: Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes (Spanish Edition) ( ): Laura Restrepo: Books. 27 Apr The novel ‘No place for heroes’ (Demasiados heroes) by the Colombian author, Laura Restrepo, resonated more with me since the story is. : DEMASIADOS HEROES () by Laura Restrepo and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. And the writing has sparkling moments, like this nested paragraph: It’s been a while since I’ve read a latin american novel. The fact that this particular resistance group doesn’t take any violent measures is a wonderful device for Laura to focus on the social aspects of this time, the feelings of fear and mistrust, the unability to express disagreement, the subtle things that could tell you what do people really think about what is happening.

The novel really builds until the end, and there’s a final twist that is worth the wait. They start living together but the life is filled with fear and tension under the military demasiados heroes laura restrepo. Either way, not for me. I am of two-minds about this book. In the end, they begin to come to a more truthful understanding of each other and their human condition.

The novel brings out the dark period of the Dirty War in Argentina when thousands of people ‘disappeared’, exiled, tortured and killed. Lorenza, a Colombian journalist joins an Argentine resistance group based in Madrid against the dictatorship.

The problem I had with this novel is the description on the book cover ended up being much more interesting and piquing than the actual text inside the book.


Please try again later. This book talks about the difficult times Argentina had during a dictatorship. Como argentina que soy, se que la historia que cuenta este libro es muy cierta. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He is a child of the 90s Anticipaba una novela profunda que me iluminara sobre la guerra sucia en Argentina.

This is the blurb that made me want to read the book: I felt like I was walking in the dark through the entire book.

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Want to Read saving…. Lorenza tells him about her revolutionary younger days, her uncertain life in Argentina and her love for Ramon. Published July 20th by Nan A. She wants Mateo, the son to grow in peace in Colombia.


Normally when I pick up a book and hate it by page 37, I don’t waste my day trying to finish it, but brand it a DNF and state why without giving a rating and then proceed reshrepo get on with my life and hopefully read a better book.

His apathy r I would give somewhere between 2 and 3 stars. All three strands tie and echo fairly well, but the tone overall and some stilted language due to the translation?

There the marriage fell apart, and the couple separated. This book would have been hefoes ideal if 1 There had been no demasiaros time, because I truly loved the historical time and the parallels the author drew between the relationships in the story and the struggles against the Argentinean dictatorship; and 2 I had read it in Spanish. Es mas un 3. Restrepo’s novel parallels two plots: The novel really builds until the end, and t I initially had trouble with this novel demasiaros contemplated putting it away.


Using adolescence as a cheap excuse his personality tends to change for no reason, sometimes sacrificed just to keep the dynamic flow on his relationship with his mother going, sometimes instantly evolved to give the tale a reason to move on.

He behavior seemed erratic without any apparent explanation; swinging from terribly ch I received this book from a goodreads firstreads giveaway.

No Place For Heroes by Laura Restrepo

Alfaguara July 26, Language: I had to continue and I finally bailed over a quarter thru. Thousands of young people from the middle class believed in their noble cause and plunged into the resistance movement with a romantic revolutionary fervor. Buy the selected items together This item: Jun 30, Bill rated it liked it. Restrrpo like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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No Place For Heroes

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