Arráncame La Vida by Ángeles Mastretta Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel .. La metamorfosis de Catalina viene implicitamente en el libro y es algo. Vida cotidiana de las personas; Historia de México (Puebla); Obsesión del poder de Andrés; Conocer a Vives; Boda de Lili; Mujer busca ser. The Paperback of the Arrancame la vida (Tear This Heart Out) by Angeles Mastretta at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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This is a story immerse in the Mexico of the s and 40s. And there is this man, the director of the National Symphonic Orchestra, who understands who she is xngeles better than Andres, and who wants to hear what she has to say. A pesar de que el final es algo predecible, cierra redondamente toda la trama.

jastretta Maybe I just don’t have the time or the concentration to read it right now. Por partes parece ad hoc a la epoca, por otras no.

Arráncame La Vida by Ángeles Mastretta

Catalina is very sentimental and actually misses him. Siendo el primer libro que leo de una autora mexicana, me gusto srrancame. Claro que el General es el General y ella es una chica que va empezando a vivir.

Catalina marries young, too young she tells us as the novel goes on. As historical novels go, this one is really good. Voci e volti di donne che amano, soffrono, scelgono e, coraggiosamente, vivono. Siento que es una mujer en todos los sentidos. And she falls in love with him ange,es night the orchestra plays the songs her father used to whistle when working at home.

Arráncame La Vida

Maybe I’m lacking some political and historical context, maybe reading in Spanish is too hard for me after a day or work Catalina, as it turns out to be, is literally Andres oa, seeing what he does and learning from his ways, preparing for what’s coming.


Como vas a aceptar tan campante que siga dejando mas hijos regados?? The story centers around Catalina arrxncame is barely 15 when she marries a general at least 15 years her senior whom anyone with half a braincell can tell is going to turn out to be a ls narcissistic jerk. Aug 12, Barbie Acevedo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Una novela muy recomendable.

From these pages, they look back at you, into you, each representing an aspect of what it means to be a woman with big eyes, able to see the world for what it is, and wink at it, and to make an uncompromising life within it. Eran tantos mastrettta que acabaron con todo?? El comienzo es algo lento, toma forma en la parte media, y el final es predecible.

But her colloquial style made her accessible to a wide array of readers, which made her and her novel famous. Smitten, she agrees to accompany him to Tecolutla and loses her virginity to him.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Tear This Heart Out Spanish: Sep 21, Vbuendia rated it liked it. Maybe I’ll pick this up later and try to finish it.

Oct 31, Laura rated it liked it. Era un feto de cinco meses y estaba muerto. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. She’s a great character, as there are many others in this novel.

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Pero hablemos de la historia primero. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. In my opinion, I would have preferred to see the general shot after the first pages so that we could see Catalina blossom post-psycho zngeles. Peden has created a sparkling, irreverent Catalina, Mastretta’s first-person protagonist who narrates her coming of age through a marriage to a retired general much older than herself.


Y vaya lirbo manera en que tuvo que aprender, crecer y madurar. Shortly after she discovers that she is pregnant, yet her joy is dampened significantly when she sees him embracing another womanher first glimpse of his many infidelities.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Instead, she just manipulates her own position in the situation and crafts her own unique brand of politic intrigue.

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This article needs additional citations for verification. This page was last edited on 27 Julyat Y a mi gusto, no hay nada rescatable de alguno de ellos, ni siquiera de Carlos. Returning home and having no contact with each other for some days, he arrives at her home one day and proposes marriage to her; she arrnacame accepts, despite her family’s gentle misgivings about the union due to her age she is Each of the stories in this volume reveals a different woman, yet they are all linked by a single thread: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Mastretta narra bien a los personajes, pero creo que es demasiado exagerada en algunos dialogos y situaciones, no concibo imaginar la epoca post revolucionaria con esas frases o dialogos, sencillamente no. Want to Read saving…. Merecemos lo mastretat tenemos por que no hemos luchado por nada mas.

Catalina does marry him, though, and she finds herself quickly immersed into a world of shady politics as the general ascends to the position of the governor of Puebla, Mexico. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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