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En Boquitas pintadas, la más famosa se las novelas de Maneal Puig - llevada al cine por Leopoldo Torre Nilsson - se entrecruzan de manera indisoluble pasión y crimen.
Imaginada como un folletín, en dieciséis "entregas", cada episodio está precedido por versos de canciones populares, en du mayoría tangos de Alfredo Le Pera. La acción de esta historia de amor se desarrolla en un pueblo de la provincia de Buenos Aires, entre 1934 y 1968. Como en los radioteatros de la épocha, aquí se habla permanentemente de lo prohibido a través del ocultamiento o la simulacíon. En ese doble juego, wue es el anverso y el reverso de la envidia y la hipocresía, se delinea la naturaleza de los personajes y la esencia de esta gran novela, de la que Puig en su primera edición decía: "Es un folletín con el cual sin renunciar a los experimentos estilísticos iniciados en mi primera novela, intento una nueva forma de literatura popular."

Esta narracion es un folletin que se convierte, gracias a la maestria de Manuel Puig, en un relato seductor e inolvidable. Un clasico dentro las obras de este escritor argentino

Learning that he is dying of tuberculosis, self-styled ladies' man Juan Carlos is doted upon by the women in his life including his mother, sister, and two girlfriends, who fail to see that their own lives are crumbling in their adoration for Juan.

This tale is a melodrama that becomes, thanks to mastery of Manuel Puig, a seductive and unforgettable story. A classic among the works by this Argentine writer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788432230042
  • Publisher: Downtown Book Center, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1972
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 45.00 (w) x 72.50 (h) x 7.50 (d)

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