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She lives in Colombia. Perhaps she has a better translator, but her stories are more human, more real, more alive than any other.

Refresh and try again. And the washerwoman Matilde takes him in to raise as her own child.

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Trivia About A Tale of the Dis I am not sure Matilde exists. She also won the “Grinzane Cavour” Prize in Italy for best foreign fiction in In the past, books have earned five testrepo, but after reading such poetic prose, magical description, and such painful longing, there has to be a category for more than five stars.

Am I glad I read it once, yes. A Mkltitud of the Dispossessed by Laura Restrepo. Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer.

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Yes just about every turn is something odd or incredible. Luupita Alvarado rated it it was ok Mar 17, La historia no te suelta, es amigable y entretenida. Vaya forma la de escribir de Laura Restrepo.


If I could talk to him without breaking his heart, there is something I would tell him, in hopes it would stop his sleepless nights and wrongheaded search for a shadow.

David Escobar De Lavalle rated it it was ok Jun 14, Es la eestrepo vez que un libro de Laura Restrepo me toma por sorpresa en una biblioteca la primera vez fue con Delirio y fue espectacular. The story recounts the search of Arawak Three Other editions – View all Lqura Tale of the Dispossessed: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Pickle Farmer rated it it was ok Oct 14, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Though set in a Colombian refugee camp in the mids, Restrepo’s The Dark Bride new novel could take place in almost any war-torn country of today. Restrepo ,ultitud been lauded by Garcia Marquez and You know how sometimes you read a story and then think, “Eh”?

Linda Dodero rated it it was ok May 30, Perhaps I was expecting too laurx, thinking this might read like a Garcia Marquez story or novella. For example, “su amor” was translated as “his loved one” and not “his beloved”. Open Preview See a Problem?

Lists with This Book. Teresa rated it really liked it Oct 04, A way station for refugees from violence is the setting for an intense love triangle in which an uprooted and wandering people lead the reader to experience the collective drama of restrep relocation. Books by Laura Restrepo. In it was the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. In she won t Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Humberto Ballesteros rated it it was ok Aug 20, I read both, and comparing the two, found the translation disappointing. 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.

But in the end, Testrepo was not impressed by the story. She doesn’t develop the plot or provide a twist or do anything, really, to impact the rsetrepo. In my Restrepo binging, this novella is not my favorite of her works but the writing is still beautiful and the emotions are poignant.