The New Press, $23.99 (192p) ISBN 978-1-62097-490-2. Other authors: See the other authors section. 15 Mar 2018. 2 Apr 2019. Despite the note of alienation that inevitably haunts this novel, Springtime in a Broken Mirror left me in a mood of exultation. Written by one of the masters of the Latin American novel, this is the story of a fractured continent, chronicled through the lives of a single … She removed her blouse and skirt and flopped into bed. In this case its a South American military junta in the 1970s but it could be Venezuela today . 9780241327203. The story is interestingly told from a variety of different perspectives : the political prisoner ( Santiago ) , his beautiful loving wife ( Graciela ) , their pre-teen daughter ( Beatriz ) , the … Paperback. Despite the note of alienation that inevitably haunts this novel, Springtime in a Broken Mirror left me in a mood of exultation. Springtime in a Broken Mirror: Penguin Classics. Share Tweet E-mail (Part 1 of this excerpt can be found here) The Wounded and the Bruised (One or two landscapes) Graciela entered the bedroom, took off her light coat, looked into the dresser’s mirror, and frowned. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. She folded one … Benedetti, Mario. View all online retailers Find local retailers. Bank Offer 10% off on SBI Credit Cards, up to ₹1500. $14.40: $9.64: Audio CD, … Taken political prisoner in Montevideo after a brutal military coup, he can do nothing but write letters to his family, and try to stay sane. Springtime in A Broken Mirror (Book) : Benedetti, Mario : "Santiago, a political prisoner in Uruguay, was jailed after a brutal military coup that saw many of his comrades flee elsewhere. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. EBook. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. Far away, his nine-year-old daughter Beatrice wonders at the marvels of 1970s Buenos Aires, but her grandpa and mother- … LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Published now for the first time in English, Springtime in a Broken Mirror tells with tenderness and fury of the indelible imprint politics leaves on individual lives. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The original title was ‘Primavera con una esquina rota’ – Spring with a Broken Corner – so not the same as ‘Springtime in a Broken Mirror’, but on page 162 we find all those words: Santiago has in his cell a mirror with a broken corner, a personal possession, so the new title is fair enough. He employs a couple of clichés that jar a little (perhaps Benedetti did … Published now for the first time in English, Springtime in a Broken Mirror tells with tenderness and fury of the indelible imprint politics leaves on individual lives. Benedetti’s honest reflection of exile is, too. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $13.49 — — Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $0.00 . About the book: Santiago is trapped. May 2018. Paperback. Springtime in a Broken Mirror (English, Hardcover, Benedetti Mario) Share. Broken Mirror book. Format . Tr. Springtime in a Broken Mirror was published in 1982 as “Primvera con una esquina rota” and perhaps a fluent Spanish speaker can explain why esquina seems to translate as “corner” rather than mirror. Broken Mirror left me with a lot of questions that I hope that the new book will answer, and a lot more dialog that I hope will be spoken. He was a prolific poet, novelist, journalist, and master of the short story form, and this sad and … —Fatima Bhutto, author of Song of Blood and Sword and The Shadow of the Crescent Moon Praise for Mario Benedetti: "One of Latin America's most respected, popular and prolific writers, who excelled as a novelist, poet, playwright and essayist while … Mario Benedetti; Formats & editions. It is a story of a woman who gets jilted when her … Members: Reviews: Popularity: Average rating: Mentions: 185: 2: 107,000 (4.02) 1 "Santiago, a political prisoner in Uruguay, was jailed after a brutal military coup that saw many of his comrades flee elsewhere. On orders of ₹5000 and above. Besides Jenny and Wheelan I would like to know a lot more about Bob, Mike, Wheelan's ho It was a book that kept me turning the pages. Santiago’s spring will be like a mirror with 'a broken corner'—but, even then, both the mirror and the spring are 'useful.' 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