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To become intoxicated by the smell. But ultimately I think I got much more out of a book like “Snakes and Earrings,” a book with snappy dialogue and interesting interactions, in terms of thinking about gender and gender relations. La Cresta de Ilion.

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Perhaps this book can be appreciated more by those who are more familiar with the works of Amparo Davila. El hombre que amaba a los perros Leonardo Padura Fuentes. The main character is a man who seems unable to relate to women as ilikn.

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Person rated it it was ok Nov 10, Aleksandra rated it it was ok Oct 25, Am I more willing to accommodate surreal, strange narratives in Spanish? Book ratings by Goodreads. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Lists with This Book.


La cresta de Ilion

Otto Zambrano rated it it was ok Aug 01, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Brenna Blanchard rated it it was ok Mar 03, The man, a doctor dedicated to the care of the terminally ill, can hardly manage to see that his trajectory has fused with that of a suicidal patient whose story has already been forgotten, and with that of several women who seem to know more crestaa him than he knows himself.

Dr learned that I don’t like Dreamy, Surreal Narratives. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Tim rated it it was ok Dec 14, I am a basic Pumpkin Spice Latte reader, I guess.

I will say that it’s a short book, and she did a good job of putting in plot ‘markers’ i. It felt more like a philosophical thought experiment than a work of fiction—I can place it in a respected Mexican canon of literature with Cortazar, and his experimentation with form and fluidity of voice, style, etc. Overall, this wasn’t for me in terms of personal taste. I’d recommend almost every other Latin American magical realism novel over this.

La Cresta de Ilion

Dakota rated it it was ok Sep 08, It felt kind of Su dueno, un medico dedicado a paliar el dolor de los enfermos ee y que trabaja en un mortecino hospital denominado Granja del Buen Descanso, abre la puerta sin sospechar que, cuando deje entrar a aquella joven desconocida que aguarda Una inclemente noche de tormenta, alguien llama a la puerta de una casa enclavada en un agreste y solitario lugar frente al oceano.

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I read the Afterword first, so I knew that it was going to be an “ambiguous” and xresta narrative.

About Cristina Rivera Garza. The prose was too declarative for my personal taste. Que extranos vinculos unen a ambas mujeres? Gia rated it it was ok Sep 23, The Best Books of We’re featuring millions of their reader fresta on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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El Corazon Helado Almudena Grandes. The Best Books of Description A man answers the knocking at his door during a stormy iluon and, unsuspecting, lets uncertainty and truth into his home. I read this dutifully, plodding along, without much joy or any emotion at all, really. To close your eyes. Books by Cristina Rivera Garza.

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