Mala onda has ratings and 82 reviews. Carlos said: Libro simple (quizás demasiado) y rápido de leer. Vidas de gente acomodada en lugares. Encerrado en su universo de datos sísmicos, libros científicos y catástrofes naturales, se protege .. I read The Movies of My Life by Alberto Fuguet yesterday. Empieza a leer los mejores libros y ebooks en megustaleer.
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This book was a really interesting view of the Pinochet era, especially in contrast with A Nation of Enemieswhich I read before.
Las Películas de Mi Vida by Alberto Fuguet
Most of the chapters are named after movies and the film in question is mentioned in the chapter. Perhaps a he caused a terrible accident and has been guilt stricken ever since.
I stumbled across The Movies of My Life on the way out of the fiction section of my library. McOndo represented popular culture while largely rejecting the use of magical realism in slberto Latin American fiction.
In Time called Fuguet one of the 50 most important Latin Americans for the next millennium. Bildungsroman with the political background, fitting the cocaine snorting rebel kid living with an uptight family after Senior Year trip to Brazil, coming back and finding nothing but nothing-ness. Pero en todo caso la lectura fue muy disfrutable. Want librros Read Currently Reading Read. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. While there is a list of movies it is essentially meaningless in the scheme of the stories.
The character saw LOTS of movies that were used as reference points as he tells his story. After guessing wrong at the tone of the book, I repeated the mistake after taking a look at the format. Pero Fuguet lo imagina al menos con cierto estilo.
Yo soy gay desde hace rato. I felt like his title “the movies of my life” was also deceiving. Would love to read more by this author but little has been translated into English.
The rest of you can safely avoid it.
Mala onda by Alberto Fuguet
I still have on my sofa table fguuet book ” movies you must see before you die”. But the intrigue is quickly dissipates, and the story loss any momentum it once had.
Perhaps there was a terrible tragedy that befell his entire family and he was the cause. Jan 08, Adam rated it liked it. Paperbackpages. As albberto turns out, this is not the case at all. Alberto Fuguet, el otro, el mismo. It’s a neat trick, and since the main character was born ina lot of the films he references are from a time I remember as well. View alberro 5 comments. No puedo verlo pero lo imagino sonriente, satisfecho, mientras coordina entrevistas.
Open Preview See a Problem? Usa frases breves y entusiastas. Perhaps the memories are partly real which explains the insignificance. Photo of Chile’s earthquake from boston. Under the Alfaguara imprint, the book is claimed by Fuguet and by his sometime-collaborator Francisco Ortega to be the first Chilean graphic novel issued by a major publisher.
Aug 17, Valentina Atehortua rated it it was amazing. Every liberal teen would like reading this, finished it in two days. And it’s also how I happened to know something about Chile’s earthquake history when the latest one hit over the weekend. No fue un acto muy interesante. All and all this was quite readable and short chapters prevented from getting bored.
Pero ya no me importa convencer a nadie. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Fuguet was born in Santiago, Chile, but his family moved to Encino, California where he lived until age Me quedo mirando sus libros mientras cierro la ventana de Skype. Nov 05, Prine Vipointe rated it really liked it. Jun 25, Paulabits rated it did not like it.
Want to Read zlberto. Refresh and try again. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Turns out, he’s the son of immigrants who move back to Chile.