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La tentacion de lo imposible/The Temptation of the Impossible: Victor Hugo Y Los Miserables (Ensayo) (Ensayo) [Paperback]

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Mario Vargas Llosa immerges himself in the novel Les Miserables from the perspective of the avid reader, the enthusiastic one, the creator that knows how a great work is constructed; therefore finding the secret mechanisms that moved Victor Hugo's pen. This work is not a book about another book; instead, he reveals the keys with which the French narrator made his creation. He discovers the tracks that speak of a writer, a political man but above all, a human Victor Hugo; one who is just another character in the novel. Description in Spanish: Del siglo XIX al siglo XXI. De novelista a novelista. De genio a genio. Mario Vargas Llosa, un clasico contemporaneo, se acerca a Victor Hugo y a su gran obra, Los miserables, con pasion de lector y conocimiento de creador, para rastrear las claves del narrador frances en su novela. Buceando en las palabras, Vargas Llosa se sumerge en el mundo de Victor Hugo -escritor, poltico, ser humano- y saca a la superficie las huellas de su vida y de su talento.

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Pages   219
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 15, 2008
Publisher   Punto de Lectura
ISBN  8466369015  
ISBN13  9788466369015  

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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.

Mario Vargas Llosa currently resides in London. Mario Vargas Llosa was born in 1936.

Mario Vargas Llosa has published or released items in the following series...
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Mario Vargas Llosa and Victor Hugo's "Les miserables"  Jul 30, 2005
This is a review of Victor Hugo's "Les miserables", of its characters and the religious meaning that the work (a huge novel attempting to cover everything) had for his author. It ends with MVL's interesting opinion on the influence of literature upon social life in open and close societies. It is a not very long and enjoyable read which I could not put it down. I highly recommend it.

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