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This isn’t to say that the vivid descriptions aren’t beautifully rendered–they are–but rather one would expect much more from a writer of Carpentier’s caliber. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oct 02, Maria rated it it was amazing.

Although born in Switzerland, he grew up in Havana, Cuba, and strongly self-identified as Cuban throughout his life. The spectacular flights of fancy and literary virtuosity are interwoven with the theme of marvelous America.

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Carlos rated it really liked it Sep 16, Books by Alejo Carpentier. Retrieved from ” https: Gonzalo Celorio Prologue by. Edilberto rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Boris Goussinsky rated it really liked it Oct 03, G rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Hasta ahora, Carpentier nunca me ha decepcionado. Un fel de Midnight in Paris, in sensul de amalgam hipsteresc de personaje, opere si momente din trecut, adunate doar de dragul de a bifa cunostinte culturale.


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La existencia de una opera de Antonio Vivaldi, llamada Montezuma compuesta en This peculiar acoustic space is a play of interweaving ornaments, details, gestures, images and voices, floating somewhere between the waters of Tenochtitlanthe silver glimmerings barroxo Taxco and the boundless expanses of the Venetian channels, halls, galleries, graveyards and tiny streets, populated with the never failing wealth of colours, aromas, shadows and rhymes, silhouettes and clamour, forming a complex, ever-changing sound fabric, games of instrumental passages, variations and quasi quotations of unnamed manuscripts from Spanish monasteries, old late-gothic or concierho masters, the way that I heard and translated them in the meaning of one infinite sound palimpsest.

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Cassiragi rated it really liked it Apr 02, It was okay but it is probably more enjoyable in its original language, hence one day I will read it in Spanish. Me siento muy agradecida con el viejo Carpentier. I must thank Ruxandra Cesereanu for this recommendation; she’s madly in love with the book and she’s mentioned it several times on her blog.

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Mar 14, Kathleen rated it liked it. Carpenntier, however, I have yet to read many other books written by what I consider more prolific authors before I venture to read another of Carpentier’s works again.

Open Preview See a Problem? Carpentier delivers the story with humor irony and sarcasm making this novella a fun book to read and re-read.


The real wonder transported to another dimension where the bizarre is the main feature. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Use British English from April Open Preview See a Problem? Views Read Edit View history. I haven’t a clue what was going on, but it was suitably extravagant? Beautifully written, in Magic Realism style and Historical Fiction. It’s a difficult book.

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He was jailed and exiled and he lived for many years in France and Venezuela but returned to Cuba after the revolution. He died in Paris in and was buried in Havana.

I Found very amusing the Moctezuma opera and the conquer of Mexico through Vivaldi eyes. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cafpentier this book we experience the encounter between American and Europe depicted as the clash between the fabulous past Europe and the marvelous future Americaplayed out in the staging of an opera by Vivaldi about Montezuma.

Ewoud rated it really liked it Mar 17, It was a delicious reading, especially since it took me two years to find the book. And yes, Vivaldi really did write an opera about Montezuma which had been lost until and was first performed again in