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Sangre en el Ojo has ratings and reviews. Book Riot said: This book is harrowing and intense and wonderful. It tells the story of a young woman f. Mezcla de memorias y ficción, Sangre en el ojo nos adentra en la mente de una escritora chilena que acaba de perder la vista en un país. Seeing Red is a short, autobiographical novel by Lina Meruane that begins Inés de la Cruz Prize in for Sangre en el Ojo (Seeing Red).

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Why did you ask for that? I found her story to be shocking, brutal, raw, honest and she pulls no punches in describing the despair she begins to feel, the way she takes things out on the wrong people and had to start de Initially drawn to this book because of the very striking cover, and the insides are just as striking! Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Meruane is an acclaimed writer in her native Chile. We all get up at the same sangte and Genaro wraps me in his arms, kisses both my cheeks and my forehead, promises to call me meruans week, to come visit me, but I know he won’t that our friendship has ended in that picturesque restaurant of sangrs seagulls. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. It wasn’t written in the normal way and I think that really worked well with the subject matter as the author describes her conflicting emotions as her world changes when her eyesight begins to disappear. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Beatriz Terrazas is a Dallas-area writer and photographer.

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By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. It is at this party when her site begins to fade and when she realizes what is happening she calmly asks Ignacio to take her home.


Actualmente, dicta clases en la Universidad de Nueva York y es la fundadora del sello Brutas Editoras. Alguien que siente el abandono intelectual de sus colegas: The circumstances in which I read this were less than ideal–squished in a car with my family, amazing scenery out the window providing a constant distraction–so I’m definitely re-reading this in the near future.

Each chapter is a single unbroken paragraph a few pages long, and rich in vividly sensorial descriptions.

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Meruane’s prose softens the blow and makes us turn the page. As I was reading Seeing Red I had a sudden vivid wish to gather some women writers together who i realize have similar energy and similar honesty in their writing as Lina Meruane has in her writing, and whose writing is, like hers, brutally physical–by which I mean, not violent, but even so, deeply felt in the body.

She knows that this is coming and the opening of the book is the moment at which her nightmare comes true.

What do you think about it? You see a big chestnut tree to your left? Apparently the author, Lina Meruane, had a stroke and suffered temporary blindness, necessitating surgery. She goes blind, she has an operation at the end and, yes what was up with that end?

It was amazing, because I never thought that a description of a person kissing someone’s eye could be that way. Vivida entre Nueva York y Santiago, tiene amor, el vivido por ella, familia, hermanos, y en definitiva la enfermedad como la vive la protagonista, escritora, autora. My hand isn’t there and neither is my arm.

When she bends over to pick up the bag, a firecracker goes off in her head.

But since I have not read the original I can not know ; But it is rather short, and not a lot happens. En la orilla Spanish Edition. It was like watching ‘The Sixth Sense’.

Write a customer review. Great novel by talented chilean novelist Lina Meruane. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Hardback version from Atlantic Books My review is on www. We are always in her head. No trivia or quizzes yet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I’m not me anymore. She lives life in this careful way, avoiding anything which can result in the unfortunate event happening.


This also resulted in the book not flowing as well as I assume it would have done in Spanish. Customers who bought this item also bought. El cuerpo en que naci Narrativas Hispaanicas Spanish Edition. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Login to Comment or create an account Email. Lina experiences the stroke in her eye just as she and her boyfriend Ignacio are about to move into a new apartment. But her eyes have filled with blood and while she hopes an operation might help, she knows it may not. The book is written with such a sense of urgency and passion which helps the reader sympathise with the protagonist in their situation of losing her sight.

Because that was the last thing I would see that night, through that eye: But this does seem to be the sort of book that is better read for example in a book club so that you can discuss it with others.

Punctuation is used minimally.

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Add both to Cart Add both to List. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is described as a new-to-me genre — autobiographical novel. This is a very graphic description of the way a person feels as she loses her sight. The heroine of our story, has the same name as the writer, Lina Meruane.

I love a book when it has that.