Delirium is a novel by Colombian author Laura Restrepo. With this book, Restrepo won the . Print/export. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. La novela por la que Laura Restrepo fue galardonada con el Premio Alfaguara de novela «Todos los secretos están guardados en un. , , English, Book edition: Delirium / Laura Restrepo; translated from the Delirio. English. Author. Restrepo, Laura, (author.) Other Authors. Wimmer.
|Published (Last):||10 November 2012|
|PDF File Size:||11.27 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||20.45 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
For Restrepo, the personal is political. The important thing is that we’re talking about a truly great novel, of a kind you seldom encounter anymore.
Final thoughts The way this book not only explores the psyche of Agudtina, past and present, but also laurq very intricate situation that the country was going through makes it unique. There is lots of local color of modern urban Colombia but also reminisces and flashbacks of the family’s rural origin in German immigrants.
Similar authors to follow
With this book, Restrepo won the prestigious Premio Alfaguara de Novela in The book chronicles Aguilar’s search for answers and his efforts to rehabilitate his young, beautiful and admittedly singular wife through the use of alternating narrative styles that, as the novel progresses, shed further light on the mysterious events that took place during Aguilar’s absence as well as the nature of Agustina’s family and childhood, both of which precipitated Agustina’s struggle with mental illness.
Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Already the recipient of a number of international literary awards, Restrepo won the prestigious Alfaguara Prize in for Delirium.
We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. El resultado es una historia muy profunda y personajes peculiares que se van haciendo con sus propias palabras y pensamientos.
Low to High Price: How difficult would this be for a non-native English speaker? Aguilar returns home from a business trip to discover that his beautiful young wife, Agustina, has disappeared. Set during the s, when the Medellin drug cartel was reaking havoc in the country, we are introduced to Midas McAlister, an ex-boyfriend of Agustina and a money Wow what a read!
Novela Spanish Edition Aug 28, No trivia or quizzes yet. Her fascination with popular culture and the play of her impeccable humor. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.
Why I read this book My reading of Hispanic authors has gone down in the last years, let alone Colombian authors. You get a real sense of dysfunctional home life and wider society in Colombia in the time of Pablo Escobar. Buy the selected items together This item: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It is a very incredible tale.
Vale la pena leerlo y lo recomiendo ampliamente. La amortajada Spanish Edition.
Provide feedback about this page. Punto de Lectura; 3 edition April 1, Language: Delirio by Laura Restrepo.
These 2 locations in All: Ultimately she seems to me an authentic descendent of the greatest New World author and seer of eros, Walt Whitman. Delirium illuminates a country split top to bottom by mountains and war, with guerrillas and paramilitaries vying to control the highways, and where the “flurry of bodyguards around some personage alighting from an armoured Mercedes” is as mundane as the haggling of street vendors.
Agustina is the only one who can console her little brother after their father has beaten him. Existen muchos puntos de vista para evaluar y seleccionar un ganador. Knjiga je toliko dobro prevedena da je sasvim lako mogla restrepo.verskon originalno napisana na hrvatskom jeziku.
Narrativa Punto de Lectura Book Paperback: It took me a long time to get into this but in the end I found it masterful.
Delirium (Restrepo novel)
Set during the s, when the Medellin drug cartel was reaking havoc in the country, we are introduced to Midas McAlister, laur ex-boyfriend of Agustina and a money launderer for Pablo Escobar restrepo.versio gets into some trouble. Family secrets — Fiction. Lists What are lists? Her first fiction novel, Isle of Passionis based on historical facts from Clipperton Island. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait The following are excerpts taken from several reviews of Delirium and a list of the awards restrepo.verison has earned.
But even better fodder to explain this state of delirium that the poor husband is trying so hard to understand. Drug traffic — Colombia — Fiction. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Delirio by Laura Restrepo
What the book is about This book takes us through the loose of sanity of Agustina and how this affects the people restrepl.version her in the present while at the same time showing us what was it in her past that brought the fall. Upper class — Colombia — Fiction. The mind jumps to the possible consequences the minute something happens, and the emotions are always immediate and extremely intense.
The main character descended from delurio family with mental disdorders. She also won the “Grinzane Cavour” Prize in Italy for best foreign fiction in Aguilar uncovers Agustina’s family secrets – her father’s clandestine liaison with his sister-in-law; her younger brother Bichi’s persistent beatings by his father “for acting like a girl” dellirio he flees to live with a boyfriend in Mexico; Agustina’s abortion after her abandonment by Midas – and the derangement of her German grandfather Portulinus, founder of the family estate.
Aug 23, Ciscananda rated it really liked it. He mostly ignores Agustina, and he is brutal to his younger son, whom he considers to be too effeminate. Midas’ heroism does not last long, though, for he soon hatches a plan festrepo.version save his reputation that inadvertently plunges Agustina into her debilitating dementia.
The entire book is written as a stream of consciousness meaning that it switches from 1st to 3rd person continuously from four different rewtrepo.version Sold by Kirostore and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.