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Little Red Riding Hood in the Red Light District

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Publisher Comments:

Little Red Riding Hood in the Red Light District is Manlio Argueta's most popular novel in El Salvador. It has gone through eight editions and has been newly revised by the author for this English translation. The story revolves around the relationship of two young lovers in a time of political upheaval Manlio Argueta's novels have earned him an international reputation and have endeared him to the Salvadoran people. Caperucita en la zona roja received the Casa de las Americas Prize in 1977. Manlio Argueta currently lives in San Salvador.
 

Synopsis:

This award-winning novel revolves around the relationship between two young lovers in a time of political upheaval, evoking characters and themes from the classic fairy tale within the wartime environment of El Salvador. The red light district refers not only to sexual exploitation but also to the political violence Salvadorans suffered in the late seventies.

About the Author

Manlio Argueta's novels have earned him an international reputation and have endeared him to the Salvadoran people. Caperucita en la zona rosa received the Casa de las Americas Prize in 1977. Manlio Argueta currently lives in San Salvador.

Table of Contents

In the Forest

The Wolves

Little Red Riding Hood

The Red Light District

Back in the Forest Again

Back in the Red Light District

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880684320
Translator:
Hood, Edward Waters
Author:
Hood, Edward Waters
Translator:
Waters Hood, Edward
Author:
Argueta, Manlio
Author:
Waters Hood, Edward
Publisher:
Curbstone Press
Location:
Willimantic, CT :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
El salvador
Subject:
El Salvador Fiction.
Subject:
El Salvador Politics and government 1944-1979 Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.6 in

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"Synopsis" by , This award-winning novel revolves around the relationship between two young lovers in a time of political upheaval, evoking characters and themes from the classic fairy tale within the wartime environment of El Salvador. The red light district refers not only to sexual exploitation but also to the political violence Salvadorans suffered in the late seventies.
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