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El Huerto de Mi Amada [Paperback]

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El Huerto de Mi Amada by Alfredo Bryce Echenique

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Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.01" Width: 4.41" Height: 0.79"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Planeta
ISBN  8408048325  
ISBN13  9788408048329  

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More About Alfredo Bryce Echenique

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Peruvian writer Alfredo Bryce Echenique is the award-winning author of sixteen works of fiction and nonfiction. Winner of Peru's National Book Award in 1970, Echinque's masterpiece "A World for Julius has been translated into thirteen languages and adapted to film and television. His most recent novel, "El Huerto de mi Amada (My Beloved Garden), won the 2002 Planeta Award. Echenique divides his time between France and Peru.

Alfredo Bryce Echenique was born in 1939.

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La sociedad  Mar 14, 2006
Esta novela es una excelente y muy divertida radiografía de la sociedad peruana, sin embargo, esta visión clasista y elitista que nos presenta el autor, aplica al resto de las sociedades latinoamericanas. Novela de enredos, chismes, envidias y un caudal de sentimientos y emociones que se mezclan en una divertida ensalada de intrigas con una resolución magistral.
as good as funny gets  Jul 4, 2003
This novel is written by a Peruvian writer, so I will try to be perfectly objective. I liked it from beginning to end. I am ashamed to say that this is the first novel I read of Bryce, but surely makes me want to read more of him. He has this unique way to narrate the story that changes from being the narrator to be some of the characters talking, yet keeping it perfectly understandable (at least in Spanish, I think in English must be the same). The way he tells the story of Carlitos and Natalia is so funny you could read this book without stopping, and add to that the stupid attempts of the Cespedes twins to climb in the social scale of the 50's Lima, using everything and everyone to achieve it. There's just one part I did not like and it was the way the relationship ends, so not believable. And another weak point is that is a very shallow story. But come on, not everything written has to be serious or profound.
A new and refreshing way to write  Jun 10, 2003
It is so refreshing to dive into Bryce Echenique books!!
He can make you get into a new world as the good literature should, with a new vocabulary and a lovely way to write sentences like he only can twisting the meaning and the order to make something quite new (I read his books in Spanish, so I have no experience with the English versions of his books, if any), and this book is it not an exception.
I read (among others) "Un Mundo para Julius" from this same author and I loved it too, they are in a way similar books on my opinion, people that are discovering the world, though a very particular world.
If you want to know how the sweet life was in Lima-Peru in the 40's don't miss this opportunity, but this book is not about that, It is about love, fantastic humour and lifes, that neither you nor me, will always live (thanks god!) but this I enjoy reading as much as any thing.
Libro agradable con muy pocas pretensiones  Jan 20, 2003
Es un libro excelente para pasar el rato, más por las ocurrencias
y el humor irónico de Brice Echenique que por la calidad de la historia.

La historia es demasiado artificial y a mi modo de ver, peligrosamente parecida a "La Tía Julia y el Escribidor" de Mario Vargas Llosa. Aunque con un estilo impecable, Brice Echenique, queda muy por debajo de Vargas Llosa, al contar la clásica historia de amor entre un joven inexperto y una dama madura de alta sociedad.

Lástima por Carlitos Alegre (el protagonista de la novela), muy bien concebido por Brice Echenique, quizá se merecía una mejor historia.

José Manuel Rodrigues


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