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D has suffered a trauma so severe that he has turned away from reality As he spins the tall tales of adventure and romance of someone who existed in the late fifteenth century the lonely Nurse Consuela can’t help but be. 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 is insane because then you can abdicate all responsibility for the fact that it doesn t make any sense It is further cheating to abandon any notion of point of view so that the character telling the story about himself is also telling you things

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Waiting for Columbus

On a beautiful April morning a man is brought to an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claiming to be the legendary navigator Christopher Columbus Found in the treacherous Straight of Gibraltar he is clearly delusional an. 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 and it really showed how amazingly talented the writer is This book is set in an insane asylum which is what first drew me into this book where there is a man who is claiming that he is Christopher Colombus and is taken care by a caring nurse called Consuela It is a very intriguing book to read and it is very easy to get wrapped upto it as you hear Christoper Colom

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Enchanted by his spirit Who is Columbus Where did he come from This dazzling story about one man’s painstaking search for truth and loyalty will haunt the reader long after the final page  From the Trade Paperback editi. 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 it not only once but at least two other times that I recall I respect Ann s opinion so knew this would be on my list But what really sealed the deal was reading a listener s comments posted by Ann Tanya talks about this book in a post titled A


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 Waiting for Columbus is

  3. says:

    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 extremel

  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 sent

  5. says:

    Book Description from Shelfari A man arrives at an insane asylum in contemporary Spain claiming to be the legendary navigator Christopher Columbus Who he really is and the events that led him to break with reality lie at the center of this novel Found in the treacherous Strait of Gibraltar the mysterious man who

  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 wasn’t what I was in the mood for or maybe it was just lacking something that I can’t uite put my finger on 

  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

  8. says:

    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 K

  9. says:

    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 f

  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