[New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes


  • Paperback
  • 648
  • Los años con Laura Díaz
  • Carlos Fuentes
  • Spanish
  • 03 August 2020
  • 9788466303453

Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters

Los años con Laura Díaz review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB Laura Diaz is a passionate character intimately connected to many historical event. I loved this book It is a big sweeping saga about a woman s life and reflecting upon the last century of Mexico True to Fuentes style it can be grandiose and very political and yet very intimate There were few dull parts considering its 600 pages It is the story of a woman s seventy some years so one needs time to tell the storyHer begins when she discovers a magical person in the forest glittering with jewels but she is corrected She came across a spiny ceiba tree with the sun glittering on those spines Things are not what they seem becomes a motif throughout the book Laura s life grows from her German Mexican family roots to her fame as a photographer of Mexico City So many changes take place in her seventy years especially the men in her life from her husband lovers children and grandchildren At the same time its a reflection of Mexican history as well Bear with it There are so many surprizes and I found the last chapters powerful and full of reflections on life and growing old At times it felt almost like Garcia Maruez in tone but never crosses into magical realismThen when its all over Fuentes adds his recognitions and explains how so much of the book is based on his own family I was floored Talk about life inspiring art Well done se or FuentesRead in Spanish Tracking Globalization reflecting upon the last century of Mexico True to Fuentes style it can be grandiose and very political and yet very intimate There were few dull parts considering its 600 pages It is the story of a woman s seventy some years so one needs time to tell the storyHer begins when she discovers a magical person in the forest glittering with jewels but she is corrected She came across a spiny ceiba tree with the sun glittering on those spines Things are not what they seem becomes a motif throughout the book Laura s life grows from her German Mexican family The Laughing Buddha Zen and the Comic Spirit reflection of Mexican history as well Bear with it There are so many surprizes and I found the last chapters powerful and full of The Shadows Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #13 reflections on life and growing old At times it felt almost like Garcia Maruez in tone but never crosses into magical Nation as Mother realismThen when its all over Fuentes adds his Provenzalische Verwicklungen recognitions and explains how so much of the book is based on his own family I was floored Talk about life inspiring art Well done se or FuentesRead in Spanish

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Los años con Laura Díaz review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB S Through her story Fuentes writes the journal of the Mexican twentieth century su. Only the fact that he s supposed to be a great Latin author makes me not give it a one star Too long and obscure kind of like One Thousand Years of Solitude another supposedly great novel that I found almost unreadable This one I slogged through for book club and got about half way through with no reward for doing so

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Los años con Laura Díaz review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB Pporting his novel with facts and characters that define the shape of today's Mexi. A sweeping novel encompassing decades of Mexican politics from the point of view of a fictional character who mingles with the movers and shakers especially the socialists labor activists and artistsParts of the novel are fascinating and others are so inpenetrable that I couldn t get through them I just had to skim I don t know how much was the author s style and how much was the English translation I don t think I ve encountered another novel where I loved about half and couldn t read the rest all mixed up like that


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  1. says: summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters read Los años con Laura Díaz

    summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters read Los años con Laura Díaz 45the better looking version of this review is on my blog Our lives are hourglasses Every grain of sand is a moment An hourglass is turned over gravity does its job sand starts falling A life starts Personality is first an inchoate entity a grain of sand then two then the accumulation of all the fallen grains of sand is

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    [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes I enjoyed the range of history and the historical figures but I felt no sympathy or empathy with or for Laura The characters are like cardboard cutouts whose role is to show history and to philosophise at times tediouslyI'm pleased I read it but I had to skim pages and kept checking how many pages I HAD to go before I got to the end An interesting ride through various revolutions and oppressions

  3. says: Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes

    [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes I loved this book It is a big sweeping saga about a woman's life and reflecting upon the last century of Mexico True to Fuentes' style it can be grandiose and very political and yet very intimate There were few dull parts considering its 600

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    read Los años con Laura Díaz [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes Laura Diaz' story is told through a series of vignettes many of which Fuentes has modeled on the experiences of me

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    read Los años con Laura Díaz Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes Only the fact that he's supposed to be a great Latin author makes me not give it a one star Too long and obscure kind of li

  6. says: summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes

    Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes Well I didn't finish this book but I read 80% of it I'd previously read another book by Fuentes in a Spanish lit class in grad school which I also did not enjoy and imagined it was due to a lack of language understanding on my part Now that I've read so much of one in English I've realized that it wasn't that I d

  7. says: read Los años con Laura Díaz summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters

    [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes A sweeping novel encompassing decades of Mexican politics from the point of view of a fictional character who mingles with t

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    [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters summary Å eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Carlos Fuentes In some ways this was sort of a slow book I kept waiting for something to happenOf course a lot did happen The book was the story of Laura Diaz a Mexican woman of partly German ancestry but it is also in many respects a history of Mexico in the late 19th and early 20th centuriesIn her early teens Laura met her half brother Santiago who later died in the Mexican Revolution They had been great friends and Laura vowed to dedicate he

  9. says: read Los años con Laura Díaz [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes Carlos Fuentes ☆ 3 characters

    [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes Reading this book almost twenty years after it was originally published offered me a refresher course in Mexican political and cultural history Carlos Fuentes took on the daunting task of seeing the world through the eyes

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    read Los años con Laura Díaz [New] (Los años con Laura Díaz) BY Carlos Fuentes This was a hot mess of a book The really infuriating part is that I am fascinated by a lot of the history that is the basis for the story He also actually made anarchist characters that were idealists organizers and artists instead of the usual bomb throwing nihilist villains He even had a few moments of deep thought about life thro

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