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El vuelo de la reina [Paperback]

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An irresistible novel about a force derived from the dark face of desire and power. Between Camargo, a powerful director of a reputable newspaper in Buenos Aires, and Reina, a journalist half his age, arises a passion that leads him to a dangerous game of obsession. The intrigues and the erotic suspense fill this story with dominations, and corruptions until its shocking end. His arrogance and his blindness sink him in a love story that will forever change his life.

Description in Spanish: El todopoderoso director de un diario de Buenos Aires se obsesiona por Reina Remis, una periodista de talento a la que dobla en edad. Su soberbia le impide ver que los sentimientos ajenos no estn bajo su dominio, y esa ceguera lo sume en una historia de amor de la que saldr transfigurado.

A partir de esa intriga clsica, Toms Eloy Martnez construye una novela irresistible sobre el deseo, el poder y la identidad. Casi todo lo que sucede, sucede dos veces, de un modo siempre ms oscuro y deconcertante. La corrupcin poltica y la impunidad en un pas que se va viniendo abajo, y el creciente delirio ertico, van dibujando un friso cuyo final, imprevisible, arrastra a los lectores otra vez a la primera lnea del libro, atrapados por una historia que se parece tanto a la vida.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   320
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.58" Width: 3.6" Height: 0.72"
Weight:   0.39 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   Suma de letras, Punto de Lectura
ISBN  8466310649  
ISBN13  9788466310642  

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More About Tomas Eloy Martinez

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Tomas Eloy Martinez was born in 1934 in Argentina. During the military dictatorship, he lived in exile in Venezuela where he wrote his first three books, all of which were republished in Argentina in 1983, in the first months of democracy. During a fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for International Scholars, Martinez wrote The Peron Novel, which was published in 1988.

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Tomas Eloy Martinez currently resides in Highland Park, in the state of New Jersey. Tomas Eloy Martinez was born in 1934.

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Retrato de una obsesión  Jul 5, 2003
Merecedora del premio Alfaguara de novela 2002, El vuelo de la reina del escritor argentino Tomás Eloy Martínez, es sin duda una de las mejores novelas publicadas en los últimos tiempos. Es la historia de una obsesión, la de G.C. Camargo, poderoso director de un importante diario bonarense; por Reina Remis, joven periodista que se inicia bajo su tutela. Corren tiempos turbios, donde la ilegalidad, la corrupción, los abusos de poder sirven como telón de fondo para esta pasión obsesiva que corroe las entrañas del viejo periodista, que le hace perder todo tipo de sensibilidad que no sea aquella que lo conduzca al completo dominio de la independiente Reina. La familia deja de existir, el trabajo sólo vale como medio para un fin, humillar y someter a una pasión que deja de ser correspondida. Excelente retrato sicológico donde los escrúpulos se pierden, los protagonistas dejan de ser heróes y puede que el mal triunfe al final.
Capital Sins: Pride  Apr 26, 2002
This book is part of a book series that focus on the 7 capital sins. 7 different books, 7 talented writers. This is that last book of the series and it is about Pride.

As protagonists, Camargo and Reina. Director of the most important periodical of the capital, the Daily one of Buenos Aires, Camargo is pledged in a crusade against the corruption at the higher government levels. With the same virulence and vanity, he falls in love with Reina. He wants her to prove his power and she wants him for ambition and curiosity. However, when her curiosity is satisfied, she sees that her way out of the relationship will not be an easy one...

A mix between hitckcock's hear window and Carlos Heitor Cony's " A casa do Poeta Trágico".


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