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My last book of Carpentier Rather interesting book; has that Latin American quality of ssombra life and death as one-in-the-same, where the mortal world is, while compiling of the afterlife to come, not necessarilly more important than it. Incidentally, I am amazed that several times in history, religious and popes have pushed to Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
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It begins with a pope’s attempt to canonize Christopher Columbus. Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and literature.
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El Arpa y la Sombra by Alejo Carpentier (1999, Hardcover)
Read more Read less. There’s a lot that’s happening, but at the same time there’s an apparent linearity to all of the events, a rapidity that seems to lose the impact possible in certain locations as it speeds from one encounter to the next.
Lists with This Book. Preview — El arpa y la sombra by Alejo Carpentier. Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life.
Davide rated it really liked it Jan 06, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a eo. Trivia About El arpa y la sombra. The book opens with Sokbra Pius IX as he carpentiwr signing papers that could lead to the beatification of Columbus in the mids. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
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Please try again later. Rather interesting book; has that Latin American quality of combining life and death as one-in-the-same, where the mortal world is, while compiling of the afterlife to come, not necessarilly more important than it.
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Trivia About El arpa y la sombra. He is an explorer, and he genuinely is an important personage in history, but to make him out as a hero is where things have gone askew. Well written, at least Polish translation carentier, no complaints on this from me. As Carpentier paints the picture, Columbus has an excellent in with Isabella, queen of Spain. II de Artemidoro de Daldis. Books by Alejo Carpentier.
The scene with witnesses is that great. Whereas the other Alejo Carpentier ek I’ve read so far The Lost Steps or Los Pasos Perdidos was written with gargantuan paragraphs and it fit with the journey motif there, the same paragraphs here felt forced and lost meaning until the end. As you can imagine, he can in no way find religious reasons for that in the life of Columbus, and has to turn implicitly to political srpa