Palabras envenenadas by Maite Carranza, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Editions for Palabras envenenadas: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback), (Paperback published in ), Language: Spanish. Brand New Book. Maite Carranza had previously dealt with topics like sexual abuse or prostitution in her career as script writer.
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For this reason, each chapter is titled simply with the name of the character which forms its subject. Book ratings by Goodreads.
As such, the novel is closely linked with the chronicle genre, since the narrator presents what happens on the day in question in the words of the protagonists themselves. As we have said, the reader is a witness to the police investigation of the disappearance which took place four years earlier and which is reopened because the inspector in charge of the case is about to retire.
Palabras envenenadas (Poisoned Words)
The plot appears like a puzzle difficult to fit, made up of four different views of the case in first person: Read more Read less. Maite Carranza has been able to find the right tone when tackling such sensitive issues by highlighting the feelings of guilt, domination, and deception, and the hurtfulness of words, the poisoned words that produce cowardly silences, because society tends to cover its eyes when dealing with unassailable relationships such as those between teachers and students and parents and children.
Gifted with a fine power of observation, completed with his experience and his capacity of empathy towards the weak, in this case the despondent mother, he gives us his account of the case with all the details and cold deductions put forward by the mind of a police officer but with the feelings of impotence in front of an unsolved case, especially frustrating for having had several suspects that went finally free.
Barbara was a pretty and intelligent girl, with a seemingly bright future, but who comes back from a vacation totally changed, with a strange demeanor and rebellious with everyone, and failing all her school subjects.
We come to know Barbara, we accompany her in her predicament and we feel as impotent as she does. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Contact us About us. We really appreciate Inspector Lozano and we are optimistic that he will solve the case before he retires. It seemed like a normal enough day except that it was the last day of work for Lozano before his retirement from the force, but everything changes when, Barbara, long presumed dead, calls her former best friend Eva Carrasco and pleads for help and then is abruptly cut off.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Maiite, hopeless but unable to stop blaming herself for her daughters fate, she lives in the desperate world of the living dead. In this way, the representation of closed spaces parallels the life characters trapped in their own physical and mental cages: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
Please try again later. Un enigma que, despues de cuatro anos sin resolverse, va a verse sacudido por nuevas claves. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In addition, the twenty-eight chapters are divided into three parts. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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The mothers lost inner dialogue made up of guilt, desperation and confusion, gives the most dramatic maote to the novel. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Palabras envenenadas es una cronica de un dia trepidante, vivido a contrarreloj y protagonizado por tres personas envebenadas a Barbara Molina, desaparecida misteriosa y violentamente cuando tenia quince anos.
Edebe March 10, Language: The fast-paced inner conversations of these main characters take the reader into the plot, into an almost oppressive atmosphere, confused at the beginning but filled with subtle details that the reader will be gathering alongside the development of the plot, to get to the action-packed final pages.
And it this framework which makes the novel attractive, for Maite Carranza has been able to get into the head of the characters and disclose their interior monologues, so paoabras the reader may understand what they are living through.
However, more important to the reader are the contrasts between closed and open spaces that appear throughout the text. The novel is narrated in third person for all characters, except for Barbara Molina, for whom the first person is reserved, perhaps to underscore that she can only talk to herself because she has no contact with anyone.
The novel completes its mosaic with Barbaras best friend, Eva, a key character in the development of events. English Choose a language for shopping.