10 thoughts on “Memoria de mis putas tristes

  1. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    To enjoy this book you have to enter the mind and world of this old, old man, living the last years of his life in poverty in the once grand, decaying house of his youth His career never rose above second rate reporter, he never married and never even fell in love His personal relationships with women were limited to the whores he paid for A most unfulfilled life.But then, for a present for his 90th birthday, he gives himself a 14 year old virgin


  2. Jayson Jayson says:

    B 77% Good NotesThe premise is interesting and the text is beautifully written, but the story s thin and the ending s a bit disappointing.


  3. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Memoria de mis putas tristes Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel Garc a M rquez Memories of My Melancholy Whores, is a novella by Gabriel Garc a M rquez The book was originally published in Spanish in 2004, with an English translation by Edith Grossman published in October 2005 An old journalist, who has just celebrated his 90th birthday, seeks sex with a young prostitute, who is selling her virginity to help her family Instead of sex, he discove


  4. Kelly Kelly says:

    This is it everyone The most depressing book I have read Ever Yes This book Not the ones about the holocaust, brutal wars, awful diseases this book About an old man who has only ever slept with whores I don t know why it got to me like it did, but I would read a few pages and feel physically sick to my stomach It s not the subject matter it s interesting , it s not the writing he s Marquez it s just this sense of awfulness This awful awful life he s lead,


  5. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Memoria de mis putas tristes Memories of My Melancholy Whores, Gabriel Garc a M rquezMemories of My Melancholy Whores is a novella by Gabriel Garc a M rquez The book was originally published in Spanish in 2004 An old journalist, who has just celebrated his 90th birthday, seeks sex with a young prostitute, who is selling her virginity to help her family Instead of sex, he discovers love for the first time in his life Memoria de mis putas tristes Memories of M


  6. Steven Godin Steven Godin says:

    2.5 5After getting the cringing fingernails down a chalkboard type feeling of a ninety year old man with a boner eradicated from my mind, I thought to myself right, now that s out the way, this IS Garc a M rquez we are talking about here, I am in safe hands, don t worry, this will turn out to be a decent read Or at least that s what I d hoped This novella is narrated by an aging connoisseur of girls for hire After spending a lifetime getting it on with prostitu


  7. Amanda Amanda says:

    On a certain level, I truly enjoyed Memories of My Melancholy Whores I am always ready to be swept up in the simple whimsy of G.G.M s language, and the sweeping romance and dramatic emotion of his work always appeals to me But on another very real level I found this book disturbing and sexist.The book s theme is strikingly reminiscent of Talk to Her , a recent Almodovar film Both deal with men who build flowery romantic erotic relationships in their minds with a c


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  9. Glenn Sumi Glenn Sumi says:

    A Latin American Lolita Lite or Don t Let The Title Scare You This Isn t A Dirty Old Man Book It s been years since I ve read anything by Gabriel Garc a M rquez, and so this little book, while not as grand, sweeping or substantial as the works that earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1982, came as a lovely, gentle surprise.Reading it felt like catching up with a grizzled old friend who can tell a mean story Garc a M rquez s seductive writing has a perfumed air


  10. Agir(آگِر) Agir(آگِر) says:

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