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Álvarez Flórez, José Manuel

Overview
Works: 318 works in 1,021 publications in 2 languages and 3,403 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  History  Historical fiction  Travel writing  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Autobiographies  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PR4572, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by José Manuel Álvarez Flórez
Travels with Charley : in search of America by John Steinbeck( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En buena medida, debemos a la obra de novelistas como Steinbeck nuestra idea de la América genuina, esa que, ajena a la sofisticasción, está hecha de trabajos duros y personalidades fuertes. A los 58 años, John Steinbeck decidió prescindir de las convenciones de la ficción y empredió un viaje por Estados Unidos con vistas a obtener una impresión directa de su paisaje y sus gentes. Acompañado de su perrito Charley, recorrió cuarenta estados, circuló por autopistas y carreteras secundarias, compartió mesa y mantel con camioneros, vendedores y viajeros sin rumbo, recobró viejas amistades esparcidas por el país y, sobre todo, se imbuyó del paisaje físico y moral de su tierra. El resultado de estas experiencias es una reflexión realista, a la vez lúcida y apasionada, sobre el carácter americano, un ejercicio literario que aúna capacidad descriptiva e inspiración lírica, un estudio que consolida y ahonda las impresiones que nos dejaron las novelas de Steinbeck
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade against vice, modernity and ignorance. But his momma has a nasty surprise in store for him. Ignatius must get a job. Undaunted, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with
Contes de la folie ordinaire by Charles Bukowski( Book )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Bukowski se dio a conocer en España con sus «relatos de locura cotidiana», publicados en dos tomos: "Erecciones, eyaculaciones, exhibiciones" y "La máquina de follar", que le valieron una inmediata popularidad. Su obra ha provocado, entre otros, los siguientes comentarios: «Un maestro de la sátira anarquista. Una leyenda viviente» (New York Review of Books). «Los más honestos, directos, iluminadores e importantes relatos publicados en este país en los últimos 20 años» (San Francisco Chronicle). «Un humor sardónico que a veces da la impresión de que W. C. Fields se haya reencarnado como escritor» (Rolling Stone Magazine). «Bukowski. Considerado por muchos como el mejor escritor americano. Y por otros posiblemente el peor. Yo estoy entre los primeros» (Jim Christy, Toronto Hobe). «Un profeta de nuestro tiempo» (The New York Times Book Review) --
Wilt by Tom Sharpe( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilt is given to elaborate and vindictive fantasies about his wife, the massive, domineering Eva. But when Eva becomes a Missing Person, following an embarrassing incident at a party they both attend, the police want to question Wilt
El universo de Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Esta compilación pasmosa de algunos de los cuentos cortos mas tirantes y llenos de suspenso de Edgar Allan Poe incluye cuentos como "El escarabajo de oro," "La semana de tres domingos" y "La verdad sobre el caso de M. Valdemar," entre otros."
The man who mistook his wife for a hat and other clinical tales by Oliver Sacks( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
Autoejecución y suelta de animales internos by José Manuel Alvarez Flórez( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teoría del símbolo : un ensayo de antropología cultural by Norbert Elias( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gas by José Manuel Alvarez Flórez( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice; a novel by E. M Forster( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two young men in pre-World War I England who meet at Cambridge and fall in love and then must struggle with the moral standards of the time. Clive bows to societal and family pressure and enters a loveless marriage, while Maurice resists and finds lasting love with a working-class man. Forster wass reluctant to publish the book in his lifetime because such stories were not supposed to end happily
Hitler 1936 - 1945 by Ian Kershaw( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein epochales Werk, ein Höhepunkt der Geschichtsschreibung.Das auf zwei Bände angelegte Werk des britischen Historikers Ian Kershaw ist beides: eine Biographie Hitlers und eine Geschichte der NS-Zeit. Es untersucht eindrucksvoll die historischen Kräfte, die einen trägen österreichischen Träumer in einen Diktator mit immenser Macht verwandelten. Kershaw vertritt den Standpunkt, dass die Ursachen für Hitlers Macht nicht nur in den Taten des Diktators gesucht werden müssen, sondern auch (und ganz besonders) in den sozialen Verhältnissen eines Staates, der es ihm erlaubte, alle institutionellen und moralischen Grenzen zu überschreiten
Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
La cultura europea del siglo XIX by George L Mosse( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of a dirty old man by Charles Bukowski( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These stories originally published by Essex House have become available to both the general reader and reader of unusual literature. City Lights has rescued them from their hidden immortality with this new edition. It's Bukowski again--mad, drunk, wounded, screaming, starving, wondering, feeling it out in his rough, raw style ..." --
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Okonkwo es un gran guerrero, cuya fama se extiende por toda el África Occidental, pero cuando mata accidentalmente a un prohombre de su clan es obligado a expiar su culpa con el sacrificio de su hijastro y el exilio. Cuando por fin puede regresar a su aldea, la encuentra repleta de misioneros y gobernadores británicos; su mundo se desintegra, y él no puede más que precipitarse hacia la tragedia. Publicada por vez primera en 1958, y desde entonces ha vendido más de diez millones de ejemplares en cuarenta y cinco idiomas"--Page 4 of cover
Mis ideas y opiniones by Albert Einstein( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas y opiniones : sobre la libertad - Sobre religión - Sobre la educación - Sobre los amigos - Sobre política, gobierno y pacifismo - Acerca del pueblo judío - Sobre Alemania - Contribuciones a la ciencia
The Third Reich : a new history by Michael Burleigh( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Third Reich: A New History restores a broader perspective and intellectual unity to the many subjects that have become academic sub-specialities. It offers a radical re-examination of the Third Reich from its incubation in the hopelessness which followed the German defeat in 1918 to the Nazi regime's final destructive spiral and the aftershocks of de-Nazification."--Jacket
Indecent exposure by Tom Sharpe( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Heroes Day in Piemburg, the capital of Zululand. Luitenant Verkramp's thoughts are awash with promotion prospects, as rumours are flying that the chief of police, Kommandant van Heerden, is exhibiting some very strange behaviour: speaking English, wearing a tweed jacket and displaying a picture of the Queen of England on his desk. Even more outrageous than its predecessor, Indecent exposure is the explosively funny follow-up to Riotous assembly
Intruder in the dust by William Faulkner( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas Beauchamp, un anciano negro al que se le acusa del asesinato de un hombre blanco, corre peligro de ser linchado. Cuenta de su parte con el eminente abogado local Gavin Stevens, empeñado en que se haga justicia, pero el viejo testarudo rechaza su ayuda y, en cambio, es a Chick, el sobrino de dieciseis años de Stevens, a quien confiesa la verdad. Con el propósito de salvar al viejo, Chick va al cementerio para desenterrar el cadáver del asesinado. En una carrera desesperada contra el tiempo, descubre el secreto de la tumba, sólo para revelar otro enigma que desconcierta a un pueblo sediento de sangre
 
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El universo de Poe
Alternative Names
Álvarez Flóres, José Manuel

Álvarez Flóres, José Manuel 1939-

Álvarez-Flórez, J. M.

Alvarez Flórez, J. M. 1939-

Álvarez Flórez, J. M. (José Manuel)

Álvarez Flórez, José M.

Alvarez Flórez, José M. 1939-

Álvarez Flórez, José M. (José Manuel)

Álvarez-Flórez, José Manuel

Álvarez, J. M.

Álvarez, J. M. José Manuel

Álvarez, J. M. (José Manuel Álvarez Flórez)

Álvarez, José

Álvarez, José José Manuel

Alvarez, José M. 1939-

Álvarez, José Manuel

Flórez, José Manuel

Flórez, José Manuel Álvarez.

Flórez, José Manuel Alvarez 1939-

Languages
Spanish (251)

Catalan (1)

Covers
Contes de la folie ordinaireEl universo de PoeThe man who mistook his wife for a hat and other clinical talesA Christmas carolMaurice; a novelNotes of a dirty old manThings fall apartThe Third Reich : a new history