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Maggie de Koenigsberg rated it liked it Aug 01, Nick Sweet rated it liked it Sep 10, E Camou rated it really liked it Sep 09, When Columbus ventures north, he hears tales of a land across the ocean, a northerly land with bronze-skinned people paddling little boats made of animal skins.
El arpa y la sombra
Published June by Alianza first published Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and literature.
Sara Cranwell rated it liked it Apr 01, Alyn rated it liked it Oct 08, It is told in three parts Whereas the other Alejo Carpentier book I’ve read so far The Lost Steps or Los Pasos Perdidos was written with gargantuan paragraphs and it fit with the journey motif there, the same paragraphs here felt forced and lost meaning until the end.
The seafaring element brings with it a surprising, instinctual excitement.
Hend qlejo it liked it Sep 24, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Prior, Colombus had been maintained with that Western propaganda with hardly any blemish allowed, and therefore Carpentier’s book really set the story straight. Refresh and try again. Rather interesting book; has that Latin American quality of combining life and death as one-in-the-same, where the srpa world is, while compiling of the afterlife to come, not necessarilly more important than it.
El Arpa y la Sombra by Alejo Carpentier (1999, Hardcover)
If you are fascinated by Aarpa official discoverer, then this book is for you. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.
Pedro rated it really liked it Mar 11, Along the way readers gets a look into the imagined mind of Columbus as he goes through his attempts to get funding for his voyages. El autor hace uso del lenguaje barroco y la novela, aunque es corta, parece cargada. Mar 01, Lectora Incompredida rated it liked it.
Colombus was a selfish, br Rather interesting book; has that Latin American quality of combining life and death as one-in-the-same, where the mortal world is, while compiling of the afterlife to come, not necessarilly more important than it. To read my full review, please go to: Well written, at least Polish translation is, no complaints on this from Initially, I was reading with wrong expectations.
Well written, at least Polish translation is, no complaints on this from me. Write a customer review. Jul 08, Sombrs.
El arpa y la sombra – Alejo Carpentier
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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Open Preview See a Problem? The other side sees Columbus as a symbol of our yearning to discover new worlds and of the resourcefulness necessary to follow through on that yearning. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Gerardo Guarache Ocque rated it carpenttier it Feb 16, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
The actual quality of the book seems somewhat less, though. A writer of considerable power, he shows his mastery most tellingly in this novel’s construction. For those of you who disagree, see if you can’t finish this sentence: Humphrey Kostra rated it liked it Aug 18, caarpentier El Zuco rated it liked it Apr 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.