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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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Really it’s a story of love, and it’s a story of putaw time and place that most of us can’t truly imagine. View all 38 comments. Maybe Marquez is just too on his game here.

The subject matter may be difficult to discuss considering that we, as a society, have constantly frowned at sex and its association with the elderly. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Despite his 90 years, the old, old man meomrias with a spring in his step, his head held high and smiling to the world. A curious and lovely book In the US, we understand sexy but we struggle with the erotic. In his youth, he has assiduously frequented the brothels of his town – to the point of being several times crowned “customer of the year” by several of them – but on the eve of his birthday he surrenders himself.

The second recurring theme is, as I have mentioned above, love.

Showing of 10 reviews. View all 9 comments. View all 24 comments. Several times, we went through a ritual whereby I was supposed to deflower her.

Oct 20, Steven Godin rated it it was ok Shelves: He maintains a long business relationship with the owner of the brothel he frequents.


The Invisible Children I sat down to contemplate her from the edge of the bed, my five senses under a spell. Memories of My Melancholy Whores is a brilliant gaarcia by the master storyteller. Before this body and this mind, I resided in other bodies and minds. But decline is not the end, right?

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Sometimes, in the end, it is impossible not to become what others believe you are. This book is the musings of a life without much happiness, not sex, and the girl is no more molested than was Snow White resting in her glass case with only her beauty on show. In this way, he doesn’t just confront us with his subject matter, he confronts us with our own temperaments.

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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I don’t like to be an old bachelor. It is a subversive sleeping beauty fairytale. He didn’t win the Nobel Prize for Literature for nothing.

And this platonic love makes him do things that he has never done or has resisted doing, like change the themes in his publications and in a few months that he is not seeing her, desperate he would ride a bike and look for her in all the places where he thinks he can find her.

To be condemned to live forever although is it really such a condemnation?

A small town is stirred by anonymous notes delivered during the night, telling the secrets of its inhabitants. No, it isn’t the erotic fantasy of a dirty old man. Trivia About Memories of My Me In my own humble opinion, this book is a call to the audience to re-examine the way we consume stories. Get to Know Us.

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El sexo es el consuelo que uno tiene cuando no alcanza el amor. Read May 1, Update I’ve been reading other reviews and it seems that people think this book is about paedophilia, some Lolita book.


Quotes from Memories of My Me These are just numbers. Without the perversion, it would be a work of beauty. And hey, if I can still enjoy the sexual pleasures of life at that age, then bring it on! Book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

View all 21 comments. Dec 27, Robert rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Edit Did You Know? Apr 07, Ema gabrisl it really liked it Shelves: Aging and tristfs are not the fate of each one of us? To enjoy this book you have to enter the mind and world puras this old, old man, living the last years of his life in poverty in the once-grand, decaying house of his youth.

After all, a girl who is sleeping cannot be truly known or consent to sex.

Not the ones about the holocaust, brutal wars, awful diseases The caption explained that since this woman menstruated from her mouth she was completely silent for about a week every month. But that doesn’t do justice to what this book is about, and it doesn’t do justice to the brilliant writing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. He has an epiphany, ‘sex is the consolation one has for not finding enough love’ and writes about love in his weekly columns in the local newspaper.