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Refresh and try again. There was a strong and sympathetic character in there, don’t get me wrong and I was grateful to find her. It is clear that these stories are also a social and political commentary on Velazquez’s homeland.

This reads a lot like Hunter S. The language and style are extraordinary. The dev1l character was also sympathetic in places. I thought there was a folktale-like quality, not unlike B.

Viscerally surreal, bare-knuckle narratives of marginal people in a marginal community. Anyway, if you like ladies-book-club books, you’ll probably hate this one. Apr 26, Nora rated it it was amazing. Our Day return guarantee still applies.


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Books by Carlos Velázquez (Author of La marrana negra de la literatura rosa)

Trivia About La Biblia Vaquera. Not magical realism so much as sorcery combined with naturalism. I see some reviewers compare the author to Hunter S. The tone is always ironic, frequently surreal and often spectacularly inventive.

Nov 03, Samuel Ch. Yes, the masculinity in many of these stories goes too much unchecked, even if they are seemingly positioned to tear down that very same masculinity. Burroughs, and Hunter S.

The stories are linked by the magical Cowboy Bible, which changes shape between the stories – in one it is the talisman of a Mexican wrestling DJ and art critic, in another an unbeatable participant in drinking marathons, the leather for boots so desirable that a character sells to the devil a night with his wife, a television show on which cds are pirated by a female urban rebel, an overweight single mother, and a musical instrument.

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That being expunged from my system, there is actually a lot to commend with this collection of stories. This short story collection is unlike anything I have ever read. I am sure Faquera missed a lot of references and even some plot points.


Sign In Register Help Cart. Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in bibliq villages of South America? As The Guardian recently explained”[s]ome cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories'”; one of the cultures identified in the article is Mexico. Velazquez may be a talented young writer, but this vauqera like something he wrote after he ate too many space cakes.

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