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Name required. And to the shock of the community, Gabina no longer wears a uniform; Carmen and Gabina eat together, laughing, in the club restaurant. Notify me of new comments via email. Email required Address never made public. I enjoy books that mix a good story with an analysis of the society around them. This novel is a hilarious yet telling social satire, extremely readable and well translated by Miranda France. From there, he takes up the improbable role of invisible father, forcing a shady relative to deliver money to Rosa, and sneaking time with the baby once he is born.
Miranda France Translator. Angela 's review Sep 15, At first this was going to be a whodunit type book but it was more of a why.
From the outside everything looks ideal, as if the people inside are the luckiest people on on earth. However, it is quite the opposite, more like a long episode of Desperate Housewives, with the drugs, abuse, sex, classism, etc.
It was filled with shallow people who lived beyond their means, who in the end could not handle the pressure due to the economic downturn. Though it is not the best story I have read, I think it is a story that would resonate with a lot of people, especially in this economy.
Thursday Night Widows [Claudia Piñeiro, Miranda France] on rohynadispu.cf * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An agile novel written in a language perfectly. 'Claudia Piñeiro's Thursday Night Widows is an interesting novel. Published by the wonderfully named Bitter Lemon Press, which is now a favorite ( I'll be.
Often times we judge people by what we may perceive as living the good life, when deep down they may be cracking under pressure. We all go through trials and tribulations, but what makes you a strong person is how you handle it in the end. Thursday Night Widows.
An agile novel written in a language perfectly pitched for the subject matter' a ruthless dissection of a fast decaying society ''Jos Saramago' Nobel Prize winner The English translation of hit novel Las Viudas de Los Jueves! Publishers Weekly Pineiro is particularly skilful at exposing the social forces undermining Argentine society' and the fragility of personal relationships.
We learn the surprising truth of the three mens death in the final chapter; the build - up to it is riveting. The Times London 'Pieiro builds up tension through banal' domestic details and the accretion of despair in everyday marital and professional struggles.
There may be bloody murder at the centre of this novel' but the dystopia portrayed is an indictment not solely of an assassin but of Argentinas class structure and the willful blindness of its petty bourgeoisie.