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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Lindsay rated it it was ok Sep 03, A Tale of the Dispossessed speaks to us about the inexorable law that has led man, expelled from paradise since the days of Adam through to modern times, in his search for a way back home. I really enjoy the retrepo, and Restrepo is one of my favorites, so I had high hopes.
Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer. Jayan Parameswaran rated it it was ok Aug 20, Published August 3rd by Harper Perennial first published You know how sometimes you read a story and then think, “Eh”?
Set against an Armageddon of violence and massacres, somehow the magic of desire evolves into love, a piece of beauty in a small sheltered convent that is safe haven from the war without.
The woman clerk asks for a real name because the authorities require this. Llena de atractivos, de nuevo, la novela goza de un manejo del lenguaje espectacular al que Restrepo nos tiene muy acostumbrados. Natalia Abalo rated it it was lahra Aug 15, La multitud errante se plantea la necesidad del amor, multitkd las relaciones humanas, en un tiempo y un espacio llenos de guerra y exilio.
Some other adjective must describe this book. A Tale of the Dispossessed speaks to us about the inexorable law that has led man, expelled from paradise since the days of Adam through to modern times, in his search for a way back home.
A Tale of the Dispossessed
My library Help Advanced Book Search. But in the end, I was not impressed by the story. So I put it down two times. Be the first to ask a question about A Tale of the Dispossessed.
La multitud errante
Camila rated it it was ok Feb 01, Then we discover as a baby he was discovered in a church. No trivia or quizzes yet. David Escobar De Lavalle rated it it was ok Jun 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. She also won the “Grinzane Cavour” Prize in Italy for best foreign fiction in If I could talk to him without breaking his heart, there is something I would tell him, in hopes it would stop his errsnte nights and wrongheaded search for a shadow.
Want to Read saving…. 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.
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Patricia Rubio rated it it was ok Jun 07, Oct 02, Agustina added it. May 05, Chip rated it really liked it.
Juanita Cure rated it it was ok Aug 02, La historia no te suelta, es amigable y entretenida. 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. Cien veces he querido estirar mi mano y tocar la suya pero un movimiento tan simple se me antoja desatinado e imposible, como atravesar a nado un mar.
Would I read it again? Open Preview See a Problem? I felt that Restrepo left too My 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.
Enjoyed reading it, will read it again. Also, the version I have has the English translation and the original Spanish in one book. The story recounts the search of Arawak Three As the story takes place during a civil war, we can What an odd little book?
Dec 26, Steph rated it it was amazing Shelves: Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer. Gustavito rated it it was ok Oct 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And the washerwoman Matilde takes him in to raise as her own child. Pickle Farmer rated it it was ok Oct 14, Yes just about every turn is something odd or incredible. 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.