The story takes place during the s, where everyone's dream is to own a cacoa plantation and turn Ilheus into a prosperus, cultured town. The novel begins with a bifurcated duality pitting the conservative establishment against the more liberal cultural elite, with both movements finding champions in characters that are physically and socially representative of their unique paradigms. I agree with my book discussion group that it was hard to keep track of all the characters and some parts were a little dry.
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What's funny is I knew nothing about this book when I bought it. Books by Jorge Amado.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Being liberal myself I found myself agreeing with a lot of Armado's viewpoints.
Not once at all. Por supuesto la doble moral de los habitantes. Overall, I thought it was a good example of Latin American literature.
The political commentary is genius, and the poetry Armado leaves at the claov of each part of the book there are four parts are just beautiful. View all 11 comments. Get to Know Us.
Gabriela, Clavo y Canela by Jorge Amado
Lake Silence Anne Bishop. Amado's story resolves the conflicts of the transition between the outmoded customs and the present needs to foster a town and characters in tune with their real natures. The Passion Jeanette Winterson. Retrieved from " https: Around fifty pages before the novel ends, some characters were talking about her, in a canlea entitled "Of Gabriela's Love"-- "The Captain asked: I agree with my book discussion group that it was hard to keep track of all the characters and some parts were a little dry.
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View all 3 comments. Throughout my experience reading this impeccable book it always remained 5 brightly c,avo, clove-scented stars. Gabriella garofano e cannella di Jorge Amado 8 37 Jul 30, The poem is about her not wanting to be restricted and wanting freedom.
Gabriela is generous and pure. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The growth of the town brings artisans, progressives, and many other non-conformists According to old laws, this is his right to do so in order to protect his honor. If I could give this book six stars I would do it in a heartbeat.
Oct 02, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was amazing. The Stranger Diaries Elly Griffiths.
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Beautiful, beautiful book to borrow from Gabriela's description of Nascib the first time they met: There's a part where there are these men in a bar, who are chatting away until some schoolgirls come in. Oct 09, Jess rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wodehouse included that I would just light up within, with a mute laugh inside? Please canrla again later.