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Todos los amantes de la ciencia ficci n saben que, con frecuencia, algunas de las joyas que esconde el g nero no tratan sobre aventuras, sobre guerras espaciales o sobre la resistencia ante la invasi n extraterrestre A menudo, los escenarios futuristas o las posibilidades cient ficas son un pretexto para tratar los grandes temas los mismos que toca a veces la literatura realista o, sin irnos muy lejos, las conversaciones entre buenos amigos en torno a un caf el amor, la desigualdad, el miedo, el odio, la trascendencia, la divinidad, las relaciones humanas Pero, si existen esos grandes temas de la literatura, el que se trata en esta novela se lleva aqu a un grado superlativo que yo, personalmente, no hab a visto jam s.Los tejedores de cabellos se marcha, con cinco estrellas, a mi carpeta de favoritos y, dentro de poco, rese a en Sense of Wonder The Carpet Makers TCM has both good quality a good concept and a very good execution The concept is epic and deep, the writing execution is resembling the carpet weaving in the story itself view spoiler What I see, the concept is the great conflict between the very very long held idea in people s mind and way of life infused by the empire versus the new freedom idea In real life maybe we already familiar with the concept, reminds us of how new ideas struggle with older customs in many parts of human histories TCM gives us a glimpse how much a multi galaxy human empire could manipulate the way of life for 80 thousands years hide spoiler even better the second or possibly the third time around.the novel is a series of interlinked short stories, or less this time around reading it i had the feeling it was a tapestry, altho possibly not made of women s hair.that s what the carpet makers make carpets out of women s hair their wives and subwives hair fear not, no women are harmed in the making of this carpet well, not just for their hair, anyway.the carpet makers work their art as honored members of their society a carpet maker makes only one carpet in his yes, always his entire life its selling price pays for his son s lifework making another hair carpet generation after generation, making hair carpets, and where do they all go to the Emperor, who reportedly adorns his palace with them.but all is not quite as the carpet makers have been led to believe, and the truth about where the carpets go and why is unbelievably appalling but no spoilers here eschbach is a genius this novel begins with the story of one otherwise utterly ignorant carpet maker, and in succeeding stories, tells you the history of an intergalactic empire that spans 250,000 years eschbach tells you this history in a mere 18 chapters the genius of it is that each chapter is just one story of a very human individual he weaves the history so tightly into the individual s story that the reader never feels she is being info dumped or given a lesson at all we are simply reading one person s story, and then another, and another, and each is a perfectly formed and perfectly distinct gem.as a writer, i stand in awe the real kind of what he has accomplished here as a reader, i am alternately deeply moved, or amused, or horrified, or fall into the deepest of sighs that says, yes, that s how life iseven when it s not pretty, but also when it is i cannot recommend this book highly enough i read at least 100 books a year, and in 45 years of reading like a mad librarian, i can count on my limited digits the number that i find to be of this caliber this book is a serious literary and storytelling accomplishment, and i hope that this review convinces you to give it a try.perhaps we can then all get together and convince Tor to have of Eschbach s works translated to date this is the only one i know of in English we are impoverished by this lack Tor, are you listening No necesit m s que echar un vistazo a la sinopsis para lanzarme de cabeza Ciencia ficci n viejuna y una historia que engancha m s que los nudos de los tejedores de alfombras Est contada en cap tulos donde el protagonista siempre es distinto, aunque habr personajes que enlacen las historias entre s En la primera parte sobre todo, tienes la impresi n de estar leyendo las historias de Sherezade Adem s el final es muy redondo y se lee en un momento Qu m s se puede pedir P.D Gracias a Sara por recomend rmelo y a Cris por secundarlo xD Since The Time Of Pre History, Carpetmakers Tie Intricate Knots To Form Carpets For The Court Of The Emperor These Carpets Are Made From The Hairs Of Wives And Daughters They Are So Detailed And Fragile That Each Carpetmaker Finishes Only One Single Carpet In His Entire LifetimeThis Art Descends From Father To Son, Since The Beginning Of Time ItselfBut One Day The Empire Of The God Emperor Vanishes, And Strangers Begin To Arrive From The Stars To Follow The Trace Of The Hair Carpets What These Strangers Discover Is Beyond All Belief, Than Anything They Could Have Ever ImaginedBrought To The Attention Of Tor Books By Orson Scott Card, This Edition Of The Carpet Makers Contains A Special Introduction By Orson Scott Card This book is a set of intergalactic midiveal stories that offer scenarios without any judgements or preconceived notions And in that process, it exposes many things we are too stubborn to let go, even with the aid of logic Still, this can be either a stimulating read or a pointless discourse, depending on the cultural view point one approach it from I was in the first strand, finding criticisms and philosophies in stories melancholy And exercised myself in the process of making a science y carpet out of book s many coloured stories.Will recommend. Todo gira entorno al noble arte de hacer alfombras con cabello humano y mucho m s, y m s, y m s.Incre ble novela, no hay palabras para describir todas las sensaciones que he experimentado leyendo, pero cuidado si no dosificas se puede leer de un tir n Sin duda para m en el top ten de las mejores Si eres amante de la cf no te la puedes perder. The Carpet Makers is a well thought out, expansive sci fi story that despite it s scope manages to deliver a simple morality tale about human nature during times of change.It took me a few chapters to get used to the author s style Each chapter seemed to start a new narrative, following a different group of characters, with few repeat appearances from previous characters or story lines The book could almost be read as a collection of short stories A few chapters in I started to see the relationship between the seemingly disconnected narratives, and began to enjoy putting together the puzzle pieces, and unraveling the mystery.Sci fi fans who can appreciate a challenging mystery involving alien worlds, an oppressive empire brave rebellion, and a morality tale that touches the heart of human nature will definitely enjoy this book. This book has to get five stars from me because it s the first book in quite a while that I would ve stayed up late into the night to finish, even if I was exhausted From the first chapter, it weaves a compelling mystery and builds a whole new world The writing itself is beautiful the translation is excellent, with no sense of a gap between me and the text, which I often do get with translations I think I m going to have to parcel it up and send it on a round of my friends to read.I m not actually saying it s flawless The structure, however, keeps it strong each chapter is a self contained story, which adds a link in the chain to eventually get to the heart of the mystery But once I got there, after all that build up, it felt unsatisfying but that didn t take away from the power and mystery of the rest of the book And the epilogue was another strong link in the chain, a perfect way to finish the story.Usually, I m interested in characters, in any given book That s not the case here, and I didn t even feel a lack because of it It s a totally bewildering, bewitching book.. The Carpet Makers is constructed like a carpet, weaving narratives together to tell a story that is at once immense in scope and driven by attention to the tiniest detail Each chapter is a short story focusing on a different character No perspective is repeated, but themes and characters recur, as seen through the eyes of others Often we encounter a character several chapters before his or her significance becomes apparent The end result is a book that is satisfying as a whole, with several stories that stand out on their own I would have liked to see what happened to some of the characters left behind as the focus expanded, but I m not sure I would have been satisfied with the answer, so maybe it s best left to my imagination. Todos los amantes de la ciencia ficci n saben que, con frecuencia, algunas de las joyas que esconde el g nero no tratan sobre aventuras, sobre guerras espaciales o sobre la resistencia ante la invasi n extraterrestre A menudo, los escenarios futuristas o las posibilidades cient ficas son un pretexto para tratar los grandes temas los mismos que toca a veces la literatura realista o, sin irnos muy lejos, las conversaciones entre buenos amigos en torno a un caf el amor, la desigualdad, el miedo, el odio, la trascendencia, la divinidad, las relaciones humanas Pero, si existen esos grandes temas de la literatura, el que se trata en esta novela se lleva aqu a un grado superlativo que yo, personalmente, no hab a visto jam s.Los tejedores de cabellos se marcha, con cinco estrellas, a mi carpeta de favoritos y, dentro de poco, rese a en Sense of Wonder The Carpet Makers TCM has both good quality a good concept and a very good execution The concept is epic and deep, the writing execution is resembling the carpet weaving in the story itself view spoiler What I see, the concept is the great conflict between the very very long held idea in people s mind and way of life infused by the empire versus the new freedom idea In real life maybe we already familiar with the concept, reminds us of how new ideas struggle with older customs in many parts of human histories TCM gives us a glimpse how much a multi galaxy human empire could manipulate the way of life for 80 thousands years hide spoiler even better the second or possibly the third time around.the novel is a series of interlinked short stories, or less this time around reading it i had the feeling it was a tapestry, altho possibly not made of women s hair.that s what the carpet makers make carpets out of women s hair their wives and subwives hair fear not, no women are harmed in the making of this carpet well, not just for their hair, anyway.the carpet makers work their art as honored members of their society a carpet maker makes only one carpet in his yes, always his entire life its selling price pays for his son s lifework making another hair carpet generation after generation, making hair carpets, and where do they all go to the Emperor, who reportedly adorns his palace with them.but all is not quite as the carpet makers have been led to believe, and the truth about where the carpets go and why is unbelievably appalling but no spoilers here eschbach is a genius this novel begins with the story of one otherwise utterly ignorant carpet maker, and in succeeding stories, tells you the history of an intergalactic empire that spans 250,000 years eschbach tells you this history in a mere 18 chapters the genius of it is that each chapter is just one story of a very human individual he weaves the history so tightly into the individual s story that the reader never feels she is being info dumped or given a lesson at all we are simply reading one person s story, and then another, and another, and each is a perfectly formed and perfectly distinct gem.as a writer, i stand in awe the real kind of what he has accomplished here as a reader, i am alternately deeply moved, or amused, or horrified, or fall into the deepest of sighs that says, yes, that s how life iseven when it s not pretty, but also when it is i cannot recommend this book highly enough i read at least 100 books a year, and in 45 years of reading like a mad librarian, i can count on my limited digits the number that i find to be of this caliber this book is a serious literary and storytelling accomplishment, and i hope that this review convinces you to give it a try.perhaps we can then all get together and convince Tor to have of Eschbach s works translated to date this is the only one i know of in English we are impoverished by this lack Tor, are you listening No necesit m s que echar un vistazo a la sinopsis para lanzarme de cabeza Ciencia ficci n viejuna y una historia que engancha m s que los nudos de los tejedores de alfombras Est contada en cap tulos donde el protagonista siempre es distinto, aunque habr personajes que enlacen las historias entre s En la primera parte sobre todo, tienes la impresi n de estar leyendo las historias de Sherezade Adem s el final es muy redondo y se lee en un momento Qu m s se puede pedir P.D Gracias a Sara por recomend rmelo y a Cris por secundarlo xD Since The Time Of Pre History, Carpetmakers Tie Intricate Knots To Form Carpets For The Court Of The Emperor These Carpets Are Made From The Hairs Of Wives And Daughters They Are So Detailed And Fragile That Each Carpetmaker Finishes Only One Single Carpet In His Entire LifetimeThis Art Descends From Father To Son, Since The Beginning Of Time ItselfBut One Day The Empire Of The God Emperor Vanishes, And Strangers Begin To Arrive From The Stars To Follow The Trace Of The Hair Carpets What These Strangers Discover Is Beyond All Belief, Than Anything They Could Have Ever ImaginedBrought To The Attention Of Tor Books By Orson Scott Card, This Edition Of The Carpet Makers Contains A Special Introduction By Orson Scott Card This book is a set of intergalactic midiveal stories that offer scenarios without any judgements or preconceived notions And in that process, it exposes many things we are too stubborn to let go, even with the aid of logic Still, this can be either a stimulating read or a pointless discourse, depending on the cultural view point one approach it from I was in the first strand, finding criticisms and philosophies in stories melancholy And exercised myself in the process of making a science y carpet out of book s many coloured stories.Will recommend. Todo gira entorno al noble arte de hacer alfombras con cabello humano y mucho m s, y m s, y m s.Incre ble novela, no hay palabras para describir todas las sensaciones que he experimentado leyendo, pero cuidado si no dosificas se puede leer de un tir n Sin duda para m en el top ten de las mejores Si eres amante de la cf no te la puedes perder. The Carpet Makers is a well thought out, expansive sci fi story that despite it s scope manages to deliver a simple morality tale about human nature during times of change.It took me a few chapters to get used to the author s style Each chapter seemed to start a new narrative, following a different group of characters, with few repeat appearances from previous characters or story lines The book could almost be read as a collection of short stories A few chapters in I started to see the relationship between the seemingly disconnected narratives, and began to enjoy putting together the puzzle pieces, and unraveling the mystery.Sci fi fans who can appreciate a challenging mystery involving alien worlds, an oppressive empire brave rebellion, and a morality tale that touches the heart of human nature will definitely enjoy this book. This book has to get five stars from me because it s the first book in quite a while that I would ve stayed up late into the night to finish, even if I was exhausted From the first chapter, it weaves a compelling mystery and builds a whole new world The writing itself is beautiful the translation is excellent, with no sense of a gap between me and the text, which I often do get with translations I think I m going to have to parcel it up and send it on a round of my friends to read.I m not actually saying it s flawless The structure, however, keeps it strong each chapter is a self contained story, which adds a link in the chain to eventually get to the heart of the mystery But once I got there, after all that build up, it felt unsatisfying but that didn t take away from the power and mystery of the rest of the book And the epilogue was another strong link in the chain, a perfect way to finish the story.Usually, I m interested in characters, in any given book That s not the case here, and I didn t even feel a lack because of it It s a totally bewildering, bewitching book.. The Carpet Makers is constructed like a carpet, weaving narratives together to tell a story that is at once immense in scope and driven by attention to the tiniest detail Each chapter is a short story focusing on a different character No perspective is repeated, but themes and characters recur, as seen through the eyes of others Often we encounter a character several chapters before his or her significance becomes apparent The end result is a book that is satisfying as a whole, with several stories that stand out on their own I would have liked to see what happened to some of the characters left behind as the focus expanded, but I m not sure I would have been satisfied with the answer, so maybe it s best left to my imagination.

  • Paperback
  • 297 pages
  • Die Haarteppichknüpfer
  • Andreas Eschbach
  • English
  • 20 September 2019
  • 9780765314901

About the Author: Andreas Eschbach

Andreas Eschbach is a German writer who mostly writes science fiction Even if some of his stories do not exactly fall into the SF genre, they usually feature elements of the fantastic.Eschbach studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart and later worked as a software engineer He has been writing since he was 12 years old His first professional publication was the short story Do