurb. "Literary Prozac."--Cosmopolitan "Eduardo Mendoza is one of contemporary Spain's most important writers."--The New York Times Book Review "An accomplished literary novelist who knows how to entertain."--Kirkus Reviews A shape-shifting extraterrestrial named Gurb has assumed the form of Madonna and disappeared in Barcelona's back streets.

His hapless commander, desperately trying to 3/5(1). Originally published in serial form in a Spanish newspaper inNo Word From Gurb is the diary of an alien who, along with his co-pilot Gurb, lands in Barcelona for the /5. "No Word From Gurb" is a riotous satire highlighting the contradictions of Western society in a lively, intelligent and sweetly ironic way.

Read more. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start No Word from Gurb book Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. /5(16). No stone is left unturned, no danger too much, in the search for his old pal Gurb in the topsy-turvy world of planet Earth.

Parody is a feature that is present throughout the book, an example of which is when the alien describes the composition of water as “hydrogen, oxygen and poo.

No Word from Gurb: Eduardo Mendoza. No Word from Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza. Find similar books Profile. Extract.

Only succeed with great difficulty in making it squint, which means it no longer looks so menacing, but twice as ugly. Two hours on the ceiling and this sonofabitch is still growling at me.

In the end it is bound to get bored and go off to sleep somewhere. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of No Word From Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza.

Eduardo Mendoza has 48 books on Goodreads with ratings. Eduardo Mendoza’s most popular book is Sin noticias de Gurb. No Word From Gurb by Eduardo Mendoza French title: Sans nouvelles de Gurb.

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No Word from Gurb is the story of two aliens who come on Earth, Barcelona to be precise, for a mission. Gurb goes missing and his pal looks for him. To do so, he will experience life in Barcelona, get a flat, meet people I bought this book as it was described to me as being a real laugh.

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ratings. Help us improve this page. About this item. Details. Shipping & Returns. Q&A. : $ The complete review's Review. No Word From Gurb is narrated by an alien, part of a two-man crew that land on earth on an exploratory mission.

The other member of the crew -- lower-ranking, but responsible for most of the tasks on board, making the narrator somewhat dependent on him -- is Gurb. “No Word From Gurb” is a riotous satire highlighting the contradictions of Western society in a lively, intelligent and sweetly ironic way.

error-icon Created with Sketch.In 5 libraries. Reissue of hilarious cult classic - an extraterrestrial Don Quixote bumbling through modern-day Barcelona - by celebrated Spanish novelist, Eduardo Mendoza. A delirious and hilarious satire of our society's mores.

p. ; 20 cm. Life on other planets -- Fiction. Barcelona (Spain) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction."No Word From Gurb" is a riotous satire highlighting the contradictions of Western society in a lively, intelligent and sweetly ironic way.

Publisher: Saqi Books ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 12 mm.