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 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. View all 4 comments. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Instead of sex, he discovers love for the first time in his life. She is so anxious by events that Rosa has to give the girl a mixture of bromide and valerian to drink, so that by the time the old man sees her, she is asleep in the enormous bed for hire.

Lists with This Book. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He did it to shock and titillate – well all it did was disgust me. The man can write an opening line. What it says about the nature of men’s love for young beauty is age-old: What his little, vulgar life consists of.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Each time they meet they sleep side by side, with him mostly looking at and smelling her. It is a subversive sleeping beauty fairytale. I just can’t stop my vivid imagination of the scene to stop. I sat down to contemplate her from the edge of the bed, my five senses under a spell. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He was close to marrying once, but it was a loveless union ;utas he could not commit to.


But, vain man that I am, I have resolved that, in this life at least, I want to see out a century. Interesting, but garcla enough for not wanting to stop reading.

Memoria de mis putas tristes Spanish Edition Paperback. Return to Book Page. I wrote this update purely because both on GR and in my shop people “have heard” about this book and so don’t think they want to read it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Several characters — from the brothel madame, Rosa Trisyes, to the narrator’s hard-working, tireless maid — snap to life in a few sharp sentences and lines of dialogue. Memories of My Melancholy Whores is a brilliant gem by the master storyteller. Edit Storyline Garcua celebrate his 90th birthday, an old single journalist, Sabio, who accustomed to intimacy with whores since childhood, decides to gift himself with an intense night of love with a virgin teenager.

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As much as that statement may hit some in the face, and potentially raise questions about why you decided to read this book, one is soon drawn in to the lonely and disconnected life of this old man. Not all of us will tgistes to, not all of us will be able to.


Really it’s a story of love, and it’s a story of a time and place that most of us can’t truly imagine. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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But by dint of not wanting to be those things I have pretended to be just the opposite. The book summary and blurb will turn many people away from this book. I understand, however, that whenever the word “love” is involved alongside beautiful prose, someone’s bound gabrifl senselessly and shamelessly romanticize it.

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And I haven’t been brave enough to pick it up again since. Oct 03, Foad rated it really liked it Shelves: The characters were very dull, and it pretty much left me feeling like, why should I care?

The nameless protagonist is ugly, shy, and anachronistic.

However, I must warn you of these themes if you cannot stomach it. Book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Delgadina was determined to find out what it had been like to be one of my whores.