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It’s probably clear by now that skarmtea left me underwhelmed, but I’m still holding out hope that I’ll like some of the remaining Skarmeta books I’ve yet to read. On his first day out, he meets Victoria, the ballet dancer, who is kicked out of school, and has aspirations of being a prima ballerina.
I think it was how vividly the characters and their emotions and thoughts were described. The story is extra good, I think, but then I don’t read enough plot driven stuff to be much of an expert on that.
El baile de la Victoria
The story is extra good, I think, but then I don’t read enough plot driven stuff to be much of an expert on that. Their plan for an ambitious and daring robbery is complicated With prisons overflowing in Chile, the president declares a general amnesty for all nonviolent criminals.
The story does end abruptly, as though the author suddenly got sick of trying to tie it all together. Jul 22, Kelsey rated it liked it Shelves: However if I had to recommend a book by him, this would have been “The postman” which is a really good book! No trivia or quizzes yet. Due to the global crisis Chilean economy was hit hard.
At first I loved it, then half way through I really wasn’t not enjoying it. Mar 08, Michael rated it really liked it. Preparano il piano per il colpo del secolo, il furto dei furti. Also, there’s the very good chance that, if I read this in Spanish, I might not have realized how much sex there was in this. In addition, the sophisticated gentle thief who is adept at cracking safes, Vergara Gray, is so charming.
Inhe was a member of the jury at the 37th Berlin International Film Festival. Jan 14, A. I am not I loved this book for the characters that Skarmeta has conjured.
El Baile De La Victoria
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The whole thing felt under-done, partially because it seemed like Skarmeta was re-using character prototypes from El Cartero and just sketching out the shadows of those from Dias del Arcoiris Vergara Gray for Bettini, Victoria for Patricianone of whom were really fully realized or sympathetic.
Although the translator handled the small nuances well, those are the sorts of things that I tend to appreciate most in the original language. El estilo me deja un gusto agridulce. His wife, who he hasn’t see in five years, refuses to be back with him and he has no money. View all 6 comments. It grew on me.
El baile de la Victoria by Antonio Skármeta
More so, what the heck with THE ending? Though the story is sometimes tongue in cheek it also gives a bleak picture of Chili after Pinochet was ousted. Como pueden salvarla simple con otro magistral plan que solo ellos pueden lograr. Works translated from original Spanish have a different rhythm to them – yes, Katy, I’ll agree lyrical. It’s probably clear by now that this left me underwhelmed, but I’m still holding out hope that I’ll like some of the remaining Skarmeta books I’ve yet to read.
Trivia About The Dancer and th If I had to complain at all, I would object to the title of the translation, which doesn’t do justice to the rich cast of characters. It reminds me of the way that one has the power t enjoyed this novel. Apr 19, Rusty rated it really liked it Shelves: Strangely enough, in all my 18 years as an avid reader or more like 15, anronio be fair to my analphabet babyhood I had never read a book as utterly Chilean as this one.
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