: Los Ejercitos/ The Armies (Andanzas/ Adventures) (Spanish Edition) (): Evelio Rosero: Books. The Armies Evelio Rosero (trans. Anne McLean). New Directions, pp. There is a moment in the film Werckmeister Harmonies in which a. So it is with the novel that has won this year’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize: The Armies by Colombian writer Evelio Rosero, translated.
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The prose is sparse and simple, but this tiny book has a large impact.
The Armies by Evelio Rosero
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The Armies by Evelio Rosero
Ismail, the profesoris a retired teacher in a small Colombian town where he passes the days pretending to pick oranges while spying on his neighbor Geraldina as she lies naked in the shade of a ceiba tree on a red floral quilt. Por lo que nos hicieron, por lo que hicimos, por lo que en cobarde silencio permitimos hacer. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I tell myself, good and dead in hell, and I laugh again p.
The back cover says “Gentle in voice but ferocious in impact” and that is a perfect summation. The only similarity between this book and Marquez’s canon is that Rosero and Marquez are both Colombian. Otilia, Ismail’s wife, is ashamed of his peeping ejerciyos suggests that he pay a visit to Father Albornoz.
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Dec 23, Gregory rated it really liked it Shelves: Why is this slim novel being so rewarded? The drama unfolds from the point-of-view of a retired schoolteacher who is slowly losing ejerctos memory: The Armies Evelio Rosero trans. Those in power will corrupt and destroy.
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