Death in the Andes

Mario Vargas Llosa
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Part-detective novel and part political allegory,a work of broad sweep, powerful narrative drive, and keen insight into Peru, one of Latin America's most fascinating and complex countries.

Set in an isolated, run-down community in the Peruvian Andes, Death in the Andes offers a panoramic view of Peruvian society: not only of the current political violence and social upheaval, but also of the country's past, and its connection to Indian culture and to pre-Hispanic mysticism.

Author bio:

Mario Vargas-Llosa was born in Peru is 1936. He is the author of some of the last half-century's most important novels, including The War of the End of the World, The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter and Conversation in the Cathedral. In 2010 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9780571175499
Edition No: 1
Awards: Winner Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 AU
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 256
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Literary fiction