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Washing Dishes in Hotel Paradise

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A sailor makes his way along the Uruguayan coast of the Río de la Plata. Reaching the radio station Pacheco, a stopping point for all mariners wishing to contact the mainland, he places a call to his wife. When a male voice answers, and the line falls dead immediately afterwards, the seaman begins to wonder whether it is the technology or his wife’s fidelity that he must d ...more
Paperback, Hesperus worldwide, 104 pages
Published December 1st 2010 by London: Hesperus Press (first published July 1st 2006)
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Como un cazador o un traficante de historias, Eduardo Belgrano Rawson oficia el rito a la vez �ntimo y salvaje de narrar. En estos cuentos, el escritor se cobra las piezas m�s singulares de una fauna diversa pero entra�able: el marino que estando al otro lado del mundo se descubre enga�ado en casa; los enamorados que resisten m�s all� de los reveses de la historia y el sentido com�n; el digno presidente derrocado por el primero de una larga lista de golpes militares que muere en la miseria; el v ...more
Grady Ormsby
Aug 25, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Washing Dishes in Hotel Paradise is a series of short stories by Argentinian Eduardo Belgrano Rawson, translated by Rosie Marteau. Written with a touch of the magical realism characteristic of Gabriel García Márquez, and Salman Rushdie, these tales contain a wry wit, unlikely situations, political overtones, cultural conflicts and ironic absurdities. The characters include auto racers, ballet dancers, sailors, scamsters and film makers. Rawson provides the reader with a collage of contemporary l ...more
Analia
Jul 04, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
loved the stories.
Edgardo Gimenez
Mar 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bellísimas historias...
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