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Shards of Reality: Book Review of Eduardo Galeano’s BOOK OF EMBRACES, by Thomas Christensen. 21 Apr THE BOOK OF EMBRACES By Eduardo Galeano. Translated by Cedric Belfrage with Mark Schafer. Illustrated. pp. New York: W. W. Norton. Eduardo Galeano. ‘The Book of Embraces’. The Language of Art / 1. Chinolope sold papers and shined shoes in Havana. To escape poverty, he went to New.

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Subscribe to the Monitor Weekly. Already a Monitor Daily subscriber? Galeano’s very occasional lapses are excesses of the heart, and easily forgivable because his work, both in this book and elsewhere, is inspired and validated by its heartfelt quality.

The Alchemist Paulo Embracea. Galeano is a wonderous and radical storyteller, whose brainchild — whose veritable book of wonders — is an articulation of just where the limits of language and storytelling lie. His musings are as much about love and loss as they are about justice and the chasm embracfs history.

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Like white light broken into a spectrum of colors by a prism, Eduardo Galeano’s The Book of Embraces presents an experience that is at once fragmented and integrated. Sharp Objects Gillian Flynn. Because every single one of us has something to say to the others, something that deserves to be celebrated or forgiven by others.


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Eduardo Galeano

In “The Book of Embraces”, he employs parable and paradox, anecdote and dream, and fragments of galeank to construct a passionate, ironic and joyful world view. Bestsellers in Contemporary Fiction. Both works combine political commitment with poetic vision. He is an author who defies categorization, and his books are written across the boundaries of genre.

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