La primera edició de la novel·la Mecanoscrit del segon origen es va publicar el Ha estat, fins ara, l’obra més llegida del seu autor, Manuel de Pedrolo. Mecanoscrit del segon origen [Manuel De Pedrolo Molina] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Typescript of the Second Origin is a science fiction novel written by Manuel de Pedrolo in , Original title, Mecanoscrit del segon origen. Translator, Sara Martín Alegre. Country, Spain. Language, Catalan. Subject, Dystopia. Genre, Novel, science fiction.

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Mecanoscrit del segon origen by Manuel de Pedrolo

Novelscience fictionyoung adult fiction. The two children m The best-selling book in the history of Catalan literature, this is a post-apocalyptic story originally published in the s. Uno de mis libros favoritos http: There were various endearing moments between the characters and I liked the productive take on a new beginning in a deserted world, almost like the one we live in today.

The children’s relationship and growing love is nicely portrayed, and their boat journey to France and Italy makes for a scenic post-apocalyptic travelogue, but overall, for a SF story about an alien invasion and the near-extermination of the human race, it’s a fairly tame and sometimes even rather boring book.

The narrator is omniscient and uses plenty of descriptions. Mecanoscrit is a great way to get people thinking critically, and better to start young. My first stab at Catalan literature is appropriately a young adult novel, a testament to my current level of Catalan, but the subject matter of Mecanoscrit del segon origen is by no means juvenile.


Dues persones i un munt de runes per tot arreu.

On one level, it is a story of two young people mecanocrit and 14 who survive an apocalyptic alien attack and start civilization over in the ruins of the old world; on another level, it is about the survival of Catalan spirit and culture despite the oppression of Franco’s fascist regime. I read Hatchet at a very young age, for example, and that’s practically a manual!

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However, the majority of the idealogy in the book is quite progressive especially for its time, and I love that it is required reading for most Catalan high-schoolers.

Y ya no hablo del sexo, por no hacer spoilers A dramatic love story about a couple of teenagers trying to survive and to perpetuate in a post-apocalyptic world. De Pedrolo is right: En realidad un 2. Nov 27, Olethros rated it really liked it. Typescript of the Second Origin Catalan: The two children must make their way in the desolate landscape and learn to survive, and, eventually, begin to repopulate the planet.

Mar 17, Jaume Lara rated it really mmecanoscrit it. Mecanoscrit del segon mecanoscrut by Manuel de Pedrolo.

Me ha gustado mucho. I remember I was “in love” of a girl named Alba like the main character at that time and I used to fantasize about the two of us being the last survivors on Earth.


Mecanoscrit del segon origen

I like that their dep My first stab at Catalan literature is appropriately a young adult novel, a testament to my current level of Catalan, but the subject matter of Mecanoscrit del segon origen is by no means juvenile.

The book opens with Alba, a 14 year old white girl, diving beneath the water to save a drowning 9 year old black boy, Didac. La joven y el ni -Adelantado a su tiempo. But really these mecanosrit only needed to know one thing: D’on li ha vingut, el mecanoscrit?

They become the only survivors on Earth after some extraterrestrials destroy almost all humanity. This page was last edited on 5 Septemberat Retrieved September 5, Views Read Edit View history.

Be the first to ask a question about Mecanoscrit del segon origen. This spare, elegant classic of Catalan science fiction is taught in schools. Un llibre molt interessant i que, cap al final, m’ha enganxat molt. It starts out strong, and I really liked the first half or mecaanoscrit, but at some point, it started getting a bit long-winded and boring.