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To feel Something terrible caused his break with reality and she can only listen and wait as Columbus spins his tale to the very end In the tradition of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle and The Dogs of Babel this unforgettable novel mines the darkest recesses of loss and the extraordinary capacity of the human spirit It is an immensely satisfying novel that will introduce Thomas Trofimuk to readers who will want to hear his voice again and again.. I feel cheated by this novel The uestion is does the wonderfully touchy and tragic ending justify the long toil the story took us through to reach the end I was actually so

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Waiting for Columbus

??true” story of how he famously obtained three ships from Spanish royaltyIt's Nurse Consuela who listens to these fantastical tales of adventure and romance and tries desperately to make sense of why this seemingly intelligent man has been locked up and why no one has come to visit As splintered fragments of the man beneath the façade reveal a charming yet guarded individual Nurse Consuela can't avoid the inappropriate longings she begins. It was well written and the idea behind it was compelling But I had a hard time getting into the book Maybe it wasn t what I was in the mood for or maybe it was just lacking

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A man arrives at an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claiming to be the legendary navigator Christopher Columbus Who he really is and Waiting for PDF the events that led him to break with reality lie at the center of this captivating romantic and stunningly written novelFound in the treacherous Strait of Gibraltar the mysterious man who calls himself Columbus appears to be just another delirious mental patient until he begins to tell the ?. Author Thomas TrofimukPublished 03092010Recommended for fans of historical fictionromanceWhen I started reading this book it immediately caught hold of my attention and just w


10 thoughts on “Waiting for Columbus

  1. says:

    Well of course I think it's brilliant I wrote it

  2. says:

    The star system is very odd One compares apples and oranges and they both can have the same amount of stars though they satisfy completely different needs So to clarify my grading I am going to employee meals some books are snacks others appetizers There are amuse bouches and there are entrees and desserts There are lunch entrees and dinner entrees Janet Evanovich is a snack Sue Grafton an appetizer Thomas Trofimuk's W

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    Author Thomas TrofimukPublished 03092010Recommended for fans of historical fictionromanceWhen I started reading this book it immediately caught hold of my attention and just wouldn't let it go at all This book was extremely addictive I just wouldn't put the book down This is the first book that I have read by this author

  4. says:

    TRITECan you imagine One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest meeting Mills and Boon? Well it happened in this book This terrible mawkish sentimental story is set in an insane asylum where the nurse falls in love with the patient who if he wasn't insane you would have to conclude is the most extravagant bullshitter on the face of the earthI blame the author It is basically cheating to put a large part of the story into the mouth of a character who i

  5. says:

    Book Description from Shelfari A man arrives at an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claiming to be the legendar

  6. says:

    It was well written and the idea behind it was compelling But I had a hard time getting into the book Maybe it

  7. says:

    I feel cheated by this novel The uestion is—does the wonderfully touchy and tragic ending justify the long toil the story took us through to reach the end? I was actually so very close never to reach it because the first 350 pages made me so agitated I wanted to leave the book unfinished on a few occasions Even now when I turned the last page I’m still not sure if it was worth itAt first I liked the idea of a mental patient

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    Here's another book that defies the star system for me It's somewhere between a 4 I really liked this and a 5 “it was awesome” Early on I wasn’t uite certain how I felt about this book I found myself confused initially perhaps because I was reading a few pages at a time Over the weekend I was finally able to get down dirty and read I had first heard about Waiting for Columbus on a Booksonthenightstand podcast Ann Kingman raved about

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    I DNF'd this Got well over halfway through and 90% of what I'd read was just the male character telling stories about the various women he slept with in a really creepy way and I was supposed to believe it was these stories that made Consuela fall in love with him? Okay And Consuela herself was completely one dimensional and seemed like a female character that could only be written by a male author who doesn'

  10. says:

    Some of the language in this book is uite poetic The idea of a man so traumatised that he retreats into a fantasy of being Columbus is very interesting Unfortunately I do not like the execution of the ideaNiggles 1 All that talk of women drove me insane I understood it was going to lead up to some real life gir

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