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.
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.
Winner Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 AU
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