By Margaret Atwood
Una espléndida novela inédita en castellano de Margaret Atwood, candidata al Premio Nobel.
Margaret Atwood elabora una trama a tres con overall dominio del retrato psicológico de sus personajes, como si se trataran de cuerpos celestes que vagan en el espacio, a punto del colapso, del choque o, por el contrario, de una armoniosa gravitación.
El matrimonio de Elizabeth y Nate hace tiempo que no funciona, pero, por el bien de sus dos hijas, deciden llegar a un acuerdo: ambos seguirán viviendo bajo el mismo techo pero podrán salir con otras personas. En estas circunstancias, Nate inicia una relación con Lesje, una paleontóloga más apasionada por los dinosaurios que por los hombres de carne y hueso.
Mientras Elizabeth se enfrenta al suicidio de su último amante, poco a poco, Lesje cambiará las vidas que conocían para siempre; se convertirá en los angeles causa del cambio y l. a. evolución, hasta el punto de encontrar su lugar en el mundo quedándose embarazada y pasando a formar parte de los angeles cadena de los angeles vida.
La pasión acaba siendo l. a. única forma de trascender, de dar sentido a l. a. carne y los huesos que, inevitablemente, se convertirán en fósiles que alguien estudiará en un lejano futuro.
Imprisoned through partitions in their personal development, listed here are 3 humans, every one in midlife, in midcrisis, pressured to make choices--after the principles have replaced. Elizabeth, together with her managed sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the incorrect guy. She has simply misplaced her most up-to-date lover to suicide. Nate, her mild, indecisive husband, is making plans to go away her for Lesje, a perennial blameless who prefers dinosaurs to males. placing over all of them is the ghost of Elizabeth's useless lover...and the dizzying hazard of 3 lives careening unavoidably towards an analogous climax.
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