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La llamarada

3.37  ·  Rating Details  ·  220 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Paperback, 308 pages
Published 2008 by Editorial Cultural, Inc. (first published 1935)
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Alex
May 13, 2010 Alex rated it it was ok
boring zzzzz
Minerva
Dec 19, 2012 Minerva marked it as to-read
read it in junior high, but need to read it again, can't remember much.
Laura
Aug 12, 2013 Laura rated it did not like it
EL PEOR LIBRO QUE HE LEÍDO, DIOS MÍO. NI LO TOQUEN. SÁLVENSE.
Neli Cullen
I have to read it for a spanish project...
Bron
Aug 16, 2010 Bron rated it really liked it
Writing is almost poetry in its attention to detail and the descriptions of the inner impression the world makes on the protagonist. It depicts what happened to the people of Puerto Rico as a consequence of moving the economy from a multi-crop agrarian structure to the cultivation of a single crop, sugar, as a way to meet the demands for sugar outside the country itself. It documents the abuses and inhumane conditions that are a consequence of the influx of mega sugar companies, mainly from the ...more
Kelly
Sep 10, 2014 Kelly added it
have to read for Spanish project ....
Thalia
Mar 31, 2013 Thalia rated it liked it
Fantatstic historical background ( the era of the American Sugar CO., and the mistreatment towards the peons) and he done a good job describing the principal character's evolution through the story, still he didn't knew how to keep the reader wanting to know more.
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freaking boring
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School memories.
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