Novel: The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Paperback The Islands was originally published in Spanish as Las Islas. This English. Links to reviews of and other information about The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Spanish title: Las islas; Translated by Ian Barnett; With an Introduction by. Contributions by Carlos Gamerro. Carlos Gamerro Carlos Gamerro was born in Argentina. He has published the novels Las Islas (, The.

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Sep 10, Charles rated it it was ok.

Carlos Gamerro

Carl Stevens rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Litro Magazine review by Bella Whittington: Jun 23, David rated it really liked it. You might be thinking that this sounds ga,erro brilliant—a kind of surreal, Borgesian thriller; or you might be thinking that it sounds completely unreadable—a slippery, unrealistic plot in which nothing will stay still long enough for you to grasp what on earth is going on.

Sep 15, Erika Schoeps rated it did not lqs it Shelves: It is testament to the precision of the translator Ian Barnett, who worked in collaboration with the author Carlos Gamerro, that the English-language version is as inventive, dexterous and shocking as the Spanish original published over twelve years ago.


Nos buscan y nos tienen miedo. May 19, Steve rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a confusing, whirlwind of a mess.

Fetichistas, adoramos una foto, una silueta, una bota vieja. I reviewed this at Necessary Fiction in July Damn you Amazon, my dark cloud-computed overlord. Guillermo rated it islss it Nov 07, Trivia About The Islands.

All I was doing was slogging through descriptive words as I waited for the actual plot to kick in. Tiffany rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Paperback cover And Other Stories, May Aug 20, Thomas rated it really liked it. First ever book club.

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George rated it really liked it Aug 21, Me temo que podemos terminar el libro pero no quitarnos de la cabeza los traumas de una guerra que no debimos haber peleado. Page after page of grandiose virtual battle scenes that had no purpose to the plot, and was literally just the character playing a video game and suffering a minutely described migraine. Will Buckingham rated it liked it Jul 09, An admirably ambitious book.


But this chapter comes after a good five hundred pages of prose that twists and turns with pyrotechnic wit, and creates a complex vision of a Buenos Aires in which reality melts, disintegrates and reforms before our eyes. No trivia or quizzes yet. His writing is compelling and once I started, made the book hard to put down. Advanced Technique for Breathing. If the Falklands conflict is the heart of this novel, it is through a distorted and kaleidoscopic viewing glass that we read and understand it.

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Oct 18, Brian Byrne rated it it was amazing. Books by Carlos Gamerro. I don’t know what this book is.

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