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Cecilia Valdes has ratings and 14 reviews. Ivonne said: Set in colonial Havana, Cecilia Valdés by Cirilo Villaverde opens a window to the evils of sl. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The main plot of Cecilia Valdes is typical of the Romantic novel, . Esteban Rodriguez Herrera, ed., Cirilo Villaverde, Cecilia Valdes o laLoma del Angel.

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Cecilia Valdés or El Angel Hill – Cirilo Villaverde – Oxford University Press

Viplaverde, no matter how her lover, Leonardo, felt about her, he could not marry her and expect to be accepted by his family and friends.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Cecilia rejects Pimenta’s advances and conceives Leonardo’s son.

Cecilia Valdés or El Angel Hill

The only negative is that the ending, valdee pages of detail and delight wraps up in 1 page in a very unsatisfying manner. Please try again later. This is important in the story since these minor differences were very important in 19th century slave countries. It is widely regarded as the best Cuban novel of the 19th century.


Write a customer review. Open Preview See a Problem? Also, Leonardo’s mother refers to herself as creole and her husband as Spanish from Spain. Nov 11, Ferris rated it it was amazing. She adores him, failing to see his shallow character.

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Definitely read it you will ne visiting Old Havana. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unfortunately, it misses the mark of great literature imho, not because of the plots and subplots which are riveting but the unevenness of the writing and a few minor contradictions, in the English language version at least.

Nov 15, Beth rated it it was amazing. Villaverde’s novel is a source of great Cuban literary pride, and many lazily refer to it as the country’s first great piece of fiction.

A riveting view into lives, times and race relations in Cuba circa to Lists with This Book. In he escaped and eventually settled in New Cirillo City, where he continued his political activism against the Colonial Regime in Cuba. Cecilia was grief stricken. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.


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