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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The protagonist’s reflections on aging were sharp and funny. Prepare to think about your own history of love. There are definite high points.

The narrator’s wit and charm were not enough to counterbalance the monotony of his aimlessness, and sadly as a result, I never at any moment felt anything for anyone involved. He wrote many acclaimed non-fiction works and short stories, but is best-known for his novels, such as One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera She doesn’t speak with him; their intimacy is silent, tranquil.

The man can write an opening line. Not whether one of you is 90 or I have no way of telling how many or for how long.

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Desire is our strategy to reclaim what was lost. Lists with This Book. Nothing could be further from the truth. He has never married or made any big changes in his life: Will you be able to see things from my point of view? Speaking to my friends and comparing pasts, I have resolved that I, my soul, am at least 5, years old. He did it to shock and titillate – well all it did was disgust me. Search for ” Memoria de mis putas tristes ” on Amazon. In his 91st year, at last, he has found fulfillment.


The whores and loveless sex without dreams or commitment didn’t bring the old man happiness. Dec 27, Robert rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. To wander from body to body in search of another soul.

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It sounds like it’s been penned by a pedophile or Woody Allen. Being a bachelor, his sex life has been anything but boring: View all 18 comments. In this way, he doesn’t just confront us with his subject matter, he confronts us with our own temperaments. To be condemned to live forever although is it really such a condemnation? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

He does not even know the name of this little girl because she is only 14 years old poor, but decides to call her Delgadina.

View all 12 comments. Despite his maquez years, the old, old man walks with a spring in his step, his head held high and smiling to the world.

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The review I wrote for amazon.

Memoria de mis putas tristes The problem is that Marquez employs beautiful language in his enterprise. This picture is quite amazing, such a masterpiece for an old man. The book’s theme is strikingly reminiscent of “Talk to Her”, a recent Almodovar film.

And yes, it is about a 90 year old man obsessed with a 14 year old prostitute. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If you’re too young, you may not get as much out gabrie, this.

Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez

He goes to see her and finds her asleep because she had been so afraid she had to be sedated. But decline is not the end, right? I cannot imagine such scene memodias my mind esepcially the sexual interaction between an old man and a very young lady. In fact, I’ve always suspected that, as I suspect of Nabokov, he writes a straightforward tale of love and sex, then, only then, twists or perverts it, by adding an element of the forbidden, the taboo, the immoral, the illegal.