The Resource Albina and the dog-men, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam ; with illustrations by François Boucq

Albina and the dog-men, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam ; with illustrations by François Boucq

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Albina and the dog-men
Title
Albina and the dog-men
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Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam ; with illustrations by François Boucq
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eng
Summary
A darkly funny, surreal novel set in Chile and Peru, Albina and the Dog-Men is Alejandro Jodorowsky's sprawling modern myth in which sexual desire appears as a dangerous and generative force that mutates and transforms, unraveling identities and rending the social and moral fabric of a small town. Written with the stunning vision and cinematic flair he brought to his cult 1970s psychedelic freak-out films El Topo and The Holy Mountain, Jodorowsky turns the classic stranger-comes-to-town narrative on its head in his novel Albina and the Dog-Men. When two women--a beautiful amnesiac albino giantess and her protector, a leather-tough woman called Crabby--arrive in this South American desert town, Albina's otherworldly allure and unfettered sensuality turns men into wild animals. Chased at the same time by a clubfoot criminal, Albina and Crabby must fend off their aggressors before the town consumes itself in an orgy of lust and violence
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863/.64
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illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7298.2.O3
LC item number
A43 2016
Literary form
fiction
Albina and the dog-men, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam ; with illustrations by François Boucq
Label
Albina and the dog-men, Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated from the Spanish by Alfred MacAdam ; with illustrations by François Boucq
Publication
Note
  • "A fantastical novel."
  • Originally published a Albina y los hombres-perro, Ediciones Siruela, 2002
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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ocn918284817
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19 cm.
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Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9781632060549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)918284817

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