Manuel Puig




Juan Manuel Puig Delledonne (December 28, 1932 – July 22, 1990), commonly called Manuel Puig, was an Argentine author. Among his best-known novels are La traición de Rita Hayworth (Betrayed by Rita Hayworth, 1968), Boquitas pintadas (Heartbreak Tango, 1969), and El beso de la mujer araña (Kiss of the Spider Woman, 1976) which was adapted into the film released in 1985, directed by the Argentine-Brazilian director Héctor Babenco; and a Broadway musical in 1993.





The best books of all time by Manuel Puig

  1. 973 . Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig

    Manuel Puig's celebrated first novel is a startling anatomy of a small town in thrall to its own petty lusts, betrayals, scandals, thefts, and gossip -- but most of all, to the movies. Centering ar...

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  2. 1106 . Heartbreak Tango by Manuel Puig

    Heartbreak Tango (original title Boquitas pintadas in Spanish: "Painted Little Kisses") is a novel by Argentine author Manuel Puig. It is Puig's second novel published first in 1969, following the...

  3. 1335 . Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

    Kiss of the Spider Woman (Spanish: El beso de la mujer araña) is a 1976 novel by Argentine writer Manuel Puig. It depicts the daily conversations between two cellmates in an Argentine prison, Molin...