Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

Title: Kiss of the Spider Woman

Author: Manuel Puig

Genre: Fiction

Latinxs: Argentina, LGBTQ+

About: Kiss of the Spider Woman is a graceful, intensely compelling novel about love and victimization. In an Argentine prison, two men share a cell: Molina, a gay window dresser who is self-centered, self-denigrating, yet charming as well; and Valentin, an articulate, fiercely dogmatic revolutionary haunted by memories of a woman he left for the cause. Both are gradually transformed by their guarded but growing friendship and by Molina’s obsession with the fantasy and romance of the movies. (amazon.com)

Purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Kiss-Spider-Woman-Manuel-Puig/

 

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