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When Magical Realism Met SuperheroesTalk about an origin story.If it were not for being Zorro s story, this would be considered quite classy literature Maybe it still is I am not familiar with the critical reception It is finely detailed and expertly constructed, weaving history and legend seamlessly Allende almost pulls it off, but the awareness of the ending seeps into the rest of the book, spoiling all the better moments It might be an unavoidable thing and Allende deserves praise not bl When Magical Realism Met SuperheroesTalk about an origin story.If it were not for being Zorro s story, this would be considered quite classy literature Maybe it still is I am not familiar with the critical reception It is finely detailed and expertly constructed, weaving history and legend seamlessly Allende almost pulls it off, but the awareness of the ending seeps into the rest of the book, spoiling all the better moments It might be an unavoidable thing and Allende deserves praise not blame for the attempt, but still the awareness of a type of non literature keeps intruding into the reading experience, trivializing it in so many subtle ways It is interesting to note how a humanization process is increasingly present in the recent wave of blockbusters about super heroes Spiderman, Batman, now the entire Marvel universe Critics, as Zizek says, rave about how these films move beyond the original flat comic book c Este libro no trata sobre una aventura de El Zorro, si no de los or genes de este mito As nos enteramos de la raz n por la que el protagonista elige un zorro y no un perro o un le n De qui n le ense a esgrima, de las luchas contra los indios de su padre, un soldado espa ol, y de un mont n de aventuras mezcladas con el incre ble realismo m gico en el que tan bien se maneja Isabel Allende Que una autora consagrada se atreva con un personaje tan conocido me parece muy valiente Imag I have been reading this book for almost a year and I m still only halfway through it so the likelihood that I m going to finish it are diminishing by the moment.I love the idea of this book The story of Zorro from his childhood Wow, what s not to like Except the story is told rather than shown There are paragraphs that take up full pages in a trade paperback no less and pages and pages between bits of dialog This is ungodly slow reading How anyone can take a swashbuckling hero l I have been reading this book for almost a year and I m still only halfway through it so the likelihood that I m going to finish it are diminishing by the moment.I love the idea of this book The story of Zorro from his child It takes a certain kind of skill to write a boring book about a character like Zorro, and apparently, Isabel Allende possesses such It also takes a certain brashness to pronounce your protagonist as fun in the first paragraph and several times following that and then fail to produce any real evidence of it.I was excited about the prospect of this book a great pulp hero like Zorro in the hands of someone with Allende s lit cred It d have to be great, right It took maybe 20 30 pages to disa It takes a certain kind of skill to write a boring book about a character like Zorro, and apparently, Isabel Allende possesses such It also takes a certain brashness to pronounce your protagonist as fun in the first paragraph and several times following that and then fail to produce any real evidence of it.I was excited about the prospect of this book a great pulp hero like Zorro in the hands of someone with Allende s lit cred It d have to be great, right It took maybe 20 30 pages to disabuse me of that idea Allende s narrator sets out to tell the origins of Zorro starting with events years before his parents met, and then proceeds at the pace and in a style fit for a medium si Arrivava un momento, a casa mia, quando ero pi piccola, in cui bastava che andasse in onda una sigla televisiva per far s che sulla cucina scendesse un aura di sacert senza eguali, era il momento in cui un cavallo nero impennava all orizzonte e la sigla televisiva faceva cos Zorro, Zorro, ha una vita segreta Zorro, Zorro il segno suo la zeta Per quante volte avessimo gi visto le trite e ritrite puntate, l eroe mascherato di nero continuava ad avere su di noi, figlie, l e Great backstory for the adult Zorro, aka Don Diego de la Vega, whose adventures were spun out in serial form by McCulley from the 20 s to the 40 s Allende renders a compelling saga at the turn of the 18th century with vivid characters from many walks of life and cultures We get a believable vision of how an upbringing could instill the necessary balance of compassion, crafty duality, and gueriilla warfare skills that imbue the intrepid hero of the downtrodden She takes you on a fun ride i |Download ☨ Zorro ♂ A Swashbuckling Adventure Story That Reveals For The First Time How Diego De La Vega Became The Masked Man We All Know So Well Born In Southern California Late In The Eighteenth Century, Diego De La Vega Is A Child Of Two Worlds His Father Is An Aristocratic Spanish Military Man Turned Landowner His Mother, A Shoshone Warrior At The Age Of Sixteen, Diego Is Sent To Spain, A Country Chafing Under The Corruption Of Napoleonic Rule He Soon Joins La Justicia, A Secret Underground Resistance Movement Devoted To Helping The Powerless And The Poor Between The New World And The Old, The Persona Of Zorro Is Formed, A Great Hero Is Born, And The Legend Begins After Many Adventures Duels At Dawn, Fierce Battles With Pirates At Sea, And Impossible Rescues Diego De La Vega, Aka Zorro, Returns To America To Reclaim The Hacienda On Which He Was Raised And To Seek Justice For All Who Cannot Fight For It Themselves Having grown up watching the tv series, it was with pleasure that I started this novel Add to this that it was written by Isabel Allende, and my expectations soared Zorro is really an Origins story, recounting how the masked crusader came to be, piecing together all the key elements, from the circumstances of Diego s birth to his e What is it about Zorro Back when the Disney channel was watchable by people over age 16, they showed the Guy Williams Zorro, the ones in black and white The show is far older than I am, but it s still cool There was also the Zorro series on the Family Channel what is now ABC Family That series was good, far better than the Black Stallion series on the same channel And who can forget Antonio and Catherine Zorro is the American version of Robin Hood He works in California before the Americ What is it about Zorro Back when the Disney channel was watchable by people over age 16, they showed the Guy Williams Zorro, the ones in black and white The show is far older than I am, but it s still cool There was also the Zorro series on the Family Channel what is now ABC Family That series was good, far better than the Black Stallion series on the same channel And who can forget Antonio and Catherine Zorro is the American version of Robin Hood He works in California before the Americans stole of Spain, but there is something American about him His weapon of choice is no the bow, but the sword Zorro also has style, his famous Z, and a beautiful horse He also comes without the baggage of Robin Hood No matter how much one may lov I LOVED this book Granted, I think Isabel Allende is one of the best authors I have ever read but despite my bias this was still a really good book I love the story of Zorro to begin with but Isabel Allende writes it from the point when Zorro s parents meet and then how he is born and becomes Zorro It is great historical fiction and I have always liked how Allende uses magic realism in her writing The book gives insight into