La Casa Verde by Mario Vargas Llosa

By Mario Vargas Llosa

Novela ejemplar en l. a. historia del growth latinoamericano, los angeles casa verde es una experiencia ineludible para todo aquel que quiera conocer en profundidad los angeles obra narrativa de Mario Vargas Llosa.

¿Cuál es el secreto que encierra l. a. casa verde?

Con motivo del 50 aniversario de Alfaguara, este título ha sido elegido como uno de los 50 imprescindibles de l. a. historia de l. a. editorial.

La casa verde ocurre en dos lugares muy alejados entre sí, Piura, en el desierto del litoral peruano, y Santa María de Nieva, una factoría y misión religiosa perdida en el corazón de los angeles Amazonía. Símbolo de l. a. historia es los angeles mítica casa de placer que don Anselmo, el forastero, erige en las afueras de Piura.

La casa verde (1965) recibió al año siguiente de su publicación el Premio de los angeles Crítica y, en 1967, el Premio Internacional de Literatura Rómulo Gallegos a los angeles mejor novela en lengua española.

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«La casa verde es maravillosa.»

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La única Marilyn que vi en el cine es Marilyn Brando. Gran actriz. Me mató con su actuación en La Madrina, que para mí es la mejor película de Francesca Ford Coppola. La situación comenzaba a inquietarme. El hasta ese momento insospechado (para mí) delirio de Diana había construido una cinematografía con los sexos invertidos. Aunque no del todo coherente, ya que a Gregory Peck y Jerry Lewis los había dejado intactos. –¿La... Madrina? –Sí. Basada en la novela de María Puzo. –Sí. Ya veo –dije, y luego de mirarla fijamente a los ojos esperando alguna clase de desmentido (una palabra, una sonrisa, o lo que fuese), añadí: –lo que no sé es si me estás tomando el pelo o si estás más loca que mi hermana.

Alfombra. Whisky con hielo. O yogur. Así empecé a desvariar, y a hacerme algunos ligeros toques masturbatorios con la mano desde el bolsillo. Nada serio, nada que hiciera trabajar mucho la próstata. Apenas un aviso, para que ésta supiera lo que le esperaba más tarde y se pusiera en guardia, preparándose para luego estar a la altura de los acontecimientos. Es bueno aclarar que la mano con que realicé estas maniobras secretas, amparado en la opacidad de mi escritorio, fue la izquierda. Para una masturbación plena y completa yo siempre había utilizado la derecha, pero con el pantalón puesto el bolsillo izquierdo estaba mucho más cerca de mi miembro y allí tuve que fijar obligadamente mi base 62 | Leo Maslíah de operaciones.

Qué pasa? –pregunté a Diana–. ¿Siempre atienden en casal, acá? –Parece que sí –dijo ella–. Yo nunca había venido acá, pero sé de varios bares donde es así. –Nunca vi. Pero por lo menos podía haberte atendido el mozo a vos y la moza a mí –dije, bromeando. –Así es en los bares porno –contestó Diana. La mujer loba ataca de nuevo | 33 –¿Bares porno? ¿Y vos qué sabés de eso? –Sólo de oídas –se apresuró a decir ella–. No te sulfures. –¿Se puede saber qué te dio por andar ventilando nuestras intimidades con mi hermana?

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