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The Storyteller

The Storyteller( )
Author: Vargas Llosa, Mario
Translator: Lane, Helen
ISBN:978-0-312-42028-4
Publication Date:Nov 2001
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

At a small gallery in Florence, a Peruvian writer happens upon a photograph of a tribal storyteller deep in the jungles of the Amazon. He is overcome with the eerie sense that he knows this man...that the storyteller is not an Indian at all but an old school friend, Saul Zuratas. As recollections of Zuratas flow through his mind, the writer begins to imagine Zuratas's transformation from a modern to a central member of the unacculturated Machiguenga tribe. Weaving the mysteries of...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.6 x 8.29 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:0.528 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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