From the moment you read the first page till you read the last word you will not be able to put the book down!
Using exceptional and eloquent writing techniques, Thornton is able to portray a story of love, imagination, despair and most provocatively, faith.
While entire book is well written, (you, come to believe Carlos Rueda can do this) the end is particularly well crafted.
Since returning from Argentina and Chilé, I found the story of Carlos Rueda fascinating, especially since the two countries experienced similar troubles. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles J. Geiss
Outstanding book. I love the concept that you have to be able to imagine something for it to ever be true. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nora Quinn
A very metaphorical story of how truth speaks to power; first name the oppressors and speak to and about them. Then imagine the alterity of living. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Donald Hassemer
This book is honestly amazing. Usually when students are supposed to read certain material they do it out of obligation and not for their own will of reading. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jaqueline Hernandez
Did not know about the struggles of Argentina before reading this. The book was so compelling that I had to investigate more.Published 18 months ago by Byron V. T. Alexander
Like the book so much, I had to watch the movie. The movie stayed fairly close to the book....it is just that the film explained the situations betterPublished 19 months ago by gene
Hard book to get into. Once captured hard to put down. A very sad time in Argentina history. The characters weave an intricate tale of such tragic times.Published 20 months ago by T. Mitchell
What could life have been like for the families of the disappeared during Argentina's Dirty War? This short novel, provides some possible answers. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Loves the View
Wonderful book. Searing and sensitive. A friend who lived in Argentina at that time says it captures the truth of those days.Published 22 months ago by ckpdvm