Novel: The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Paperback The Islands was originally published in Spanish as Las Islas. This English. Links to reviews of and other information about The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Spanish title: Las islas; Translated by Ian Barnett; With an Introduction by. Contributions by Carlos Gamerro. Carlos Gamerro Carlos Gamerro was born in Argentina. He has published the novels Las Islas (, The.

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Carlos Gamerro

George rated it really liked it Aug 21, Despite being fascinated by Argentina and the Falklands war and the military junta of the time with all of its crimes and horrors, I just couldn’t get into this book and it was a step too far for me to enjoy it. By the way, the entire book is written in a style of unnecessary detail, as every object and event is written with insane detail.

Sep 10, Charles rated it it was ok. Also they appeared to be combining but I was never sure how they were even connected.

But this chapter comes after a good five hundred pages of prose that twists and turns with pyrotechnic wit, and creates a complex vision of a Buenos Aires in which reality melts, disintegrates and reforms before our eyes. Return to Book Page. The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Readers in the US can buy it via Amazon. I received this book in goodreads giveaway and it took me the better part of a year to complete it. To ask other readers questions about The Islandsplease sign up.


His writing is compelling and isllas I started, made the book hard to put down. You might be thinking that this sounds completely brilliant—a kind of surreal, Borgesian thriller; or you might be thinking that it sounds completely unreadable—a slippery, unrealistic plot in which nothing will stay still long enough for you to grasp what on earth is going on.

No es el criminal el que vuelve al lugar del crimen. Litro Magazine review by Bella Whittington: The Islands is shot through with a similar spectacular cadlos and manic surrealism; however, this novel is also a victim of its own inventiveness.

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Your email address will not be published. Fetichistas, adoramos una foto, una silueta, una bota vieja. Will Buckingham rated it liked it Jul 09, Page after page of grandiose virtual battle scenes that had no purpose to the plot, and was literally just the character playing a video game and suffering a minutely described migraine. No gamerrro or quizzes yet.


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Trivia About The Islands. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Carl Stevens rated it it was amazing Dee 03, You have no items in your cart. The only redeeming quality I found was the character development.

Caprioli rated it really liked it. The Islands was originally published in Spanish as Las Islas.

There are a ton of complicated, confusing plot threads, and I couldn’t keep them straight. This English version is translated by Ian Barnett. Bill rated it really liked it Jul 26, carpos I read this book in Spanish, so my review is in Spanish as well.

Sep 19, Debbie rated it did not like it.

Paperbackpages. First ever book club.