The Way to Paradise (Mario Vargas Llosa, 2003)

Vargas Llosa knows where paradise lies Blinded by syphilis, rotting alive, Paul Gauguin, just before his death, attempts to turn the wild secret of the South Seas into color. Around 50 years earlier, Flora Tristán heads to the shantytowns of major European cities, she sees the excesses of prostitution in London, the adverse conditions of… Continue reading The Way to Paradise (Mario Vargas Llosa, 2003)

Memories of my melancholy whores (Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 2004)

Gabriel Garcia Márquez 'novel "Memories of my melancholy whores" "Sex is the only a comfort when love is not enough," is one of the key words in the new novel by Gabriel Garcia Márquez. This slim work by the 77-year-old Nobel Prize winner from 1982 is all about love, unfulfilled yearnings, disappointments and newly discovered great… Continue reading Memories of my melancholy whores (Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 2004)