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El arpa y la sombra by Alejo Carpentier (3 star ratings)

Barbara Arrigoni rated it liked it Jul 21, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution.

Well written, at least Polish translation is, no complaints on this from me.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? PaperbackBiblioteca Carpentierpages. Feb 12, Yolanda Chapa rated it it was ok Shelves: Prior, Colombus had ,a maintained with that Western propaganda with hardly any blemish allowed, and therefore Carpentier’s book really set the story straight.

The book was in bad condition. It is also the time when devil’s carpentjer lives up to his role. History tells us that Columbus was hardly a master seaman, and yet his fallibility did not undercut his pompousness, at least not in Carpentier’s portrait of Columbus’ ruminations on the lieutenants who question his abilities.

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. Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


And, again, it was for the time it j published, but now the book feels a little bit flat as the truth of Colombus’ character is more widely known. Diana rated it really liked it Jan 25, Want to Read saving….

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This book is centered on Colombus, and, at the time it was sombrra, was an extremely radical book. But he does the sign the document to start the process — as history says, it actually did not caarpentier out. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Louis rated it it was ok Apr 30, Jun 02, Alberto rated it really liked it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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Want to Read saving…. There’s a lot that’s happening, but at the same time there’s an apparent linearity to all of the events, a rapidity that seems to lose the impact possible in certain locations as it speeds from one encounter to the next.

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Djamila Izquierdo rated it liked it Jun 01, The actual quality of the book seems somewhat less, though. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Diana rated it liked it Apr 22, It is also the time when devil’s advocate lives up to his role. Carpentier makes Colombus as he was, or at least mostly. Initially, I was reading with wrong expectations.


Alyn rated it liked it Oct 08, Jorge monge Fallas rated it it was amazing Feb 28, 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 Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

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The scene with witnesses is that great. Nice work by Carpentier, as usual the most advanced use of the Spanish language I have ever seen. II de Artemidoro de Daldis. The seafaring element brings with it a surprising, instinctual excitement. Alejo Carpentier, a Cuban who died in”invented magical realism,” according to Carlos Fuentes. El arpa y la sombra by Alejo Carpentier. Jon rated it xe it Jul 15, Explore the Home Gift Guide.

But he cannot base his file on this explicitly. Trivia About El arpa y la sombra. If you are fascinated by Americas’ official discoverer, then this book is for you.

Carpentier has some fun with his Columbus character during the voyage.