Set against the backdrop of the both optimistic and violent 1950s and 1960s, Affections traces the Ertls's slow and inevitable breakdown through the various erratic trajectories of each family member: Hans's undertakings of colossal, foolhardy projects and his subsequent spectacular failures; his daughter Monika, heir to his adventurous spirit, who joins the Bolivian Marxist guerrillas and becomes known as "Che Guevara's avenger"; and his wife and two younger sisters left to pick up the pieces in their wake.
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Elena se pasa la juventud imaginando formas poco dolorosas de matarse, pero no quiere que su historia sea triste. Por eso se entrega, mientras tanto, a melancólicos enredos sexuales, a la vez que bosqueja libros muy distintos a los que se escriben y celebran en su asfixiante país-provincia.Esta novela constituye una indagación sobre el dolor, sobre la legitimidad del dolor.
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The story of a few middle-aged friends on a rural getaway, where menace gradually intrudes. McSweeney's is a literary journal based in San Francisco.
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