City of the Beasts
Publish date: April 27th 2004
Publisher: Harper Trophy
Pages no: 408
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, Magical Realism
, Spanish Literature
Series: Eagle and Jaguar (#1)
102. CITY OF THE BEASTS, BY ISABEL ALLENDE (Book 1 of Eagle and Jaguar) This was my first full-length novel to be read in Spanish! That alone should cause me some happiness... It was recommended by a friend of mine who said it would be adequate for its purpose -- you can’t start off in a language by...
Ahem!Ho una confessione da fare, dura e bruciante: gli scrittori sud-americani non sono pane per i miei denti.Insomma, ho fatto un tentativo (Seppur blando, lo ammetto), con Garcia Marquez, la Allende stessa e non ricordo chi altro (wow, come deve avermi impressionato!), ma il "realismo magico", lo ...
This is really like Indy Jones, though unlike her adult books, Allende tells too much instead of showing.What is interesting about this book is the amount of background as well as action Allende packs into the book. During the journey in the Amazon, the characters of both Alex and Nadia are totally...
It was a great re-read! The descriptions of the forest, the natives, the Beasts, the characters... Everything was so beautiful and peaceful there, at least when the 'nahab' didn't interfere with its balance. Nadia, the Eagle, was so naive, so young and innocent, a very honest and nice girl who ended...
Esperaba más de este libro. Un poco decepcionante comparado a La Casa de los Espíritus, pero un libro más o menos para jóvenes cortesía del "realismo mágico."