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A WRITER'S REALITY.

Llosa, Mario Vargas.

ISBN 10: 0815602537 / ISBN 13: 9780815602538
Published by SYRACUSE. 1991, 1991
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Near fine in a fine dj. (Hint of faint foxing at top & fore edges. A tad musty overall). Bookseller Inventory # 17502

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Title: A WRITER'S REALITY.

Publisher: SYRACUSE. 1991

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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The author describes how he wrote each of his six novels, and discusses the influence of Borges on his work

From Library Journal:

In this revealing examination of the art of fiction writing, the well-known Peruvian novelist discloses his personal vision of his craft. Based on a series of lectures delivered at Syracuse University, these eight essays delve into what Vargas Llosa sees as a writer's raison d'etre: the transformation of lies into truth. He begins by praising Borges's contribution to Latin American literature, then chronicles the development of fiction as filtered through the history of Peruvian culture; the remaining six essays document the process of fiction writing in six of his novels. Readers will appreciate this frank approach, which provides valuable insight into the work of an artist. An important purchase for Spanish literature collections.
- Mary Ellen Beck, Troy
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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