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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The Islands – Carlos Gamerro: an overview of the reviews and critical reactions

lss Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. All I was doing was slogging through descriptive words as I waited for the actual plot to kick in.

That was a mistake as the plot is convoluted and I probably re-read sections more than I would have had I have just say down and worked my gamerroo through it the first time around.

First book in said book club.

The characters were enjoyable to read about, and were portrayed through behavior and action instead of painful description. Sep 10, Charles rated it it was ok. Arianne Sodero rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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Will Buckingham rated it liked it Jul 09, First ever book club. Suponen que sabemos algo, que no les queremos decir, y que ustedes no quieren saber; nos envidian porque conocemos el camino y temen que se los revelemos. Refresh and try again. Page after page isslas grandiose virtual agmerro scenes that had no purpose to the plot, and was literally just the character playing a video game and suffering a minutely described migraine.

Sep 13, Jonathan Hockey rated it liked it. Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The islands are the quiet, beating twin ed of the novel, exposed when Felipe eventually confronts his wartime experiences in the penultimate chapter, which is a beautiful piece of dramatic writing that is honest, terrifying and deeply moving.

I quit pages in, when I got laz the ridiculous battle scenes. Caprioli rated it really liked it. Rejecting the mission is not an option. Feb 19, Tuck rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t know what this book is. David Hartley rated it really liked it Oct 14, Dec 30, Ms.


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I thought the book with its fantastical, metaphorical flourishes would appeal to me but I confess I didn’t really like it at all. Sep 19, Debbie rated it did not like it.

Paperback cover And Other Stories, May George rated it really liked it Aug 21, Open Preview See fe Problem? Quotes from The Islands.

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Joseph rated it really liked it Feb 24, It’s a confusing, whirlwind of a mess. Virtual realities, it seems, are more comforting than actual reality.

Se supone que era por la imagen internacional, pero no terminaba de cerrarme; demasiado racional. The gritty realism of the battlefields recollections and slum descriptions contrasted with the surreal decadence of the towers. Your email address will not be published. Guillermo rated it liked it Nov 07,