Eliseo Alberto, Author, Edith Grossman, Translator Alfred A. Knopf $25 (p) in English, set around the small Florida resort community of Caracol Beach. Eliseo Alberto’s award-winning Caracol Beach combines the passionate imagination of magic realism with the plotting of a thriller (and a. Resumen y sinópsis de Caracol beach de Eliseo Alberto. Es un sábado del mes de junio, y Beto Milanés, emigrante de origen cubano, sale a buscar a alguien.

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Instead, he decides to force someone — anyone – to kill him. There are many passages from a diary from his war years in Africa where Beto was the only survivor of an ambush that killed all his comrades.

Looking for More Great Reads? Thanks for telling us about the problem. His mother was a prostitute in Cuba; he never knew his father and he blames himself for deaths of seven friends in battle 18 years ago.


Tres muchachos han ido por cerveza a un supermercado, para seguir la fiesta, y se cruzan en la autopista con el cubano que quiere una tumba. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Return to Book Page. Yes he has PTSD but he may have been crazy caracl begin with. Want to Read saving….


Eliseo Alberto

The Mayor of Casterbridge. Quotes from Caracol Beach.

Este autor me gusto bastante. The only thing she had accumulated in life was the memory of everything she had lost.

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He received a degree in journalism from the University of Havana, and was editor in chief of the literary gazette El Caiman… More about Eliseo Alberto. Jan 09, Charlotte rated it really liked it. In the light of dawn he noticed the remarkable fact that the beacu had wings harmoniously joined to its body. Mar 11, Pablo Brito rated it really liked it. Years later, haunting, violent visions of this event are impelling Beto toward suicide.

Aug 18, Iva rated it really liked it. Two fans of white, silky, well-groomed feathers. Andy rated it liked it Dec 27, The Ekiseo Who Walked into Doors.

That decision sets in motion a night of violence that draws an odd assortment of characters into Beto’s orbit: It is veach and heartbreaking. Read it Forward Read it first. Nov 13, Pages Buy. Sep 21, Nereyda rated it liked it. Two apropos quotes from the book are: It is magical realism at it’s finest. I hope God knows why the hell He does what He does.


Growing Up Ethnic in America. Espero volverlo a leer en el futuro, gran obra, sin duda. Dec ablerto, Graciela Manjarrez rated it it was amazing. Wings of a swan or an angel.

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May 17, Dennis rated it really liked it. Books by Eliseo Alberto. The book actually came about as a product of a writing workshop with Marquez. El fantasma de una pianista vuela de un lado a otro, como una mariposa nocturna, tratando de salvar a su hija.

It had come from a place where it had been raining because drops of water glistened like pellets of mercury on the edges of its feathers.

Los orishas africanos descienden del Olimpo y acuden a la cita son sus tambores. Using magic realism as the vehicle, Alberto delivers a brilliant modern tragedy that is part thriller and part farce; a world where madness coexists with the reality of separate cultures. Also in Vintage International. Feb 09, Saul Souto rated it really liked it.