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.
Some feel that a returned loved one is the result of Rueda's imaginations; others believe that he has a supernatural knowing power.
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 4 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 10 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 13 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 16 months ago by ckpdvm
Set in the Argentina of the late 1970's when the country was ruled by the iron hand of the military junta. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by G. Torres
I read this novel in college, over four years ago. I still remember it's vivid imagery & haunting tale. Read morePublished on July 18, 2008 by C. Hadad