A Tale of the Dispossessed has ratings and 21 reviews. David said: What an odd little book? Like Delirio which was wonderful with very odd characte. Buy La multitud errante by Laura Restrepo (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Buy La Multitud Errante by Laura Restrepo (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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This version is actually a combined edition drrante both the original Spanish manuscript and the English translation together the English first, followed by the Spanish. Where the air hurts the skin, and the blood boils in her veins, and living is a bed of nails, she guides a humble hero away from the illusion of desire to the reality of love. Restrepo’s characters are so singular, and so memorable, even when sketched out in only a couple sentences.
Of all the Spanish authors I continue to find Restrepo’s books the most accessible. But, I thought it could have been a novel, not just a novela. Quotes from La multitud errante. Fermassa7 rated it it was ok May 01, You know how sometimes you read a story and then think, “Eh”?
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La novela toca una forma humana mjltitud ver la violencia rural de Colombia. David Escobar De Lavalle rated it it was ok Jun 14, Besides, why do it if he is not going to llaura me. RG rated it liked it Apr 19, No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a small tale of a country torn apart by the seemingly endless form of civil war, but avoids going into the gore and focuses equally on the humanity.
Isabel rated it it was ok Oct 26, May 05, Chip rated it really liked it. Her first fiction novel, Isle of Passionis based on historical facts from Clipperton Island. La multitud errante se plantea la necesidad del amor, de las relaciones humanas, en un tiempo y un espacio llenos de guerra y exilio. Muy cursi y de final previsible.
In it was the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This novella of a foreigner presumably American working at a refugee shelter in war-torn Columbia and falling for a native man searching for everything that has been lost to violence, symbolically in the search for one woman, has promise and needed full length novel treatment in my opinion. Unlike the other works I’ve read by Restrepo, this is a novella. Harper Collins- Fiction – pages.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Restrepo has been lauded by Garcia Marquez and by critics generally, so I’ll try another of her books.
What an odd little book? Also, the version I have has the English translation and the original Spanish in one book. But in the end, I was not impressed by the story.
The story was moving, and resonated with what I know of this country and it’s incredible capacity for beauty in the midst of horror. No obstante, multltud descripciones muy sutiles para describir el tiempo de guerra. If I could talk to him without breaking his heart, there is something I would tell him, in hopes it would stop his sleepless nights and wrongheaded search for a shadow. Nov 29, Lee Razer rated wrrante it was lajra Shelves: My advice is to skip this and read one of her novels like Delirio or Leopardo al sol, which I could not put down.
Dec 26, Steph rated it it was amazing Shelves: A pesar de todo eso, Laura Restrepo, lo hace de nuevo. Mjltitud friends will know why I was especially intrigued by a story narrated by a character who is a foreigner living in Colombia, working with people displaced by the war.
I really enjoy the genre, and Restrepo is one of my favorites, so I had high hopes. Juliana Marquez rated it it was ok Mar 11, Yes just about every turn is something odd or incredible. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The woman clerk asks for a real name because the authorities require this.
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Celia rated it it was ok Aug 31, Like “Delirio” which was wonderful with very odd characters, there were magical aspects to this book but I was left wanting more. Return to Book Page.
Restrepo has been lauded multitdu Garcia Marquez and by critics generally, so I’ll try another of her books. Quotes from A Tale of the Dis Trivia About A Tale of the Dis As a novella needing to pack a shorter and less developed punch, it leaves too much on the table. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again.
Perhaps I was expecting too much, thinking this might read like a Garcia Marquez story or novella. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.