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In Praise of the Stepmother

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With meticulous observation and the seductive skill of a great storyteller, Vargas Llosa lures the reader into the shadow of perversion that, little by little, darkens the extraordinary happiness and harmony of his characters. The mysterious nature of happiness and above all, the corrupting power of innocence are the themes that underlie these pages, and the author has perfectly met the demands of the erotic novel, never dimming for an instant the fine poetic polish of his writing.

About the Author

Mario Vargas Llosa is Peru's foremost writer. In 1995 he was awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's most distinguished literary honor, and the Jerusalem Prize. His many other works include The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta, Who Killed Palomino Molero?, The Storyteller, and most recently, Feast of the Goat. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312421304
Translator:
Lane, Helen
Author:
Lane, Helen
Author:
Llosa, Mario Vargas
Author:
Vargas, Mario
Author:
Vargas Llosa, Mario
Publisher:
Picador USA
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Stepmothers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Picador USA ed.
Edition Description:
Picador USA
Series Volume:
P70-83
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes six 4-color illustrations
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.64 x 5.94 x 0.525 in

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