Ciudad de las nubes / Cloud Cuckoo Land

9788491294290

Ciudad de las nubes / Cloud Cuckoo Land

  • ISBN 13:

    9788491294290

  • ISBN 10:

    8491294295

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/16/2021
  • Publisher: Suma

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Summary

Seleccionado como uno de los mejores libros de ficción del 2021 por Publishers Weekly 

Finalista del National Book Awards 2021  

Uno de los libros favoritos de Obama en el 2021

El esperado regreso del autor de La luz que no puedes ver con una ambiciosa novela llena de imaginación y emoción sobre el poder de la palabra escrita.

Los jóvenes héroes de esta novela intentan entender el mundo que les rodea: Anna y Omeir se encuentran en lados opuestos de las magníficas murallas de Constantinopla durante el asedio de la ciudad en 1453; el idealista Seymour está inmerso en un atentado contra una biblioteca en el Idaho de la actualidad; y Konstance viaja a bordo de una nave espacial que se dirige a un nuevo planeta en el futuro. Todos ellos son soñadores que encuentran fuerza y esperanza en la adversidad... y todos están unidos por un libro escrito en la antigua Grecia que narra un viaje excepcional

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

Publishers Weekly Best Book 2021 Fiction 

Longlisted 2021 National Book Awards  

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, perhaps the most bestselling and beloved literary fiction of our time, comes a triumph of imagination and compassion, a soaring novel about children on the cusp of adulthood in a broken world, who find resilience, hope, and story
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The heroes of Cloud Cuckoo Land are trying to figure out the world around them: Anna and Omeir, on opposite sides of the formidable city walls during the 1453 siege of Constantinople; teenage idealist Seymour in an attack on a public library in present day Idaho; and Konstance, on an interstellar ship bound for an exoplanet, decades from now. Like Marie-Laure and Werner in All the Light We Cannot See, Anna, Omeir, Seymour, and Konstance are dreamers and outsiders who find resourcefulness and hope in the midst of peril.

An ancient text—the story of Aethon, who longs to be turned into a bird so that he can fly to a utopian paradise in the sky—provides solace and mystery to these unforgettable characters. Doerr has created a tapestry of times and places that reflects our vast interconnectedness—with other species, with each other, with those who lived before us and those who will be here after we’re gone.

Dedicated to “the librarians then, now, and in the years to come,” Cloud Cuckoo Land is a hauntingly beautiful and redemptive novel about stewardship—of the book, of the Earth, of the human heart.

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