The Lost Steps
Translated into twenty languages and published in more than fourteen Spanish editions, The Lost Steps, originally published in 1953, is Alejo Carpentier's most heralded novel. A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a journey with his mistress to one of the few remaining areas of the world not yet touched by civilization -- the upper reaches of a great South American river. The Lost Steps describes his search, his adventures, and the remarkable decision he makes in a village that seems to be truly outside history.
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Review: The Lost StepsUser Review - Cortney Kostreba - Goodreads
The Lost Steps, for me, was a novel that missed the mark with its disorienting detail and mediocre storyline. It was a challenging read as the plot was frequently broken up with narrator's wacky ... Read full review
Review: The Lost StepsUser Review - Asuka07 - Goodreads
I based my review on the 5 following criteria: flow of the story, secondary characters, character development, writing style, and tone of the narrative. My review is generic to avoid spoilers. The ... Read full review