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The exchange of letters is dance-like, a tango, the outcome a heartbreak. Watch the movie if you can that may not be easy, pintaxas is apparently no DVD playable in Region 1 then read the novel, if possible in its original Spanish.

En Coronel Vallejos, Juan Carlos es el boquitaz del pueblo. Requiere mucha atencion para atar los cabos sueltos y la intriga que nos propone Puig. These cliched phrases and situations help the characters see a meaning, a structure to their lives, which, to be honest, are fairly unhappy, in both domestic suffering silently in a loveless marriage and melodramatic one character murders the father of her child ways. Oct 27, Guille rated it really liked it.

He insists on writing love stories in the least-possibly direct way, which is certainly a gust of fresh air to all of modern lit. The letters are love letters between the protagonists when they were young, followed by letters between one of the women and the mother of her would-be lover following his death from tuberculosis.


Boquitas pintadas es una novela rara y original. En ellas, no hay amor, solo seres humanos que se inmiscuyen en relaciones y situaciones complejas, que son resultado de sus impulsos mal gestionados. It uses in a natural way a variety of literary techniques, from chapters where what characters speak and think are given equal time to question-and-answer sessions. Es todo un Don Juan, un galan de aquellos tiempos.

Of course it was added to the List inand this gives much cause to rejoice… lost treasure has undoubtedly been re found. To film a work such as this is a tall order.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’m willing to concede that their “new look” is better than what was going on back some years ago, but it’s awfully repetitive and boring, and when it doesn’t work, it really doesn’t work.

Yes No Report this. They live pyig top of one another in a tiny apartment, driving one another crazy.

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By far my favorite of all Puig’s novels. Su primer comentario fue: Y dudo que cambiemos pronto.

Neon yellow around the title?! Jul 05, Karen Abc rated it really liked it Shelves: La competencia adolescente, las diferentes clases sociales, lo abismal que era venir de una buena familia o no, los cuchicheos, pintadzs chismes, los rumores, ‘se dice que Fulana estuvo con Mengano Aug 19, Mariana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ya que Celina deseaba ver a Juan Carlos relacionado con Mabel.

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The story focuses on the romances of three women, two of whom love the same man, an ill-fated Casanova who has tuberculosis. Yet, like life itself, some letters can have a more lasting significance or effect.


Manuel Puig tells his story with the documentary precision. Este libro es un viaje, mwnuel. El libro se encuentra pintadax en dos partes: Nelida is extremely guilty of this, what with her belief in only being able to truly love one person in life, in her sexual naivete and myopia in terms of Juan Carlos’s philandering.

Quien a su vida llega Pancho, un obrero con aspiraciones a un cargo de policia.

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Time and boquitae have been lovingly reconstructed, and cinematography and music are excellent. Boquitas Pintadas es sobre las miserias humanas del pueblo de Coronel Vallejos. He’s at his absolute best in utilizing a variety of voices and forms letters real and forged, phone conversations, death notices, prayers, photo albums, police reports to tell the story of Juan Carlos and all the women of Vallejos he was involved with.

It reconstructs boqultas an uncannily accurate and evocative way life in an Argentine small town. El libro es un rejunte de diferentes tipos de escritos.