Pipo, huéfano desde muy niño, vive solo con su abuela y una
vieja criada en un barrio residencial lindante con una zona
suburbana. De carácter imaginativo y soñador, ...

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Pipo, huéfano desde muy niño, vive solo con su abuela y una
vieja criada en un barrio residencial lindante con una zona
suburbana. De carácter imaginativo y soñador, sediento de
maravillas y aventuras, ha encontrado en la amistad de un
joven pescador, llamado el "Gorila", el mejor procedimiento
para sustraerse de la tristeza y el astío del mundo en el
que vive. El "Gorila" es mentiroso, impenitente y farsante,
pero su sola presencia basta para inyectar a las cosas más
simples la halagadora apariencia del milagro. En
Fiestas como ya hiciera en
Duelo en El paraíso, Juan Goytisolo intenta
darnos una imagen de la realidad social a través de los ojos
inocentes y atónitos de la niñez. Sobre el fondo
resplandeciente de una gran ciudad en fiestas, contemplamos
la íntima trajedia del pequeño Pipo, que abandona el
luminoso paraiso de la ilusión perdida.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780394424729
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/2/1980

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