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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 illumin 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 IslandAted as his Great Ancestor But in the chaos of modernity his young life is marked only by restlessness maddening insomnia and an adolescent 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 I won this ebook on Goodreads but I couldn't get a uarter way through Too many names of everythingI struggled to get as far as I did

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read Return to the Enchanted Island reader ¼ Kindle Edition ¸ ✹ [BOOKS] ✭ Return to the Enchanted Island By Johary Ravaloson ❃ – Insolpro.co.uk 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 Privilege 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 the country’s place in an ever connected world Thank you publishing for my gifted Advance Readers Copy of Return to the Enchanted IslandThe Enchanted Island is another name for Madagascar Return to the Enchanted Island is essentially a modern retelling of Madagascar’s origin story The story is told through Ietsy whose ancestor was the first man who created the world according to Malagasy mythology However Ietsy is a modern young man so how can he live up to his “Great Ancestor”?I really liked reading about Madagascar’s creation story which was so interesting I love learning about new cultures and this includes their creation stories What I had trouble with was the writing style The storyline was hard to follow This is best illustrated by the beginning of the story where it look me several pages into the book to figure out who the story was about It was also hard to follow because the book only had three large chapters broadly described as Ietsy’s early life on the island his time in France and then his time back on the island However the writing style did not hinder my wish to finish the bookOverall this was a book I would suggest to readers who enjoy learning about new cultures especially Madagascar and its origin myths 3 5