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Read more Read less. I really want his early books to get translated I’ve only read one, and it was a trip.

La Carroza de Bolivar

All the while I felt the story belongs in some ancient city of South America with a bunch of tongue-twisting names of places that I can’t at all relate to. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

The way Rosero uses the young poet character was deeply compelling to me: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Kafka en la orilla Haruki Murakami. Tusquets Editores February 1, Language: However, in interviewing locals about Bolivar, Lopez discovers that in s Pasto, Colombia, the myth of Bolivar holds a tight grip on the identity of the city and stirs up the wrath of people, who may turn his prank into a matter of life and death.


Aug 29, Ignacio De Leon rated it it was amazing. What struck me most acrroza it was a strong resemblance not to Garcia Marquez as some mentioned but to Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano.

La carroza de Bolívar by Evelio Rosero

Please try again later. Jul 16, Gabriela rated it it was ok Shelves: Sep 09, Don rated it liked it. Another provocative aspect of the book is its depiction of women and sex.

With his second book inJuliana los mira Bolivvar is watchingEvelio Rosero was translated into Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and German to great acclaim.

View all 9 comments. Nov 11, Pili rated it it was amazing. Doctor Justo Pastor Proceso Lopez should be a happy man.

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Honestly, I’m not much accustomed with the history of Liberator in America. But if you’re interested in Colombian literature or Latin American history, then this is definitely a worthwhile read. But his life is troubled. Doctor Lopez is carrpza a fool and an everyday man looking for compassion, understanding, and some semblance of love.

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Unfortunately somewhere in the midway of the story, the author lost his track and ended up bokivar both his stories in such a way that it feels like you’re in a bad historical movie.


His hobby is to investigate the true story of Simon Bolivar. A job where you’re “looking” at women in the most intimate of ways? This is a difficult book.

Karl Marx even wrote a biography of him which is a big plot point in this book. However, there were a lot of names and battles listed in these sections, and I kind of wish I’d been reading this book with wikipedia on hand I read most of it on a train so that I could look them up.

The day is marked by pranks and disguises where anything can happen without seemingly any retribution. A nice historical tale about Simon Bolivar and I can accept the fact that the author has truly and gratefully paid tribute to Simon Bolivar. The book opens with a doctor dressing up in an ape suit in preparation for careoza famous Carnaval de Blancos y Negros in Pasto, a scene that reminded me of the opening sentence of Rosero’s “Good Offices” “He has a terrible fear of being an animal, especially on Thursdays, at lunchime.

Personally, I found it liberating.