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World-renowned author Luisa Valenzuela presents a collection of her best short stories, in Cuentos Completos y uno ms. In her stories, her cunning and mischievous attitude about life is reflected in her writting. She sees live as a war: the war between couples; the war of the elderly againg; the war of the young against immaturity; and many more. Through these battles, Valenzuela raises many important questions about life. Description in Spanish: Aqui todo esta en guerra. No solo hay muchas historias que se desarrollan en los anos de la llamada Guerra Sucia en el Cono Sur, sino tambien guerra entre parejas, querra de viejos contra la vejez, de jovenes contra la inmadurez, del erotismo contra la muerte, de mujeres contra su fisiologia, de transexuales contra androginos, del compromiso contra el desinteres, del lenguaje contra si mismo. Y de estas batallas surgen importantes preguntas. Todo esto banado por una malicia, mucha astucia, una capacidad de travesura y un rigor sin paralelo entre narradores contemporaneos.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 1998
ISBN 9681905091 ISBN13 9789681905095
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More About Luisa Valenzuela
Luisa Valenzuela was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1938. In 1958, she moved to France and wrote her first novel while living in Paris. In 1979, she moved to the United States and lived in New York for ten years, working as a writer in residence at the Center for Inter-American Relations at NYU and Columbia. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1983.
Luisa Valenzuela currently resides in Buenos Aires. Luisa Valenzuela was born in 1938.