Un tal Lucas / A Certain Lucas
Short stories and novellas , 1979
Under the name Lucas, a certain Julio narrates this collection of minimal fictions, stories about his favourite pianists, the lives of eccentric artists, the customs of certain Argentine families, love and friends. A tireless transgressor possessing a strange wisdom, he also offers advice for shining shoes, writing reversible poems, giving lectures, getting oneself kicked out of a concert, and swimming in a pool of flour. This essential book is an authentic handbook against solemnity and boredom.