Mala onda has ratings and 82 reviews. Carlos said: Libro simple (quizás demasiado) y rápido de leer. Vidas de gente acomodada en lugares. Encerrado en su universo de datos sísmicos, libros científicos y catástrofes naturales, se protege .. I read The Movies of My Life by Alberto Fuguet yesterday. Empieza a leer los mejores libros y ebooks en megustaleer.

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McOndo represented popular culture while largely rejecting the use of magical realism in contemporary Latin American fiction. A more realistic title would be the “years of my life” and his s Alberto Fuguet goes out of his way to alienate his reader, which made me wonder why he thought a reader would care enough to read his memoir. I got excited thinking that maybe I would read alberro intellectual perspective on several classics.

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albertoo Turns out, he’s the son of immigrants who move back to Chile. But in most cases it’s just an extra without any real significance or real meani A slight dissappointment. Jugar con las reglas del enemigo. Dec 13, Paola Frias rated it it was ok. The guguet of t For starters I had a hard time dealing with the absurd amount of typos in the Spanish edition. Jogged many memories for me although many were not my type of movie: The book started strong, noting the mindest of the seismologist protagonist.

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Mar 15, Valeria Wicker rated it liked it. Como el “Papelucho Jalado”. Would love to read more by this author but little has been translated into English.

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Tinta roja has llibros made into a film. Most of the chapters are named after movies and the film in question is mentioned in the chapter.

Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. This is a novel about a native-born Chilean who grew up in Los Angeles and then fuvuet back to Chile. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Demasiado simple, nada nuevo, pero tampoco es un desastre y el lenguaje no es el mejor. That would have been a lot more Kind of an interesting premise, especially if you happen to love movies–of which I’m guilty.

Siempre la idea de que uno se salva: I despise this kind of trickery in books, feeling as if it’s a marketing technique but clearly Fuguet needed some kind of trick as I am still wondering why he would feel someone would be interested in his story.

Supongo que fue mi primer acto de clandestinidad. Pero en todo caso la lectura fue muy disfrutable. Not bad, but not great. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Alberto Fuguet

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Matias, the Chilean Holden Caufield, is a decadent youth struggling with the phonies who surround him, all of whom, from his parents to his friends to his lov I’ve only read a few novels in Spanish, and I’d have to say that I enjoyed this one the most.

Meet Chilean Holden Caulfield. Obviously I had too big expectations – very often that tends to spoil a book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


But in most cases it’s just an extra without any real significance or real meaning for the story. Me gustan los hombres en todos los aspectos: Fuguet pide que lo disculpe un momento. Quotes from Mala onda. Fuguet was born in Santiago, Chile, but his family moved to Encino, California where he lived until age There are no obvious ovations made to the reader, the ending is neither epic nor moral.


That would have been a lot more successful. But the intrigue is quickly dissipates, and the story loss any momentum it once had. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This book was a really interesting view of the Pinochet fuguwt, especially in contrast with A Nation of Enemieswhich I read before.

Jul 21, Silvio Curtis rated it it was ok.

It’s a coming of age tale about a Chilean seismologoist who, on the way to Tokyo for a conference, stops over in LA and decides to hole up in a hotel room and write about his childhood and adolescence in Chile, Los Angeles and back to Chile, with each chapter headed by fguet movie he saw at the time as a trigger for his memories.