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Federico Andahazi author of the critically acclaimed novel El Anatomista, weaves a Faustian tale of envy, lust and self destruction, around the historically familiar. Las Piadosas: Federico Andahazi: Books – THE MERCIFUL WOMEN (Las piadosas), English Edition on Amazon.

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The fifth person that was with the group was John Polidori, Lord Byron’s personal physican, who is attributed to have written the first vampire story. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

It was definitely different, but unless you’re really into Shelley and this sort of thing, Cederico wouldn’t recommend it. Las Piadosas is his second novel.

This atmospheric and erotic story follows the pursuits of Byron’s personal Account Options Sign in. Polidori’s price to pay for The Vampyre could have been anything else, I guess, and this story wouldn’t have gotten its vulgaric touch.

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In parts, reminiscent of Borges. And the unbreakable connection between she and her sisters is absurd, yet still kinda sad and emotional.

It was interesting, but not amazing. Aunque no veo esto precisamente como una falla. I really wanted to like this book.

Como en su libro anterior, Andahazai descubre regiones insospechadas, turbadoras, de la sexualidad. His work has the recognition of the critical all over the world. Federico Andahazi has used his imagination in writing this short story about the events that occurred in the summer ofthat Most people are familar with the story of the writing competion between Lord Byron, Percy and Mary Shelley and Mary’s stepsister, Claire Clairmont, which resulted in the conception of the idea for the novel Frankenstein.


Polidori, the protagonist, is both Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Polidori es quien resulta clave para Las Piadosas. Three stars for tying in some of the great gothic novels that I love, and for reminding me that some people have incredibly fucked up, yet interesting tales spinning around in their heads. The way she survived her first of many rejections by society – the moment she was born – and all that followed was so abstract, grotesque and twisted that its almost a joke.

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Jan 23, Ardilla Azul rated it did not like it. Yes, it had a nice central idea and some explicit content, but I kind of missed the message. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It sounded right up my alley – I love Frankenstein, and so novel that imagined what went on at the Villa Diodati that fateful week when it was written, and what led Polidori to write The Vampyre and subsequently commit suicide, was very appealing.

Oct 21, Claudio Valverde rated it liked it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The essay runs in an hypothesis through all his work: A powerful story, recommended for public and academic libraries with a large Fderico collection. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dec 19, R. Return to Book Page. Plus, I’ve been wanting to read more works in translation, so an Argentinian author’s take on fedegico story was even more intriguing.


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Las Piadosas Federico Andahazi Snippet view – Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Shelley cria nessa noite o que seria o inicio da sua maior obra. Necessitaria de ser maior para todas poder ser desenvolvidas mais abertamente. Interesante juego el que nos propone esta novela. Se puede leer de corrido.

I’ve heard that Andahazi’s books are frequently semi-erotic which I don’t mindbut I guess I wasn’t expecting such blatant graphic scenarios in every chapter. An easy-read, purely ghotic short novel its short, isnt it? An easy reading book.

I enjoyed the writing, I really enjoyed the story and the climax of the book, but I feel that the message of the book could have been conveyed differently, maybe even better, if the story kept a bit more mystery to it. No eBook available Amazon.

Las Piadosas by Federico Andahazi

During his adolescence, he began to read the classical Argentine and universal authors. Lord Byron and his colleagues in the summer of As in, the sisters’ incestuous relationship could have been implied, tactfully, and would have had the same effect. Federico Andahazi has used his imagination in writing this short story about the events that pladosas in the summer ofthat resulted in the manuscript for The Vampyre. Lists with This Book.

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