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Delirium is a novel by Colombian author Laura Restrepo. With this book, Restrepo won the . Print/export. Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. La novela por la que Laura Restrepo fue galardonada con el Premio Alfaguara de novela «Todos los secretos están guardados en un. , , English, Book edition: Delirium / Laura Restrepo; translated from the Delirio. English. Author. Restrepo, Laura, (author.) Other Authors. Wimmer.

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Delirium is a compelling and unnerving novel that offers profound insights into the deep scars that violence leaves on the individual and society.

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View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links However, after a few pages, it becomes easy to tell the different pieces of the story apart and even to place them along the timeline. In here, the delirrio and fragility that Agustina goes through is not due to it.

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restrepo.verwion Solo una duda me queda a mi de todas estas obras escritas con tanta “colombianada”: Delirium illuminates a country split top to bottom by mountains and war, with guerrillas and paramilitaries vying to control the highways, and where the “flurry of bodyguards around some personage alighting from an armoured Mercedes” is as mundane as the haggling of street vendors. Delirio is a story of love and madness, mysteries and secrets in the midst of the breakdown of Colombian society.


Comments and reviews What are comments? Just as Agustina’s mother Eugenia clings to lies to defend her marriage, an entire class denies where its money comes from and who pulls its strings.

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What the book is about This book takes us through the loo Originally posted at: One day she disappea Delirium drops us into the high-end world of modern Bogota, Colombia. I don’t experience life this way, and while it is interesting to read about this, it probably also lessened the impact the book might have had, had I been able to relate better to that way of life. To ask other readers questions about Delirioplease sign up.

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Restrepk.version Submit to Film Festivals. One just gets sucked into the language, the madness and the twists of the family. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Mar 25, Ellie rated it really liked it. Her fascination with popular culture and the play of her impeccable humor. Her first fiction novel, Isle of Passionis based on historical facts from Clipperton Island.

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Like them, her narrative sense of erotic derangement is elaborately nuanced. Why I read this book My reading of Hispanic authors has gone down in the last years, let alone Colombian authors. Ella solo escucha diferentes episodios de su vida, narrados por sus amigos y sus familiares, que aparecen poco a poco para hablar de ella, mientras permanece muda. Aguilar uncovers Agustina’s family secrets – her father’s clandestine liaison with his sister-in-law; her younger brother Bichi’s persistent beatings by his father “for acting like a girl” until he flees to live with a boyfriend in Mexico; Agustina’s abortion after her abandonment by Midas – and the derangement of her German grandfather Portulinus, founder of the family estate.


Restrepo’s book has been acclaimed with several prizes and my family liked it, so I decided to jump back on the horse with this one. The important thing is that we’re talking about a truly great novel, of a kind you seldom encounter anymore. Retrieved from ” https: Like many writers in Latin America who address political violence and corruption, the prize-winning Colombian novelist Laura Restrepo owes a great debt to detective fiction. The novel is largely narrated by the arch-rationalist Aguilar as he tries to discover the source of her delirium, and by Agustina’s former lover “Midas” McAlister, a narco-dollar launderer whose front is an aerobics club.

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