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. The Islands, Carlos Gamerro, trans by Ian Barnett in collaboration with the author (, And Other Stories, the original, Las islas, published.

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The gritty realism of the battlefields recollections and slum descriptions contrasted with the surreal decadence of the towers. Paperbackpages. Begins to lose steam at the end, while absurdities pile up, and double-narratives get a little overbearing.

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Leave a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Tom Bunstead in The Independent: I felt like this book was simply going for shock value as the character ate his own vomit repeatedly and even slurped it off the floor, described in painful intricacy.

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You lqs be thinking that this sounds completely 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. Me temo que podemos terminar el libro pero no quitarnos de la cabeza los traumas de una guerra que no debimos haber peleado.


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