The Ballad of Johnny Sosa

Mario Delgado Aparaín Elizabeth Hampsten

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The Ballad of Johnny Sosa

The Ballad of Johnny Sosa Every night Johnny Sosa a poor young black musician sings melancholic soul music in the small bar in the town s brothel dreaming of a life beyond his confining world and for a few hours each da

  • Title: The Ballad of Johnny Sosa
  • Author: Mario Delgado Aparaín Elizabeth Hampsten
  • ISBN: 9781585676040
  • Page: 358
  • Format: Paperback
  • Every night, Johnny Sosa, a poor, young, black musician, sings melancholic soul music in the small bar in the town s brothel, dreaming of a life beyond his confining world, and for a few hours each day ignoring the secretive and oppressive military regim

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    1. dianne on said:

      What a delightful story, delightfully told. i think this might be the first tale of the effect on the life of someone totally apolitical, if that is possible, by the imposition of the military junta in Uruguay 1973-84. Usually, the stories are of the militants, the resistance, the activists. In this, a Black, notably talented artist - i guess that probably makes him political, eh? - in an absolutely nowhere nuthin' town in the middle of the uninhabited pampas, becomes a target for the use of the [...]

    2. Enas on said:

      ο τζόνι σόσα είναι ένας ονειροπόλος νέγρος που λατρεύει τα μπλουζ. περνάει τα πρωινά του ακούγωντας ευλαβικά την ιστορία του ινδάλματός του στο ραδιόφωνο και τα βράδια παίζει τη μουσική του στο καμπαρέ του μικρού χωριού κάπου στην ουρουγουάη.η ρουτίνα του τζόνι και ολόκλη [...]

    3. João Carlos on said:

      Mario Delgado Aparaín oferece-nos uma grande novela com apenas cento e nove páginas – apresentando-nos uma personagem verdadeiramente inesquecível, de seu nome Johnny Sosa, um pobre negro sem dentes, amante dos blues e fascinado pelo intérprete Lou Brakley, que todos os sábados num inglês completamente indecifrável canta no bar/bordel Chantecler, na pequena aldeia Mosquitos, situada no interior do Uruguai.Johnny Sosa vive com a sua esposa Diana, adepta do tango, um dos períodos mais tr [...]

    4. Sónia on said:

      Esta pequena obra tem como pano de fundo um País que procura liberdade, em que o seu povo vive amarrado ao passado e, em simultâneo, à espera de um futuro adquirido com base no vincar das suas ideologias. À partida seria uma estória como tantas outras, apenas tendo os ingredientes que apresentei. Mas não é o caso Com um humor característico mostra-nos o quão difícil pode ser a dualidade entre o onde estamos e para onde vamos, assim como aquilo que se é e o que outros querem de nós. O [...]

    5. Cloud Jumpa on said:

      Interesting and humorous. Definitely something different. :)

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