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The Pelcari Project. Carcel De arboles

Rey Rosa, Rodrigo. Paul Bowles, translator

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ISBN 10: 0932274498 / ISBN 13: 9780932274496
Published by Cadmus Editions, Tiburon, 1997
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in near fine dust jacket with a slight scratch on the rear panel. Number 12 of 150 copies signed by Rey Rosa and Bowles. Unread. Bookseller Inventory # b22173

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Title: The Pelcari Project. Carcel De arboles

Publisher: Cadmus Editions, Tiburon

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hard Bound

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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A simple country doctor stumbles onto the hideous medical experiments being forcibly carried out on political prisoners at a secret jungle prison camp. Thus begins The Pelcari Project with a glimpse into the darkest side of the human condition. This landmark in the literature of Latin America, precisely translated by Paul Bowles, might best be compared with Franz Kafka’s The Penal Colony or H. G. Welles’ The Island of Dr. Moreau. A metaphor for the last thirty years of history in that part of the world, this work has been previously published to acclaim in Latin America and Europe.

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