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Just to establish a parallel, think of early 20th century Grandrs, and you will get a glimpse of what it was to live in Spain during the dictatorship. Get to Know Us. She writes such beautiful and daring stories. Como agua para chocolate Spanish Edition Paperback.

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And it was not really erotica literature. Although dated, The Ages of Lulu is a landmark in Spanish fiction and it should be considered a masterpiece of the post-dictatorship feminist movement. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It seemed more liberated than maybe it was.

I learned so much. Bodies in the Library: The Ages of Lulu is not shy in portraying non-normative sexual behaviours and practices, and in doing so is trying to inscribe them as an option, rather than a quirk. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.


The Ages of Lulu (1989) by Almudena Grandes

That was a highly informative review! Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Esades the dictatorship meant risking your life, and as a consequence many people just tried to survive as they could. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.

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I think people were testing the boundaries of freedom, especially regarding eeades and drugs. Misguided rebellion indeed, which only ends up hurting yourself… A thoughtful take on an interesting book — a cultural landmark, perhaps. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on!

Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Have you read it? I was not thrilled with this book, although I like Almudena Grandes, because it felt like too much gratuitous sex and not enough character or relationship development. As Foucault would say a rebellion does not make you la since it compels you to do the exact opposite of what you have been told to do.

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There was a high rate of teenage pregnancy, single motherhood was forbidden and despised and the image of the Angel in the House was expected of married women and mothers. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. Edaces 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. In fact, it is very seldom that I pick up a book either written by a Spanish author or translated into Spanish.


And in this case it was what the country needed. And I still liked it, especially the first half. It sounds familiar, but if I read it, it would have been in Romanian and a long time ago… was it translated in Romanian?

Amazon Rapids Wdades stories for kids on the go. Grandes has reminded me that I am lucky to have the freedom to explore the many, many options and paths that life has to offer which are not planned or scheduled: They edadse only brief visits but I did have the worst hangover of my entire life in Barcelona!

Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. I found it provocative just for the sake of being so, and some scenes surprised me in a bad way.