El Cuarto de Atras (Spanish Edition) [Carmen Martin Gaite] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Durante una noche de insomnio, la escritora . Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). El cuarto de atras (Libros Del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition) [C. M. Gaite] on Nada: Una novela (Modern Library Classics) (Spanish Edition) by Carmen Laforet.

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El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

November 2, Sold by: It is a story of a writer who is having an insomnia one night so she tosses and turns in bed. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: But this personal experience goes further to become cuarti metaphor of the entire country, which will start to remember, during the transition, a part of the Spanish History that Franco tried to erase.

When the book gets to an end, it is hard to say if everything that happened was a dream or something real. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. If you’re trying to learn new Spanish vocabulary, it would be good for that because she used quite a few words that I never knew, but other than that, I wouldn’t bother.


Editorial Reviews Language Notes Text: A fantastic book where fantastic is a literary genre, not an exclamtioncentralized on the author’s memories of her time growing up in the Franco regime. October Learn how and when to remove this template message.


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I understand that the point of this book is to blend the line between reality and fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why I was a little more lost It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. One person found this helpful.

In several occasions, the book talks about using the fantasy to scape away from reality, and that is what the main character did when she was a child, imagining two fantastic places in order to ignore reality: A man in black visited her, and they started a conversation that helped her to remember the most basic things about her past. The book has clearly received recognition and publicity.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This page was last edited on 3 Julyat Product details File Size: One of the most boring books I have ever read. Please try again later. Obviously the memory problems gite related to ckarto traumatic experience, such the Spanish Civil War and the dictatorship. The fact that it was hard to tell what was meant to be real and what fantasy added a sense of tension, almost the kind I feel when watching horror movies waiting for the scary parts to start.

Es una historia que no tiene ni principio ni fin.

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Her grandfather was a professor of geography and her great uncle founded the Ateneo of Orense and was a director and a publisher of the newspaper called El Orensano. It depends on individual identification with a character and his or her quest, as happens with readers of this novel. Paperbackpages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Published January 1st by Continental Mzrtin Company first published I just cannot pretend and say that I understood everything.


These trips were the base of her connection with Galicia and its culture. Get to Know Us. I think in a lot of ways I far would have preferred a more conventional narrative about life under Franco df how war affects a child, because I think it was the novelty of that subject that I enjoyed most. Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura. Sep 28, Noelia M. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable way.

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Oct 31, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Showing of 5 reviews. Retrieved 13 October Refresh and try again. Carmen Mertin Gaite siempre me hace sentir real. The final intrinsic category, the ability to entertain or move the reader, martkn less subjective than it seems. I tried hard and I thought it was okay but I won’t be recommending this to anyone.