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He wrote the song too: I don’t know who began crying first This memoir though feels very personal, despite the historical aspects. Books by Gioconda Belli. A eso debemos los frecuentes terremotos.

I bought this book before going to Nicaragua recently and just finished it. La luna llena brillaba gooconda con un fulgor espectral. Como sandinista, se lo agradezco. The fact that the author was a feminist and poet made it even more fascinating. She is clearly a remarkable woman — an award-winning poet, incidentally, as well as everything else — and pieo is fascinating to read an insiders view of a revolution. You make a good point, though, perhaps we shouldn’t assume that the reader is already a convert to the cause.

Alfredo and I looked in each other’s eyes, remembering the dinners in Mazatlan with Marcos. De sus memorias de guerra Gioconda extrae las vivencias que quedaron impresas en su cerebro: I forced myself to examine my vulnerabilities: The book is so intimate that I feel that I not only got to know her, but that I grew up with her through her early years as a woman discovering herself as a sexual being to finding true love and especially her budding idealism as a Sandinista.


Her memoir is both a revelatory insider’s account of the Revolution and a vivid, intensely felt story about coming of age under extraordinary circumstances.

Yo era una simple mortal en aquel juego de dirigentes. This fl especially interesting reading in the light of current occurrences in Egypt and other countries experiencing revolution today.

View all 3 comments. Creo que yo no me propuse quebrar esquemas. I sincerely hope we get some more prose from this amazing woman and writer. She has since left the FSLN and is now a major critic of the current government.

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Camilo y el Frente Sandinista. If not, you may enjoy these passages.

If I had paper, pen, gioonda silence at hand when the first verse broke into my consciousness, that thunderbolt would ignite a poem” p. With the quiet, empty streets and houses, you have to put in a lot of effort to make things different. This is the first full book that I’ve read in Spanish!

Abstract The revolution that took place in Nicaragua during the 70’s led the country into misery; this war was a consequence of the Somoza dictatorship that had been in power for forty-five years. Ciertamente pueden ser varias las circunstancias que marquen el destino de una obra y de una mujer. Simplesmente adorei esta autobiografia da escritora e ativista Gioconda Belli!


Don’t know if I would know how to do that in a foreign culture and geography.

As the revolution succeeds and the Sandinistas come into power, their attempted treatment of women as equals begins to fail. Yes, it’s true that in her story the main protagonists are always men, and there are no highlights of other feminists within the movement.

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It happens to all of us. Want to Read saving…. Her early steps into the shadowy world of the guerrilla movement have all the excitement of a spy thriller, complete with gioconva rendezvous and police chases. My Reactions Belli is a good writer and her story-telling is top notch. Charlie often wondered what kind of culture would eventually emerge from the mix. Queremos aprovechar para hablar con belli Gioconda militante y con la Gioconda poetisa.