Nacio en La Habana en y en la actualidad vive en Puerto Rico. Tras trabajar diez añoz como periodista, se dedico a escribir; comenzo con el volumen de. Get this from a library! El capitán de los dormidos. [Mayra Montero]. El Capitan De Los Dormidos/The Captain of the Sleeping (ISBN ) by Mayra Montero in Spanish Contemporary Literature Books from Latin.

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We also see his parents’ dissolving marriage through his eyes and a tragedy involving his mother.

Corre el mes de octubre de Com rated it really liked it Dormidow 18, Eileen rated it really liked it Jan 19, The book is translated from the Spanish. Martins Press-3pl first published Reading this book also improved my Spanish vocabulary without being grammatically too difficult to read. Want to Read saving….

It seemed a bit lightweight at first and opened into something startling, which I like, in a sick sort of way. Jean Zapatero Vargas rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Dalia Millan rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Refresh and try again.

Michelle rated dormidoz it was amazing Dec 09, David Acevedo rated it really liked it Jul 10, Naome rated it really liked it Nov 25, I valiantly struggled through this one since it’s set in Vieques where I chose to make my home; but it’s way too lks for me, I cared not what all the mystery was building up to.


But there’s a lot going on emotionally with all the characters, if you’re willing to follow the non-linear story telling and keep track of how the two different points of view reveal the same past.

Mayra Montero hints constantly at who is missing from a scene, who is coming and going, where one person’s knowledge and understanding leaves off to be picked up by someone else. A Novel on that annual trip, and decided to move from a Cuban story to a Viequense story by the same author.

Lists with This Book. Judite Valverde rated it really liked it Aug 14, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. La autora usa varios temas para intensificar su mensaje.

Captain of the Sleepers

This item doesn’t belong on this page. The author knows Vieques well, including the Cayos de la Esperanza. Lory Blanco rated it liked dormjdos Mar 05, I cormidos hoping to get a further look at the people of Vieques, although set in a work of fiction, and of the place. And to an extent, the book fulfilled that interest, mentioning places I’ve been on the island and talking about a culture and what people did to survive.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Here is a story set in an unusual locale: This is a dark story, with whispers of revolution, paranoia, infidelity, and suicide. The politics become interesting as the main cast of characters are involved in the independence movement, but there is the complication of choosing to di I purchased this book because it is set on the Island of Vieques where I live.


Maria Yolanda rated it really liked it Aug 01, One aspect of Montero’s writing I’ve noticed envied?

Captain of the Sleepers by Mayra Montero

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A couple years ago I read and enjoyed Dancing to “Almendra”: All of this related from the point of view of an old man and his flashback child self. Natalia Requejo rated it liked it Mar 25, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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