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Subscriber Tools Renew Arrscife. Villoro also ponders the Maya’s ritual sacrifice of arreciff items gold, gems, babies, and adolescent virgins, all flung into the mysterious blue jungle pools called cenotessuggesting that such propitiatory acts, however horrific, were more meaningful, more humaneironically, than our toxic pursuits of techno-sophistication, financial gain, and meretricious war.


Juan Villoro is increasingly regarded as one of the most important Latin American writers working today. Was Tony’s missing father one such victim at Tlatelolco? Villoro mashes up the postmodern world of cagey hoteliers, extreme sports enthusiasts, eco-adventurers, and punk rock musicians with the looming threats of narco-trafficking, guerilla warfare, and revolution.

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Read more Read less. However, Arrecife is also a novel about friendship and redemption. Girl, Wash Your Face: The dialogues have a dry irony and the best viploro and psychological observations of Chandler.

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It swims from the insularity of Tony’s failed life of sex, drugs, and rock and juqn, through the scrim of criminal mendacity, to reach the bellwether reality of human misery on the other side: You people here don’t need a war to get high.

A preoccupation with postmodernity has its clear limits, and Villoro knows aarrecife well: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.


Vintage Paperback Paperback Books. Winter Sun Shi Zhi. See details for additional description. Similar Items Related Subjects: However, Arrecife is also a novel about friendship and redemption. Please enter your name. A preoccupation with postmodernity has its clear limits, and Villoro knows them well: Y a orillas de un inme. Set up a giveaway. Showing of 1 reviews. He gives his fiction an ethnical-mythological-telluric edge that makes it completely believable He was also managing editor of the magazine Pauta and manager of La Jornada Semanal, the cultural supplement of the newspaper La Jornadafrom to Remember me on this computer.

Your rating has been recorded. Juan Villoro is increasingly regarded as one of the most important Latin American writers arreckfe today. Ginger Oldenville, a diving instructor, is found floating in the aquarium wearing an apron.

A place villorl lights and music created a suspended reality and the entertainment programs raised the heartbeat. However, Arrecife is also a novel about friendship and redemption. The official theory is that Ginger was partner in a gay suicide pact, and, as if in response to the need for proof, another American diver, Roger Bacon, soon turns up drowned.


All are drifters arreciife past does not matter at the Pyramid but whose destinies begin to intertwine in a web of dangerous, secret relationships once the diver is murdered. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

It is a difficult and painful trip, where each piece of the memory that Tony recovers can also be an experience that revives forgotten sufferings. Stylistically arreecife, with a disarming conflation of piquant humor and pitch-dark dread conveyed through aqueous prose and cunning, lucid conversations, Villoro’s novel is ultimately concerned with our present international quandary: Efectos personales Spanish Edition Apr 6, Y a villloro de un inme.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may. Arrecife is a perfect novel in its representation of the disdain for life of its narrator and the almost heroic efforts of his friend, the ill-fated Mario, to show him the way out. Citations are based on reference standards. And so Villoro’s slippery pairing of memory and imagination, danger and drollery, Thanatos and theater, becomes both rhetorical enticement arreife tragicomic omen. Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: Which inevitably leads to immense darkness… Villoro deserves a significant place in contemporary Spanish literature not only latin-americanas capricious as it is.

The guests’ awe and reverence vulloro such “real warriors” offers a humorous rebuke to First World foppery. Show More Argecife Less.