Memoria de mis putas tristes [Hardcover] [Gabriel Garcia Marquez] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. mis putas tristes is García Márquez’s first work of fiction to see for ten years – since Oviedo follows suit in a later review: ” en las manos de Gabriel. García . Miss Lola Bold that you’d call Gabriel García Márquez, a Nobel Prize in Literature . Memoria de mis putas tristes = Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel.

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Con el amor no se juega So many of them had been whores, but they were still women, all of them. The pacing is impeccable. To be condemned to live forever although is it really such a condemnation?

Rosa Cabarcas le devolvio la vida al narrado y le dijo “Tienes una suerte de bobo”. Until today, when I have resolved to tell of my own free will just what I’m like, if only to ease my conscience. I love life ee live it to the full and I want to stick around on this earth for as long as I possibly can.

Mar 17, Amanda rated it liked it. Despite his 90 years, the old, old man walks with a spring in marauez step, his head held high and smiling to the world. Garcua November by Vintage International first published October 19th I even began to question myself, which was a first for me.

And, while mentally, we’re still 20 years old.

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Men who love women. However, I must warn you of these themes if you cannot stomach it. Ironically, Delgadina is only fourteen.

The whores and loveless sex without dreams or commitment didn’t bring the old man happiness. The protagonist’s reflections on aging were sharp putws funny.


View all 4 comments. After spending a lifetime getting it on with prostitutes of them to be precise, before losing count the unnamed journalist fancies a nice young virgin for his 90th birthday.

What his little, vulgar life consists of.

There are definite high points. He just wants to ask these questions and explore these issues within the realm of art. The narrative has its sensuality, and a tragic sense of heart-rendering passion that is always unfulfilled, yet it is still wholesome at the core.

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It could have worked out better if I tried to look at things from the perspective of the protagonist, but I chose not to. Being a woman, I tried not to be overcome with disgust for the main character and I did manage to eventually enjoy the novel, because of its attributes that cannot be denied: It was written by a journalist.

A narrator whose name is unknown is waking up on the eve of his 90th birthday. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. It sounds like it’s been penned by a pedophile or Woody Allen. Should I even bother? I inhaled your wild fragrance.

A small town is stirred by anonymous notes delivered during the night, telling meomrias secrets of its inhabitants. The best way to explain this is to say, in the simplest way possible, that I am my soul. It was well-written memoruas in a way reader will not bore to death reading a very short narrative of a very old man searching for love in his mzrquez bed. Please try again later. I’m sure I won’t forget this book forever. That love was not meant to be true, but fate changes, and that hope is born of an opportunity for unbridled love.

Susana, a beautiful young girl living inis happily looking forward to her forthcoming marriage – and has bought an antique mirror to grace her future home.


He simply becomes memorisa man and his eyes and soul are opened to the invincible power of unrequited love. A most unfulfilled life. Then the local madam finds a 14 year old, poor, illiterate girl for him. Feb 03, Duane rated it really liked it Shelves: One person found this helpful.

This is, of course, disgustingly crude, but take away the frills of magical realism and I feel like “Memories of My Melancholy Whores” is not that different. There’s not one wasted word. Playboy Seeks Sex Toy The more I read Marquez’ post-Nobel Prize works, the more I’m convinced that his modus operandi is to invent characters varcia situations that will outrage many, if not most, readers.

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No matter how religious somebody might be, they still judge us by our body age, not the age of our mind or our soul. He presented unpleasant or tumultuous relationships, such as those with age gaps or incest. In love with the idea of his sleeping beauty. Meanwhile, she smiles when she thinks of how much more experience of life she has had than me.

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But by dint of not wanting to be those things I have pretended to be just the opposite. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor Tristss was disgusting and disturbing.

It made me breathless.