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Arlt’s second novel, the popular Los siete locos The Seven Madmen was rough, brutal, colloquial and surreal, a complete break from the polite, middle-class literature more typical of Argentine literature as exemplified, perhaps, by the work of Jorge Luis Borges, however innovative his work was in other respects.

Analogues in English literature are those who avoid literary ‘respectability’ by writing about the poor, the criminal and the mad: Worn out and exhausted after a lifetime of hardships, he died from a stroke on July 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In he spent nearly a year writing as he traveled throughout Spain and North Africa, on the eve of the Spanish Civil War.

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For example, Remo Erdosain a character at least partially based on Arlt’s own life often recalls his abusive father and how little if any support he would give him. Some of the “Aguafuertes” were collected in two volumes under the titles Secretos femeninos. Books by Roberto Arlt. He is widely considered to be one of the founders of the modern Arlh novel; among those contemporary writers who cla Lists with This Book.


Goberto parents were both immigrants: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. At the time of his death, Arlt was hoping to be sent to the United States as a correspondent. Abru Magaton rated it did not like it Oct 12, His relationship with his father was stressful, as Karl Arlt was a very severe and austere man, by Robero own account.

What followed were a series of short stories and plays in which Arlt pursued his vision of bizarre, half-mad, alienated characters pursuing insane quests in a landscape of urban chaos.

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Arlt used these columns to comment, in his characteristically forthright and unpretentious style, on the peculiarities, hypocrisies, strangeness and beauty of everyday life in Argentina’s capital.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. German was the language commonly used at their home. Arlt, however, predated all of them. Return to Book Page. After being expelled from school at the age of eight, Arlt became an autodidact and worked at all sorts of different odd jobs before landing a job on at a local newspaper: The narrator’s literary and sometimes poetic language contrasts sharply with the street-level slang of Mad Toy’s many colorful characters.


During his lifetime, however, Arlt was best known for his 30 “Etchings”the result of his contributions as a columnist – between and – to the Buenos Aires daily “El Mundo”. To ask other readers questions about Trescientos millonesplease sign up. The memory of his oppressive father would appear in mmillones of his writings. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Los lanzallamas The Flame-Throwers was the sequel, and these two novels together are thought by many to be robeto greatest work. Trescientos millones by Roberto Arlt.

His first novel, El juguete rabioso “Mad Toy”was the semi-autobiographical story of Silvio, a dropout who goes through a series of adventures trying to be “somebody. His coffin was lowered from his apartment by an operated crane, an ironic end, considering his bizarre stories.

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