[PDF] To the Last City By Colin Thubron – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk
2004 notebook nice stuff on stars, ravines, lakes but characters a bit thin, expected A Spanish poet, thin, troubled, a fat elderly bloke with a young, mysterious wife Picks up a bit at the end, an ambush, an Inca city in the undergrowth. To The Last City Is Set Deep In The Peruvian Andes, Where Five Ill Prepared Travellers Men And Women With Different Values, Temperaments And Motives Find Themselves Trekking Through One Of The Most Exacting And Beautiful Regions On Earth.It Is A Journey Which May Temper Or Destroy Them They Confront Not Only Their Relationships With One Another, But Also The Enigmas Of The Country S Past, The Dangers Of Its Present, And The Limitations Of Their Own Minds And Bodies The Lost City Of Their Destination Is Vilcabamba, Last Refuge Of The Inca Against The Spaniards, Subsumed By Jungle For Four Hundred Years.In This Brilliant Exploration Of The Psychological Challenges Of Travelling, Set Within The Exotic Jungle Of South America, Colin Thubron For The First Time Joins His Highly Acclaimed Talents As A Travel Writer With His Gifts As A Novelist. 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This is the first novel I have read by Thubron though have read and very much enjoy his writing style The language didn t disappoint and I was quite intrigued by the setting A subtle observation of human interaction. From the description of the story and the rave reviews cited on the cover, this looked set to be a fantastically immersive and dramatic tale of epic significance But I found it disappointing The location, surprisingly for an author who appears to be a travel writer of some renown, is depicted with a clinical precision which I found to be neither illuminating nor evocative The author s writing generally feels very awkward, attempting to bend language into an unnaturally terse style which makes it difficult to simply lose oneself in the story A couple of the characters begin to shape up interestingly but end up like all the others in feeling like lightly sketched stereotypes functioning as some sort of semaphore for contemporary, non indigenous or colonial values, resulting in characterizations without the inner life to offer much in the way of authentic revelation to the reader. Excellent short novel which has remarkable depth in its 165 pages A quintet of European travellers in Peru on the way to a deserted Inca stronghold in the Andean rain forest are confronted by their private demons personal weaknesses leading to a fateful meeting with the cruel nature of perceived exotic tourist destinations Macchu Picchu it ain t While the descriptions of the jungle and the cities were fiendishly beautiful, I found the characters insipid, half formed and irritating, to a man In the contemporary fashion, the end is elliptical there is no ending other than half hinting A frustrating read. Por la rese a del libro parece que vas a leer una novela con algo de aventura y misterio Pero, aunque muy bien escrita, la trama es un poco inexistente I wish Thubron had just written a non fiction travel book about his journeys in Peru instead of this lifeless novel. Utterly bored by this book and so gave up. I m a little hesitant to reveal my true feelings because there are so few reviews of this book and I d bet Mr Thubron can keep up with all of them and I really don t want to offend him but this really was an awful book The characters were so poorly developed I was left feeling a complete lack of anything other than relief that my long slog of 4 days reading the book was over I love Peru and would love to explore this area a little less so after reading this book And he is a travel writer.The amazingly incomprehensible crazy thing is that this tiny 150 odd page paperback book, which has a printed price of 6.99 lbs how do you type British Pounds , has a price tag that says 26.95 Australia is such a colossal ripoff when it comes to new books I can t believe anyone would pay this much for any book especially this one I got my copy free from a university student union book exchange.