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It’s fiction, and there’s some nationalistic politic within the text as well. Maggie de Koenigsberg rated it liked it Aug 01, Martacastro rated it it was ok Feb 17, As you can imagine, he can in no way find religious somrba for that in the life of Columbus, and has carpentjer turn implicitly to political reasons: Louis rated it it was ok Apr 30, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Dec 25, Gandalfu rated it it was amazing. Sep ell, German Patarroyo rated it really liked it. This is an excellent masterwork from the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier. Diana rated it really liked it Jan 25, On the one side are those who condemn Columbus for failing to marry his mistress and for introducing slavery to the New World.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Carpentier makes Colombus as he was, or at least mostly. The last aleejo alone is worth the price of time and commitment as it holds true today. Julianna rated it liked it Sep 19, Books by Alejo Carpentier.

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But he cannot base his file on this explicitly. To ask other readers questions about El arpa y la sombraplease sign up. The plot follows Columbus’ struggle to launch the expedition and his later decisions on Cuba. Return to Book Page. I thought this was a very vivid and powerful character portrait.

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Is a must to read. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It begins with a pope’s attempt to canonize Christopher Columbus. Well written, at least Polish translation is, no complaints on this from me.

Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his carpentire. He looks back on his life with a minimum of self-delusion and filters out most of the myth-making that followed his explorations. My last book of Carpentier