: Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes (Spanish Edition) ( ): Laura Restrepo: Books. Una novela sobre el conflicto generacional y la distancia entre madre e hijo con la dictadura argentina de fondo, de la mano de la ganadora. The novel ‘No place for heroes’ (Demasiados heroes) by the Colombian author, Laura Restrepo, resonated more with me since the story is.

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I’m only half joking. The translations feel like Spanish with English words, which simply make the English feel full of choppy or run-on sentences.

Thousands of young people lsura the middle class believed in their noble cause and plunged into the resistance movement with a romantic revolutionary fervor.

Father couldn’t handle Mother’s bourgeois life. Although this is the first book I have read by the author, she is well-known and respected. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I can hardly wait.

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And the writing has sparkling moments, like this nested paragraph: On the other demasoados we have quite the scattershot approach, pretty botched and messy in the worst parts about Mateo’s desire to meet his father. Laura Restrepo is a Colombian writer. Please try again later. She did not just imagine Argentina. Read more Read less. Years later, Son wants to meet Father.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I have earlier read Restrepo’s other books: I bought the book expecting more as it deals with the missing people during the bloody argentina dictatorship in the mid seventies. I love firstreads and I am grateful to publishers for posting book contests. The boy grew up without the father, and so they restrepi come back to Argentina to find him. Another one of my criticisms is that I didn’t care for the writing style. This novel can’t seem to make up its mind on which topic it wants to focus on.

Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes

See all 7 reviews. Restrepo es una diosa de la lengua y esta novela, un hito. Mother and Father used to be in the “underground” in Argentina during the guerra sucia. Runs off with Son. Throughout, the dialogue has an uneasiness to it that I suppose I will attribute to translation issues, thus the first 50 pages or so are difficult to get through.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Siempre sera maravillosos leer a Demasiadps Restrepo, este tiene un carisma especial, y un sentido de afecto filial. Lorenza persuades Ramon to shift to Colombia when they get a baby. One person found this helpful. The novel broadens, though, as the mother recalls meeting the father while both were actively engaged against the Argentine junta of the time.


I do not find the book really interesting or really well documented about this period but it could be interesting for non argentine readers as I am from Argentina and lived restfepo gloomy and repressing years.

This one was so boring. Read more Read less. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. One minute she’s talking to her teenage son, reminiscing about days past when she was a militant opposing a dictatorship. The papers that certified heroee were on her night table.

And yet she awoke thinking that if Papaito wasn’t there with his soused breads, his overindulged ass and cattle, then she wasn’t quite sure what it was that drmasiados had inherited.

A bit of fog, nothing more, another lost piece of blue in the middle of the jigsaw puzzle.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Contains desaparecidos, broken relationships, convincing teenagerness, the humor of families, tender descriptions of Buenos Aires, and some really compelling writing.