Conversacion en la Catedral (Paperback)

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A conversation is held in the Cathedral during the Manuel A. Odria dictatorship in Peru; over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation describes the degradation and the frustration of a town. Through a complicated web of private lives, the author analyzes the mental and moral mechanisms that govern power and the people behind it. Conversacion en la Catedral is more than a point of reference; it is a landmark in the history of present Literature.

About the Author


Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost author and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1994 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and in 1995 he won the Jerusalem Prize. His many distinguished works include "The Storyteller", "The""Feast of the Goat", "Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter", "Death in the Andes", In "Praise of the Stepmother", "The Bad Girl", "Conversation in the Cathedral", The "Way to Paradise", and "The War of the End of the World". He lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9788466319157
ISBN-10: 8466319158
Publisher: Punto de Lectura
Publication Date: April 30th, 2007
Pages: 727
Language: Spanish