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La mano del fuego/ The Fire's Hand

3.85  ·  Rating Details  ·  34 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Ruy Sanchez returns to Mogador in this story about the anti-love affair, and the ludicrous search for the erotic. Despite the multiple faces of desire, eroticism is only an illusion. It exists like a second skin that burns and comes alive like a sleepwalker. It lives for the adventure of playing with fire. A frustrated editor of an erotic magazine is hell bent on writing a ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Alfaguara
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Luis Mtz
Jul 20, 2013 Luis Mtz rated it really liked it
Cuando vi este libro ignoraba que pertenecía a la "serie de Mogador". Al saberlo, mis expectativas bajaron (Los Jardines Secretos de Mogador no fue lo que esperaba), y tal vez eso, junto con la narrativa distinta y enredada, hizo que disfrutara mucho este libro.
Sólo la sección enfocada a los tatuajes me desagradó, pero no por el texto en si, sino por las sensaciones que me causó (muy dolorosas, físicas y mentales) con lo explícito de sus letras.
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Fascinate la manera de utilizar el lenguaje para hacer algo tan bello del sexo o del lado erótico de la mujer.
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Ruy Sánchez links elements of magic realism with Arabic mysticism, invoking a sensual and spiritual mood in everyday Islamic life. His writing on literature, art, philosophy, eroticism and film has earned him a reputation as "one of Mexico’s best essayists" (Octavio Paz).

From 1984 to 1986 he was editorial secretary on the legendary magazine 'Vuelta' published by Octavio Paz. Since 1988 he has been
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