: Demasiados héroes / To Many Heroes (Spanish Edition) ( ): Laura Restrepo: Books. Una novela sobre el conflicto generacional y la distancia entre madre e hijo con la dictadura argentina de fondo, de la mano de la ganadora. The novel ‘No place for heroes’ (Demasiados heroes) by the Colombian author, Laura Restrepo, resonated more with me since the story is.

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Jun 30, Bill rated it liked it. Years later, Son wants to meet Father.

The translations feel like Spanish with English words, which simply make the English feel full of choppy or run-on sentences. I’m only half joking. It ueroes hard to imagine that she ever had Another Giveaways win for me. Demasiadoos goes as this volatile pair battle it out: Finally, the translator changed all the swearing to some of the strongest of English, which I don’t believe properly carry the meaning of the words in Spanish, and felt jarring in the prose.

Mother and son in search of father who has gone missing in Argentina.

No Place For Heroes

This book talks about the difficult times Argentina had during a dictatorship. Posted by viswanathan at 7: I bought the book expecting more as it deals with the missing people during the bloody argentina dictatorship in the mid seventies.


Aug 03, Carlos rated it liked it Shelves: Write a customer review. Novela enmarcada en la epoca de la dictadura militar en Argentina. Rather, the boy is petulant and the mother is oddly fatigued or robotic. This book was originally written in Spanish, a language I can moderately read and understand.

Some people may understand and enjoy the book more than I did. Restrepo is noted as a critically acclaimed author numerous times on her past works. Is this book about the relationship between a mother and son who is growing without a father? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

No Place For Heroes by Laura Restrepo

Or is this novel about the 70s Heeroes War? Mother and Father used to be in the “underground” in Argentina during the guerra sucia.

The good stuff, the revolution stuff, is all TOLD thru conversations between mother and son. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I couldn’t figure out how old the son was It also discusses the drama of so many people that is persecuted because of their ideology and of those many families that have to separate against their will.

This novel laurz seem to make up its mind on which topic it wants to focus on. The topic was an interesting one, the Dirty War in Argentina during the 80s; however for me, the heart of the story was with Lorenza and Ramon when they are young revolutionaries, not when Lorenza is retelling her story to her son, Mateo, in present time.

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Both are on a journey to find the bastard father who originally kidnapped the son and a man Lole once l heroez I love latin american lit Mantiene al lector interesado de principio a fin. When Mateo grows up, he comes back to Argentina with his mother to look for the father, after the end of the dictatorship.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. La trama de este libro habla de erstrepo realidad, cruel y sangrienta, a traves del relato de una madre a su hijo.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After the son’s birth, the fear of being hauled away proves too great and the family flees back to Colombia.