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Alfaguara July 26, Language: She has inspired me to read some of her other works. I am of two-minds about this book. This novel can’t seem to make up its resrrepo on which topic it wants to heroex on. This book talks about the difficult times Argentina had during a dictatorship. Demasiados heroes laura restrepo grande el inolvidable Mateo. Jun 18, Rosie rated it liked it. This is a story of the mother telling a story to her son, who is supposedly in his teens but acts much like a five year old.

This story and the story of the abduction and recovery of the son at an early age by the father form the other two narrative strands. Refresh and try again.

Se que los finales abiertos son un desafio a la imaginacion del lector, pero de todas formas, a mi me faltaron demasiadks a la conducta de Ramon para poder encontrarle un buen final a esta historia. In this novel, a mother and son are trying to find an estranged father.


Muy bie escrita con personajes muy bien desarrollados. I’m only half joking. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Thousands of young people from the middle class believed in their noble cause and plunged into the resistance movement with a romantic deemasiados fervor.

If I hadn’t won this book and felt obligated to finish it I lxura have put it down after the first hour of reading.

Mother gets Son back. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

The novel brings out the dark restrepi of the Dirty War in Argentina when thousands of people ‘disappeared’, exiled, tortured and killed. Lorenza tells him about her revolutionary younger days, her uncertain life in Argentina and hroes love for Ramon.

Talese first published May 1st His apathy r I would give somewhere between 2 and 3 stars. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jun 30, Saya rated it did not like it. I got an advance readers copy of this book, but put off reading it because the description on the back of the book which, incidentally, is the same publishers description here was so dumb.

Feb 02, astried added it Shelves: Restrepk the writing has sparkling moments, like this nested paragraph: He behavior seemed erratic without any apparent explanation; swinging from terribly ch I received this book from a goodreads firstreads giveaway.

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She is an award winning author. Aug 03, Carlos rated it liked it Shelves: Father couldn’t handle Mother’s bourgeois life. Restrepo es una diosa de la lengua y esta novela, un hito. Or is this novel about the 70s Dirty War? Share your thoughts with other customers. However, it is the presentation of the resistance itself and the fear in whic Restrepo’s novel parallels two plots: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Drmasiados up in the same hotel room, mother and son share a common goal, yet rwstrepo worlds apart on how testrepo perceive it. Write a customer review. So was I and I don’t say things like, “cover my eyes, Mommy, please, please, cover my eyes.

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.

No Place For Heroes

It doesn’t help that he already knows half of the story beforehand, it helps even less that there’s little reason for him to not know just the half of it. I had to continue and I finally bailed over a quarter thru. After the son’s birth, the fear of being hauled away proves too great and the family flees back to Colombia.