THE WAR OF THE END OF THE WORLD.

Vargas Llosa, Mario.

ISBN 10: 0374286515 / ISBN 13: 9780374286514
Published by New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1981. dj, 1981
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Hardcover first edition - First US printing. An epic historical novel of an uprising in the backlands of Brazil at the end of the nineteenth century and of the state created there - Canudos - a revolutionary utopia, an example of ideological fanaticism. Translated by Helen Lane. 568 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (tear to back cover of dj at fold of flap). Bookseller Inventory # 62368

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Title: THE WAR OF THE END OF THE WORLD.

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1981. dj

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Set in nineteenth century Brazil, and based on a real episode in Brazilian history, this novel is the tory of an apocalyptic movement led by a mysterious prophet to establish another republic: Canudos, whose citizens are all the damned of the earth, the prostittues, bandits and beggars who flee to the Brazilian frontier.

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MARIO VARGAS LLOSA was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2010 “for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat.” Peru’s foremost writer, he has been awarded the Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world’s most distinguished literary honor, and the Jerusalem Prize. His many works include The Feast of the Goat, The Bad Girl, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The War of the End of the World, and The Storyteller. He lives in London.

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