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Road Story

2.95  ·  Rating Details ·  79 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Simon feels like his life is in parenthesis-he got divorced, he embezzled from the company he worked for, he said he'd come back but didn't. Now, he tours the southern states of the US in a rental car. On the road he meets Adriana, a woman from Bolivia who shares the feelings of loss and insanity that have taken a hold of him. Road Story, part of a larger volume of short s ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Alfaguara
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Oscar Salas
May 03, 2013 Oscar Salas rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Aunque tiene un giro inverosímil, cumple con lo que promete y de manera redonda. El trabajo de Martínez dando matices a un texto recargado es una buena lección de storytelling.
Alvaro Soffia
Jul 13, 2016 Alvaro Soffia rated it really liked it
Shelves: novela-gráfica
Esta fue una de las primeras novelas gráficas chilenas. Al menos una de las primeras en desmarcarse de los cómics de superhérores, sagas y fantasía, para abordar los mundos subjetivos de los antihéroes, desde la realidad cotidiana (por más que siga siendo ficción).

El trabajo del dibujante Gonzalo Martínez demuestra una vez más su enorme calidad para este tipo de historias (Celeste Buenaventura I, Mocha Dick), manejando a la perfección el realismo de los escenarios (se nota que es arquitecto) co
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Gonzalo Oyanedel
Jun 01, 2014 Gonzalo Oyanedel rated it liked it
El experimento de un Fuguet en clave "Road Movie" toma otro aire en las manos de Gonzalo Martínez, cuyo trazo lo ayuda a escapar de lo lineal mientras se refuerza en buenos diálogos y un ritmo constante. Clásica historia indie con sabor criollo.
Seppe Sai
Aug 17, 2013 Seppe Sai rated it liked it
too short to be called a graphic novel, though it captures the mood of fuguet characters
Sarah
Apr 01, 2008 Sarah rated it it was ok
Shelves: recently-read
Interesting since its the first comic-novel in Chile. A Quick read, although not Fuguets best work.
Sebastian Garrido
Dec 17, 2011 Sebastian Garrido rated it it was ok
The story has two parts: the words and the art. The second is better than the first one. The work of Gonzalo Martínez deserves acknowledgement.
Hugo Barine
Jan 21, 2016 Hugo Barine rated it it was ok
Bien adaptada aunque la historia en sí no prende mucho. El trabajo de Gonzalo Martínez por otro lado es la mejor parte del libro.
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Antiguo abanderado de la generación McOndo, cineasta, guionista, periodista y autor de novelas como Mala Onda, Tinta Roja y Missing.
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