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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This story touches me specially because my grandmother suffers from something similar to Alzheimer and she is almost like a baby, she just demands affetion, love, care and protection. Acho que li isto em 15 minutos. Topics In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

We just know how to be arrugss and we believe we’ll always be. We forget they played an important part in our lives and in society and consider them useless. Un libro di livello superiore, toccante, delicato, tenero, malinconico, umano.

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

Is this book appropriate for readers coic grade and under? Roca is reminding us of the value and surprising beauty in every stage of life. This is a beautiful, beautiful story that handles one of the most heartbreaking and terrible diseases in existence ardugas a graceful and very loving hand. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Emilio, a former bank manager, is taken to an old age home by his bitter son when his rapidly worsening dementia becomes too much for him to deal with.

Aug 15, Lucia Fonseca rated it it was amazing. Observing sceptically the other residents in their growing frailty, he gradually gets accustomed to communal life and to the tedious pattern of sleeping, bingo-playing and chair gymnastics, befriending some of the residents arrugaas sharing the dinner table.

He scoffs at the gentle and loving Georgette who gave up her own life to follow her husband Marcel, another Alzheimer’s patient, and care for him. Hard and heart-breaking but cute and sooo necessary.


Non prende scorciatoie, racconta tutto, senza compiacimento, senza cercare la lacrima facile. A woman is pictured, seated by the window in her wheel chair, old and haggard; in the prior panel she is a young woman of beauty and elegance, riding the window seat of the Orient Express. Styles In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

These amusing anecdotes and funny bits and pieces of lives gone askew were toying with my deepest and tremblingest insecurities. The group this graphic novel depicts fights loneliness and isolation by bonding, understanding and teasing each other, creating a new family in the weirdest of places. Arrugas by Paco Roca.

Moreno roa it really liked it. 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.

Gracias, Paco Roca, por invocarme a la Zule, fue uno de los mejores regalos que me hizo un libro. Ho voluto intraprendere questa lettura principalmente per motivi personali ma anche per un mio interesse nei confronti di questo disturbo degenerativo.

We forget they played an important part in our lives and in socie Comjc and heart-breaking but cute and sooo necessary. Preview — Arrugas by Paco Roca.

LE A minha estreia arruas mundo das graphic novels foi, como podem constatar, a melhor que poderia ter tido. Cultural routes Cities, towns and villages Fiestas and traditions Artists and creators Outstanding works. In one lovely scene Miguel introduces Emilio to Mrs. Then it becomes very powerful when Emilio’s condition worsens and Arruga tries a variety of ruses to convince the staff that Emilio is still able to look after himself.

Aug 27, Repix rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a beaut graphic novel telling the story of Emilio who suffering from dementia enters an old persons home. Regardless of our age we never stop dreaming. Miguel on the other hand is determined not to give in to old age without a fight.

Hardcoverpages. Death, cancer, bullies, leukemia, pedophiles, them growing up to not like me. Having put a grandmother in assistant care this brought up all the emotions all over again. Non so assolutamente di cosa tratti, mi sono fidato solo di buone recensioni, la sorpresa mi piace sempre molto.


Molto molto dolce e commovente. Comics are for the young, largely.

Summaries and Excerpts: Wrinkles / Paco Roca.

Si evita una delusione. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. I disegni sono chiari e puliti e i colori fantastici! And ones about Alzheimer’s, which in an aging population looks something like an epidemic? View all 36 comments.

View all 4 arruugas. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Assuming that living a life in human dignity requires a certain degree of freedom, autonomy and individuality, people sometimes postulate rlca if they would find themselves debilitating and in a situation deprived of the essentialities of what makes us human and which define a certain quality of life, they would prefer having their lives shortened.

Items borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan are dependent on the policies of the lending library. One of pxco great glories of the comics medium and one that is continually being probed and explored is its ability to propose a visual-narrative reflection of psychological phenomena.

Another resident sees members of the Legion everywhere. L’autore ha scritto di un mondo, quello degli anziani, poco considerato e l’ha fatto nel migliore dei modi.

Arrugas by Paco Roca

Their artistry is evident and clear. This book is by turns touching, heart breaking, and really funny. 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. Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage.

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