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Obscene Bird of Night (Verba Mundi)

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THIS HAUNTING MASTERPIECE of a novel has been hailed as "a masterpiece" by Luis Bunuel and "one of the great novels not only of Spanish America, but of our time" by Carlos Fuentes. The story of the last member of the aristocratic Azcoitia family, a monster deliberately surrounded by other freaks to protect him from the knowledge of his deformity, The Obscene Bird of Night is a triumph of imaginative visionary writing. Among the first examples of the "magic realism" emanating from South America, its luxuriance, fecundity, horror, and energy will not soon fade from the reader's mind.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781567920468
Translator:
St Martin, Hardie
Translator:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Translator:
St Martin, Hardie
Translator:
Marcus, Leonard S.
Author:
Donoso, Jose
Author:
Marcus, Leonard
Publisher:
David R. Godine Publisher
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Verba Mundi (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.46x5.52x.97 in. 1.16 lbs.

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