The disruption of a young boy’s tidy world by a newcomer in town. “The new arrival, Gustavo Roderer, is the same age as the unnamed narra. All about Acerca de Roderer by Guillermo Martínez. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Acerca de Roderer has ratings and 38 reviews. Acerca de Roderer narra o confronto vital e intelectual entre dois jovens de inteligência privilegiada.

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Eventually he withdraws almost completely, desperate just to There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Regarding Roderer – US.

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Oblivious to the world around him, he leaves some casualties in his wake, while the narrator is the only person who becomes something like a friend, able to discuss at least some of what obsesses Roderer. But Roderer isn’t really a threat.

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Regarding Roderer – UK. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. NikkiyyoMC rated it did not like it Apr 30, In the same year, he was acerfa the Planeta Prize for this novel, which has been translated into a number of languages.


The narrator begins to find his way in the world, ambitiously jumping ahead to university, finding a taste and flair for mathematics, eventually having an opportunity to go to England to study there. Regarding Roderer – Canada.

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He lives entirely in a world of his own, attending the local school for a few months but then not bothering any more — and even when he is in class, not participating, sunk instead in is own books.

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They first meet at the local club in Puente Viejo where chess is played, and in that first game the narrator gets some idea of what he’s up against. But as is, this feels like a strongly autobiographically-based story by someone desperate to author a piece of fiction, with some decent grand ideas the whole genius-bit, and overarching philosophies but without anything approaching the ability to shape a real, solid novel out of this material.


Nikos rated it did not like it Sep 06, There are some decent bits in Regarding Rodererincluding that narrator’s sisters devotion to the genius, and his own account of outgrowing his hometown and his family is of some interest though there’s nowhere near enough of this.

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After his degree in Argentina, he worked for two years in a postdoctoral position at the Mathematical Institute, Oxford. The narrator is also a smart lad, but Roderer is in a different, rarefied league.

Acerca de Roderer – US. To ask other readers questions about Acerca de Rodererplease sign up. And he shares some his maths knowledge with Roderer, who is looking for nothing less than a whole philosophy.