A Bad End

A Bad End The burlesque echoes the greatest Spanish classics from Quevedo to Camilo Jos Cela M Garc a Posada El Pa sA Bad End is the story of Goyito a dwarf at the end of his life who tells us in a bitter

  • Title: A Bad End
  • Author: Fernando Royuela Peter Bush
  • ISBN: 9788494365898
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Paperback
  • The burlesque echoes the greatest Spanish classics, from Quevedo to Camilo Jos Cela M Garc a Posada, El Pa sA Bad End is the story of Goyito, a dwarf at the end of his life, who tells us, in a bitter and sarcastic way, the miserable reality of his lonely childhood, his macabre experiences as a circus clown, and his liaisons dangereuses in Madrid s underworld Mischief The burlesque echoes the greatest Spanish classics, from Quevedo to Camilo Jos Cela M Garc a Posada, El Pa sA Bad End is the story of Goyito, a dwarf at the end of his life, who tells us, in a bitter and sarcastic way, the miserable reality of his lonely childhood, his macabre experiences as a circus clown, and his liaisons dangereuses in Madrid s underworld Mischief, desire, death, ambition, revenge the life of a rascal told in exuberant, exhilarating language Winner of the Premio Ojo Cr tico.Fernando Royuela is a Spanish lawyer and fiction writer who lives in Madrid, Spain.

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    1. Disclosure: I read this as a review copy from Edelweiss.Highly recommended. One of the best of my reading year so far.The narrator, a dwarf, sleeps at night in a convent homeless shelter, under the auspices of the man who runs a string of beggars and other scams and spy rings. Here he informs Ceferino Cambrón, a newcomer to the shelter, that he must pony up a share of his begging takings every day to the leader for protection of his racket.And who might that be?” he asked disdainfully. “One [...]

    2. 4.5. I can sum up this book in two words: bejewelled hemerrhoid. A gross, fascinating ride. Worth your time.

    3. A Bad End is a vivid, gritty, challenging read; and not for the fainthearted.Reviewed on The BookBlast® Diary 2016

    4. Un neologismo que podría aplicarse con certera precisión a La Mala Muerte es el que se trata de una novela revival. Tal vez sea así. Fernando Royuela nos cuenta la vida de un enano, un ser deforme y lo hace aplicando la esencia de las grandes obras del siglo de oro. La Mala Muerte es una suerte de El buscón, del Lazarillo de Tormes que, en lugar de desarrollarse en el siglo XVI es actual, o casi, porque Goyito, su personaje principal nace en los años 60. Los tiempos son distintos. Por ello, [...]

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