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Eliseo Alberto, Author, Edith Grossman, Translator Alfred A. Knopf $25 (p) in English, set around the small Florida resort community of Caracol Beach. Eliseo Alberto’s award-winning Caracol Beach combines the passionate imagination of magic realism with the plotting of a thriller (and a. Resumen y sinópsis de Caracol beach de Eliseo Alberto. Es un sábado del mes de junio, y Beto Milanés, emigrante de origen cubano, sale a buscar a alguien.

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Cuba and Puerto Rico are the two wings of a single bird. Spy of the First Person.

The April 3rd Incident. Sep 04, jeremy bradner rated it liked it. Pero en lugar de querer copiar el estilo, lo que hizo fue reinventarlo.

Andy rated it liked it Dec 27, It had come from a place where it had been raining because drops of water glistened like pellets of mercury on the edges of its feathers.

Carlos rated it liked it May 06, It was something to see. Read it Forward Read it first. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. View all 4 comments. In the light of dawn he noticed the remarkable fact that the animal had wings harmoniously joined to its body. The result is a literary tour de allberto.


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LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. That decision sets in motion a night of violence that draws an odd assortment of characters into Beto’s orbit: Uno de mis favoritos!!! The Mayor of Casterbridge. If you have read anything by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and liked it you have to read this! The ex-soldier is a night watchman in an auto junkyard living in a trailer that was a circus wagon. Dec 04, Graciela Manjarrez rated it it was amazing.

CARACOL BEACH by Eliseo Alberto , Edith Grossman | Kirkus Reviews

Tormented by memories and hallucinations, he yearns to die but is unable to take his own life. To ask other readers questions about Caracol Beachplease sign up.

There were times I would come across a line and just stop and re read it becauase it was so beautiful. Cubans and Angolans fighting in Africa from the book Cuba and Albegto Aug 18, Iva rated it really liked it. Under the Feet of Jesus. Ways to Hide in Winter. Translated by Edith Grossman.


There are many passages from a diary from his war years in Africa where Beto was the only survivor of an ambush that killed all his comrades. He constantly foreshadows the bizarre, farcical, violent and tragic events that are the culmination of the novel. Jan 09, Charlotte rated it really liked it.

Buenas frases para refleccionar. The book is translated from the Spanish. Los orishas africanos descienden del Olimpo y acuden a la cita son sus tambores. Premio Alfaguara de Novela Ha estado lloviendo, hay luna, alguien ha descerebrado a un perro contra un muro. It is magical realism at it’s finest. Beto Milanes, the night watchman at an auto graveyard in the Florida resort town of Caracol Beach, is a guilt-ridden Cuban war veteran.

Caracol Beach by Eliseo Alberto.