Novel: The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Paperback The Islands was originally published in Spanish as Las Islas. This English. Links to reviews of and other information about The Islands by Carlos Gamerro. Spanish title: Las islas; Translated by Ian Barnett; With an Introduction by. The Islands, Carlos Gamerro, trans by Ian Barnett in collaboration with the author (, And Other Stories, the original, Las islas, published.

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This English version is translated by Ian Barnett. Page after page of grandiose virtual battle scenes that had no purpose to the plot, and was literally just the character playing a video game and suffering a minutely described migraine.


Posted by Lillie Langtry at It’s not new, but it is new in English translation, for which it was specially revised. David Ralph Lewis rated it it was gamerto Oct 02, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

The protagonist, Felipe Felix, is a veteran haunted by his memories of the conflict.

I reviewed this at Necessary Fiction in July Open Preview See a Problem? Genre-bending it may be, but it is also trying rather hard to be too many different things—hundreds of different stories and styles crammed into one—and often demands a lot of the reader without giving much back.

Carlos Gamerro on his novel The Islands.

Memory in Latin America: Book review: The Islands by Carlos Gamerro

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And Other Stories Press. The Economist, Nov 26th The characters were enjoyable to read about, and were portrayed through behavior and action instead of painful description.

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Sep 10, Charles rated it it was ok. And a tip of the hat to the translator, Ian Barnett, right from the start: And it opens with bamerro turd in Perspex as a paperweight. And Other Stories,