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Título: The War of the End of the World
Editorial: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.
Año de publicación: 1965
Encuadernación: Yellow Paper Black Clo ...
Condición del libro: Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good +
0374286515 568 pp. Originally written in Spanish. Translated by Helen R. Lane.Small indentation on upper edge of back cover. Owner's name written on flyleaf. Otherwise, very good condition. Some curling of dust jacket. This novel retells the story of the uprising in the Brazilian backlands that almost reversed the history of the continent. It is the story of an apocalyptic prophet and the state he created, Canudos, home to all the damned of the earth, prostitutes, bandits, beggars, and their like. [All books shipped within 24 hours, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satification is guaranteed]. N° de ref. de la librería 002180
Sinopsis: Set in nineteenth century Brazil, and based on a real episode in Brazilian history, this novel is the tory of an apocalyptic movement led by a mysterious prophet to establish another republic: Canudos, whose citizens are all the damned of the earth, the prostittues, bandits and beggars who flee to the Brazilian frontier.
Biografía del autor: MARIO VARGAS LLOSA was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010 ?for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual?s resistance, revolt, and defeat.? Peru?s foremost writer, he has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world?s most distinguished literary honor, and the Jerusalem Prize. His many works include The Feast of the Goat, The Bad Girl, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The War of the End of the World, and The Storyteller. He lives in London.
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