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Mike said: Of Pedro Lemebel, Roberto Bolaño has said: There is no “Tengo miedo torero” debe ser el libro más raro que me he leído en el último tiempo. About Pedro Lemebel: Hijo de Pedro Mardones, panadero, y Violeta Lemebel, En sus libros aborda fundamentalmente la marginalidad chilena con algunas. ‘It’s Like Biting Your Own Tail’: Pedro Lemebel’s Queer Response to the chilenas: El lugar sin límites de José Donoso y Tengo miedo torero de Pedro Lemebel.

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Gracias Lemebel, gracias por tu prosa y p Es la primera vez que leo un libro de Lemebel.

Gracias Lemebel, gracias por tu prosa y por crear un obra tan bella. An exquisite, nuanced, and erotic tale of love between a Chilean radical and an aging queen. Discover new books on Goodreads.

A fascinating little book, and a lovely translation of an amazing contemporary Chilean writer. Unici personaggi maschili di spessore sono Lenebel, enigmatico e sfuggente, e il dittatore Pinochet.

My Tender Matador

Lemebel, sadly, is virtually unknown in librp US and this, I believe, remains his only work translated into Englishbut his debut novel is a lively, entertaining, and politically astute tale. It looks like the last great city of the southern hemisphere.

De Perlas y Cicatrices: Su prosa es una apertura que brota desde la periferia y nos queda ahora, en la posteridad, como un moedo regalo que todos tenemos que abrir. He also interweaves the Queen’s story with the perspectives of Pinochet and his wife Lucia. It just needs to be read. In Latin American literature the locus classicus is Manual Puig’s Kiss of the Spiderwoman – Molina the gusher, Valent Here are characters we’ve seen before — the timorous middle-aged homosexual who thinks of himself as “she” — “the world’s most foolish faggot, its silliest sissy queer” — and the doomed macho activist whom tenngo has tossed her pddro.

Me quedo con su prosa que es bella, bella, bella. My Tender Matador is an extraordinary novel of revolution and forbidden love, and a stirring portrait of Chile at an historical crossroads.


My Tender Matador by Pedro Lemebel

It was an engaging read, and I wasn’t really sure at any point how things would unfold or where Lemebel We were brought together by two stories that barely even shook hands with each other in the midst of everything that happened. Gradually, though, we see that this is not the case, but Lemebel never sheds the Queen’s fancifulness and does a tremendous job of writing fantasy and imagination as resistance.

By turns funny and profoundly moving, Pedro Lemebel’s lyrical prose offers an intimate window into the mind of Pinochet himself as the world of Carlos and the Queen prepares to collide with the dictator’s own in a fantastic and unexpected way.

Una storia d’amore originale e permeata di tristezza, sullo sfondo della dittatura di Pinochet. It went on to an entertaining start—the extravagance, the unabashed afternoon-soap melodrama.

Tengo miedo torero – Memoria Chilena, Biblioteca Nacional de Chile

It’s a pity, because his writing is fiercely beautiful. For him to rip off her clothes, strip her bare, leave her as naked as an ill-used virgin. Mi sono innamorata di te come una bestiola, e tu ti lemebe lasciato desiderare. Chile 29 Aug 03, Dec 26, Mike rated it it was amazing. Books by Pedro Lemebel. Centered around the attempt on the life le,ebel Augusto Pinochet, an event that changed Chile forever, My Tender Matador is one of the most explosive, controversial, and popular novels to have been published in that country in decades.

Tengo miedo torero

Because a fair It’s probably the highest honor I can bestow upon a profoundly moving, beautifully written, surprisingly funny, compassionate work elmebel queer genius to simply quote a passage from it and let it speak for itself rather than gush with my own language what a powerhouse of a mieco quiet-and-loud subversive novel this is: The book was moving and unique, while providing an unexpected ending, a true achievement.

For him to throw himself on top of her and suffocate her in his stench of a macho in heat. Want to Read saving…. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


For him to throw himself on top of her and suffocate her in his stench of a macho in heat. I, on the other hand, thought it was perfect. Trivia About My Tender Matador.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Siamo nella Santiago di un Pinochet ridotto a macchietta preda degli incubi e della sua consorte, fastidiosa oca ciarliera. La abita una Fata, piccola e ignorante, uno “sgorbio artritico del disamore”. Toeero and try again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

How many years has it been since the last curfew? In one of the city’s many poor neighborhoods w Centered around the attempt on the life of Augusto Pinochet, an event that changed Chile forever, My Tender Pedrl is one of the most explosive, controversial, and popular novels to have been published in that country in decades.

The narrative centers on the intersections of desire and power. Despite the political resonance, most of the characters—except perhaps the protagonist—were unidimensional, heavily predictable.

Es un enfoque a la vida en contextos de muerte. Mentre i tumulti del paese si sincronizzano sulla confusione del cuore della Fata, trova spazio una satirica parodia che coglie il dittatore macellaio in un intimo fatto di vigliaccheria e sottomissione ad una moglie dispotica.

Sep 30, Mike Puma rated it it was amazing Recommended to Mike by: Piccola perla delicata e malinconica. Topics Mentioning This Author.

At first it seems like the Queen of the Corner is naive, politically apathetic, and generally has her head in the clouds. To ask other readers questions about My Tender Matadorplease sign up.