Oro [NOOK Book]

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A Miyuki Woodward, la hija de una galesa y un japonés al que nunca conoció, le gusta la rutina, y todos los años se escapa dos semanas al mismo pueblecito galés para echar terriblemente de menos a su novia, Grindl, mientras comparte las peculiaridades de sus habitantes, come feliz espaguetis de lata y lee un libro al día. Pero este año ha decidido atreverse a hacer algo diferente, que tendrá insospechadas consecuencias…


Esta comedia agridulce, en la que se funden el amor y ...

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Oro

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Overview


A Miyuki Woodward, la hija de una galesa y un japonés al que nunca conoció, le gusta la rutina, y todos los años se escapa dos semanas al mismo pueblecito galés para echar terriblemente de menos a su novia, Grindl, mientras comparte las peculiaridades de sus habitantes, come feliz espaguetis de lata y lee un libro al día. Pero este año ha decidido atreverse a hacer algo diferente, que tendrá insospechadas consecuencias…


Esta comedia agridulce, en la que se funden el amor y el humor negro, descubre una vez más la capacidad de Dan Rhodes para transformar una historia romántica y bucólica en una inesperada tragedia de gran profundidad.


«Realmente extraño, pero a la vez fabuloso. Dan Rhodes es el mejor escritor del Reino Unido.»

The Guardian


«Impactante. Dan Rhodes encuentra a la perfección ese frágil equilibrio entre la tristeza y el humor que ha marcado el resto de sus libros. Ésta es una magnífica novela.» Sunday Herald


«Oro es original, fresca y divertida.»

The Observer


«Rhodes articula las peores pesadillas de cada uno de nosotros. Debería ser elogiado por su economía de palabras y por su humor escandaloso.»

The New York Times


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788420404738
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial España
  • Publication date: 4/18/2012
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: RANDOM HOUSE MONDADORI
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 346 KB

Meet the Author

Dan Rhodes
Dan Rhodes
Dubbed nothing less than "the best new writer in Britain" by The Guardian, Dan Rhodes was selected as one of Granta's Best Young British Novelists and tapped by the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program in 2003.

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In our interview, Rhodes shared some fun facts about himself with us:

"When I was 22, I was fired from a sensible office job after nine days for my failure to adapt to an adult environment. I still have difficulty acting in a grown-up manner, and this gets me into all kinds of trouble."

"The pinnacle of my showbiz career came when a copy of my first book, Anthropology, was seen on Carrie's desk in an episode of Sex and the City. It's been downhill ever since."

"I was in the audience at the final concerts of both the Smiths and the Spice Girls."

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    1. Hometown:
      Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
    1. Date of Birth:
      February 26, 1972
    2. Place of Birth:
      Croydon, Surrey, England
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of Glamorgan, 1994; M.A., University of Glamorgan, 1998

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