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: La Charca (Spanish Edition) (): Manuel Zeno Gandia: Books. The double condition of Manuel Zeno Gandia -as medical doctor and politician- joins the writer’s to transform the drama in La Charca into a deep reflection upon . Manuel Zeno Gandía (January 10, – January 30, ) was a Puerto Rican physician, poet, novelist, journalist and politician. He is best known as the author of La Charca (The Pond), a novel considered.

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To ask other readers questions about La Charcaplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Jun 28, Raul Chzrca Sauveterre rated it it was amazing Shelves: Todo aquel que se crio en Puerto Rico tiene esta libro en su corazon especialmente si provienen de las zonas rurales.

Es una magnifica exposicion de la interaccion social en esa epoca.

May 29, Gabriela rated it liked it. Classic of puertorican literature. A little boring for me, I must admit but of such great importance. Rural puerto Rico is displayed here as it was. There aren’t that many great history books of puerto Rico but the novels provide great insight and this is one of those exemplary novels.


Mar 09, jenice rated it it was ok Shelves: Feb 03, Tamara rated it it was ok. XIXth century Puerto Rican literature lz to have made it a law to depress it’s readers.

Along with the representation of tragic and pathetic characters and situations, La Charca is a mirror of the Puerto Rican society of It also stands as a reflection of the current situation of the island more than a years after it’s publication. This book is a classic from the puertorican literature. It talks about different topics of the society in the past decade and how problems in society affects people in their daily lives.

This book reminds me of the stories from my family in mabuel decade. I truly recomend it specially if you want to know about the society in the s in Puerto Rico. Una obra bien pensada. Las oraciones perfectamente construidas. Feb 06, Isabelle rated it liked it. Mar 09, Victor M. Muy buena la obra, describe con detalle el paisaje y zeeno sentimientos mamuel los personajes. La Historia en si es muy buena y hay momentos inesperados que te mantienen con ganas de seguir leyendo.

La recomendaria si eres de las personas que le gusta la historia. Oct 07, Alejandra Franganillo rated it really liked it. Es hora de analizar el valor del ser humano y contener nuestra moralidad. Aug 30, Daniel Domenech rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Lovers of Puertorrican manufl only.

I was very depressed with this book. While it does have it’s good points, I’m personally hoping never to read it again.

LA Charca (The Pond): Manuel Zeno-Gandia: : Books

Jun 02, Angeliemar rated it liked it. Dec 12, Sol rated it did not like it. Mar 30, Wanda Rivera rated it liked it. Aun que muy descriptivo para mi gusto.


This is Naturalist literature so it’s pretty bleak and “real”. By “real” meaning it’s way melodramatic and a lot of people die.

Jun 30, Marilu rated it it was amazing Shelves: Un libro clasico puertorriqueno. El libro mas lento, latoso y ensorroso en el mundo!!!!!!!!! Sep 18, Angelica rated it really liked it. I have to read this book for school, enjoying it so far, let’s see how it goes.

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Oct 24, Bookworm rated it really liked it Shelves: Tengo que meditarlo un rato Mar 08, Maria rated it liked it. Luly rated it it was ok Aug 19, Luismel Rosquete rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Reyes rated it liked it Mar 13, Lunanima rated it liked it Mar 13, Edmiary Ayala rated it liked it Apr 04, Marcos Flores rated it did not like it Aug 01, Denise rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Victor rated it really liked it Jan 31, Ana Sylvia rated it really liked it Jul 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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