Item description for La Tentacion de lo imposible by Mario Vargas Llosa...
Overview The Peruvian novelist explores the world of the celebrated nineteenth-century French novel, examines its characters, and traces the role of its author as narrator and character.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2004
Publisher Santillana USA Publishing Company
ISBN 8420427330 ISBN13 9788420427331
Availability 0 units.
More About Mario Vargas Llosa
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." He has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor. His many works include The Feast of the Goat, The Bad Girl, and Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. One of our most celebrated translators of literature in Spanish, Edith Grossman has translated the works of the Nobel laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, among others. Her version of Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote is considered the finest translation of the Spanish masterpiece in the English language.
Mario Vargas Llosa currently resides in London. Mario Vargas Llosa was born in 1936.
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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.