Mala onda has ratings and 82 reviews. Carlos said: Libro simple (quizás demasiado) y rápido de leer. Vidas de gente acomodada en lugares. Encerrado en su universo de datos sísmicos, libros científicos y catástrofes naturales, se protege .. I read The Movies of My Life by Alberto Fuguet yesterday. Empieza a leer los mejores libros y ebooks en megustaleer.
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In the end I liked it okay. I hated this book in the beginning, but it started to turn around by the second half. Jan 13, Alejandra rated it did not like it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sex drugs, and Pinochet.
Would love to read more by this author but little has been translated into English. Using the films he saw as a way to characterize this time in his life, the protaganist rather suddenly linros himself back in Chile, coming home to live under Augusto Pinochet’s regime. Fuguet pide que lo disculpe un momento.
Obviously I had too big expectations – very often that tends to spoil a book. Fuguet is one of the leading representitives of McOndo a pun on the mythic region of Garcia Marquez’s Cien Anos which is known for being hyperviolent, bilingual and self-referential. No es de mi tipo. Dec 30, Avery rated it it was ok. Yo soy gay desde hace rato.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nov 18, Viviana Cordero rated it it was amazing.
Mi celular registra la frase. Its protagonist recounts his life with references to movies he has watched.
After all, McOndo fuvuet the death of magic realism in Latin America. The rest of you can safely avoid it. This name uses Spanish naming customs: It’s a neat trick, and since the main character was born ina lot of the films he references are from a time I remember as well.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A must read for anyone who has spent time in Chile. Jun 25, Paulabits rated it did not like it. Este libro esta hecho para ser analizado, importante de leer, sobre todo en la adolescencia. But the intrigue is quickly dissipates, and the story loss any mom I stumbled across The Movies of My Life on the way out of the fiction section of my library.
I do, however, appreciate how everything came together at fguet end. All and all this llbros quite readable and short chapters prevented from getting bored.
A more realistic title would be the “years of my life” and his stories could be seperated by years instead of movie titles. A re-write of a review I wrote a few years ago. Creo que esta novela es la mejor lograda de Fuguet. I got excited thinking that maybe I would read an intellectual perspective on several classics.
Inhe was featured on the cover of the international edition of Newsweek magazine to represent a new generation of writers. Many times the lighthearted, escapist mood of the film is juxtaposed with the gravity of the estrangement and exile the author experiences. Hardcoverpages.