It was written in , and was translated into English by Giovanni Pontiero in The premise of the novel is that the Iberian Peninsula has broken off the European continent and is floating freely in the Atlantic Ocean ; bureaucrats around the world are forced to deal with the traumatic effects, while five characters from across Portugal and Spain are drawn ever closer to one another, embarking on a journey within the peninsula as the landmass journeys itself. A Spanish-language film version entitled La Balsa de Piedra was released in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Spain and Portugal become a great floating island, without oars, sails and propellers, drifting toward a new utopia. The cultural encounter between Europeans and Latin Americans will help to establish an equilibrium between the people of these two worlds. Category: Spanish Language Fiction. Add to Cart.
La balsa de piedra / The Stone Raft