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I can’t even say I understood all of it, it’s that hard to follow.

Write a customer review. Sep 04, Mae rated it it was amazing Shelves: Rhythmic, ludic, irreverent, and Puerto Rican to the marrow. His wife is into spending it.

See all 5 reviews. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. An excellent translation of an almost untranslatable book.

Jan 04, Marie Lopez rated it it was amazing. Si uno no es de Puerto Rico, como es mi caso, este libro presenta buenos retos para aprender cosas nuevas.

Narrada con humor, la novela puede leerse como una fiesta de mascaras minada secretamente por la tragedia. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Paperbackpages. This world is ruled by publicitary language and by the insidious ellipsis that obstruct communication and hide reality. It shocked me to the core, but I only because I could not believe no one had written it before. Born and raised in the city of Humacao, Puerto Rico.


The book has become kind of a classic in Caribbean literature. Katherine rated it really liked it Dec 20, When he is not playing nasty tricks on prostitutes, their son is in love with his Ferrari. Read more Read less.

La guaracha del Macho Camacho

Probably really a 4 star read, but the extra star is for the translation, which is simply breathtaking. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Share your thoughts with other customers.

I can’t say I liked this book because the truth is I won’t ever re-read it if I have a choice. No se interesa por sus personajes, ni tiene argumento. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The rhythm is the star of this fantastic novel. Also it is read best in its original spanish form, which is very particular to the puertorican use of languag I can’t say I liked this book because the truth is I won’t ever re-read it if I have a choice.

The guaracha – ‘Life is a Phenomenal Thing’ – punctuates the narrative that captures, in turn, the thoughts of a senator and his son stuck, separately, in a traffic jamhis wife at her therapist’s office, and his mistress waiting for him in her apartment.


It kept my attention despite dragging in places.

La guaracha del Macho Camacho by Luis Rafael Sánchez

In the face of such ‘Americanization’, the author seems to be saying, prospects for a robust independent Puerto Rican identity are not good.

They are all trapped machoo one way or another, the men outside, the women inside. Como novela, resulta casi buena. Cultura, verdad, crudeza y humor para no llorar.

Sep 30, Chrystal rated it did not like it Shelves: Quotes from La guaracha del M Vale la pena leerla, pero terminarla es un alivio. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Considered by many to be the greatest Puerto Rican playwright of modern times.