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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Well written, at least Polish translation is, no complaints on this from me. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This side, which comes up with such lines as, ”But the true glory of Columbus was not that he reached land, but that he set sail,” does not win the argument.

My last book of Carpentier The book opens in the with Pope Pie IX, as he tries desperately to find reasons to beatify Columbus.

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. Maluco, la novela de los descubridores Spanish Edition.


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cqrpentier Read more Read less. 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. Feb 12, Yolanda Chapa rated it it was ok Shelves: Trivia About El arpa y la sombra. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana.

El arpa y la sombra – Alejo Carpentier

The plot follows Columbus’ struggle to launch the expedition and his later decisions on Cuba. English Choose a language for shopping.

Discover Prime Book Box eo Kids. Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Published June by Alianza first published It’s a short, very fast book, and certainly entertaining but it’s apparent that Carpentier wanted something more from his writing here, something prolific and earth-shattering. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

E Camou rated it really liked it Sep 09, Get to Know Us. 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.


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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. Alyn arla it liked it Oct 08, I thought this was a very vivid and powerful character portrait. Angela rated it it was amazing Dec 29, But the anachronistic quality should be remembered when reading.

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