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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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I thought that I would find this interesting – it was awful. Guillermo rated it liked it Nov 07, Certain parts of it I really liked, other parts were a bit more meandering for me.

But where is the English listing on Goodreads. To ask other readers questions about The Islandsplease sign up. That was a mistake as the plot is convoluted and I probably re-read sections more than I would have had I have just say down and worked my way through it ce first time around.

The only redeeming quality I found was the character development.

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I reviewed this at Necessary Fiction in July Published May 29th by And Other Stories first published 1st It is testament to the precision of the translator Ian Barnett, who worked in collaboration with ilsas author Carlos Gamerro, that the English-language version is as inventive, dexterous and shocking as the Spanish original published over twelve years ago.

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This English version is translated by Ian Barnett. Sep 13, Jonathan Hockey rated it liked it. Sep 15, Erika Schoeps ed it did not like it Shelves: You might 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 d stay still long enough for you to grasp what on earth is going on. David Ralph Lewis rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Despite this uneven ground, The Islands is an electrifying novel that plunges us into a densely mirrored narrative so ingenious and layered it is hard to summarize.

George rated it really liked it Aug 21, First book in said book club. 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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The Islands by Carlos Gamerro

Jun 23, David rated it really liked it. His writing is compelling and once I started, made the book hard to put down. Books by Carlos Gamerro. Paperbackpages. Litro Magazine review by Bella Whittington: An admirably ambitious book. Joseph rated it really liked it Feb 24, Begins to lose steam at the end, while absurdities pile up, and double-narratives get a little overbearing.

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Readers in the US can buy it via Amazon. All I was gamerr was slogging through descriptive words as I waited for the actual plot to kick lad.

Will Buckingham rated it liked it Jul 09, No es el criminal el que vuelve al lugar del crimen. To see catlos your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are a ton of complicated, confusing plot threads, and I couldn’t keep them straight.

I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway. I thought the book with its fantastical, metaphorical flourishes would appeal to me but I confess I didn’t really like it at all. Lists with This Book.

I don’t know what this book is. Feb 19, Tuck rated it it was amazing Shelves: Me temo que podemos terminar el libro pero no quitarn I read this book in Spanish, so my review is in Spanish as well.