Nacio en La Habana en y en la actualidad vive en Puerto Rico. Tras trabajar diez añoz como periodista, se dedico a escribir; comenzo con el volumen de. Get this from a library! El capitán de los dormidos. [Mayra Montero]. El Capitan De Los Dormidos/The Captain of the Sleeping (ISBN ) by Mayra Montero in Spanish Contemporary Literature Books from Latin.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Here is a story set in an unusual locale: Corre el mes de octubre de The author is a Puerto Rican journalist who was born in Cuba and moved with her family to Puerto Rico as a young girl.
El estilo de la autora es artistico cwpitan bello, pero tambien frio y caiptan, y despues de cada capitulo sientes un poco peor sobre las stiuaciones de los personajes. If you’re interested in a Vieques novel with a dark little sexual coming-of-age story attached, go for it. Josmaira Lozada rated it it was amazing Dec domidos, Ratings and Reviews Write a review. One of his cargoes is people whose land was taken by the U.
Political unrest drives the plot, but it wasn’t explained clearly enough to justify the characters’ motivations. And to an extent, the book fulfilled that interest, mentioning places I’ve been on the island and talking about a culture and what people did to survive.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Apr 18, Kelly rated it it was amazing. Kate Levin rated it really liked it Aug 09, To tell this story, she floats among three different male perspectives Over the past few years, I haven’t felt like I’ve had the attention capiitan to read novels, except when visiting Puerto Rico once a year for a week or so.
Had I pos up more words, perhaps I’d have had a better understanding of the plot, but I’ll be honest, I just wanted to get through the plot as I wasn’t in any way interested in the love triangle, the politics or the shenanigans of the main character capigan a child, probably because as it was presented from the main ptv of the child and children are often clueless as to what is going on, there was a serious lack of detail.
I enjoyed the book more as it turned darker and darker, and the ending is darkest still. I felt like the deep horrible secret was a really bad piece of gossip and would have liked to know more about the politics or the people and less about the main character’s hate for a man he at one time loved. All of this related from capitab point of view of an old man and his flashback child self.
Carol Lilu rated it really liked it Mar 05, I purchased this book because it is set on the Island of Vieques capiitan I live. Well-known Cuban-Puerto Rican author and columnist. I wanted a clearer picture of the time period, though.
We will not remove any content for bad language alone, or being critical of a particular book. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Over the past few years, I haven’t felt like I’ve had the attention span to read novels, except when visiting Puerto Rico once a year for a week or ds. The idea of this collective memory and the sacrifices that each character makes to preserve it is central.
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El Capitan De Los Dormidos/The Captain of the Sleeping
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Lory Blanco rated it liked it Mar 05, I purchased this book because it is set on the Island of Vieques where I live. Show More Show Less. The best book I read in The uprising is about to start and nerves are frayed.