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Juan Pablo Villalobos

3.75 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Juan Pablo Villalobos
Quesadillas (2012)
language
English
3.59 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book was pleasantly absurd. Villalobos' writing style reminds me of a less devastating Juno Diaz. The social criticisms were sharp, well aimed and amusing. I feel that this book would be useful in a high school class to discuss a wide range of topics from economics to philos...
Down the Rabbit Hole (2010)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Through a carefully constructed satirical prose, Villalobos illustrates how prolonged exposure to violence desensitizes people and the grotesque can seem normal. He brilliantly encapsulates the chaos of the lawless existence of a Mexican drug lord. By using the voice of a child l...
Si viviéramos en un lugar normal (2000)
language
English
3.59 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Thirteen-year-old Orestes (known as Oreo – like the cookie) lives on the Cerro de la Chingado – known as "the hill in the middle of (fucking) nowhere" – in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Orestes measures poverty in quesadillas. He and his six siblings have been named after figur...
Se Vivêssemos em Um Lugar Normal (2012)
language
English
3.59 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Fun and refreshing. I laughed out loud. It was hilarious! I wish I read Spanish well enough to read it in its original Spanish, because I bet it would be even more funny, though the translation was fantastic. I loved how irreverent it was. I loved the cursing, and especially...
Festa no Covil (2010)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Peter Abrahms expresses the theme in Down the Rabbit Hole is that one should fight to serve justice to those who deserve it. Ingrid does this when she decides to investigate the murder she sees instead of ignoring it. This book takes place in Echo Falls and is set in the present...
Fiesta en la madriguera (2010)
language
English
3.8 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Un gran libro, me dio enorme gusto y enorme envidia (de la buena, si tal cosa existe).Para mí en lo personal, éste libro empieza por ahí del 97, en el taller literario que teníamos con Jors, Juan Pablo, Javier Villa, Nayeli y Óscar Serrano (más los intermitentes). Mi primer recue...
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