La comunidad literaria que esperabas.

Reseña de la Semana por Ernesto Martínez

The Bad Girl: a Novel

© 2008.

How can an impossible romance cross borders, overcome adversities, and beat false illusions?

Throughout his professional career, Ricardo Somocurcio has linked his life with an unreciprocated but always present love that shapes his existence to unusual extremes. From an early age, and especially following his departure in 1960 from his native Peru to France, the attachment that Ricardo has professed to his beloved “Chilean girl” only lashes him with an otherwise ambivalent relationship.

With this novel, Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa eloquently mixes erotic episodes with the events of a character who accumulates incessant troubles through his search for the true face of love.

This is novel is an authentic page-turner, you don’t want to miss it!

¿Mejor en español?

Travesuras de la niña mala
¿Cómo puede un romance imposible traspasar fronteras, adversidades y falsas ilusiones? A lo largo de su carrera profesional, Ricardo Somocurcio...

Más reseñas

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Who would have thought that describing the life of a geek would result in a wonderful narrative, one that mixes...
Esperanza Rising
Happiness and turmoil go hand in hand in the lives of the protagonists of this unique story. It describes the...