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Imagining Argentina Imagining Argentina Is Set In The Dark Days Of The Late 1970 S, When Thousands Of Argentineans Disappeared Without A Trace Into The General S Prison Cells And Torture Chambers When Carlos Ruweda S Wife Is Suddenly Taken From Him, He Discovers A Magical Gift In Waking Dreams, He Had Clear Visions Of The Fates Of The Disappeared But He Cannot Imagine What Has Happened To His Own Wife Driven To Near Madness, His Mind Cannot Be Taken Away Imagination, Stories, And The Mystical Secrets Of The Human Spirit.


10 thoughts on “Imagining Argentina

  1. says:

    This is a very rich book considering its modest length It tells of Carlos Rueda, a writer, who has an unusual gift He can see what has happened to disappeared people when asked by those close to them His ability allows him to see that his wife, a political journalist, is still alive even after years as a captive of the generals In a beautifully told tale, Thornton show us how the junta affected individual lives, families,...


  2. says:

    The material is rich with dramatic possibilities Argentina during the dark days of military dictatorship in the late 1970s when thousands disappeared, abducted and killed for opposing, or just being critical, of the military regime.While I was reading it, for unknown reasons, I got this feeling that the author is constantly fighting off a personal inadequacy so that he keeps on failing to bring to a bursting point the heart of his readers which is how such a book should be to make it a good rea The material is rich with dramatic possibilities Argentina during the dark days of military dictatorship in the late 1970s when thousands disappeared, abducted and killed for opposing, or just being critical, of the military regime.While I was reading it, for unknown reasons, I got this feeling that the author is const...


  3. says:

    The first of Lawrence Thornton s trilogy about Argentina s dirty war , Imagining Argentina is a nightmarish story of a children s theater director ,Carlos Rueda, whose outspoken wife and innocent daughter disappear during the period of right wing military rule following the ouster of Juan Peron s widow, Isabel Peron 1976 82 Based on true stories of...


  4. says:

    It s Argentina week for me I read this book last weekend, and saw my friends documentary on the land grab involving Mapuche indians in Patagonia several days later These two were mutually reinforcing In the case of the dirty war, the shock was that we ve forgotten so quickly for the Mapuche, that we didn t know their houses wer...


  5. says:

    this was given to me years ago, and last night i finally picked it up, despite its not compelling cover i can t put it down later So in the end, I really liked this book It was engaging from page 1, but held the pace through the end.On a personal note, it took me back to Buenos Aires, which I had the pleasure of living in for a short while many years ago And it ma...


  6. says:

    This was my second time reading this book and I liked it just as much this time through It is set in Argentina during the Dirty War in the late 1970s There was a military takeover, and while the Generals were in power thousands of people disappeared children, students, dissenters, journalists, professors, etc The government didn t acknowledge those who disappeared and there was a climate of fear and repression Those taken were tortured and us...


  7. says:

    Meghan Darigan Imagining Argentina by Lawrence Thornton is the strange yet, intriguing story of a man named Carlos Rueda Carlos has the incredible ability of being able to see the fates of those who have been taken by Argentina s government through vivid visions Carlos wife Cecilia is soon taken by Argentina s government for writing a controversial article about children who went missing in La Paz and Carlos is grief stricken Shortly after, when one of his theater students father is taken h Meghan Darigan Imagining Argentina by Lawrence Thornton is the strange yet, intriguing story of a man named Carlos Rueda Carlos has the incredible ability of being able to see the fates of those who have been taken by Argentina s government through vivid visions Carlos wife Cecilia is soon taken by Argentina s government for writing a controversial article about children who went missing in La Paz and Carlos is grief stricken ...


  8. says:

    I found this book on a sidewalk in DC before I moved to Brooklyn and, being from Argentina, decided to pick it up I figured I d give it a read at some point.I finally grabbed it one morning on my way to work and I am so glad I did I FELT this book A lot The whole time I thought of my family and what those poor people went through I imagined my own cousins and aunts and uncles and felt so sick to my stomach But these things need to be remembered It even prompted to me to ask my Nonna about I found this book on a sidewalk in DC before I m...


  9. says:

    A book which deals with the very difficult issue of the military regime in Argentina during the mid 70 s to early 80 s a regime which performed many atrocities I believe the genre is referred to as historical fiction as it discusses events which really happened and people who really existed within a fictional tale of someone who is able to influence reality through his imagination The tale is fantastic in nature, though interspersed with the telling of the horrid acts that happened during th A book which deals with the very difficult issue of the military regime in Argentina during the mid 70 s to early 80 s a regime which performed many ...


  10. says:

    This is one of those books that proves don t judge a book by its cover The title doesn t sound all that interesting nor does the description on the cover, but this book blew me away It reminds me of Midnight s Children, in that it s set during a time of political unrest and one of the characters uses magical abilities to connect with others in order to cope with the turmoil around them The writing was excellent It was a good balance of beautiful words and captivating plot And most of all This is one of those books that proves don t judge a book by its cover The title doesn t sound all that interesting nor does the description on the cover, but this book blew me away It reminds me of Midnight s Children, in that it s set during a t...


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