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6 edition of A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante found in the catalog.

A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante

A Novel

by Laura Restrepo

  • 88 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9235022M
    ISBN 10006072370X
    ISBN 109780060723705

    Would I read it again? A Tale of the Dispossessed Perhaps she has a better translator, but her stories are more human, more real, more alive than any other. She gave up her teaching job and got involved in Colombian politics before joining the Socialist Workers Party in Spain, then soon went to Argentina for four years where she was part of the underground resistance that opposed the military dictatorship. Brian rated it it was ok May 31, 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 lauura the collective drama of forced relocation. La multitud errante by Laura Restrepo.

    She is an award winning author. A tale of the dispossessed: Isabel rated it it was ok Oct 26, She is an award winning author. Eventually she finds out they were involved in the drug cartels in Colombia. Set against an Armageddon of violence and massacres, s In the past, books have earned five stars, but after reading such poetic prose, magical description, and such painful longing, there has to be a category for more than five stars.

    Account Options Sign in. Be the first to ask a question about A Tale of the Dispossessed. Where the air hurts the skin, and nultitud 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. She is an award winning author. In her sophomore year in college, at the age of 16, she wrote "that beyond the nuclear family and the land of wonders that is high culture, there lay a whole universe to be explored that was broad and remote, fierce and exciting. What an odd little book?


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A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante book

At the same time, Lorenza recounts to Mateo both the stories of the split between her and Ramon as well as their love story. She is an award winning author. She lives in Colombia.

Her first fiction novel, Isle of Passionis based on historical facts from Clipperton Island. This novella of a foreigner presumably American working at a refugee shelter in war-torn Columbia and falling for a native man searching for everything that has been lost to violence, symbolically in the search for one woman, has promise and needed full length novel treatment multihud my opinion.

Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer. Steph Luna rated it it was ok Aug 14, Paperbackpages. Mara rated it it was ok Aug 31, This novella of a foreigner presumably American working at a refugee shelter in war-torn Columbia and falling for a native man searching for everything that has been lost laurs violence, symbolically in the search for one woman, has promise and needed full length novel treatment in my opinion.

Humberto Ballesteros rated it it was ok Aug 20, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Eventually she finds out they were involved in the drug cartels in Colombia. The narrator, who remains unnamed throughout the novella, tells us of her longing for Three Sevens, and in turn of his longing for Matilde Lina.

She uses religion and comedy in this novel, unlike her traditional tragic novels. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A tale of the dispossessed: Isabel rated it it was ok Oct 26, She is an award winning author. Most 10 Related. Restrepo shows that love is true even if it is forbidden.

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She often appears as a guest speaker at political forums and universities. A way station for refugees from mulitud is the setting for an intense love triangle in which an uprooted and wandering people lead the reader to experience the collective drama of forced relocation.

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Pickle Farmer rated it it was ok Oct restrelo, Juanita Cure rated it it was ok Aug 02, Juliana Marquez rated it it was ok Mar 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante: A Novel – Laura Restrepo – Google Books May 05, Chip rated it really liked it.

Steph Luna rated it it was ok Aug 14, Vaya forma la. a tale of the dispossessed Laura Restrepo, Author, trans. from the Spanish by Dolores M. Koch. HarperCollins $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

LA MULTITUD ERRANTE by Laura Chamorro on Prezi Quotes from La multitud errante. This version is actually a combined edition with both the original Spanish manuscript and the English translation together the English first, followed b Of all the Spanish authors I continue to find Restrepo’s books.

Laura Restrepo is the bestselling author of six novels, including The Dark Bride, A Tale of the Dispossessed, and Delirio, which received Spain's prestigious Alfaguara atlasbowling.com lives in Colombia.

Laura Restrepo fue profesora de literatura en la Universidad de Colombia, editora política en la revista Semana y miembro de la Comisión Nacional para la Paz.

A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante (Paperback)

A Tale of the Dispossessed/La Multitud Errante: A Novel – Laura Restrepo – Google Books Camila rated it it was ok Feb 01, Fermassa7 rated it it was ok May 01, Victor E Garcia rated it it was ok Dec 05, Though set in a Colombian refugee camp in the mids, Restrepo’s The Dark Bride new novel could take place mulfitud almost any war-torn.