The Obscene Bird of Night. Donoso, Jose

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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ?1973. First Edition. Stated "First American Edition" on copyright page. Hardcover. 438 pages : 21 cm. In original $7.95 dust jacket. A gently used copy with solid binding, and no marking in book. We do offer an unconditional 100% Money-back Guarantee, If you do not want the item for any reason! All return are accepted. For additional details on item, please submit inquiry via email. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This haunting jungle 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 monstrous mutation protected from the knowledge of his deformity by being surrounded with other freaks as companions, The Obscene Bird of Night is a triumph of imaginative, visionary writing. Its luxuriance, fecundity, horror, and energy will not soon fade from the reader's mind. (Verba Mundi)

Product Description: Humberto who lives and works at a convent home for old women loses his sanity as he becomes obsessed with black magic and his duty to protect a monstrous child.

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Title: The Obscene Bird of Night. Donoso, Jose


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Book Description New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973., 1973. Hardcover first edition - First US printing. Considered Donoso's masterpiece, this translation by Hardie St. Martin and Leonard Mades won the Pen/Faulkner award for translation. This edition is the first to incorporate changes made by Donoso to the original version. 438 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.). Bookseller Inventory # 18068

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