Horizontal Vertigo: A City Called Mexico Free Audiobook Download by Juan Villoro

Horizontal Vertigo is a stunning memoir about what it means to be an undocumented immigrant in the United States. The book is vividly written, vivid with its adjectives and metaphors. Villoro's sentences are short, concise and powerful.

In this novel, the narrator is an unnamed poet who lives in Mexico City. The narrator spends a lot of time with other poets and one day meets a woman named Luz María. They have sex that night and she becomes his muse, inspiring many poems and opening up a new world to him. He takes her to a party where he meets Pedro Vázquez for the first time, leading the three into complicated paths and resulting in too much liquor for the narrator to handle.

When [Juan Villoro] visits Mexico City, he encounters a city of violence and chaos, a city without any sense of control. This is not the Mexico City that he once knew. In his exploration of this new Mexico, he comes across the story of Horizontal Vertigo: a novel chronicling one woman's experience with a specific type and variety of vertigo.

In this work, the author wrote about Mexico City from the perspective of a Mexican immigrant who fled the violence and corruption in his home country to find his own space. He reflects on how much has changed for Mexico City since he left, but also on how it remains true to its roots.

So, there is no single cause of vertigo. Some people are born with it. Some get sudden waves of vertigo in the form of migraines, causing them to vomit and be unconscious for some time. For others, however, it's something that develops over a period of time with age. There are no cures for vertigo and treatment can vary from one person to another.

Horizontal Vertigo: A City Called Mexico by Juan Villoro, narrated by Gabriel Porras, is an audiobook download that is based on the author's memoir of his life in Mexico. The book recounts his move to a small mountain town where he and his family own a restaurant near Cancun. From there he shares memories of growing up in Ciudad Juárez and discusses how Mexican society affects the lives of its people.

Published Date 2021-03-23
Duration 16 hours 30 minutes
Author Juan Villoro
Narrated Gabriel Porras
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Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Travel
Parent Category Caribbean, Latin America

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