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The use of contemporary Mexican popular culture, including Spanglish words, song lyrics and much more, made this a difficult book for me to understand and read. The stories are linked by the magical Cowboy Bible, which changes shape between the stories – in one it is the talisman of a Mexican wrestling DJ and art critic, in another an unbeatable participant in drinking marathons, the leather for boots so desirable that a character sells to the devil a night with his wife, a television show on which cds are pirated by a female urban rebel, an overweight single mother, and a musical instrument.
Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Salvo los muchos lolz, rotundo meh. I see some reviewers compare the author to Hunter S. Sep 23, Lalo Rojas added it.
Pero no hay recato, el autor no sabe dosificar sus atributos narrativos. Stars are assigned as follows:. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Solo mexicanos lo entienden o gente muy arraigada a nuestra cultura y zona. Drifting through all the tales is the Cowboy Bible – a mystical object that changes its form in each story.
I really wanted to like this book. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? The admittedly well-designed cover, featuring a lucha libre mask and ringing endorsements connecting Velazquez to such white writers as Charles Bukowski, William S.
This reads a lot like Hunter S.
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The influence of Bukowski and co. So when I finished the first story, the titular “The Cowboy Bible,” thoroughly confused, I turned to the book’s Goodreads page for guidance and found my initial impression immediately validated by reviewer Brian Grover, who summed it up as “literally, nonsense. But I hope not because most of it just doesn’t seem to be all that good. La lectura galopa desbocada por historias que nunca pierden ni pies ni cabeza, porque carecen de ello.
Anyway, if you like ladies-book-club books, you’ll probably hate this one. As an edgy collection of very short fiction it was not surprising that I didn’t find a sympathetic central character. Stars are assigned as follows: Pudo haber sido peor. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Viscerally surreal, bare-knuckle narratives of marginal people in a marginal community. After a while you realize that the stories sometimes overlap. There was a strong and sympathetic c It is difficult to know what to say about this.
I don’t really know how to rate this book. Search Results Results 1 -1 of 1. It is difficult to know what to say about this. I was somewhere in between. I like the title and the linking theme was neat. Though I loved the first story, the lucha libre tale, things went downhill from there.
9788496867918 – La Biblia Vaquera (Narrativa Sexto Piso) (Spanish Edition) by Carlos Velazquez
To vaquerra other readers questions about La Biblia Vaqueraplease sign up. More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want list. Thompson and Bukowski are absurd.
As The Guardian recently explained”[s]ome cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories'”; one of the cultures identified in the article is Mexico.
Bilbia you’ve been waiting for some sweaty, stinky, testosterone-drenched tales about luchadores and drinking contests, well, here ya go!
The tone is always ironic, frequently surreal and often spectacularly inventive.
His province of PopSTock! I am sure I missed a lot of references and even some plot points. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail. Social responsibility Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America?
– La Biblia Vaquera (Narrativa Sexto Piso) (Spanish Edition) by Carlos Velazquez
Thompson, but with way vquera burritos and luchadores. Velazquez’s stories take place in a fictional Mexican province called PopSTock!
Es un excelente libro para olvidarse de las grandilocuencias literatas y en su lugar sentarse en cualquier barra con un cigarro aceptando que ni la literatura ni la vulgaridad deben ser siempre tomadas en serio.