Rosario Tijeras




      Rosario Tijeras
Como a Rosario le pegaron un tiro a quemarropa mientras le daban un beso, confundi el dolor del amor con el de la muerte Rosario Tijeras es el violento y violado personaje al centro de este estudio de contrastes ambientado en la Medell n autodestructiva de los a os 80 Su mismo nombre simb lico y contradictorio a la vez sugiere el conflicto que vive como mujer que se convierte al sicariato para aislarse de la violencia aterradora de las calles Desde los pasillos del hospital donde Rosario est luchando por su vida, Antonio, el narrador, espera saber si sobrevivir A trav s de l reconstruimos la amistad entre los dos, su historia de amor con Emilio y su vida como sicaria.Rosario Tijeras es una obra que pertenece al estudio socio realista Latinoamericano Es una obra cuya prosa se revela en toda su vitalidad y vena po tica. New Read [ Rosario Tijeras ] by [ Jorge Franco ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Jorge Franco, born in Colombia, studied Film Direction at the London Film School and Literature at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana MALDITO AMOR was his first book of short stories and MALA NOCHE his first novel, both of which received prestigious national awards.ROSARIO TIJERAS, published in 1999, has enjoyed spectacular commercial success in Colombia and marked the breakthrough of one of the most promising writers of new Latin American narrative It is the story of the love triangle between outlaw Rosario and two young men from Colombian high society Terrorism, violence and narco trafficking provide a fascinating background to the fast paced plot It has recently been made into a major feature film, taking the Colombian box office by storm withthan 1.000.000 movie goers flocking to the big screen within only two weeks of opening PARA SO TRAVEL 2002 solidly reaffirmed Jorge Franco s reputation with the tale of a young Colombian couple who attempt to escape the widespread violence of their country of origin by fleeing to New York as illegal immigrants MELODRAMA 2006 is yet another contemporary story of Colombians abroad in Paris He made an important comeback with the novel EL MUNDO DE AFUERA, winner the Premio Alfaguara 2014 His last book EL CIELO A TIROS, published in September 2018, became a 1 best selling title in it s first week in bookstores Gabriel Garc a M rquez has said about Jorge Franco This is one of the Colombian authors I would like to pass the torch to.Web site www.jorge franco.com

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  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • Rosario Tijeras
  • Jorge Franco
  • Spanish
  • 18 November 2019
  • 1583226125

10 thoughts on “ Rosario Tijeras

  1. Fabian says:

    The P.O.V of the heartbroken young dude his story of THE story makes Rosario Tijeras absolutely realistic That the villains have no faces, no attributes but BADness elevates the work makes it contemporary, makes itimmediate andterrible You have very little idea what our titular antihero is involved in, but the redness of blood is omnipresent You get a sense of this generation of Colombian malcontents A stellar read ...

  2. Pammy says:

    I have read this book over 20 times Ok, so I fell in love with the character herself in my opinion one of the greatest characters of all time but I really think Jorge Franco did an amazing job with this story It makes a point on everything from Colombian culture, to poverty, to sex, to violence, to love, to women s rights, to forgiveness, to vengeance.It s pretty much the most kick ass book I ve ever read and I read alot It sucks you in to the heart of Colombia and all these sexy I have read this book over 20 times Ok, so I fell in love with the character herself in my opinion one of the greatest characters of all time but I really think Jorge Franco did an amazing job with this story It makes a point on everything from Colombian culture, to poverty, to sex, to violence, to love, to women s rights, to forgiveness, to vengeance.It s pretty m...

  3. Jim says:

    The setting is Medellin during the drug wars of the 1990s There are three main characters the beautiful but deadly Rosario Tijeras which means scissors in Spanish , her current boyfriend Emilio, and the narrator Antonio, who is hopelessly in love with her.At the very outset, Rosario is shot and taken to the hospital Antonio reminisces about the love he bore for this strange woman who is fighting for her life in a Colombian hospital The clock on the wall is permanently stuck at 4 30 as he The setting is Medellin during the drug wars of the 1990s There are three main characters the beautiful but deadly Rosario Tijeras which means scissors in Spanish , her current boyfriend Emilio, and the narrator Antonio, who is hopelessly in love with her.At the very outset, Rosario is shot and taken to the hospital Antonio reminisces about the love he bore for this strange w...

  4. Juan Arellano says:

    Versi n en castellano luego del texto en ingl s I had some curiosity about this book, I have not seen neither the film nor the series that were made based on it, but that s not what caught my attention, but to dig a bit in the origins and in the most representative of what has come to be called narcoliterature, nove...

  5. Liz says:

    Originally read this in English in 2010, when I first moved to Medellin re read in Spanish for my current Spanish language book club IMHO this book does many things very well I like the sections that explore the line between truth and memory Rosario is a very mysterious, removed and unknowable character, and her dialogue always seems authentic to me, at least The drug conflict and the duros de los duros are never made explicit and instead lurk in the background, which I thought was a Originally read this in English in 2010, when I first moved to Medellin re read in Spanish for my current Spanish language book club IMHO this book does many things very well I like the sections that explore the line between truth and memory Rosario is a very mysterious, removed and unknowable character, and her dialogue always seems authentic to me, at least The drug conflict and the duros de los duros are never made explicit and instead lurk in the background, which I thought was aeffective approach than being all, Pablo Escobar, boo hoo The passages describing Medellin are probably some of my favorite in all of literature Franco really captures the essence of the city in a way I could not articulate At the end of the day, I would recommend this book to people who are interested in Colombia, because it does give you a strong sense of the social divides and the violence that was tearing Medellin apart However, I wouldn t recommend to a general audience, and I would only recommend t...

  6. Nikos79 says:

    Jorge Franco has recently 2014 received a very interesting award, Premio Alfaguara de Novela, which I m trying to follow, for his book El mundo de afuera It hasn t been translated yet in my language, however I was lucky to find another book by him, which unfortunately seems to be out of stock at this time in Greek So, Rosario Tijeras is the name of the main heroine of this book, she is in the hospital after getting shot, fighting for her life, and this is her story told by a very close Jorge Franco has recently 2014 received a very interesting award, Premio Alfaguara de Novela, which I m trying to follow, for his book El mundo de afuera It hasn t been translated yet in my language, however I was lucky to find another book by him, which unfortunately seems to be out of stock at this time in Greek So, Rosario Tijeras is the name of the main heroine of this book, she is in the hospital after getting shot, fighting for her life, and this is her story told by a very close friend of her who stays out of the emergency room The plot is set at Medellin, Colombia, in 90 s and it s a great portrait of Colombian society at that time Rosario Tijeras is an extremely interesting character, a young woman with tragic youth time who becomes a femme fatale figure, beautiful, smart, dangerous, involved with cartels and underground of that era A type of woman that almost all men love, one of these bad girls , we men, find irresistible The main narrato...

  7. themreadsbooks says:

    I think I ve read this book at least 10 times within a week The narration starts in the present, then it goes back and forth at least that is how I remember it If you want to read something powerful, sad,and violent, read Rosario Tijeras...

  8. Nikki says:

    I first noticed Rosario Tijeras on Netflix It was March, 2018 Netflix had uploaded the 2016 Mexican telenovela, Rosario Tijeras This telenovela is a remake of the 2010 Columbian telenovela, which is itself based on the novel, Rosario Tijeras Side note there is also a 2005 Columbian film based on the novel Anyway, I watched the first few episodes of the Mexican telenovel...

  9. Lindsey says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Rosario Tijeras is a central piece of McOndo literature, featuring globalization, urbanization, sex, and violence, and how these issues relate to the self Rosario Tijeras is arguably a feminist novella as well however, told through a male s perspective, we come to understand that Rosario is as powerful as she is powerless Indeed, though Rosario castrates her childhood rapist with a pair of scissors and Antonio, the best friend that s in love with her, says, Your pussy is like a pair of Rosario Tijeras is a central piece of McOndo literature, featuring globalization, urbanization, sex, and violence, and how these issues relate to the self Rosario Tijeras is arguably a f...

  10. Marta says:

    It s not a bad book The writing style is nice, the language is beautiful, but it just didn t click with me I feel like I don t know the characters at all Honestly, I had hard time believing that Rosario was this badass bitch everyone made her to be She seemed helpless, listless and passive I don t know man.Also, I wasn t the biggest fan of the narrator He seemed to be kind of a nice guy, you know He claimed to love Rosario, but did he It felt like he knew nothing about her and It s not a bad book The writing style is nice, the language is beautiful, but it just didn t click with me I feel like I don t know the characters at all Honestly, I had hard time believing that Rosario was this badass bitch everyone made her to be She seemed helpless, listless and passive I don t know man.Also, I wasn t the biggest fan of the narrator He see...

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