“Restrepo charts a wide and intense range of human experience in this compelling story of castaways.” (Washington Post)
Arguably [Restrepo’s] best: a ripping yarn that recreates an obscure historical incident…. Vivid and entertaining. (Kirkus Reviews)
“This extraordinarily gripping novel communicates surprising lessons on the human condition. Highly recommended.” (Library Journal (Starred Review))
“[A] finely wrought work.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Laura Restrepo is the bestselling author of six novels, including The Dark Bride, A Tale of the Dispossessed, and Delirio, which received Spain's prestigious Alfaguara Prize. She lives in Colombia.
Laura Restrepo fue profesora de literatura en la Universidad de Colombia, editora política en la revista Semana y miembro de la Comisión Nacional para la Paz. Ha escrito destacadas novelas tales como Leopardo al sol; Dulce Compañía, que obtuvo el premio Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz en México y el premio France Culture en Francia; y Delirio, que obtuvo el premio Alfaguara. Actualmente vive en Bogotá, Colombia.
Excellent book ! Laura Restrepo has become one of the best novelist,this book is full with details ,the narrative is friendly and easy to understand .. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Felipe S. Valles
This book can be viewed in different aspects. it has a social protest point of view but it is also a dramatic and even comic love story too.Published on August 13, 2013 by luciaesperanzajd
The book came in good condition as promised, the price was right, and the service was prompt. What else is there to say? Read morePublished on August 3, 2010 by H. Sandoval