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Excelente, muy bien escrito y muy divertido. I think I would have enjoyed this more if I knew anything about Columbian history, but the discussion of how the past affects the present is really interesting, especially coming from multiple perspectives.

El Cartografo de Lisboa Erik Orsenna. So this might not be the best introduction to Evelio Rosero’s work the unrelentingly bleak yet monumental “The Armies” still takes the cake, fo This was a challenging book for me to read. It is a novel of dazzling confinement, where sight is the main character: En apariencia, el doctor Justo Pastor Proceso lo tiene todo para sentirse afortunado: Bolivar had always been an evil politician in the face of the Liberator who commanded the first slaughter of civilians in Colombia.

To put an end to the myth, Lopez devises an elaborate stunt, involving a carnival float for the day of The Black and White Carnival, which celebrates the Feast of the Holy Innocents.

La carroza de Bolívar

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Giovanni rated it really liked it Oct 16, Jae rated it it was ok Jan 19, The portrayals of the characters are unflinching and terse, starting from Doctor Lopez, to his cruel wife, to the poet charged with following him, to his holier-than-thou neighbour, right down to his youngest daughter, a sociopath in the making. Refresh and try again. IDK, maybe I’m completely misunderstanding it, and they’re actually, like, oppressed by their sexuality, or sociopaths in the making.


I wouldn’t be surprised if other readers found themselves feeling a bit lost and overwhelmed. Honestly, I’m not much accustomed with the history of Liberator in America. Mantis Matsuri rated it it was amazing Feb 13, I wonder how that connects But in Colombia you question the founding fables at your peril.

Please try again later. Mateo knows about the outside world for what he sees through the windows. Unable to recognize his despair and isolation, Lopez becomes obsessed with exposing the myth of national hero Simon Bolivar for what it is: Las Golondrinas de Montecassino Helena Janeczek. The Best Books of This book has made me rethink certain things I’ve always taken for granted, which is a terrific thing for a book to have accomplished. But what impressed me was their bad-assness, especially after frequent depictions of women on the receiving end of violence and oppression not just in this book but in “The Armies”.

It felt to me like Rosero was compensating for that, somewhat. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That decision will mobilize the active forces, the governor, generals and even a guerrilla formatting cell.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The prose is fine, crisp yet filled with dark humor and comics. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Los Cuentos Ramiro Pinilla. Yesica rated it liked it Aug 27, One that will lay bare the massacres, betrayals and countless deflowerings that history has forgotten.

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La carroza de Bolívar by Evelio Rosero

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. What ends up happening to this poet evoked SO much for me in terms of Colombia’s history with violence and youth that I found it personally very moving, almost difficult to endure. La primera bolivaf del libro establece una especie de renacer: This is a difficult book.


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However, in interviewing locals about Bolivar, Lopez discovers that in s Pasto, Colombia, the myth of Bolivar holds a tight grip on the identity of the city and stirs up the wrath of people, who may turn laa prank into a matter of life and death. Pero los enredos en los que se ve envuelto a raiz de la fiesta de carrozs Inocentes y los desfiles carnavalescos del ano hacen caer las falsas apariencias, y el sorprendido doctor Justo Pastor Proceso asume que en realidad su mujer se burla de el, sus hijas no le tienen demasiado en cuenta, y sus amigos se aprovechan.

Rosero is likened to Garbriel Garcia Marquez for his use of imagery and tendencies toward magical carrpza, and although he doesn’t quite reach those lofty heights, the comparison is well deserved.

Nos muestra una faceta diferente de nuestro libertador. This was a challenging book for me to read. View all 9 boilvar. Y el experimento le sale bien: Doctor Lopez is both a fool and an everyday man looking for compassion, understanding, and some semblance of love.