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The Green House

The Green House

2005 ·
·3.71·1,923 Ratings ·416 Pages
“ You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. ” ― Wayne Gretzky
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  • Rosario Tijeras

    2004··Spanish
    ·3.86·1,366 Ratings
    "Como a Rosario le pegaron un tiro a quemarropa mientras le daban un beso, confundió el dolor del amor con el de la muerte". Rosario Tijeras es el violento y violado personaje al centro de este estudio de contrastes ambientado en la Medellín autodestruc
  • Collected Novellas

    2008·
    ·4·789 Ratings
    "Garcí­a Márquez has extraordinary strength and firmness of imagination and writes with the calmness of a man who knows exactly what wonders he can perform."--Alfred Kazin, New York Times Book ReviewRenowned as a master of magical realism, Gabriel Garc
  • Quincas Borba

    1999·
    ·3.94·2,323 Ratings
    When the mad philosopher Quincas Borba dies, he leaves to his friend Rubiao the entirety of his wealth and property, with a single stipulation: Rubiao must take care of Quincas Borba's dog, who is also named Quincas Borba, and who may indeed have assumed
  • 62: A Model Kit

    2000·
    ·4.14·1,443 Ratings
    As one of the main characters, the intellectual Juan, puts it: to one person the City might appear as Paris, to another it might be where one goes upon getting out of bed in Barcelona; to another it might appear as a beer hall in Oslo. This cityscape, as
  • If This Be Treason: Translation and its Dyscontents: A Memoir

    2006·
    ·3.61·100 Ratings
    A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005.Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is tremendous. His translations of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch have helped make these some of the
  • Paradiso

    2000·
    ·4.13·479 Ratings
    In the wake of his father's premature death, Jose Cemi comes of age in a turn of the century Cuba described in the Washington Post as "an island paradise where magic and philosophy twist the lives of the old Cuban bourgeoisie into extravagant wonderful sh
  • The War of the Saints

    1995·
    ·3.82·440 Ratings
    Jorge Amado has been called one of the great writers of our time.  The joyfulness of his storytelling and his celebration of life's sensual pleasures have found him a loyal following.  With The War Of The Saints,  he has created an exuberant tale se
  • Showdown

    1989·
    ·3.96·130 Ratings
    A classic Brazilian "Western" full of romance and adventure, violence and courage, and peopled with wonderfully earthy characters from the legendary author's childhood."Set in Bahia at the turn of the century, Showdown is brimming with the gunmen, fugitiv
  • In Evil Hour

    1991·
    ·3.4·3,236 Ratings
    Written just before One Hundred Years of Solitude, this fascinating novel of a Colombian river town possessed by evil points to the author's later flowering and greatness. Translated by Gregory Rabassa."More than a prelude...the dazzling sense of place, t
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