Arrugas (Spanish Edition) [Paco Roca] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book. Francisco Martínez Roca aka Paco Roca (born in on Valencia, Spain) is a Spanish strip cartoonist with experience in graphic novels and advertisement illustrations. He’s best known for his comic-books like Wrinkles. Perro Verde Films produced a cinema adaptation titled Arrugas (Spanish for. Wrinkles (in Spanish: Arrugas) was a huge commercial breakthrough for Paco Roca when it was published in Spain in The protagonist is.

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El Alzheimer es tremendamente cruel y este libro refleja la enfermedad tal y como es. Dreams, visions, thoughts, emotives. Instead Paco Roca, the straight up brilliant author and illustrator for this astoundingly beautiful graphic novel turns a forgotten man grappling with a horrifying disease into something very like a arruyas tale.

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We are so wrong. Home of the 3-Star Review. Non so assolutamente di cosa tratti, mi sono fidato solo di buone recensioni, la sorpresa mi piace sempre molto. Items borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan are dependent on the policies of the lending library. Because I too, like many of you, can be undone by simple stories told well. When I was younger, say twenty-one or so, my brother read me an account of an unpopular man in the s who had been driven from a town while being pelted with stones.

In quel luogo, insieme a Emilio, Roca fa entrare di soppiatto anche noi; il disagio e la tristezza del primo impatto, il tempo statico, i dolori, gli acciacchi, i ritmi scanditi solo dal cibo e dal sonno, la TV accesa che nessuno guarda, l’attesa della visita di figli e parenti che non arrivano, un vicino che non sente, uno che non vede, uno che non ricorda, uno che muore.


Ernest will live out the remainder of his days here, a life mediated through the fog of medications. Mais um autor de estreia para mim. La trama si concentra su Emilio, un anziano che soffre di Alzheimer e che per questo viene portato dalla sua famiglia in casa riposo.

Their artistry is evident and clear. For the author, the human community is like a library where book We just know how to be young and we believe we’ll always be. Return to Book Page. Acho que li isto em 15 minutos.

Niente di tutto questo. Although she thought the subject rather depressing at first sight, she read this in one sitting, stirred by the story and some of the characters. A respectful, truthful and realistic picture of the lives facing those with Alzheimers.

Thanks to its great quality and sales, selling twenty thousand copies pavo a year, the work won a large number of awards. Aug 21, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Emilio, un antiguo ejecutivo bancario, es internado en una residencia de ancianos por su familia tras sufrir una nueva crisis de Alzheimer. Because this is a disease that robs its victims of literally everything that defines them Roca recognizes and emphasizes the incredible importance of even the smallest glimpses of a rapidly disappearing past.


Roca is reminding us of the value and surprising beauty in every stage of life. Before I had kids,[2] my only real fear in life was losing who I was to some catastrophe like brain injury—or to one of the many handfuls of maladies that assault those of old age.

Wrinkles by Paco Roca review – a tender graphic novel about Alzheimer’s disease

Nov 05, Fugo Feedback rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Full description Saved in: Gracias, Paco Roca, por invocarme a la Zule, fue uno de los mejores regalos que me hizo un libro. Years later, he reverted again to his former self, but for me the damage was well accomplished. Miguel on the other hand is determined not to arrubas in to old age without a fight. Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. arruhas

This one looks for some temporary hope in friendship and resistance to the tide of despair. I read this because I first read Seth T’s actual professional-level review that can be found on his amazing website Good Ckmic Bad: In one moment a man is seventy-two and standing alone in a foyer, and in the next he arrgas six and is stood up awkwardly before a room of his new classmates.

Because the metaphorical nights are long and they threaten always the metaphorical days.