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Latin American Literature Sale


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Island beneath the Sea (P.S.)
Island beneath the Sea (P.S.)
by Isabel Allende
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Born a slave on the island of Saint-Domingue, Zarite — known as Tete — is the daughter of an African mother she never knew and one of the white sailors who brought her into bondage. Though her childhood is one of brutality and fear, Tete... (read more)

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The Hour of the Star
The Hour of the Star
by Clarice Lispector
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Narrated by the cosmopolitan Rodrigo S.M., this brief, strange, and haunting tale is the story of Macabéa, one of life's unfortunates. Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a poor living as a typist, Macabéa loves movies, Coca-Colas, and... (read more)

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Down the Rabbit Hole
Down the Rabbit Hole
by Juan Pablo Villalobos
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Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines, and dictionaries, and what he wants more than anything right now is a new pet for his private zoo: a pygmy hippopotamus from Liberia. But Tochtli is a child whose father is a drug baron on... (read more)

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Delirium (Vintage International)
Delirium (Vintage International)
by Laura Restrepo
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Delirium's interwoven voices spun me into its web; from the first pages, I fell into its spell. Seductive and exciting!... (read more)

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Pedro Paramo
Pedro Paramo
by Juan Rulfo
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Beseeched by his dying mother to locate his father, Pedro Paramo, whom they fled from years ago, Juan Preciado sets out for Comala. Comala is a town alive with whispers and shadows — a place seemingly populated only by memory and hallucinations... (read more)

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2666
2666
by Roberto Bolano
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Three academics on the trail of a reclusive German author; a New York reporter on his first Mexican assignment; a widowed philosopher; a police detective in love with an elusive older woman — these are among the searchers drawn to the border city... (read more)

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In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez
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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not... (read more)

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The Polish Boxer
The Polish Boxer
by Eduardo Halfon
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The Polish Boxer covers a vast landscape of human experience while enfolding a search for origins: a grandson tries to make sense of his Polish grandfather's past and the story behind his numbered tattoo; a Serbian classical pianist longs for his... (read more)

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her... (read more)

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Senselessness
Senselessness
by Horacio Castellanos Moya
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Senselessness is the first of Castellanos Moya's novels to be translated into English, and though short, it manages to cast a wide net that demands as much from the reader as it does from its central character. In an unnamed Latin American country that... (read more)

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Ficciones
Ficciones
by Jorge Luis Borges
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The seventeen pieces in Ficciones demonstrate the gargantuan powers of imagination, intelligence, and style of one of the greatest writers of this or any other century. Borges sends us on a journey into a compelling, bizarre, and profoundly resonant... (read more)

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The Tunnel
The Tunnel
by Ernesto Sabato
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Dark and dizzying, Ernesto Sábato's debut novel is a chilling existential thriller that became an important work in the canon of Latin American literature. The Tunnel, first published in 1948, is one of three revered novels written by the late... (read more)

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Before Night Falls: A Memoir
Before Night Falls: A Memoir
by Reinaldo Arenas
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The shocking memoir by visionary Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas "is a book above all about being free," said The New York Review of Books — sexually, politically, artistically. Arenas recounts a stunning odyssey from his poverty-stricken... (read more)

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Hopscotch (Pantheon Modern Writers)
Hopscotch (Pantheon Modern Writers)
by Julio Cortazar
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"Cortazar is an elixir; Hopscotch is precise and brilliant and disturbing as hell. A balance of absurdity and beauty, literally and in each ready sense, a tightrope walk between the window and the pavement ? this is what Hopscotch injects within the... (read more)

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Conversation in the Cathedral
Conversation in the Cathedral
by Mario Vargas Llosa
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A Haunting tale of power, corruption, and the complex search for identity. Conversation in The Cathedral takes place in 1950s Peru during the dictatorship of Manuel A. Odría. Over beers and a sea of freely spoken words, the conversation flows... (read more)

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