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A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York, takes a journey with his mistress to the remote upper reaches of a South American river, imagining he is retracing the lost steps of mankind. The author - who was amongst the first to use "magic realism" - has also written "The Chase".
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Spanish
An erudite yet absorbing adventure story.A book full of riches—stylistic, sensory, visual. -- New York Times Book Review
Extraordinary. -- The New Yorker
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Book Description Minerva, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0749391421