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La Rebelión de las Ratas

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La rebelión de las ratas es una obra acerca de la rebelión de las clases bajas de un pueblo ficticio llamado Timbalí, en Boyacá, que viven oprimidos y explotados por las fuerzas industriales. Su mundo es el de la pobreza, la miseria y la desesperanza. La novela muestra el infierno social de las comunidades que viven por y para alimentar el engranaje económico de las socied ...more
Paperback, 337 pages
Published September 28th 2003 by Panamericana Editorial (first published 2003)
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Air Knight
Short and brutal description about the oppresion of the lower classes in latin american regions which suddenly become the center of an industry.

The book starts describing the stark contrast of the once quiet and pacific valley into a town dominated by a mining industry, their foreign owners and the sudden increase in population thanks to peasants who were told it was going to be a place to acquire wealth. In one of those peasants and the conditions of his family the author makes a pretty sharp s
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¡Alexander!
Lo primero que se me viene a la cabeza es pobre familia.
Es muy dura la historia, la forma en que el autor cuenta la historia es brutal, es muy específica, pero más allá de eso, impregna mucho en la cotidianidad.
Creo que es una gran obra, pienso que al final le falta le falta un mínimo párrafo para completar la historia y saber que sucedió con la familia.
Creo que la rebelión se veía venir desde el inicio en que Espinel dentro de la mina habla con Rudecindo, puesto que su perspectiva y su visión e
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Nicolas LightWood
A book that shows the real situation of the lifes of each person that is discriminate for their poor's conditions
Andres Gonzalez
Un libro muy Duro. Sin embargo lleno de mensajes, me hubiera encantado saber que paso con el resto de la familia.
Maria
It shows the true colors of what a country can give to his people. Is really interesting and has a part of a true story, which many colombians live through every day.
Miguel Ángel
Deprimente. Si quieres sentirte triste y desesperanzado, este es el libro indicado.
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Nov 06, 2008 Sabine added it
dark, real, convincing
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