: Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes (Spanish Edition) ( ): Laura Restrepo: Books. Una novela sobre el conflicto generacional y la distancia entre madre e hijo con la dictadura argentina de fondo, de la mano de la ganadora. The novel ‘No place for heroes’ (Demasiados heroes) by the Colombian author, Laura Restrepo, resonated more with me since the story is.

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Restrepo es una diosa de la lengua y esta novela, un hito. Want to Read saving…. The boy grew up without the father, and so they have come back to Argen This is a story about two Colombians, a mother and a son, who are visiting Buenos Aires.

Jun 30, Tony rated it liked it Shelves: It doesn’t help that he already knows half of the story beforehand, it helps even less that there’s little reason for him to not know just the half of it.

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Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes

Lists with This Book. This story and the story of the abduction and recovery of the son at an early age by the father form the other two narrative strands.


Creo que la autora hizo un muy buen trabajo al reflejar la realidad de aquella epoca, no obstante, le falto aclarar algunas cosas al lector, en cuanto a la historia particular de los personajes Jun 30, Bill rated it liked it. Refresh and try again.

Latin American Affairs: No place for héros – novel by Laura Restrepo

This book talks about the difficult times Argentina had during a dictatorship. Get to Know Us. Jun 09, Bell rated it really liked it Shelves: One of the back cover blurbs compares the novel to Kiss of the Cemasiados Woman or Waiting for Godot, but it lacks either of those works’ confidence in letting the dialogue heroex for itself without having to lay everything out for us.

A friend gave me this one for my birthday, and I read it in about four days. Also there are a couple of plot twists that were simply too “easy” and unbelievable for me.

He is a child of the 90s I bought the book expecting more as it deals with the missing people during the bloody argentina dictatorship in the mid seventies. About Me viswanathan passionate about latin america View my complete profile. They start living together but the life is filled with fear and tension under the military regime. Restrfpo more Read less. I guess this story and this author is just not for me.

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To view it, click here. While death of someone closes demasados emotional door in some sense, the ‘disappearance’ keeps the door open with eternal hope, waiting and driving oneself to madness. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Somehow, it managed just that. There she falls in love with an Argentine militant Ramon. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The papers that certified this were on her night table.

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Jun 30, Tara Chevrestt rated heroea did not like it Shelves: The description of this book said it was a dark comedy about a lauta and son as they search for the missing “father” aka.