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Como ser buenos (Spanish Edition)

by Nick Hornby

ISBN 8433967770 / 9788433967770 / 84-339-6777-0
Publisher Anagrama
Country Spain
Language Spanish
Edition Softcover
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Katie Carr es madre de dos hijos, ejerce la medicina, y le gustaria estar convencida de que es buena persona porque ayuda a los demas. En un viaje a Leeds, tiene una aventura con un hombre mas joven que ella y a partir de ese momento todo su mundo se transforma en un mar de dudas. Y es que su cinico marido toma la repentina decision de cambiar radicalmente y, tras una terapia, se transforma en un dechado de virtudes. Pero su enloquecida bondad no tiene freno y Katie se ve obligada a tomar el papel de cinica... Una mirada maliciosamente ironica sobre la vida familiar, la crisis de la mediana edad, la buena conciencia liberal, y la obsesion por ser buenas personas, escrita por uno de los mas agudos y divertidos cronistas de la Inglaterra contemporanea. / Katie Carr is a mother to two sons, practices medicine and she would like to think that she is a good person because she helps others. On a trip to Leeds, she has an affair with a man younger than her and from that moment onwards her life transforms into a sea of doubt. The thing is, her cynical husband takes the sudden decision to radically change, and after therapy he becomes a paragon of virtues. But his insane goodness has no limits and Katie is forced to take on the role of cynic This is a maliciously ironic look at family life, the crisis of middle age, the good liberal conscience and the obsession with being good people, written by one of the sharpest and funniest chroniclers of contemporary England [via]