Puig, The Buenos Aires Affair.

Puig, The Buenos Aires Affair.

Puig, Manuel. The Buenos Aires Affair. A Detective Novel. Translated by Suzanne Jill Levine. First Edition. New York, Dutton, 1976. Octavo. 219 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.

Manuel Puig (born Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne) (December 28, 1932 – July 22, 1990) was an Argentine author. Among his best-known novels are La traición de Rita Hayworth (1968) (Betrayed by Rita Hayworth), Boquitas pintadas (1969) (Heartbreak Tango), and El beso de la mujer araña (1976) (Kiss of the Spider Woman), which was adapted as the film Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), directed by the Argentine-Brazilian director Héctor Babenco; and as the Broadway musical Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993). Critics such as Pamela Bacarisse divides Puig’s work into two parts: his early novels, which “attracted an enormous audience by weaving into his narratives the artistic ‘sub-products’ of mass culture”; and his later books which have “lost their popular appeal” as they evidence “a depressing, even unpalatable, vision of life, no longer even superficially sweetened by palliatives as the mass-media elements are left behind”. (Wikipedia).

  • Category: Varia
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0525072004
  • Inventory Number: 43595AB

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Puig, The Buenos Aires Affair.
Puig, The Buenos Aires Affair.