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La Amortajada by María Luisa Bombal

Having a dead person tell the story is not an entirely original concept — there are two famous films, for example, that use this technique Sunset Boulevard and American Beauty — but it can be very effective as it is here. Now tranquil in her death, with people admiring her beautiful corpse, she can contemplate her life. And, as they come and look at the corpse, she thinks of what they meant to her. First of all is Ricardo, the passionate love of her youth, who left her pregnant and whose mother made him marry someone else. Then there is her family — her sons who admired her youth but resented it as well, her daughter who thinks her mother was never young. Then comes Fernando with whom she had a destructive relationship during her marriage. Finally there is her husband, Antonio.


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At the University of Paris she studied literature and philosophy. There, she was part of a different cultural and artistic panorama, place where she gained interest in literature and of course, in writing novels. After finishing her university studies she came back to Chile, reuniting with his mother and sisters again. She also studied violin with the music teacher Jacques Thibaud and drama with Charles Dolan. In she published one of her most famous and most important novels in Chilean literature , La Amortajada, which earned her the Premio de la Novela de la Municipalidad de Santiago Novel prize of Santiago's Municipality.

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