Zig Zag. Jose Carlos Somoza, Author, Lisa Dillman, Translator, trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman. Rayo $ (p) ISBN. Jose Carlos Somoza’s *Zig Zag*, reviewed and recommended fiction. Zig Zag By Jose Carlos Somoza – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. It’s a pleasure to read a Jose Carlos Somoza novel.

Book review #2 : Zig Zag by José Carlos Somoza (2006)

What was unleashed by Zig Zag? One uose to grant both authors that they do offer promising premises — flights of the imagination, based more or less in scientific reality.

The former is a technique whereby we are privy to all of the information contained within a character’s minds, and everything they experience, except for the very thing which allows us to remain in suspense.

Impeccably researched and impossible to put down, and with an ending that will leave readers haunted, Zig Zag is a novel from an author at the top of his game, placing readers on a scientific thrill ride that offers theories to some of the larger questions of both the universe and human nature. Hemoglobin finds its place and punctuates quite generously the novel from then on.


The s and r letters are so twisted that they become almost gibberish, and a number of other letters are extremely similar to one another.

Zig Zag by Jose Carlos Somoza – FictionDB

In conclusion, a brilliant thriller that I was not able to stop reading until it was finished. The Illustrated Collection Books by J. An accident leads to the immediate suspension of the researches, scattering the team trying to play God. Another positive element in this book are the characters.

We could open time strands and see the past. Apparently — but for no obvious, apparent, or in any way plausible reason: Schnieders Books in English.

SomozaPaperback Be the first to write a review. The aspect he focusses on is that: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail zigzab, unless soomoza item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The idea of traveling back through time is total science fiction. Zig Zag – Canada. But on a remote island in the Indian Ocean, the team’s experiments went horribly awry.

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The narrative itself moves back and forth in time, mainly betweenwhen the central figure, Elisa Robledo gets roped into this scientific inquiry, and the ‘present’ ofwhen the past has come back or rather: July 19, August 2, Did I say tragedy? It was the opportunity of a lifetime for the eager young scientistthe chance to actually view monumental events darlos the far distant past: But it’s the science itself that, of course, proves most izgzag.

Satisfied, I bought it and finished reading it in only three days. Zig Zag is a surprising novel.

The insomnia experienced by the scientists on the island is contagious…. While admittedly a lot of what science offers us can be used for harm – Hiroshima, massive tanks, anthrax – science does a lot of good, as well.

Readers, I only wish I were making this up. Vintage Paperback Paperback Children. Even worse, it seems that once a zgzag has observed an item from the past, that item seems to stay with them, to hover randomly in front of their vision.