Kiss of the Spider Woman by Manuel Puig

"Kiss of the Spider Woman" is a novel set in an Argentine prison where two cellmates, a gay window dresser and a political revolutionary, share stories to pass the time. The window dresser recounts various films he's seen, which often involve strong, glamorous women, while the revolutionary shares his political ideologies. As they spend time together, they form an unlikely bond, exploring themes of sexuality, oppression, and the power of storytelling.

The 1940th greatest book of all time


Published
1976
Nationality
Argentinian
Type
Fiction
Pages
280-320
Words
60,000
Original Language
Spanish

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