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Juan León Mera Martínez (June 28, – December 13, ) was an Ecuadorian essayist, novelist, politician and painter. His best-known works are the Ecuadorian National Hymn and the novel Cumandá (). Tipo de Material: LibroTítulo: CumandaAutor: Mera, Juan LeónPalabras clave: NOVELAS ECUATORIANAS;ESCRITORES ECUATORIANOS. Booktopia has Cumanda, The Novel of the Ecuadorian Jungle by Juan Leon Mera. Buy a discounted Paperback of Cumanda online from Australia’s leading.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Jan 12, Grace rated it really liked it. At the end of this masterpiece we find out that Cumand is the daughter of Juan Domingo Orosco and that she didn’t die when his ranch was destroyed, thanks to the protection of Pona, wife of the chief of the Paloras, and she was raised in the jungle as part of the Indian tribes.

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She saved the young white man’s life i Certain Indian revolts destroyed the family and goods from the Rancher Juan Domingo Orosco, in response and revenge for the maltreat and abuse of the leln. Customers who bought this item also bought. Claire Tebbutt rated it liked it Dec 21, Siflun rated it it was ok Mar 28, It makes for an overblown melodrama though, and I’m not too keen on those.

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Una novela muy recomendable de un autor ecuatoriano. Aug 31, Val rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Visit our Help Pages. See our Returns Policy. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?


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I would discourage anyone from purchasing this version. I can see what the author was trying to do, he was trying to depict the richness, beauty and sheer overwhelming variety of life in the equatorial rain forest in a novel. Cokies Trevino rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Share your thoughts with other customers. Refresh and try again. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more.

Jan 23, Vavita rated it really liked it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This copy is little more than a collection of photocopied pages, likely from a library book.

Cumand dies sacrificed according to the customs of the tribe; Orosco reconciles with his enemy, the loss of his daughter end the life of purification he had in the last few years.

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See all free Kindle reading apps. Gladys rated it liked it Dec 10, It tells the story of a forbidden love affair and a secret from the past.

I liked the descriptions of the jungle, but did not like the patronizing tone towards the Indians. There is a depth and power in this story of life, death, power and passion. Orosco converted and became a Missionary working among the oriental tribes.

Cumanda: The Novel of the Ecuadorian Jungle

Return to Book Page. Published August 1st by Authorhouse first published January 1st Cinco horas con Mario. Certain Indian revolts destroyed the family and goods from the Rancher Juan Domingo Orosco, in response and revenge for the maltreat and abuse of the savages.


She saved the young white man’s life in several opportunities, finally she accepted to become the wife of the chief of the Jibaros Yahuarmaqui so they would spare his beloved Carlos’s life. Shop the Books Outlet. This book is what the movie Pocahontas is about. The secret is a surprise if you don’t read the introductionbut it stretches credibility somewhat and I could not go along with anyone having the idea that once we know the truth things have turned out for the best.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Meghan Williams rated it liked it Oct 08, He was always accompanied by his son Carlos who became very fund of this young Indian Beauty, Cumand. Ivonne rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Cumahda 20, Fabiola Fulco Salazar rated it really liked it. Okay read for my AtW reading challenge Ecuador.