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read epub ✓ Return to the Enchanted Island æ Kindle Edition ☆ johary ravaloson ↠ ❰Read❯ ➮ Return to the Enchanted Island Author Johary Ravaloson – In this exhilarating prize winning novel—only the second to be published Inated as his Great Ancestor But in the chaos of modernity his young life is marked only by restlessness maddening insomnia and an adolescent Return to PDF or apathyWhen an unexpected tragedy ships him off to a boarding school in France his trip to the big city is no hero’s journey Ietsy loses himself in the immediate pleasures of body and mind Weighed down by his pri Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson and translated by Allison CharetteThis books is only the second book to be translated from Madagascar to English and has won the Prix du Roman de l'Ocean Indien prize The book is divided into three massive chapters Ietsy Razak's early life in Madagascar his life in a boarding school in France and then his return to the enchanted island as Madagascar is also lovingly named The story was okay for me I pushed through almost did not finish but I wanted to know what the life of a privileged boy was like for The Blessed One The Great Ancestor The writing style was really not for me I enjoy a story line that is less complex and a lot easier to follow There is also a lack of a solid plot and the prose so dense and complex that I get lost in the story line I am certain there would be others that would really enjoy the complexity of the Madagascar ancestral stories intermingled with current day juxtaposition Thank you Netgalley and for the ARC ebook for an objective review

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The Enchanted ePUB #185 In this exhilarating prize winning novel only the second to be published in English from Madagascar a young man comes of age amidst the enchanted origin myths of his island country Named after the first man at the creation of the world in Malagasy mythology Ietsy Razak was raised to perpetuate the glory of his namesake and expected to be as illum I got this book as a Goodreads Giveaway I've tried twice to finish reading but I just couldn't take it past the halfway point I got bogged down by the complexities and having to backtrack oftenI'm sure there are some that will enjoy this book but this one was not meant to be for me

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Return to the Enchanted IslandVilege and the legacy of his name Ietsy struggles to find a footholdOnly a return to the “Enchanted Island” as Madagascar is lovingly known helps Ietsy stumble toward his destiny This award winning retelling of Madagascar’s origin story offers a distinctly twenty first century perspective on to the Enchanted Epub #222 the country’s place in an ever connected wor I acuired a copy of this novel at a conference of the American Literary Translators Association ALTA Crossing was giving away copies at an event and the author and translator both readappeared togetherRavaloson's novel explores notions of identity transnationalism privilege and love The novel is an easy read and somewhat entertaining I felt that the character lacked depth and the plot's ending was underwhelming for meOverall still a fun and enjoyable read to keep on your nightstand for some light entertainment before bedI have to say too that this is the first piece of literature based in and written by someone from Madagascar Kudos to Allison Charette and the publisher for making it available to an English reading audience