Jorge Franco Ramos, Author, Gregory Rabassa, Translator, trans. from the Beginning when Rosario Tijeras is shot at point-blank range, the narrator, one. 25 Aug Rosario Tijeras, by Jorge Franco, trans Gregory Rabassa. The deadly kiss of cocaine in Colombia. By Maya Jaggi; Friday 25 August La violencia del narcotráfico enmarca esta historia de amor entre una hermosa pandillera, Rosario Tijeras, y dos jóvenes de la alta sociedad. Una aventura.

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Colombia jorg the s was one big gang fight, not even easy to sort out the cops from the gangsters. Translated by Gregory Rabassa Winner of the Dashiell Hammett Prize “Since they shot her at point-blank range while she was being kissed, she confused the pain of love with that of death.

Rosario tijeras: una novela by Jorge Franco (1 star ratings)

Read it Frando Read it first. Fue publicada en Open Preview See a Problem? Check out this article to learn more or contact your system administrator. A pesar de esto Antonio la ama mucho, pero en secreto, porque no es capaz de decirle lo que siente, su amor era incondicional y no le importaba hacer cualquier cosa por ella.

Rosario Tijeras

Sazia rated it did not like it Mar 17, Present to your audience Start remote presentation. Mientras Antonio espera en la sala del hospital a que le den noticias de Rosario, que se encontraba muy grave, comienza a recordar toda la historia de Rosario.

Esta obra esta escrita en primera persona y quien lo narra es Antonio, amigo de Rosario. Erika Morillo rated it did not like it Mar 12, Books by Jorge Franco. Beginning when Rosario Tijeras is shot at point-blank range, the narrator, one Antonio, tells the story franck the Colombian beauty who got her name Tijeras means scissors from the weapon she once used to castrate a man tijras attacked her.


El conservador Belisario Betancur gana las elecciones presidenciales. A precocious entrant onto the stage of Latin American letters, Franco is now established as among the most prominent Colombian writers alive.

There was a problem adding your email address. Margarita rated it did not like it May 01, Constrain to simple back and forward steps. En la obra Rosario Tijeras se nos muestra un ambiente en jorve que no se puede progresar, y mucho menos las jofge de estratos bajos, por lo que ellos buscan distintas maneras de ganarse la vida, y se ven casi obligados por la sociedad jorfe donde viven a robar y matar. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Andrew Luo rated it did not like it Apr 21, Daly rated it did not like it Sep 07, Lissa rated it did not like it Nov 17, Please provide an email address.

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Through him, we reconstruct the friendship between the two, her love story with Emilio, and her life as a hitwoman. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

It has recently been made into a major feature film, taking the Colombian box-office by storm with more than 1. From the corridors of the hospital where Rosario is fighting for her life, Antonio, the narrator, waits to learn if she will recover. Terrorism, violence and narco-trafficking provide a fascinating background to the fast-paced plot.


The American debut by award-winning Colombian novelist Franco is an energetic but awkward combination of As I Lay Dying and a Quentin Tarantino splatter-fest—a slim novel that leans more toward the latter’s B-movie violence than Faulkner’s penetrating examination of a character’s death.

A work in the Latin American social realist tradition, the story of Rosario Tijeras is told in fast and vibrant prose, and with a poetic flourish. Publicist or Marketing Professional. Refresh and try again. Then she is shot, gravely wounded, and the circle of contradiction is closed. Jul 05, Pages. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Chinaski rated it did not like it Jun 16, Books of the Week. A work in the Latin American social realist tradition, Rosario Tijeras is told in fast and vibrant prose and with poetic flourish. Era un hombre joreg e introvertido, era cobarde al no demostrar sus sentimientos hacia Rosario.

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