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Eternal Curse on the Reader of These Pages

Eternal Curse on the Reader of These Pages

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In his first novel in English, Manuel Puig strikes a balance between irony and sympathy as he tells of the dealings of two men whose deceptive reminiscences recall those of the characters in his better-known Kiss of the Spider Woman. Larry, a down-and-out writer, is paid to push a wheelchair-bound ...more

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Manuel Puig (born Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne) was an Argentinian 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 made into a film by the Argentine-Brazilian Director, Héctor Babenco and in 1993 into a Broadway musical....more