Books by Rosario Ferré

FLIGHT OF THE SWAN by Rosario Ferré
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Ferré at her best (as in Eccentric Neighborhoods) can be a soaring, marvelous writer. But Flight of the Swan never gets off the ground."
Ferré bases her third novel written in English on a real historical incident: ballerina Anna Pavlova's prolonged stay in Puerto Rico (where she was performing) when the Russian Revolution broke out in 1917. Read full book review >
ECCENTRIC NEIGHBORHOODS by Rosario Ferré
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"This most demanding of her novels so far is probably also the best."
FerrÇ's second novel in English, and first since her NBA- nominated The House by the Lagoon (1995), creates a colorful family saga as a way to explore the modern political and social history of her native Puerto Rico. Read full book review >
THE HOUSE ON THE LAGOON by Rosario Ferré
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Its triumphant conclusion seals their common fate and fulfills the aims of an overpowering novel that looks, at least on first reading, very like a masterpiece."
A superlative family saga that examines the concept of freedom in vividly dramatized personal and political terms, by a Puerto Rican novelist (The Youngest Doll, etc., not reviewed) whose smooth mastery of her ambitious materials is reminiscent of Gabriel Garc°a M†rquez at his very best. Read full book review >