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The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta

The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta( )
Author: Vargas Llosa, Mario
Translator: MacAdam, Alfred
ISBN:978-0-374-24776-8
Publication Date:Jan 1986
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Vargas Llosa's haunting work, set in Lima, tells the story of Cuban-backed radicals and their struggle against a crumbling military establishment.

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.08 x 9.36 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:1.285 Pounds
Author Biography
Vargas Llosa, Mario (Author)
Mario Vargas Llosa was born in Arequipa, Peru on March 28, 1936. He studied literature and law at the National University of San Marcos and received a Ph.D from the University of Madrid in 1959. He is a writer, politician, and journalist. His works vary in genre from literary criticism and journalism to comedies, murder mysteries, historical novels, and political thrillers. His books include The Time of the Hero, The Green House, Conversation in the Cathedral, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The Feast of the Goat, and The War of the End of the World. He has received numerous awards including the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize, the Premio Leopoldo Alas in 1959, the Premio Biblioteca Breve in 1962, the Premio Planeta in 1993, the Miguel de Cervantes Prize in 1994, the Jerusalem Prize in 1995, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010.

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