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arpa y la sombra

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ISBN-10: 9682303826

ISBN-13: 9789682303821

Edition: 18th

Authors: Alejo Carpentier, Alejo Carpentier

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El novelista cubano vuelve a incursionar en la historia, ahora para recrear todo ese proceso incre�ble que fue el intento de canonizar al Almirante de la Mar Oc�ana, Crist�bal Col�n y, a trav�s de un mon�logo alucinante, vital, las confesiones del marino genov�s en el lecho de muerte. Las elucubraciones de papas y abogados del diablo prestan el contrapunto final que habr� de marcar para siempre la vida en el m�s all� del descubridor de Am�rica.
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Book details

Edition: 18th
Publisher: Siglo XXI Ediciones
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506

ALEJO CARPENTIER (1904-1980) was one of the most important writers of the Latin American boom. He was born in Switzerland but grew up in Havana; his European and Latin American roots allowed him a unique insight into the relationship between the new world and the old. He was arrested in 1927 for opposing the Cuban dictator Gerardo Machado y Morales, and on his release from prison escaped the country to Paris. He traveled back to Cuba in 1936, after the regime fell, then lived for a short while in Venezuela. He returned to Cuba once again in 1959, to join Fidel Castro's revolution. He finally settled in Paris in 1966, and died there fourteen years later. FRANCES PARTRIDGE (1900-2004) was a…