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La tienda de los suicidas

3.55  ·  Rating Details ·  4,027 Ratings  ·  528 Reviews
En esta novela enormemente divertida, no exenta de humor negro, el lector penetra en la tienda y en la vida de una familia, los Tuvache, dedicada desde hace generaciones a la venta de productos (sogas para ahorcarse, toda clase de venenos, armas, etc.) que cualquier suicida debe tener a mano para el momento en que decida abandonar este mundo. Los Tuvache se sienten orgullo ...more
Paperback, 155 pages
Published June 2008 by Bruguera (first published 2006)
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Kostas Papadatos
Περίεργο βιβλίο. Αν θα μπορούσα να πω αν μου άρεσε η όχι θα έλεγα πως η ζυγαριά γέρνει σαφώς προς το όχι. Ενώ το θέμα του είναι πρωτότυπο (μικρή επιχείρηση πουλάει ότι χρειάζεστε για να αυτοκτονήσετε), η απόδοσή του μου φαίνεται κάπως πρόχειρη και οι χαρακτήρες από την άλλη επίπεδοι και εκνευριστικοί. Ναι, ναι, μας περνά μηνύματα του τύπου "δες τη θετική πλευρά της ζωής" και το "ποτήρι μισογεμάτο" , μπουρδίτσες. Οι πρωταγωνιστές μας? Ένα ματσο καταθλιπτικοί τύποι. Όχι όλοι όμως, είναι και ο Άλαν ...more
sweet jane
Dec 01, 2015 sweet jane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ίσως ότι πιο όμορφο έχω διαβάσει τον τελευταίο καιρό!
Eve
Apr 27, 2016 Eve rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2016
"Too many people do an amateurish job. You know, out of a hundred and fifty thousand people who make the attempt, one hundred and thirty-eight thousand fail. These people often find themselves disabled in wheelchairs, disfigured for life, but with us … Our suicides are guaranteed. Death or your money back!" –Mishima Tuvache

I don't usually venture into books that I'm not sure I'll like. Probably close minded of me, but there are so many books that I know I will like and not nearly enough time to
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Anna
Jun 10, 2017 Anna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Τι γλυκό κι "ευχάριστο" διάλειμμα!!!
Nikoleta
Oct 21, 2013 Nikoleta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Διασκεδαστικά μακάβριο και πολύ πρωτότυπο! Ποιος θα φανταζόταν οτι ένα βιβλίο που ασχολείται με τον θάνατο σαν... σωστός επαγγελματίας θα είχε χιούμορ, αν κ χιούμορ που... σκοτώνει! Θάνατος κι αστεία λοιπόν για αναγνώστες που ψάχνονται με λίγο πιο ιδιόρυθμη λογοτεχνια.
jo
Dec 02, 2015 jo rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Φανταστείτε μια μικρή επιχείρηση που εδώ και δέκα γενιές πουλάει ό,τι χρειάζεστε για να... αυτοκτονήσετε. Καλώς ήρθατε στο "Μαγαζάκι των αυτοκτονιών" με σλόγκαν: "Αποτύχατε στη ζωή σας; Με εμάς θα έχετε έναν πετυχημένο θάνατο!"
Ο πατέρας, Μισίμα Τιβάς, με ειδικότητα στους βίαιους θανάτους, διευθύνει την επιχείρηση με πυγμή. Η μητέρα, ειδήμων στα δηλητήρια, κατασκευάζει θανατηφόρα μείγματα. Ο πρωτότοκος γιος ονειρεύεται να δημιουργήσει ένα ξεχωριστό λούνα παρκ με θέμα την αυτοκτονία. Η αδελφή του,
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Maria Bikaki
Dec 11, 2015 Maria Bikaki rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read_in_2016, funny
«Φανταστείτε μια μικρή επιχείρηση που εδώ και δέκα γενιές πουλάει ό,τι χρειάζεστε για να... αυτοκτονήσετε. Καλώς ήρθατε στο "Μαγαζάκι των αυτοκτονιών" με σλόγκαν: "Αποτύχατε στη ζωή σας; Με εμάς θα έχετε έναν πετυχημένο θάνατο!"
Αναρωτιέμαι τι θα γινόταν αν υπήρχε στην πραγματικότητα ένα τέτοιο μαγαζάκι γιατί πολλές φορές καμιά φορά πάνω στην απελπισία μας λέμε δε μπορώ άλλο θα αυτοκτονήσω αλλά τελικά λίγοι κάνουν τα λόγια τους πράξη. Τι θα γινόταν λοιπόν αν υπήρχε ένα μαγαζάκι που σου εξασφάλι
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Kortessa
Oct 27, 2016 Kortessa rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The Suicide Shop is the first book of black humour I bought (unfortunately bought). I really wanted to like it because I could not imagine how comedy and morbidity can be combined. I really tried to. I read, and read trying to find something to attract me and keep my interest alive, but unfortunately something like that never happened:-(...
Deapite the fact that it was a pretty short book I struggled to finish it.
Through the story we follow a family in their small bussiness which is one that he
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Aggeliki
Mar 22, 2017 Aggeliki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Όταν το μαύρο χιούμορ συναντά μια μακάβρια αλλά ταυτόχρονα διασκεδαστική ιστορία όπου το διαφορετικό γίνεται δακτυλοδεικτούμενο μέχρι να εκπληρώσει τον ρόλο για το οποίο έτσι κι αλλιώς ήταν προορισμένο. Αυτό είναι το μαγαζάκι των αυτοκτονιών. Μια μάλλον εύθυμη, με τον δικό της τρόπο, ιστορία κι ένα ευχάριστο "πασατέμπο" ανάγνωσμα.
D.J.
Jan 30, 2009 D.J. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Suicide Shop by Jean Teule and published by Gallic Books. I first read about it on Scott Pack's blog. Consumed with jealousy over the cleverness of the title, I jumped at the opportunity to review it, hoping to find it was nothing more than a clever title.

It arrived on my doorstep as a spiral bound manuscript. I spent several Aspie moments delighting over how it opened out flat without the usual struggle to break the spine of the book...before I forced myself to stop digressing and got on wi
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Evangelia
Το αγάπησα. Με έκανε να γελάσω μέχρι δακρύων, να χαμογελάσω, να το ευχαριστηθώ αλλά και να συγκινηθώ. Μακάβριο με μαύρο και σαχλό χιούμορ που σε κάνει να θες να τρέχεις συνεχώς τις σελίδες. Άλλωστε είναι τόσο μικρό βιβλιαράκι που και να θες να το αφήσεις λες "κρίμα είναι" οπότε απλώς συνεχίζεις μέχρι να τελειώσεις. Πραγματικά υπέροχο, αν και λίγες οι σελίδες του, προλαβαίνεις να συμπαθήσεις και να γελάσεις με όλους τους χαρακτήρες. Το τέλος; Τελείως απροσδόκητο κατ' εμέ. Με εξέπληξε!! Αν το βρεί ...more
Licinia
Jul 30, 2013 Licinia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: leituras-2014
Gostei do titulo, e como sugeria humor negro " A sua vida é um fracasso connosco a sua morte vai ser um sucesso" então não resisti...
O primeiro terço do livro fez-me rir, mas a partir daí já não teve nada a ver. Gostei da história pela sua criatividade (ajudar no suicídio), mas este livro tem uma mensagem que nos é deixada pela personagem do Alan que no fim me deixou triste.
Joana - Ler Com Lobos
Jan 09, 2017 Joana - Ler Com Lobos rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: frança
Temo não ter gostado do final.
Houve muita coisa a passar-me pela cabeça mas não aquilo!
E ainda para mais já tinha visto o filme mas como foi há uns anos a memória falha-me...

Só que a boa notícia é que adorei o resto:
Um mundo imerso na poluição,
Imerso na tristeza, na escuridão.
Cada pessoa mais cabisbaixa que a outra...
Isto é, até nascer o filho mais novo da família Tuvache,
Dona d'A Loja dos Suicídios.
"Esse bebé está a rir.
A rir? Está agora a rir! São caretas! Porque raio estaria ele a rir?
Mas ol
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Conta-me Histórias
"A loja dos suicídios " é um romance escrito por Jean Teulé. É uma comédia futurista, carregada de humor negro.


A sua vida foi um fracasso? Connosco, a sua morte será um sucesso! Este é o lema da Casa Tuvache. A casa Tuvache, ou melhor A Loja dos Suicídios, "é uma lojinha onde nunca entra um raio de Sol". Nesta loja, os potenciais suicidas poderão encontrar todo um manancial para levarem àvante os seus intentos - cordas, pistolas, facas, venenos, quimonos e espadas para a prática do hara-kiri. É
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Ana Rînceanu
I'm not sure if I have a problem with the writing style or the translation, but one thing is clear: the humor fell a little flat for me. With a book like this, where there is linear plot and character growth, language matters. But, what can you do?! This book was a fast read so it was okay.
Anastasia Ts.
Dec 01, 2015 Anastasia Ts. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ένα διασκεδαστικό βιβλίο. Ευκολο στην γραφή του, περνάει ευχάριστα η ώρα!
Dana Pencu
Dec 04, 2016 Dana Pencu rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comedy
2,5 προς 3 αστέρια! Ευχάριστο βιβλιαράκι με μια αρκετά πρωτότυπη ιδέα και ένα ξεχωριστό μαύρο χιούμορ...υπήρξαν στιγμές που χαμογέλασα, υπήρξαν και στιγμές που συγκινήθηκα ελαφρώς όμως μου φάνηκε κάπως πρόχειρο. Μου φάνηκε οτι είχε μια πολυ ενδιαφέρον ιδέα αλλά δεν ήξερε πως να την εκτελέσει...και διαβάζοντας το τελείωμα!! Πραγματικά... έμεινα άφωνη! Η τελευταία πρόταση καταρρίπτει όλα όσα προσπάθησε να διδάξει το όλο βιβλίο!
Kristina
Aug 23, 2016 Kristina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Suicide Shop is an original, highly inventive, darkly humorous story. I can't remember the last time I read such an offbeat book. I may need to read it again because the surprise ending really caught me off guard. Altogether it's a quick but enjoyable read.

Thank you to Netgalley and Gallic Books for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review.
Ömer
Jan 27, 2017 Ömer rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.55/5

"Hayatta başarılı olamadınız mı? Bize gelin, ölümünüzü başaracaksınız."

Yorumu için: http://kronikokur.blogspot.com.tr/201...
David Katzman
Mar 13, 2017 David Katzman rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: unfinished
Abandoned. I like a good anti-humanist, Gothic satire every once in a while. But this was cruel without being funny. It was like The Adams Family plus emotional child abuse. I'm sure it "turns around" by the end, and everyone learns a good lesson. But no. Fuck this noise.
Maria
Apr 03, 2013 Maria rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, romance, humor
"A sua vida foi um fracasso? Connosco a sua morte será um sucesso!" "Viver mata." "Mesmo que não corte fundo, apanha tétano.", referindo-se a lâminas com ferrugem. Estes são alguns slogans que os clientes podem ver n' A Loja dos Suicídios. Lá arranjam tudo para um suicídio perfeito. E não há reclamações até porque quem poderia reclamar estará morto.

Opinião completa em: http://marcadordelivros.blogspot.pt/2...
Colin McKay Miller
Jul 20, 2010 Colin McKay Miller rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Colin by: Author Craig Wallwork
Most black comedies follow seedy individuals. Often times, the protagonist will have an epiphany (catalyzed by falling in love, discovering family and/or an increasing disenchantment with their seedy behavior) and will begin to change, even if the world they’ve lived in for so long won’t let them. Jean Teule’s The Suicide Shop, however, is a unique and delightful take on black comedy; dropping a hopeful individual into a world gone sour.

At the end of the twenty-first century, the world is in in
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Sandra
Este pequeno livro é de uma originalidade que roça o absurdo mas com humor... bem negro



Portanto, trata-se de uma família dedicada a proporcionar a qualquer alminha mais cabisbaixa uma morte e/ou suicídio ideal. E seria de esperar que se trata de uma família feliz, uma vez que fazem aquilo que mais gostam. Mas não. São infelizes e também eles desejam um adeus desta vida tão dolorosa.


Mas há alguém que tem um plano. Um plano para reformar a loja dos suicídios, a família Tuvache dos seus propósitos,
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Bianca
HAS YOUR LIFE BEEN A FAILURE? LET'S MAKE YOUR DEATH A SUCCESS!

The Suicide Shop can help you achieve, well, a good suicide. The Suicide Shop is owned and operated by the Touvache family; the head of the family is Mishima Touvache and his wife is Lucrece Tuvache. They have three children: Vincent is anorexic and suffers from migraines; Marylin is boring, dreary and totally unappealing. And then, there's Alan, the cherubic, smiley, blond boy, who was the result of his parents testing a condom wit
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Lammoth
Apr 20, 2012 Lammoth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Тьоле не хаби напразно изреченията и бързо ни въвежда в един пост-апокалиптичени свят, погълнат от сивота и депресия. Семейство Тюваш притежава магазин за самоубийци, в който предлагат въжета за бесене, ръждясали бръснарски ножчета, отровни ябълки и други джунджурийки, с които да задоволи "желанията" на клиентите си. Вследствие на скъсан презерватив се ражда и третото им дете - малкият Алан (кръстен е на Алан Тюринг, който е един от бащите на компютъра и който се самоубива като изяжда ябълка пот ...more
Aslı Dağlı
Jan 17, 2016 Aslı Dağlı rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Yorumum icin -> Instagram: dagli_asli

<3
Sara
Nov 04, 2015 Sara rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
O livro é engraçado carregadinho de humor negro.
Ana Fernandes
Jan 10, 2016 Ana Fernandes rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
Dei uma boas gargalhadas! Gosto do humor negro.
Entre 3⭐ a 3,5⭐
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John
Apr 03, 2017 John rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In some kind of post-apocalyptic future (it's never fully depicted; all we have are occasional allusions) the seemingly irremediably morose Tuvache family runs the Suicide Shop, where people can go to purchase the necessary equipment -- ropes, razor blades, poisons, etc. -- with which to bump themselves off. The only fly in their ointment is the youngest child, Alan (named for celebrated suicide Alan Turing), who's unfailingly, infectiously cheery. Thanks to the pernicious influence of Alan -- b ...more
Maria Espadinha
Aug 13, 2015 Maria Espadinha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Estou Feliz!

Encontrei o contra-peso ideal para equilibrar aqueles romances interessantes mas algo pesados que abordam temas como a guerra, as doenças terminais, o abuso de menores, o tráfico humano, etc, etc:

A Loja dos Suicídios:

Um negócio familiar, onde se podem encontrar os mais variados e requintados artigos capazes de garantir um suicídio eficaz
Nesta loja é proibido rir assim como qualquer outro indício de boa disposição
Há que cultivar uma atmosfera negativa para não afugentar os clientes
O u
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Jean Teulé est un romancier français, qui a également pratiqué la bande dessinée, le cinéma et la télévision.

Auteur de bande dessinée dans un premier temps, il a débuté à la télévision dans L'assiette anglaise de Bernard Rapp ou Nulle part ailleurs sur Canal+.

Homme de télévision, scénariste, comédien, cinéaste, il est avant tout écrivain. Ayant abandonné toute autre activité, il se consacre désorm
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“HAS YOUR LIFE BEEN A FAILURE? LET’S MAKE YOUR DEATH A SUCCESS!” 22 likes
“Alan! How many more times do I have to tell you? We do not say “see you soon” to customers when they leave our shop. We say “goodbye”, because they won’t be coming back, ever. When will you get that into your thick head?” 18 likes
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